Barry Wilkins, Board of Advisor - Advisory Leader, USA

Alumni – Pace University and Marist College


PROFESSIONAL OVERVIEW

Barry acts as the Advisory Leader of the Board of Advisors to IIRIS. Having an impeccable ability to develop and manage the implementation of effective human, resource, physical, supply chain and information security programs to minimize risk. Barry has assisted many large international companies in assessing and minimizing risk by re-engineering all aspects of their security programs.

His previous experience includes his association with companies like IBM and Pinkerton. As a senior manager and a director at IBM, Barry demonstrated his ability to develop effective programs for workplace violence, information security, physical security, and supply chain security. He is popularly known for having assisted US Customs in the development of their Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism(C-TPAT) post 9/11,and managing Operation Safe Commerce (OSC) for the Ports of Seattle and Tacoma (Operation Safe Commerce was a $40 Million Grant from the US Department of Homeland Security to study and test on nine actual supply chains the best practices and technology to prevent the introduction of weapons of mass destruction).

After a distinguished career at IBM, Barry started a supply chain management consultancy that assisted many large high-tech firms in re-engineering their human resource, physical and supply chain security. Pinkerton recognized his capabilities, and bought his consulting practice and promoted Barry to the position of Vice President. At Pinkerton he developed their supply chain security practice, expanded their employment screening practice and opened Pinkerton India which grew to be their largest international office with over 300 employees in 5 cities in India.

EDUCATION/TRAINING

MBA Pace University – Financial Management
Employee Screening
Project Management
BA Marist College- Business Administration
Workplace Violence
Personnel Security
Risk Assessments
Physical Security
Information Security

GEOGRAPHIC EXPOSURE

Barry has travelled and worked across North America, South America, Europe, Asia and India.

Languages Known

English and Hindi