Ex-MI6 chief Sir Alex Younger will headline Intersec 2022

November 22, 2021

Intersec have announced ex-MI6 Chief Sir Alex Younger as one of the international headliners, speaking for the first time in the UAE as a guest speaker.

Younger joined the United Kingdom’s Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), also known as MI6, in 1991 and served as a diplomat and undercover operative. He was appointed Chief or ‘C’ of MI6 in 2014 and retired in 2020, making him the longest-serving chief in 50 years. Throughout his career he was posted to the Middle East in highly sensitive roles. He also acted as the Senior SIS Officer in Afghanistan – a position that marks him out as one of the world’s leading authorities on matters related to human rights in the country.

He will be sharing his unique insights between the 16-18 January 2022 at Intersec’s ‘Global Security Leaders’ Summit’ – one of six conferences at the event with hard-hitting discussions featuring global leaders debating, and exchanging perspectives on challenges, strategic initiatives and cooperation to foster safety and security of all. The full programme features over 500 speakers – the largest conference platform for the sector on a world class stage.

In its 23rd edition, Intersec is a world-leading emergency services, security and safety event for business and government. The three-day conference and exhibition will take place from 16-18 January 2022 at the Dubai World Trade Center.

by Anil George
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