Michael Thwaites

Following a career as a detective in London’s Metropolitan Police, Michael spent eighteen months working in Iraq as an International Police Advisor.  He returned to the UK in 2007 and was appointed head of security for an independent ATM and cash in transit company.

In 2011 Michael joined Estee Lauder Companies Inc. as part of their Global Security and Trademark Protection Team. He is now their head of security within the UK and Ireland region.

Responsibilities include protecting the intellectual rights of some twenty Brands under the Estee Lauder Companies umbrella, both retail and supply chain security, and crisis management.