Terry has over 45 years experience in the field as an Ammunition Technician in the British Army followed by over 14 years as an Explosives Officer with the Metropolitan Police. Terry’s military service covered EOD and C-IED operations in the United Kingdom & Northern Ireland, the Far East, Middle East and Europe.
Since joining ISSEE in 2006 Terry has helped to drive ISSEE to it’s present position at the forefront of the industry. He possesses a level of experience and knowledge of EOD and C-IED that is virtually unprecedented anywhere in the world and is acknowledged as one of the country’s leading experts in counter-terrorism as it relates to explosives.
Dick served for 24 years in the British Army as an Ammunition Technician & Ammunition Technical Officer. He held a number of senior technical operational appointments in EOD/IEDD including Senior Ammunition Technician in both Northern Ireland and UK Mainland.
In addition to his operational experience, he is an experienced EOD Instructor and previously held the post of Officer I/C IEDD Training at the Army School of Ammunition.
Counter Terrorism Instructor
Steve has completed over 35 years of Government service both with the military and the Metropolitan Police in London. He served as a Detective with the Criminal Investigation Department, investigating major crimes both in the UK and abroad. This service also extended to 15 years with the Anti Terrorist Branch SO13 and the Counter Terrorism Command SO15 based at New Scotland Yard.
He was Head of the UK National Bomb Data Centre Unit where he managed, directed, and controlled the investigative process for the UK BDC. He coordinated intelligence between the police and the military on the construction of IEDs and counter measures. He initiated and implemented the development of the UK National Bomb Centre Data Base, and has served as an international trainer for the London Metropolitan Police in his area of his expertise: CT searches,, weapons, scene investigation, and establishing, organising, coordinating, and managing bomb data centers. Steve’s experienced has assisted Interpol, Europol and the FBI to develop and deploy explosive management systems to assist in the investigation of Terrorism.
He has helped to establish the Singapore Police BDC and trained them in Post Blast Investigation, this training has also been carried out in Georgia, Turkey, Morocco, Portugal, Estonia and the United States. He has provided numerous lectures worldwide on improvised explosive devices.
A Subject Matter Expert involved with forensic scene examination and a security professional engaged in developing systems and driving changes across the United Kingdom and overseas in the investigation of terrorism and to counter an exceptionally high terrorist threat to the private and public sector, creating international investigative tools used to target terrorist bombers and their networks.
Search, IEDD and EOD Instructor
Glyn brings to ISSEE variety and a wealth of experience after a 25-year career spent within Search, IEDD and Conventional Munition Disposal.
Operationally Glyn has conducted and led a number of high-profile Defensive Search operations in the UK providing High Assurance Search for VIPs and Royalty alike. His Offensive Search roles have seen him deploy to Northern Ireland as a Searcher, and Afghanistan as a Royal Engineer Search Advisor, where he led a team in finding and clearing IEDs as part of the UKs operations in Helmand Province.
His Bomb Disposal responsibilities have seen him conduct a broad range of roles from the safe disposal of German Air Dropped Bombs in the UK to minefield recovery incidents in the Balkans and the duties of a Bomb Disposal Officer in Iraq.
He has also held a number of key training roles including that of instructor at the British Army’s IEDD School and he finished his military career as the senior soldier instructor at the British Army’s Search School.
Senior Explosives Instructor
Tony was awarded the George Medal and a Mention in Dispatches for his service in Northern Ireland, where he dealt with hundreds of improvised explosive devices and booby-traps: on more than one occasion whilst under direct attack. He went on to serve for 25 years as an Ammunition Technician, seeing service in Bahrain, Oman, Belize, Cyprus and the Falkland Islands.
Upon leaving the Army, Tony was appointed Principal Professional Technology Officer with the Anti Terrorist Branch of the Metropolitan Police in Central London and had a critical role in the fight against crime and terrorism, during which he rendered safe a variety of explosive devices aimed at domestic and foreign targets. In 2009 and 2010 Tony instructed and mentored EOD & IEDD Operators for both the ANA and ANP at the EOD School at Muzar-e-Sharif in Afghanistan.
Simon is an ISSEE stalwart, having been with the company for over 10 years, and has recently been appointed to his well deserved present position. His extensive knowledge and experience of the business is swiftly recognised by all, including students when delivering training sessions, staff when assisting with course planning and materials, sourcing equipment and providing advice when necessary.
HR and Office Manager
Emily is an accredited CIPD Associate Member and brings to ISSEE a wealth of HR experience including full employee life cycle support, employee relations and HR process development. She also has a keen interest in providing the best environment for employees so they can thrive and is a strong advocate for employee wellbeing.
Emily is responsible for managing all HR functions throughout ISSEE as well as the day to day running the office.
UK & Europe Sales Manager
Aidan joined the British Army in 1977 and served for 12 years in REME where he served in Northern Ireland, Germany, Canada, Middle East and UK. Upon leaving the Armed Forces he went into UK and Export Sales where he has worked in the areas of Safety and Survival Equipment, SAR Communications and Specialist Ammunition selling mainly to overseas MoD’s.
Aidan brings experience and a wide contact base to the role of UK and Europe Sales Manager for ISSEE.
Assistant Management Accountant
Hayley has extensive experience as an assistant accountant and holds a professional qualification from the AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians). She has had a well-established career working in the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering industries, before starting work for ISSEE in 2016.
Hayley is the first point of contact for accounting responsibilities at ISSEE, bringing her strong skills in management accounting, account reconciliation, project costing, accounts payable and Microsoft Office to the company as part of her role.
Sonia works with the Client Support Manager, meeting and greeting visitors at ISSEE’s welcome desk and assisting with the daily running of reception. Sonia brings her experience of working in a busy secondary school administration team to handle the company phones, diary and customer queries each day, as well as assisting with bookings, travel arrangements and arrivals to ISSEE.
Mo is a very experienced Arabic – English and English – Arabic translator and interpreter especially on subjects related to military and explosives. Mo joined ISSEE after spending a long time working as a freelancer. He is a qualified civil engineer who worked for over ten years in the Middle East and the Far East then changed his profession to become an experienced in the field of translation and interpretation for over ten years.
Maintenance and Storage Coordinator
Nigel recently joined ISSEE to provide technical assistance to the instructors and team, from maintaining storage and training areas to equipment care. With a varied background that includes finance and admin work, internal auditing, working for local and central government and being self-employed, Nigel has wide range of skills and will turn his hand to anything to keep things to a top notch standard at ISSEE.