Executive Team


Shane Henry - Chief Executive Officer 

Shane formed Reconnaissance in 2006 after exemplary military service in the Irish Defence Forces as an instructor and having served overseas in the Middle East and West Africa. Holding a degree in Security & Risk Management, Shane has developed Reconnaissance Group into a multinational security risk management company managed by a dedicated expert team of professionals. Shane has developed a philosophy of partnership and cooperation within Reconnaissance and this is reflected throughout the organisation as services and solutions are delivered. 

More information can be found on Shane's LinkedIn Profile.



Jon Tipper - Chief Operating Officer 

Joining the Group on 2007 as Facilities Risk Manager Jon moved up to Operations Director in 2008 and led the Reconnaissance team in Haiti. Appointed as Chief Operating Officer early in 2014, he now heads up business operations across the company. He has extensive risk management experience drawn from almost 25 years in the field of protective security and law enforcement which he now applies to almost 1600 staff and contractors across 16 locations. Still based in Haiti, he is supported by strong operations and commercial teams with the aim of progressing Reconnaissance growth across the world. Jon is qualified in Business Management & Accounting in the United Kingdom and when not in Haiti makes his home on the south coast of England.

More information can be found on Jon's LinkedIn Profile



Kerri Richardson - Financial Controller 

Kerri leads the finance team within Reconnaissance and as financial controller is responsible for financial governance. Kerri's skill and dedication are evident in the hands on approach adopted to controlling security costs for clients. Kerri travels extensively within the Group and ensures that clients are satisfied with annual cost saving measures produced by Reconnaissance.