Don Randall served with the City of London Police from 1969-1995, with specific emphasis on fraud and counter terrorism. He spent four years as Deputy Head of the Fraud Squad and three years in Operational Support Department. Don was Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase from 1995. In August 2008, Don assumed the role of Head of Security at the Bank of England and in November 2013 Don was appointed as the Bank’s first Chief Information Security Officer. In February 2015, Don moved to a consultative position with the Bank as their Cyber Ambassador.
Don is chairman of the ‘Sister Banks’, City of London Crime Prevention Association and ‘Project Griffin’ and a member of the City of London Crime Disorder Reduction Panel. He is also a member of the London First Security Advisory Board, Executive Member of the London Resilience Board and Chairman of the London Resilience Business Sector Panel.
Co founder and Vice Chairman of the Cross Sector Safety & Security Communications initiative which created a fast time, accurate and authoritative law enforcement private/public sector partnership successfully used in advance and throughout the Olympic Games and is currently being developed in Scotland for the Commonwealth Games, and across all major UK Cities.
Between May 2009 and May 2015, Don was an external lay member of the City of London Police Committee. He is a trustee of two law enforcement/public related charities.
A committee member of the Security Industry Authority Transition Steering Group and one of two private sector representatives on the Home Office Steering Group for the same.
Don is a Fellow of the Security Institute, visiting honorary lecturer at the University of Portsmouth and sits on various security advisory panels. He also regularly makes presentations locally, nationally and internationally.
Don was elected as Chairman of the Global Banks Heads of Security Group in June 2013.
In the 2007 New Years Honours, Don was awarded the MBE for services to law enforcement involving the harmonisation of the public/private sector agencies. In 2010, he was the 10th Master of the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals. In June 2013, Don was awarded the Imbert Award by the Association of Security Consultants (ASC). This award recognises the development of ideas for the advancement of risk and security management in the UK. In October 2013, Don was awarded a Security Excellence Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Security Profession.
In April 2015, Don was admitted to the Register of Chartered Security Professionals (CSyP).