Dr Anthony Klein (Chairman) – Tony has worked in defence and security throughout his career. After a short spell in the software industry, he established a systems engineering / integration consultancy which was ultimately sold to Thales. He then led the defence business of Detica plc and was head of Business Development for QinetiQ’s technology solutions business. In 2010, Tony joined Olive Group and was appointed Managing Director of the Solutions division and subsequently became Executive VP responsible for the company’s entry into Africa. Tony has a PhD in control systems engineering from Bristol University and an MBA with Distinction from the London Business School. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. tklein(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)i-sss.com
Alastair Wright (Chief Consultant) – With 25 years experience in the Intelligence, Defence and Security domains, Alastair has held Director level appointments with three of the largest security companies in the world – Detica, QinetiQ and Thales. Previously Alastair was Managing Director of Quintec – a specialist Systems Engineering and Programme Management Consultancy company. A graduate of Queen’s University Belfast, Alastair’s early career included tours of duty in operations, training and systems design and development in the Royal Air Force. awright(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)i-sss.com
Lady Olga Maitland (Senior Advisor) – Lady Maitland is President of the think tank ‘The Defence and Security Forum’ which she launched in 1983. After a long career in journalism as a columnist for the Sunday Express, she became a Member of Parliament 1992 – 1997. During that time she served on the Back Bench Defence Committee. She was appointed as Parliamentary Private Secretary to Rt. Hon.Sir John Wheeler, Minister of State for Northern Ireland with responsibilities for counter terrorism. Since then she has been a consultant with a number of companies including Kroll Security International. She is currently Chairman of the Algeria British Business Council. She is a regular speaker at Euromoney conferences on governance and corruption and has spoken all over Africa, Middle East and Europe. She is also Chairman of Copenhagen Compliance and the Anglo-Jordanian Society.