Mike Palmer FSyI, receiver of the Ken Bolton Memorial Award 1995 ‘for outstanding services to crime prevention’. Founding Chairman of Severnside Security Association, and later Founding Chairman of Eurosafe UK (now known as British Safe & Vault Trade Association). Honorary Life Member of BSVTA.
Following time with the Royal Airforce Police he joined the UK safe industry at its zenith in 1970 as a Security Consultant with Chubb Safes based in Bristol and later becoming Assistant Manager of Chubb’s Bank Division based in the City of London. Over the years he has been employed by or represented most major British safe makers including Guardian Safes, John Tann (including Stratford and Ratner), Churchill Lock & Safe, SLS, Stephen Cox, Fichet Bauche, Insafe International and many others.
For several years he was one of the invited specialists on the Association of Security Surveyors’ Safe Committee. Now retired and living in Menorca, he provides the insurance industry with a popular safe identification service sponsored by Premier Security in Sevenoaks.