Global Life Safety Alliance
Connect, Educate; Progress

About Us


To be the respected, reliable, and trusted global authority on best practices for Global Security.  GLSA, a 501c3 (non-profit), is a forward thinking, life safety alliance, gathering knowledge from experts on technology, innovations, & first-hand experiences, that provide best in class safety practices throughout the world.


We’re committed to maintaining conversations with both public and private stakeholders, addressing the current and emerging life safety practices throughout our changing global environment. 

This alliance is designed to raise the level of communication, knowledge, and expertise, defining best practices to manage these growing security concerns. 

Providing Access to Data on Global Security in the following sectors

· Education and Global Safety Training

· Global, International, National & Regional Level Best Practices

· Integration of Public & Private Life & Emergencies Systems

· Technology Adoption 

· Compliance Networking

· Training & Professional Certification Programs

· Informational databases & Industry Calendars

Additional Information

Please join us in advancing life and physical safety around the world.

Our Communities

Security Trade Association from Around the Globe

Industry trade associations focus on specific centers of excellence within their individual security market sectors.


Consultants have developed experience, knowledge and expertise in a variety of sectors within the security space.

Installers, Integrators & Monitors of Signal Management

These are the people who have been and remain the core professionals who have managed risks and implemented security systems that protect our life safety throughout our universe.

Law Enforcement and First Responders

As populations rise and public budgets remain stagnant or even decrease, the risk to first responders increases.


Fire Protection Professionals and Agencies

Fire Protection was the starting point for the security industry that we see today.  Fire is a core life safety concerns, having immediate and devastating…


Testing, Inspection, Certification (TIC) and Standard Development Organizations (SDO’s)

The TIC industry will continue to be driven by several key external environmental factors that will either transform that organization into a true Industry…


 CSO – Security Managers

Throughout the global security and life safety industry are hundreds of thousands of professional experts who are managing the specific needs…



Retailers face increasing threats across many dimensions regardless of the sizes and locations of their companies.



Emergency rooms are one of the more dangerous places in a community. As they are treating patients of street and domestic violence, which isn’t guaranteed to stop at the hospital doors.

Educational, Religious, Hotels and Campus Environments

There’s an increasing risk to campus environments around the world, as violence and particularly gun violence is seen more and more often throughout our universe.


Financial Institutions

Money is an outward expression of people’s, businesses, and groups value, as well as their safety within their world. Without money, it’s a challenge to live and survive.

Insurance Institutions and the Insurance Industry

Here’s where risk meets costs. The better the security industry can do in managing, removing and eliminating risks, the lower the costs of insurance.


Government, Military, Utilities, Infrastructure

Securing and maintaining our way of life is of key importance throughout the globe. There’s an ever-increasing pressure…


The delivery of goods, products and food is core to our survival. The moving of trains, planes, taxis and the people they carry is critical to everyone’s individual’s health…


The task of protecting and securing a manufacturing facility continues to changes as robotics, system software, technology and networks work together to manage…

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GLSA Leadership

Julio Fumagalli Macrae


Jack O’Brien

Vice President

Tom Connaughton


Our Founding Members

when growth matters

Jack OBrien