George Chin, OAM, has been appointed new chairman of Australian security services provider, SECUREcorp, as well as its parent company, international security firm, Guardforce Group.

“Under the leadership of Mr Chin, the Guardforce group of companies will achieve business and operational excellence to drive business growth and consolidate our position in the region and outside of Asia,” said Tu Guoshen, chairman of China Security & Fire.

Chin has had a distinguished career in the private security industry throughout Australia, NZ and the Asia Pacific for more than 30 years. A former Army officer, he attended Royal Military College where he won the coveted Sword of Honour and First in Order of Merit. Upon leaving the Army, Chin joined the private security industry where he has held key leadership roles in leading private security companies in the region. 

He was previously chairman of the board, MSS Security Australia; regional president of Chubb Asia (a UTC company) and managing director Chubb Protective Services ANZ. He worked as a strategic business consultant for numerous organisations, including commercial security at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and Australian Skills Council’s International Strategic Engagement bench marking Security Stand,ards in the UK, Belgium, India, Hong Kong and China.

Founded in Hong Kong in 1977, Guardforce offers an extensive range of services, from cash management and logistics services to fully customised corporate security solutions.

SECUREcorp was established in 1989 in Australia and is now a leading provider of manpower security, electronic security and monitoring, integrated and cleaning services to some of Australia’s most high-profile organisations and events.♦