Press release: New non-executive director appointed to the SIA

Security Industry Authority

April 11
11:46 2024

Paul Glibbery was appointed to the Authority from 8 April 2024.

Paul served 25 years in the military, gaining experience in a wide range of disciplines from secure satellite communications and IT infrastructure to strategic planning. His service culminated with several operational deployments and command of a regiment.

Paul then went on to gain extensive experience leading complex change and digital business transformation programmes for major global technology brands including Hewlett Packard, Airbus and Fujitsu. He has worked with many demanding clients across the public and private sector.

Since 2020 Paul has been the Chief Information Officer for Grainger Plc, the UKs largest listed residential landlord.

SIA Chair Heather Baily said:

I am delighted to welcome Paul Glibbery as a new non-executive director and member of the Authority.

Paul brings a wealth of experience from his technology leadership roles. His professional background will be of great value to the Boards role in establishing and progressing the strategic aims and objectives of the SIA.

Notes for editors

The SIA is governed by a Board, which is made up of:

  • our non-executive directors, including our Chair
  • our executive directors, including our Chief Executive

The Boards role is to ensure that the SIAs statutory responsibilities are met.

The SIAs pages on GOV.UK contain further details on the Board members.

Further information

The Security Industry Authority is the regulator of the UKs private security industry. Our purpose is to protect the public through effective regulation of the private security industry and working with partners to raise standards across the sector. We are responsible for licensing people who do certain jobs in the private security industry and for approving private security companies who wish to be part of the voluntary Approved Contractor Scheme. We are marking 20 years since we were set up in 2003 and issued the first SIA licences in April 2004.

The SIA is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Home Office. For more information, visit:

You can also find us on LinkedIn @Security Industry Authority, Facebook @theSIAUK, YouTube @TheSIAUK and X (formerly kno

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