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Amalgamated Security Services Limited Achieves Triple World Class Certification

Amalgamated Security Services Limited (ASSL) a premier provider of Security and Risk Management Services within the Caribbean region achieves triple world-class certification; ISO 9001, ISO 18788 ad PSC-1. The company successfully completed Stage 1 and 2 audits conducted by MSS Global and achieved certification on 26th February 2019 for a three (3) year period.

Over the past year, ASSL management lead by Chief Executive Officer, Pamela Hosein, integrated the principles promoted by ISO 9001:2015, ISO 18788:2015 and ANSI/ASIS PSC-1:2012 within the company’s operations. This included its eight (8) business units; Guard Service, Electronic Security & Integrated Systems, Prisoner Transport Division, Archangel Ambulance, Firearms, and Cash Management, Central Monitoring Station, Investigative Unit and Geospatial Technology Division.

We at ASSL view this achievement as yet another milestone demonstrating our dedication to our employees and stakeholders.


ISO 9001 is defined as the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). Organizations use the standard to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements.

ISO 18788:2015 provides a framework for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving the management of security operations. It provides the principles and requirements for a security operations management system (SOMS). ISO 18788:2015 provides a business and risk management framework for organizations conducting or contracting security operations and related activities and functions while demonstrating:

  1. conduct of professional security operations to meet the requirements of clients and other stakeholders;
  2. accountability to law and respect for human rights;
  3. consistency with voluntary commitments to which it subscribes.

ANSI/ASIS PSC.1-2012. is a management standard for quality of private security company operations.The standard seeks to operationalise the International Code of Conduct (ICoC) within a formal structure familiar to businesses. That structure, with national and international supervision, provides auditable procedures for the development of the standard, certification to it, and monitoring of ongoing compliance.[2] It incorporates elements of the Montreux Document.

Pamela Hosein Director/Chief Executive Officer of Amalgamated Security Services Limited Awarded 2019 Empowered Woman of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)

Pamela Hosein, Director/Chief Executive Officer of Amalgamated Security Services Limited (ASSL) awarded 2019 Empowered Woman of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the industry.

With over 30 years of professional experience in senior management leadership positions in the private security industry, Pamela has certainly proven herself as an accomplished professional and expert in the field. As a dynamic, results-driven leader, Pamela has demonstrated success not only with ASSL but with every position she has ever held. She is highly skilled and qualified in strategic management and has championed quality and safety initiatives throughout her career. She is an accomplished leader in policy and strategy development with sound knowledge and extensive practice in corporate governance. She had developed complete management systems for Quality, Safety, Security, Procurement and Management and lead in development of policies and procedures for over 15 years. Her areas of expertise include, Financial Analysis, Operations Oversight, Risk Management and Stakeholder Analysis. Pamela received her Master of Business Administration for Lord Ashcroft International Business School, Angila Ruskin University, UK and received her Certified Protection Professional (CPP) certification from ASIS International. She is a Certified Disaster recovery Engineer and has formal training as a Quality Manager and ISO Lead Auditor (RABQSA).

Throughout her illustrious career Pamela has received awards, accolades and has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. For 2018 selected as Empowered Woman of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP). For 2017 she was selected as Top Female Executive Director by IAOTP and Outstanding Professional of the Year by the Worldwide Association of Female Professionals. She currently serves the 3rd term as Chairman of ASIS International, Chapter 157, Trinidad and Tobago. She has also served as Director with the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Companies (ICoCA) Switzerland, where she extended her service to the Working Group on Policy Development. She is associated with volunteer community groups in Trinidad & Tobago and is founder of the Kids in School Support Program under ASIS Chairmanship.

Looking back, Pamela attributed her success to her training, her perseverance, mentors she has along the way, and her passion for what she does. For the future, she will continue to grow as a professional and wants to continue to make a difference in people’s lives any way she can.

For more information on Pamela please visit: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pamela-hosein-b5126a56/

About IAOTP

The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries. These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join. You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview.

IAOTP’s experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires. IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.

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Dr. Michael Aboud (Honorary) Honored by the Trinidad & Tobago Prison Service

Dr. (h.c.) Michael Aboud, Executive Chairman of Amalgamated Security Ltd. (ASSL), was honored by the Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service during their retirement luncheon for passed Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners of Prisons in commemoration of the Prison Service’s 180th anniversary. Dr. (h.c.) Aboud’s company started partnering with the Prison Service since 1995. 

The retired Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners of the Prison Service have devoted many years of their professional careers to the Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service and as such are commendable for their unwavering commitment to their service. The persons honored at the luncheon included:

Retired Commissioners of Prisons

  • Mr. Randolph T. Charles
  • Mr. Cipriani Baptiste
  • Mr. Carlo Mc Honey
  • Mr. Martin Martinez
  • Mr. Michael Hercules (Dec.)
  • Mr. Leo Abraham
  • Mr. John Rougier
  • Mr. Conrad Barrow 

Retired Deputy Commissioners of Prisons

  • Mr. Teddy Brathwaite (Dec.)
  • Mr. Lennox Watson
  • Mr. Herman Rougier
  • Mr. Cecil Duke
  • Mr. Olson Sandy
  • Mr. Michael Walker
  • Mr. Desmond Stewart
  • Mr. Verne Sylvester
  • Mr. Allan Jones
  • Mr. Harry Ramroop
  • Mr. Ronald Morgan
  • Mr. William Alexander 

It is worthy to note that Amalgamated Security is the only Caribbean company to provide prisoner transportation for a government, taking convicted and remanded prisoners to and from all courts within Trinidad and Tobago. ASSL has partnered with the Prison Service in more ways than just transportation alone. A bond was formed between two organizations where the men and women work assiduously alongside each other in an effort to support restorative justice whilst establishing a friendly partnership. 

The executive directors, management and staff of Amalgamated Security Services Limited congratulate all retirees and Dr. (h.c.) Michael Aboud on their awards and their dedicated service to our country. 

 

Pamela Hosein, Director of Amalgamated Security Services Limited selected as Top Female Executive Director of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO – 12-11-2017 (Press Release Jet) — Pamela Hosein, Director/CEO Designate & Chief Administrative Officer of Amalgamated Security Services Limited (ASSL) was selected as Top Female Executive Director of the Year for 2017-2018 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the industry.

While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities. All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements.

With over 30 years of professional experience in senior management leadership positions in the private security industry, Pamela has certainly proven herself as an accomplished professional and expert in the field. As a dynamic, results-driven leader, Pamela has demonstrated success not only with Amalgamated Security Services Limited but with every position she has ever held. She is highly skilled and qualified in strategic management and has championed quality and safety initiatives throughout her career at ASSL. She is an accomplished leader in policy and strategy development with sound knowledge and extensive practice in corporate governance.She has developed complete management systems for Quality, Safety, Security, Procurement and Management and lead in development of policies and procedures for over 15 years.Her areas of expertise include, Financial Analysis, Operations Oversight, Risk Management and Stakeholder Analysis.

Pamela received her Master of Business Administration from Lord Ashcroft International Business School, Anglia Ruskin University, UK and received her Certification Protection Professional (CPP) from ASIS International and Certified Disaster Recovery Engineer. She also has formal training as a quality manager and ISO Lead Auditor (RABQSA). The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami, stated “Choosing Pamela for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make. She is talented, humble, gracious, and brilliant at what she does. We felt she would make an amazing asset to our organization.We are looking forward to meeting her at the gala and know we will be seeing more amazing things from this amazing woman.”

Throughout her illustrious career Pamela has received awards, accolades and has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. For 2018 she is being considered for a feature in TIP (Top Industry Professional ) Magazine and for the Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP). For 2017 she was selected as Top Female Executive Director by IAOTP and Outstanding Professional of the Year by the Worldwide Association of Female Professionals. She serves as the Chairman of ASIS International, Chapter 157, Trinidad and Tobago. She has also served as Director with the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Companies (ICoCA) Switzerland, where she extended her service to the Working Group on Policy Development. She is associated with volunteer community groups in Trinidad & Tobago and is founder of the Kids in School Support Program under ASIS Chairmanship.

Looking back, Pamela attributes her success to her training, her perseverance, mentors she has had along the way, and her passion for what she does. For the future, she will continue to grow as a professional and wants to continue to make a difference in people’s lives any way she can.

For more information on Pamela please visit: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pamela-hosein-b5126a56/

About IAOTP

The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries. These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join. You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview.

IAOTP’s experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires. IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.

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Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iC9Y0d_NfX8&feature=youtu.be

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