Shane Norton

Director

Sydney

Shane is a director based in Control Risks’ Sydney office. He works with clients in a variety of sectors, particularly banking and finance, transport and infrastructure, art and culture, utilities and commercial property, to advise them on security risks, criminal and terrorist threat analyses, security master planning and bespoke business case justifications that support the implementation of innovative security technologies to manage risk efficiently.

  • Asia Pacific
  • Security Consulting & Planning
  • Security Design Consulting
  • Cyber Security


Shane is a director based in Control Risks’ Sydney office. He works with clients in a variety of sectors, particularly banking and finance, transport and infrastructure, art and culture, utilities and commercial property, to advise them on security risks, criminal and terrorist threat analyses, security master planning and bespoke business case justifications that support the implementation of innovative security technologies to manage risk efficiently.

Shane is experienced in taking lead roles (particularly subject matter expert, technical advisor and authorised engineering organisation technical lead) in complex projects to deliver client outcomes to high standards under demanding project, compliance and commercial circumstances.


Some projects Shane has led for his clients include:
  • Security risk assessment and site surveys for 43 physical infrastructure assets for a major state utility provider, including extensive inspection programmes and numerous client representative consultations. Site inspections involved determining physical security requirements, analysis of security policy and procedures, as well as identifying protective security arrangements. This information was used to perform a gap analysis, threat and risk assessment, and generate plans to improve physical security across the sites and business units.
  • Sophisticated threat vulnerability and risk assessments for an integrated metro train station with complex over-station development. Shane was responsible for leading stakeholder consultations to determine whole-of-precinct security management plan and risk assessment requirements. Involvement expanded to include threat and vulnerability assessments, hostile vehicle mitigation strategy and precinct wide incident management planning.
  • Security master planning for a major upgrade of a flag-ship stadium. Shane carried out a detailed review of physical and electronic security systems and made broad recommendations to enhance security in line with prevailing threats and new international stadia security standards.
  • High security designs, particularly within well-known commercial buildings where architectural constraints are strictly enforced. These designs were closely integrated into the interior design aesthetic, leaving security equipment nearly invisible.


    Prior to joining Control Risks, Shane assembled and led several security consulting teams for different employers; fostering skills, identifying strengths and building talent to optimally serve target markets in the built environment; developing expertise as an accomplished adviser, assessor and designer of risk management strategies. With more than 19 years of professional security consulting experience, Shane has worked in Perth, Sydney and Canberra while delivering projects in urban and rural areas across all states and territories (including off-shore territories) of Australia.

Shane has a Bachelor of Science (Security) with First Class Honours and a Master of Security Management. He is a licenced security consultant, Certified Protection Professional and ASIS International chapter committee member.

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