David Proud

David began his security engineering career 30 years ago in 1987 with Harding Signals and then started VIP Security as a one-man-band in 1997. David has grown his team to 25 staff and are considered one of the leading electronic security companies in Christchurch, Marlborough and Nelson.

David is guided by an advisory board to assist in the strategic direction of VIP Security looking forward into the Christchurch rebuild and beyond.

David offers to the board a person well versed in most aspects of electronic security, company management and strategy. David is committed to continuously raising the standards and quality within the industry.

David has previously served on the NZSA board from 2004 to 2009 and re-joined the board in 2013. David was the deputy chair 2016-2017.