Eliza Thorn was awarded the Outstanding Security Professional Award (OSPA) as the outstanding Australian female security manager for 2021. As the current OSPA winner, Eliza was invited to address the Australian Security Industry Association Ltd (ASIAL) Industry Breakfast Briefing in March at the Hillstone in Brisbane.
In June 2021, Rugby Australia (RA) appointed Intelligent Risks (IR) as its security and risk advisers for the bid to be appointed by World Rugby to host the 2027 Rugby World Cup. On 24 November, World Rugby announced Australia as the preferred candidate to host this prestigious international event. Rugby Australia is now working with World Rugby to finalise the model for 2027 – to be voted on by the World Rugby Council in May 2022.
OSPA award. IR’s Eliza Thorn won Outstanding Female Security Professional Award 2021. The entire IR team is delighted that our colleague Eliza Thorn, Manager of the Intelligent Risks (IR) practice in Brisbane, was awarded the 2021 Australian OSPA as the Outstanding Female Security Professional.
(IR) is advising Arts Queensland on security risks and the Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) implications of the design for the public realm surrounds of the New Performing Arts Venue (NPAV). The NPAV is under construction within the Queensland Cultural Centre Precinct in Southbank, Brisbane.
Since 2018, Intelligent Risks (IR) has provided ongoing support to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games in the UK as specialist security advisors. We performed the nascent role of the Security Functional Area in the Organising Committee to fast-track the development of the security programme, budget, planning principles and venues security concept. We have also provided extensive advice to the Organising Committee on the procurement strategy for security infrastructure and equipment.