Bryan De Caires
CEO, Australian Security Industry Association Limited (ASIAL)

Bryan de Caires is CEO of the Australian Security Industry Association Limited (ASIAL), the peak body for security professionals in Australia.

He joined ASIAL in 2000 and was appointed CEO in 2006. He has guided the Association through a period of significant change and development, including overseeing its registration as a federal employer organisation.

Bryan has over 30 years senior management experience, including as a senior editor with Euromoney Publications (a UK based financial publisher), General Manager with Terrapinn (a B2B media company) and National Manager, Professional Development with the Australian Human Resources Institute.

Bryan has served on a number of Standards Australia Committees, Industry Advisory Groups and as a Director of NSW Crime Stoppers.

Reframing perceptions of security

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the essential frontline role performed by security personnel. It has also reinforced the need for a nationally uniform and consistent approach to regulation of the security industry. This session will address why the time has come to reframe perceptions of security in Australia.