Meet Grant Burgham: new Event Director for Defence and Security Equipment International
With 17 years of experience working on major global events for organisers such as Reed Exhibitions, the Dubai World Trade Centre and Centaur exhibitions, Grant joins Clarion with a wealth of experience from the high-tech British engineering sector, IT & communications and the international maritime industry.
DSEI is the world leading event that brings together the global defence and security sector to innovate and share knowledge. The event represents the entire supply chain on an unrivalled scale. DSEI 2019 will have five key sector-focused Zones: Air, Land, Naval, Security & Joint, all showcasing the latest equipment and systems.
Grant said: “It is a pleasure and an honour to have the responsibility of delivering DSEI, at a time when defence and security continues to dominate the global agenda. DSEI is known across the events industry to be “best in class”, and I am dedicated to ensuring that DSEI continues to evolve to meet the expectations and requirements of the industry we serve.”
Tim Porter, Managing Director of Clarion Events’ Defence & Security division, said: “We are delighted to welcome Grant to the DSEI team. His skilled leadership and experience managing large-scale international events is a highly beneficial addition to the Clarion Events Defence & Security portfolio and will enhance our success and global recognition.”