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Azur Broker IQ Safes

Azur Underwriting Broker iQ Webinar - Alan Donohoe Redd

Alan Redd
29.07.2022

Certified Safes Ireland™ managing director Alan Donohoe Redd presented an Azur Underwriting Broker iQ webinar on the 28th of July 2022 entitled "A due diligence checklist for HNW safes & strongrooms" at 11:00 BST. Accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute (UK) delegates participating in the webinar could claim up to 45 CPD points.

The webinar covered:

1. The accredited European testing and certification system for safes and strongrooms as established under EU Parliament regulation 765/2008.

2. What properly accredited safe and strongroom certification plates look like.

3. Types of accredited certification for safes and strongrooms

4. Marks often mistaken for accredited European certification of safes and strongrooms.

5. Major differences between the source and basis of recommended insurance rates for safes and strongrooms in the UK, the Republic of Ireland and the rest of Europe.

6. Understanding the UK's AIS Safe Rating List.

7. A five point risk assessment checklist for certified safes and strongrooms.


About the presenter


Alan Redd Certified Safes Ireland NSAI

Certified Safes Ireland™ director Alan Donohoe Redd is a member of the European CEN263 Working Group responsible for writing European Standards for safes, strongrooms (vaults), secure cabinets and physical data protection for the European Union. A registered NATO supplier and a longstanding member of the European Security Systems Association, Alan has a vast range of experience spanning almost 40 years and encompassing installation of safes, strongrooms, physical data protection, CCTV, alarms, access control, secure storage control systems and Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) specification, design, and installation.

Alan is an expert on standards and fraud issues related to secure storage in Europe and the UK, has had articles related to these subjects published by The Law Society Gazette and Irish Broker Magazine, has forced retractions of multiple false claims related to secure storage offerings to the public, including some published by the Irish Times, and has been pivotal in having misleading standards and practises recognised and withdrawn in Ireland, the UK and at a European level.

Alan's expertise has been relied on by:

N.A.T.O. Europe, The U.S. Air Force (Europe), PayPal (Worldwide), Grant Thornton, The Department Of Communications (NCSC Cyber Security) (Ireland), The Revenue Commissioners, Electricity Supply Board (Cyber Security) (Ireland), The Danish Defence Forces (Afghanistan), The Insurance Institute of Ireland, The Royal College Of Surgeons, BFC Bank, Interxion Data Centres, The Private Security Authority, Isle of Man Gold Bullion, Brown Thomas, Bvlgari, Boodles, Druids Glen, The Shelbourne Hotel, and many others ....

Alan's seminars on safes, strongrooms and HNW secure storage have been part of Continuing Professional Development for underwriters and insurers having been awarded CPD points by the Insurance Institute of Ireland and the Chartered Insurance Institute (UK).

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