Huw Longmore joined the Joint Venture between Control Risks and International SOS International SOS in 2015 as a Coordinating Security Operations Managers in the Europe Region (including North and West Africa, Russia and CIS). In this role Huw managed operational support to clients across the region and was responsible for Travel Security Escalation Planning, working with clients to develop their emergency evacuation plans as part of their overall crisis management strategies. Since joining International SOS, he has been involved in the planning and execution of client evacuations in high-risk areas, such as Algeria, Burundi and Burkina Faso.
In May 2017, Huw was promoted to the role of Regional Security Manager, based in Houston. In this role Huw advises companies on their Travel Security Risk Management processes, assessing areas for improvement and developing policies and procedures to advance the organisations’ risk management maturity.
Before joining International SOS, Huw worked for a number of security consultancy companies and was an Officer in the British Army for nearly 10 years during which time he served in Afghanistan, Iraq, Palestinian Occupied Territories and North Africa. He is a fluent French speaker and speaks some Spanish and Arabic .