Col Sandeep Sudan (Retd), CFE


Sandeep Sudan

Col Sandeep Sudan (Retd), CFE, Country Director, Pinkerton

Sandeep spearheads Pinkerton which is a 164 years old US based company dealing with corporate risk management. He is responsible for India and South Asia. He has over 28 years of work experience and he is a great solutions provider with his unique understanding of business and risk management. He has been instrumental in developing consulting practice for Reliance Security Solutions Limited (RSSL) and Mahindra Special Services Group (MSSG) – North India. While at Reliance his work contributed to the Homeland Security vertical at other assignments he has been developing solutions related to intelligence, investigations and risk management framework.

Before commencing his consulting journey Sandeep served in the Indian Army for 21 years. He commanded a Mechanized Infantry Battalion as a selection grade Colonel in active Counter Insurgency operations in Jammu & Kashmir and held prestigious command, staff and instructional appointments.

Sandeep is a regular speaker in leading industry events, on cutting edge security practices on corporate risk management, both at the national and international level. He has written a couple of articles dealing with security issues in leading newspapers and professional journals.

Sandeep is a post graduate in Defence and Strategic Studies from Madras University. He is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management, Indore, Army Command and General Staff College, Bangkok (Thailand) and Defence Services Staff College, Wellington (India). He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), a certified ISO: 27001 Lead Auditor and also has ISO 31000 certification. He is on the Board of Directors of Security Sector Skill Development Council (SSSDC), which has been set up as part of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), established by Government of India, with a mandate to up skill 150 million people by 2022.


Sandeep has been instrumental in executing several projects dealing with risk assessments, designing integrated security system, executive protection, asset protection, crisis management, information security management system, fraud risk management, investigations, change management, business continuity management & disaster recovery. He has worked with all major industry verticals namely Critical Infrastructure, Telecom, IT and IT-enabled services (ITES), Retail, Real Estate, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Banking Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Pharmaceutical & Educational Institutions.