Simon Fordham OBE

Chairman: ICSPA Africa

Simon is an internationally recognised commercial risk and security corporate professional working out of the City of London. He has extensive EMEA and Far East operational experience against organised crime, terrorists and single issue activists.

Simon is currently Chairman of ICSPA Africa and a partner at Consilium – a high-end global provider of Risk Resolution Project Management, Crisis Response, Cyber Risk Services and Specialist Consulting. He is also a leading crisis negotiator with a tested doctrine supporting Lloyds of London Insurance Syndicates and has retained corporate/individual clients –  countering kidnap for ransom, maritime piracy, and criminal extortion.

Formerly a senior UK military officer, Simon’s career that spanned the spectrum of UK operations as a combat commander, intelligence officer, and UK Special Forces officer – as well as service within NATO, UN, US and African Forces.