Tony is the east-coast head of centre at ICSE. He has extensive experience in the security industry, having worked in it for over 20 years. During that time he has worked as a uniformed and plain-clothes store detective and as a doorman for over 12 years. He has worked in a supervisory role with some of the country’s best-known security companies and has led teams in all sectors, including event, retail and door security.
In the event sector, Tony has led staff at major events and venues such as Electric Picnic, Slane, Oxegen and Croke Park. He has also worked at a high level in hotel security, where he worked on a contract basis for top Irish hotels, including Jurys and Marriot Hotel groups.
Using this experience, Tony established his own security company and for several years provided security staff for many of the biggest concerts and sporting events in Ireland. Tony’s company also provided security for some of the country’s top receivers, and he worked on many high-profile and sensitive cases when the economy declined. Tony is a certified security trainer and holds awards from Maybo for training in Conflict Management and Disengagement, and Assault Avoidance.
Tony is currently entering his fourth and final year of a bachelor’s degree in Education and Training at NUI Galway. He hopes to continue his studies with a master’s in Education and Training.