• Tutor - Burrill Green Corporate Security Business School
• Corporate Security Consultant
Beginning his career life as a professional economist in industry, after 8 years Keith Muras moved from the rigours of economic analysis to join the British Diplomatic Service. In a distinguished career spanning 23 years, Keith worked in South Africa, the former Soviet Union, Jamaica (with responsibilities extending throughout the Western Caribbean), Zimbabwe, and Uganda. His focus was on international strategic political security and economic issues. Keith also spent time in the UK, seconded to the Ministry of Defence, assisting and advising on domestic and international terrorist threats.
Keith Muras then moved to Corporate Security where, over an 11 year period, he established himself as a leading and accomplished security professional, holding senior positions with major international corporations, focusing on extractive and related engineering and support industries. These included Bechtel, and then ConocoPhillips as their Security Manager for Europe, Middle East, Africa, responsible for security processes for all regional business activities, including supporting compliance and due diligence investigations. He also participated in a number of industry and international security forums, including the EU, on protecting critical energy infrastructure. Keith then held the position of Global Security Director for General Electric's oil and Gas Business. Reporting directly to top management.
With a focus on adding value and enabling business in difficult high risk environments, Keith has had notable career successes in contributing to business development and activities on major and critical projects in regions as diverse as Azerbaijan, India, Nigeria (with operations in the Niger Delta), The North Sea, Qatar, Russia, Turkey, Yemen, and Venezuela, amongst others.
Keith Muras also has competencies in French and Russian.
burrill green publications
value from security
This book "Value From Security" demonstrates what security's real capabilities are, and what needs to be done to realise them. The experiences presented have occurred in real organisations, globally, that are reaping the rewards of being at the vanguard of this new approach to security management.
crossing the line
"Crossing The Line" is about crossing the very real line that separates the worlds of public and private security and risk management. It is a guide for key players who are thinking of switching sectors and roles and moving from one kind of organisation and operating culture to another often significantly different one.
The book, which contains and draws upon a thesis on interrogation by David Burrill, sets a contemporary context surveying ways that truth and lies are increasingly entwined and legitimised to support behaviour that is unjustifiable and offers hope through the application of some humane principles.
career Transition Success
How to make successful transitions between public and private sectors in corporate security and risk management, it is a guide for key players, especially at senior level. There are lessons for all potential movers and for those needing to find, keep and develop outstanding talent.