Chris Meager

Chris Meager

Security Recruitment, Barclay Simpson

Currently employed at Barclay Simpson

Previous: Security Management Resources, Hanover Search & Selection Ltd, SSR Personnel Services Ltd, HJA Security Ltd, Euro Security Systems Ltd


Studying at University Of Leicester

Previous: University Of Leicester, University Of Hertfordshire, University Of Plymouth



    I bring 16 years of experience, recruiting solely within the security & resilience field and have placed candidates in senior level and niche roles across 40+ countries and 5 continents. Candidates have been placed in a wide range of industry sectors including oil & gas, mining, pharmaceutical, tobacco, FMCG, food, engineering, technology, telecoms and financial services. In 2013 I joined Barclay Simpson, the world leader in Corporate Governance recruitment, to develop their global corporate security recruitment function. Our consultants, based in offices in London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai and New York work with clients throughout the globe and we place permanent and interim internal and IT audit, risk, security & resilience, compliance, legal, and treasury professionals across all economic sectors.


Corporate Security Recruitment

At Barclay Simpson

From March 2013 to Present
I lead both the global corporate security and European business continuity recruitment functions for Barclay Simpson, the leading global governance recruiter. My focus includes: Physical and Protective Security Resilience (crisis management, business continuity, disaster recovery) Investigations...
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University Of Leicester, Leicester

MA, International Relations & World Order, University of Leicester

From 2010 to Present
Successfully completed modules including: Post Cold War World Order American Interventionism since the end of the Cold War International Security Security & Intelligence Dissertation started...


At Security Management Resources

From 2007 to February 2013
Lead the EMEA/APAC operation of the Security Management Resources Group, working closely with my colleagues in the US to identify market-leading corporate security personnel within the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia and place them with both major global and locally based firms.

Head of Corporate Security

At Hanover Search & Selection Ltd

From 2005 to 2007
Hanover Search & Selection are a leading European financial services search & selection firm. Following a business review in 2005 they diversified into non-financial services areas including corporate security and legal recruitment. Jointly headed a corporate security recruitment practice whigh...
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Team Leader, Global Security Personnel

At SSR Personnel Services Ltd

From 2000 to 2005
SSR are a UK based firm who recruit personnel within areas including safety, engineering, sales, and security. Joined SSR as part of team of four that recruited security and safety personnel with a strong UK focus. Developed my area of specialism; security management personnel until I became the...
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Recruitment Consultant

At HJA Security Ltd

From 1999 to 2000
This small recruitment consultancy specialised in two main areas, security and international recruitment. I expanded previously under-developed Manned Guarding and Security Management sectors, both in the UK and internationally.

University Of Leicester, Leicester

Postgraduate Diploma, The Study of Security Management, Scarman Centre

From 1998 to 2000

Technical/Systems Co-ordinator

At Euro Security Systems Ltd

From 1997 to 1999
Euro Security Systems are a small, Hertfordshire based security systems installation company who have developed an excellent reputation and a high-profile commercial client base. I joined the organisation as Operations Support, reporting to the Operations Manager and was subsequantly promoted to...
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  • Fraud
  • Head hunting
  • IT Security
  • Recruitment
  • Search
  • Security

Centres d'intérêt

  • Film
  • football)
  • music
  • my family
  • reading. Playing sport (badminton