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The Security Event

8 - 10 April 2025 | NEC Birmingham, UK


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Satia Rai

Satia Rai

CEO & Head of Belonging , International Professional Security Association (IPSA)

Satia has enjoyed an extensive career in the security profession starting on the front line in the retail sector, over 27 years ago. She progressed to management and senior leadership roles, with experience in security services and risk management within the public and private sectors at both operational and strategic levels. Satia has played a significant role at a C-suite level in various key organisations and has an exceptional record of leading transformational change within the security sector. As well as being a dedicated security professional, she is an outstanding spokesperson for equality, diversity, and inclusivity in all of its forms.

In a voluntary capacity, Satia is CEO of The Professional Security Association (IPSA) and a member of the International Security Expo Advisory Council and she also participates in the Security Industry Authority (SIA) stakeholder forum. Satia is also Chair of the Security Industry EDI Forum, Non-Executive Director for the Security Industry Federation, and a committee member for LGBT FM.

Satia is also a winner of the Young Professional of the Year Award for the Institute of Strategic Risk Management award (ISRM) and a finalist in 2022 for the Women in Security Awards (WiS) and Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) 2023.


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