Real Estate Management (UK) Limited (“REM”) has appointed Andrew Donaldson as Head of Security.
Andrew will be responsible for overall security operations across REM’s portfolio, including: The Shard, The News Building and Shard Place which make up Shard Quarter; Park House in North Mayfair; and 48 Pall Mall in St James’s.
He joins from Pool Re, the UK terrorism reinsurer, where he was Head of Special Projects dealing with matters to enhance the country’s resilience to terrorist attacks. Prior to this, he had a distinguished career in international counter terrorism, including counter terrorism policing and the Ministry of Defence.
Andrew Donaldson, Head of Security, REM, said: “The diverse nature of REM’s portfolio provides a challenge that I am thrilled to take on. It encompasses some of the most iconic buildings in the UK, which presents an exciting opportunity to lead the ongoing development and implementation of the specific security strategy for each building."
“I am absolutely committed to ensuring that REM’s world-class standard of service and security is maintained and furthered across all of its assets in London.”
“Andrew brings with him a wealth of analytical and terrorist threat intelligence experience, successfully advising teams across the UK. His added knowledge of effectively managing cyber security procedures, and proven track record in safeguarding UK National Security, will be invaluable to REM, our tenants and guests.”