First Five Group
Gregory Metzger, Head of Security and Threat for the First Five Group, representing RiskLogic and First 5 Minutes has over 25 years’ experience in counter terrorism, law enforcement and security both locally and internationally. Within Australia Gregory specialised as a bomb technician, rescue air operator, tubular assault trainer and response team leader. He attended numerous high-risk incidents, provided security at the 2000 Olympics, as well as providing VIP protection for Presidents and Prime Ministers. As the Country Manager in Iraq he consulted to the Coalition rebuilding the Iraqi Police Specialist Units, overseeing the training and life support of over 40,000 Iraqi police.
Upon returning to Australia, Gregory fulfilled several roles, including the management of security contracts in Afghanistan, as well as Quality Assurance and risk audits for Australian companies operating overseas.
Gregory is active on several committees and associations; Fire Protection Association of Australia – TAC17 Committee member, Standards Australia HB188 Physical Protective Controls for Buildings, Security and Risk Management Technical Advisory Group Committee member and Standards Australia representative on ISO 41017 Facility Management – Guidance on emergency preparedness and management of an epidemic.