Pat Finucane joins IFPO Advisory Board


With over 28 years experience within the Private and Public security sector,  Pat Finucane is an experienced security professional and transformation driver with a demonstrated history of physical security program design and execution across global markets.  He was recently appointed Global Physical Security Operations Manager at Pinterest.

Prior to joining Pinterest, Pat has held senior leadership roles at Dropbox, Global Risk Solutions and the Irish Defence Forces. He has served on operational deployments to the Middle East, Africa and across the Balkans.

A keen advocate for Veteran affairs and continuing professional development, Pat is the Co-President of the Veterans Employee Resource Group at Pinterest, where he is actively involved in helping to encourage former service personnel transition from service and retrain to new careers in the tech sector.

Pat holds several postgraduate degrees from Dublin City University, University of Saint Andrews, National University Maynooth and Institute of Technology, Carlow. In addition to academic credentials, he holds IFPO CPO and CSSM certifications and ASIS CPP certification.

IFPO UK is a not-for-profit, professional membership association which provides professional learning opportunities for security practitioners, to impart the knowledge, skills, and competencies required to maximize job performance and enhance career potential. The UK Director is Mike Hurst CPP and he is supported by an Advisory Board of experienced security professionals.

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