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Mark Sutcliffe Director at CSO Alliance


After six years in the British Army with the Royal Hussars (PWO), I spent two years working on the docks of Hartlepool and Bristol. I then spent 22 years evenly spread between blue chip companies, Gearbulk, GAC and Wilh. Wilhelmsen where I was invited to join the board of Wilhelmsen Lines Car Carriers in Southampton.

CSO Alliance Ltd facilitates the creation of online communities (‘Alliances’) of maritime security professionals within a bespoke, secure and state of the art online platform. Each Alliance of Company Security Officers (CSOs), Company Information Security Officers (CISOs) and Port Security Officers (PFSOs) are provided with up to date and reliable threat information and assessment as well as a range of useful applications to support maritime risk management requirements.

Our members can submit incident reports as well as collaborate on these and other maritime security issues with like-minded individuals within a secure environment and so deliver ‘Security through Community’. 

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