Deputy Director, Office of Protection Services at the Smithsonian Institution
Doug Hall is a physical security specialist and security engineer with over 28 years of experience in the fields of physical security, risk management, security design, construction and emergency/disaster management. Mr. Hall has held several positions with the Smithsonian Institution, including Acting Director of Security, but currently serves as Deputy Director, Office of Protection Services (OPS), where he is responsible for the Smithsonian’s physical security, anti-terrorism, personnel security, credentialing, and risk management programs; and all business and administrative operations for OPS. He is also currently Chair of the Federal Facilities Council Standing Committee on Physical Security and Hazard Mitigation as well as past Chair of the Cultural Properties Council of ASIS International. He has presented and consulted internationally on museum security and facilitated the publication on numerous best practices documents addressing museum and cultural property protection.
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