Our Commitments

International Electronic Security is trusted to consult, design, deliver and manage our client’s security requirements and needs.

Excel in demanding and challenging environments

Work with Professionalism and determination to achieve a common goal

We put our customers first and build long-term relationships ensuring support through the entire process.

Passionate and committed, delivering high-quality solutions

Continuously develop and improve.

International Electronic Security (IES)

Established in 2006 with unrivalled knowledge and experience in all aspects of security and safety.

IES is registered with Security Industry Regulatory Agency SIRA to provide Security Consultancy Services including system Design, Security Risk Assessment, and Surveys, Contingency Planning, Disaster Recovery & Loss Prevention.

We also work in collaboration with our strategic partner Shield Security Services based in Aldershot, United Kingdom

Where We Operate

IES has a strong heritage of major projects across the GCC region with an additional focus across Africa and the Asia Pacific.

Our aim is to share our knowledge and expertise in these markets providing Security Services, Consultancy, System Design, Audits & Inspections, Security Risk Assessment, and Surveys.

Project Design Team

The project design team within IES has staff trained as Architects, Civil Engineers, project managers and system designers. They design projects in AutoCad and Revit.

International Standards IES works to the following international standards:

  • BS  7499 : 2013 – Static Guarding & Mobile Patrol Services (Code of practice)
  • ISO 22301 – Business Continuity Management
  • BS  7958 : 2009 – CCTV – Management & Operations. (Code of practice)
  • BS  7984 : 2014 – Key holding and Response Services. (Code of practice)
  • BS 8549 : 2007 – Consultancy Services (Code of practice)
  • BS  8418 : 2010 – Installation & Remote Monitoring of detector activated CCTV Systems. (Code of practice)
  • BS 25999 – Disaster Recovery Planning
  • BS  7858 : 2012 – Security Screening of personnel. (Code of practice)
  • Membership – BSI
  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 31000:2018

Support Functions

IES consultancy and design functions are supported by a friendly team comprising Human Resources, Accounts and Customer Service staff.

Leadership Team

Adil Abdel-Hadi

MSc (Security Management), CSyP, FSyI

A highly experienced security professional with extensive managerial, physical security, personal security, risk management, client liaison, investigation and training expertise. Adil established Shield Security Services Ltd in the UK in 1986 and in 2006 formed International Electronic Security in Dubai. Both companies provide bespoke security services to include consultancy, design and audit services focusing on technological solutions for a wide range of local and international clients.

He has been in strategic partnership with the International Centre for Security & Safety at the Dubai Police Academy and Security Cadre Training Centre at Security Industry Regulatory Agency (SIRA); providing security consultancy and Training & Awareness programmes in security & safety.

Adil holds a Master’s Degree in Security Management from Leicester University, a Fellowship of the Security Institute (UK) and is a Chartered Security Professional, (CSyP) the highest professional recognition of an individual’s knowledge, skills and ability in the UK security industry.

Ken Withers


Ken Withers has been Director of Services since 2015. He leads a team of consultants undertaking security risk assessments, security system design, and also security system. He spent 33 years serving with the Metropolitan Police in London. He was a nationally accredited Police Security Co-Ordinator responsible for security planning for iconic events in London. He commanded armed support for policing operations against serious and organized crime, and terrorism. This included elements of planning for the London Olympic Games in 2012 as a Strategic Firearms Commander.

Ken holds a Masters Degree in International Security and Risk Management from The University of South Wales (UK) and is a member of the Security Institute (UK).

Shahid M. Ahmad Maqbool

Shahid M. Ahmad has been a Security Consultant and Projects Director since 2014. With over 20 years’ experience in physical and integrated security system design from concept, design stage to implementation. Shahid is licensed by The Security Industry Regulatory Agency as a Security Consultant and has over 10 years’ experience auditing security systems on behalf of the Dubai police and SIRA authorities.

Mohammed Abdul Rahman

Mohammed Abdul Rahman leads the project supervision team at IES. An experienced engineer with a strong site-based background, Mohammed holds a Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Communication Engineering, and has over 8 years of practical experience of the design, implementation, testing and commissioning of ELV systems.