Elaine Moran, a Technical Support & Field Engineer for Hanwha Techwin Europe, has won the Technical category of the 2020 Women in Security Awards.
The Awards, now in their 9th year, recognise the accomplishments, value and contribution of women within the wider world of security. The winners of this year’s Awards, organised by Professional Security Magazine and hosted by the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals, were announced during a virtual awards ceremony which took place on 10 February 2021.
Elaine, who has a B.Eng in Computer and Communications Engineering and an Msc. in Advanced Security and Digital Forensics, was chosen for the award by a distinguished panel of judges representing many of the security industry’s leading bodies.
“As someone who has always supported the objectives behind the Women in Security Awards, I am delighted to have won this prestigious award”, says Elaine. “Although there are a large number of women performing key roles within Hanwha Techwin, the security industry is still predominantly staffed by men. These Awards are therefore playing an important part in raising awareness of the contribution women make to our great industry”.
With the pandemic preventing the normal black-tie awards event from going ahead, Professional Security Magazine arranged for party hampers to be sent to the homes of the finalists of the five award categories so that they could enjoy the online ceremony with family members within their respective ‘bubbles’. The Zoom based online event enabled all the finalists, judges and sponsors to see and interact with each other during the two hour ‘party’.
“Hanwha Techwin Europe is extremely proud that a dedication to customer care and the technical ability of a highly valued member of our support team has been recognised in this way”, comments Uri Guterman, Head of Product & Marketing for Hanwha Techwin Europe. “Elaine always makes best use of her expertise and never leaves a stone unturned in her endeavours to guide our customers through any technical issues. She rightly deserves this award”.