Case Studies

Neil Hodgson

Neil Hodgson

Neil joined ICTS UK on 21st September 1998 as a Security Agent, and within weeks he was involved in the start-up of the Delta Airlines contract at Gatwick airport. Since that time, Neil has been involved in many internal projects which has seen him work all over the UK - Bristol Airport, Belfast, Heathrow, Manchester, Manston, Exeter, Newquay, Bournemouth, Cambridge, Cardiff, Stansted and Brize Norton to name a few. 

ICTS’ recent growth in operations has seen Neil assisting with the start-up of both aviation and manned guarding contracts: UKBA contract in Liverpool, United Airlines at Newcastle Airport and the responsibility for operations at a globally recognised company in Croydon, Brighton, Bournemouth, Maidstone and Southampton. 

ICTS has also given Neil the opportunity to travel abroad.  He successfully passed a Supervisors course in Rome (December 2000). Neil has also travelled to Amsterdam, Dusseldorf and Paris to help with the start-up of contracts and to assist ICTS subsidiaries with their operations, also assisting airline operations in Sierra Leone, Gambia, Kenya and Equatorial New Guinea with Astraeus and Monarch airlines.  

Neil has been involved in the planning and co-ordination of the deployment of our security teams at the G20 Summit (2009) at Gatwick, G8 Summit at Belfast (2013), NATO Summit at Cardiff (2014).

During his time with ICTS, Neil has worked his way up from Security Agent, AAA Transfer Baggage Coordinator, Supervisor, Shift Controller, Operations Manager and in June 2008 was promoted to Station Manager at Gatwick Airport. He has gained his level 3 ASM certification from the Department for Transport (DfT). In March 2015 Neil was appointed Regional Manager to the South & SE Region. His duties have expanded to include Belfast and Manchester Airports.

More recently Neil has conducted his BSC Health & Safety accreditation for Senior Management/Directors and ICTS Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Level 5 module in Management & Leadership & Corporate Risk and Crisis Management.