Denarius Consultancy specialises in creating bespoke solutions to identify, mitigate and manage operational risk and security challenges to leading UK and international businesses, private and public clients, including school trusts. Providing strategic and operational direction, planning and cohesion to proportionate risk, security, and investigative solutions. Enabling business imperatives, protecting personnel, assets and clients of leading global businesses.
* Counter Terrorism Protect Duty Assessments * Risk Identification and Mitigation *
* Security Reviews * Problem Solving, Crisis and Business Continuity Management *
* Event Security Planning * Project Management * Corporate Investigations * Due Diligence *
* Social Media Intelligence * Education and Training * Virtual Chief Security Officer *
The founder and principal consultant of Denarius Consultancy is Russell Penny CPP MSyI a Registered Independent Security Consultant. Russell is a former Branch Commander of Scotland Yard’s Flying Squad, Head of the UK’s Police International Counter Terrorism Unit and National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO). He retired in the role of Detective Chief Superintendent after 31 years service with the Metropolitan Police, in 2008.
His corporate security roles have included Director of International Security Operations for Constellation Energy and Chief Security Officer (Global) for Christie’s, with extensive international experience.
As Director of Denarius security and management consultancy, Russell was engaged in Technical Planning, Project Integration and Security Co-ordination for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, London 2012; Organisational and Security Reviews and Security Planning for the Rugby World Cup 2015. In 2017/18 Russell was the Critical Infrastructure lead in Northern Europe for Axis Communications.
Since 2015, Denarius has supported and advised, a Fortune 100 Energy Company on security, crisis management and business continuity challenges including the COVID-19 pandemic and return to work strategies.
Russell has held a number of senior leadership roles with leading security associations and City Livery.