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Who chooses to become a Chartered Security Professional?


Find out about the diverse backgrounds and range of skill sets of some of the latest Chartered Security Professionals. 

- Julia McClelland's story

If you would like to talk to someone about your own skill set and whether you might have the right competencies to become a Chartered Security Professional, please contact us. We'd be happy to guide you through the process and review your CV.


A Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, a Fellow of the Institute of Directors and the holder of a Computing Science degree; Nick is a serving Chief Inspector with Hampshire Constabulary having previously served with Cleveland Police, Surrey Police, Wiltshire Police and the College of Policing. He is also a Visiting Professor at Birmingham City University in the Faculty of Computing.
He is currently responsible for Digital Intelligence and Investigations within Hampshire Constabulary and specialises in mainstreaming the right digital skills and capabilities across the force along with protecting the most vulnerable SMEs from cyber-attack. Strong believer in partnership working with other organisations outside of policing, notably industry and academic institutions.
He always aspired to becoming a Chartered Security Professional as it provided an external audited record and validation of his experience, in a dynamic climate CPD is essential if you are to not become static, the CSyP actively encourages CPD and presented an opportunity for him to keep abreast in an ever changing world.