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Ed has more than 20 years’ commercial & management experience across multiple sectors in both FTSE 100 & early stage businesses. Most recently he was at BT where he ran SME Enterprises,
a trading unit comprised of several individual businesses, with revenues in excess of £120m pa. Prior to that he helped launch and run SME Ventures and was part of the team that successfully delivered BT Sport.
Before joining BT he was the Commercial Director for IOME, a VC backed telecoms start-up, and a Senior Strategy Consultant for Cap Gemini Ernst & Young. He has an MBA from Cranfield University.
Kassir has over 24 years of Telecoms, Media and IT industry experience, with a heavy involvement in starting and scaling new business ventures. During his career so far he has worked across a number of
Commercial, Product Development, Technology and Innovation Roles.
Most recently he was the founder and Director of Hive (British Gas) Smart Homes, running the business unit for 4 years. Hive is now the UK’s largest consumer IoT Smart Home business.
Prior to this he was responsible for launching NowTV as the Director of Technology Innovation at BskyB and looked after the IT Network strategy for O2 Telefonica which included launching GiffGaff. Before joining O2 Telefonica, he spent 7 years running the core network, mobile network and devices team at 3UK.
Tom has over 20 years’ experience in a variety of senior finance roles in TMT and professional services. Most recently he was CFO at Cordium, an international regulatory compliance
business serving the financial services industry, which he supported through a private equity exit. Prior to that he spent 11 years in strategic communicates including 8 years at FTI Consulting. Tom is a chartered accountant.
Simon founded CSL in 1996. Considered an expert within the Security and Communications industry, he is a Board member for both the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) and BAFE, representing the fire
and security industry and a monthly columnist for Professional Security Magazine. In 2018, Simon was also appointed Chairman of the British Security Industry Association to lead the board of 15 section head directors in line with advancing technology and changing attitudes to securing lives and property.
He founded Apprentices for Fire and Security in 2011 which has placed over 3,000 young apprentices into careers within the Security Sector and also represents security manufacturers on the Governments' Trailblazer initiative to rewrite the future apprentice curriculum from 2017.
Simon began his career at Plessey Marine Research Unit before joining London-based control panel manufacturer Scantronic in 1988 as a Software Engineer. He rapidly made the transition in to sales & marketing, notably promoting recurring income streams as a sustainable business model.
Phil has over 30 years experience of the Security Industry having owned and established a number of security companies in various sectors. After gaining a business degree in Canada he
joined Automated Security Holdings ASH (parent company of Modern Alarms).
Phil joined CSL in 2004 and was the catalyst in transforming the company from a product based manufacturer to a platform and service provider.
At CSL we are always on the lookout for bright, enthusiastic individuals. Find out more about working at CSL and the current opportunities we have.