SAHER: Smart Solutions for security and safety  

Saher UK Limited is a technology company specialising in the design and implementation of security and safety applications globally with a special focus on Middle East and European markets. The word Saher is taken from the Arabic word for “watchman”.

Our objectives are:

1. To take innovative technologies and expose them to the security and policing market,

2. To help both the public and private sector identify and implement innovative technologies into their business; and

3. To bridge the gap in security and policing research by ensuing activity is operationally relevant and focussed on current and emerging identified threats.

Our Directors come from both senior policing and commercial backgrounds blending practical operational policing and security needs with the needs of companies and both the public and private sector.

In addition to the core director team its Associates are all experts in their fields. There are experienced in dealing with a variety of security related issues including crisis management, counter terrorism, training and evaluation and other aspects of policing operations. This operational expertise is supplemented and enhanced by expertise in the fields of ethics and legal issues where a particular focus on biometrics / border control and eJustice is available.

We work with many innovative technologies e.g. UAV detection, crowd monitoring, illicit drug detection. Many of these are our partner companies; other technologies are sourced as required to meet the overall needs of our clients.

Saher UK is based in the UK within York University’s campus and have direct access to cutting edge research, leading academics and others with invaluable expertise in the innovation, security and safety domains.