Paul Robrechts, CEO of the R&T Group www.rtconsultancy.be, manages several independent security consultancy companies active as “Trusted Security Architects”: a leading Belgian authority in independent security consultancy, active in Europe, preparing the start-up of different branches all over Europe. One of the companies, Praetorian Engineering www.praetorian-engineering.eu, is collaboration with a Professor of the Belgian Royal Military School, specialized in blast impact analysis on infrastructures & blast mitigation.
As master in Industrial Engineering and in Safety Management, Paul was during 20 years national Security Director of 2 financial institutions and of the Belgian Post. He is licensed as security consultant approved by the Minister of Internal Affairs and holder of a NATO and EU clearance, level top secret. He received the Benelux Award for Security professional of the year 1994.
For 2 years he was substitute lecturer “Private Security” at the Criminology Department of the Catholic University of Leuven and is still guest lecturer at 2 universities. For 4 years he was Board member and 3 years Chairman of ASIS International Benelux Chapter.
He is a strong believer of security management based on long term vision and strategy, linked to clear action plans and quick wins. His pragmatic approach serves to enhance the result of the security management. His core competences create together with public and private customers, a risk-based secure environment, with a global & integrated approach through design, proven methodologies, concepts and functional-technical specifications.