Rakesh Sharma has over twenty five years of Corporate Security experience including six plus years as regular commissioned officer in Para Military Force in India. Currently he is working as Vice President (Regional Security Manager) for Barclays bank and based out of Noida. Prior to Barclays, he was heading Corporate Security function for Fidelity Investments India and also supported Asia Pacific for almost eight years. He also headed Corporate Security function for Deutsche Bank AG, Royal Dutch Shell group in India and Reliance Industries limited at Hazira manufacturing division.
Rakesh has been a very active member for most of the professional security forums in the country for more than 10 years i.e., Overseas Security Advisory Council ( OSAC), Asia Security Crisis Group (ACSG) & American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS).
In the course of his career, he has obtained several recognitions & awards for running a variety of programs around security, safety, Travel Security, Transport Security, Command Center etc. Also he has been trained in core areas like Management Leadership, Anti-terrorism, Threat Assessment, Crisis Communication , Counter surveillance, Train the trainer, Investigations and Interrogations etc.