Event Details

In the wake of the Easter Sunday attacks, the American Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka has organized a special security briefing with the U.S. Embassy in Sri Lanka along with the support of the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC).

This briefing covers security measures for corporate offices in Sri Lanka, along with expert insights from Evan Pickford, Assistant Regional Security Officer, U.S. Embassy in Sri Lanka and the Maldives.

Topics that will be covered:

Physical security

  • Perimeter security
  • Access control points
  • Blast resistance/setback
  • Interior controls

Access control

  • Guards
  • Identification
  • Visitors

Internal security

  • Inboard/outboard
  • Background investigations
  • Loss prevention
  • Cybersecurity


  • CCTV
  • Surveillance detection
  • Threat analysis


  • Drills
  • Testing [Penetration tests, Aptitude tests]


  • Intruder [Armed, Unarmed]
  • Bomb
  • Fire
  • Tsunami

Emergency Response capabilities

  • Police
  • Fire
  • Military


  • Evan Pickford (Assistant Regional Security Officer at U.S. Embassy in Sri Lanka and the Maldives)

    Evan Pickford

    Assistant Regional Security Officer at U.S. Embassy in Sri Lanka and the Maldives


    Evan Pickford has served as an Assistant Regional Security Officer for the U.S. Embassy to Sri Lanka and Maldives since 2018. Previously, he was assigned as a Special Agent for the Department of State to their Criminal Fraud Investigations Unit and the Chicago Field Office. Prior to working for the Department of State, he served eight years as a law enforcement officer for the U.S. Government. Evan currently works on security for all Embassy personnel and facilities, including managing the Embassy guard force, developing residential security for personnel, and coordinating with the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC).

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AmCham/OSAC Member
Standard Price Rs4,000
Non-AmCham Participant
Standard Price Rs5,000


Hilton Colombo Residences

Union Place 200
Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka

If you have any questions please contact Nuzreth Jalaldeen

Contact Organizer

+94 712071757

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