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Henry Havis

Henry Havis

Head of Security, ExCeL London

Henry is the Head of Security for ExCeL London, one of the UK’s leading exhibitions and convention centres. He is responsible for defining and implementing the venue and campus security strategy, working closely with a wide range of stakeholders to keep the venue and wider estate safe and secure.

He is also the Chair of the South Newham Community Security Zone, Chair of the Association of Event Venues Security Group and most recently, the Chair for the Event Sector Multi Association Security Awareness group as well as one of the Event sector leads for the National Counter Terrorism Security Office Business Information Exchange (CTBIE). Henry also chaired the Joint Security Working Group for NHS Nightingale London during the pandemic, gaining valuable experience in creating Covid safe environments and working alongside government and emergency service stakeholders. 

Prior to joining ExCeL, Henry spent 11 years at Canary Wharf Group, as a Security Manager. Before that, he served in HM Armed Forces with the Royal Anglian Regiment completing several operational tours and many overseas exercises.


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