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Jon Laws

Jon Laws



A Director of SafeGuard, Jon Laws has a BSc Degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, is a registered European Engineer (Eur.Ing), a Fellow of the Association of Consulting Engineers and a Chartered Engineer registered with the Engineering Council. Jon is a Member of the Academy of Experts, the Expert Witness Institute and the Society of Expert Witnesses. Formerly the Vice Chairman and Board member of the Association of Security Consultants, he now heads the Special Interest Group for Standards and sits on relevant British Standards committees.

Background and Experience

Following the completion of a B.Sc degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Kingston University he worked on the design of electrical services for new government buildings progressing to the automated industry and signalling installation and commissioning of complete systems.

Jon is very experienced in providing rigorous technical specifications for both military and commercial applications and the design of in-house special-to-type test equipment for production testing of completed power supplies.

His experience in the design of CCTV systems for motorway surveillance, and project management for security in retail and industrial environments, including covert security, with associated video transmission and data communications systems extends to include site surveys, technical supervision of complex installations, systems commissioning, training and handover requirements.

As CCTV consultant to the Traffic Control Systems Unit for London traffic surveillance he managed four project managers and one commissioning engineer. Duties included the preparation of Cost to Complete Information, preparation, upkeep and application of engineering standards and quality procedures.

He is now a leading authority on CCTV matters and is a sought after and respected consultant, lecturer and trainer within the security industry.  This wealth of experience is used extensively in the preparation of related expert witness reports.

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