With over 40 years experience in the security field including 13 years as Head of Security at the National Trust, Peter Gough offers independent expert advice on measures for minimising risks from criminal activity. Subsequent to his National Trust career Peter has been one of Arts Council England's security security consultants, a contract which he has held for the past 9 years. In this role he undertakes surveys of museums, galleries, stately homes and other locations seeking Accreditation or to borrow objects under Government Indemnity.

Peter brings to clients an in-depth knowledge of security measures for country estates, historic buildings, museums and gardens. This expertise has been invaluable in Peter's work with art galleries, museums, churches and also in the protection of plant and machinery in rural settings.

Peter's technical expertise covers physical, procedural and electronic security measures. He has a degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Birmingham, is a Chartered Engineer and a Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology. This enables him to explain and advise on intruder alarms and CCTV, to “de-mystify” these to end-users.