Following a successful and varied career with the Australian Government, William was recruited into Qantas Airways as its International Security Risk Manager. At Qantas he was responsible for assessing and providing advice on security risks to its Australian and international operations including its aviation businesses, corporate and retail operations. His responsibilities included developing and updating travel security advice for air crew and for Qantas personnel travelling to regions experiencing heightened security environments.
Intelligent Risks named the Advisory Company of the Year at the 2023 Australian Event Awards. IR Chief Executive Neil Fergus and senior manager William Dent represented the IR Team at the awards. Moreover, Neil was also honoured to be invited to represent the events sector and present the Lifetime Achievement Award to Simon Balderstone OAM
The Central Precinct Renewal Program (CPRP) will redevelop 24 hectares in and around Sydney’s Central Station to create a vibrant urban hub. The Precinct will encompass Central Station, as a world-class transport interchange, improved connections with surrounding areas, new and inclusive public spaces and social infrastructure to support the community, as well as new commercial, retail, recreational and residential buildings.
In April 2021, IR was contracted to provide security risk and consultancy services for the new A$853m Edith Cowan University (ECU) city campus being developed in central Perth. The ECU City campus will be a Creative Industries, Business and Technology Campus in the heart of the Perth CBD. It will become the home for the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), including performance spaces expected to host over 300 performances every year. This is the flagship project for the 13.5-hectare Perth City Link infrastructure, an investment by the Western Australian Government and the Australian Commonwealth Government to revitalise the Perth CBD. The campus will sit above tunnelled rail and the newly constructed Perth Busport.
Intelligent Risks (IR) was engaged by Suria KLCC Sdn Bhd to conduct a review of the CCTV systems at the Alamanda Shopping Mall in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Working closely with Suria KLCC and Alamanda operational staff and managers, the IR project lead in Brisbane, Australia, was able to deliver this project “remotely”. This approach enabled this important project to proceed despite COVID-19 travel restrictions and the Malaysian Government State of Emergency, imposed since 12 January, to curb COVID-19.
Intelligent Risks (IR) was contracted by Queensland Museum Network (QMN) to review the Concept Design for redevelopment of the historic Workshops Rail Museum in Ipswich. We conducted a detailed review to support the decision-making around transition to a planned new operating model for the site.