Darren Carter
Head of Group Security
Edwardian Hotels London

Following an eight year career in the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy, Darren Carter, moved into the security industry 21 years ago.

He has spent 18 years working for hotels, initially as a hotel security manager for Forte Hotels and later as UK regional security manager for InterContinental Hotels Group, during which time he was responsible for 60 properties.

Thirteen years ago Carter was appointed head of group security at Edwardian Hotels London, the owner of 12 luxury properties. He is currently the chairman of the Institute of Hotel Security Management , and member of the Security Institute, ASIS UK Chapter and Security Commonwealth.