Robert (Bob) Pritchard recently retired as Vice President and Chief Security Officer for S&P Global. Bob was responsible for protecting the corporation’s global assets which included Crisis Management, Executive Protection, Systems & Technology, Global Contract Security, Investigations, Building Security and Threat Assessments/Risk Analysis.
Bob joined S&P Global following 25 years in law enforcement. His career included investigative and managerial positions with NYPD, New York City Board of Education, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Counter Terrorism Bureau of the FBI. In addition, Bob was a certified hostage negotiator and kidnap coordinator.
In 2013, US Secretary of State Kerry appointed Bob to co-chair the New York Forum of the US Department of State Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC). He was also active with the Latin American Regional Council (LARC), the Pan Asia Regional Council (PARC) and the European Regional Council. Bob was a member of the CSO Roundtable (ASIS) and the International Security Management Association (ISMA).
Bob holds a bachelor’s degree from New York Institute of Technology. In addition, he has completed certificate programs at the Wharton School of Business, the Kellogg School of Management and the Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI).