About Smiths Detection


A global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies

Every minute of every day, Smiths Detection’s threat detection and security screening technology helps to protect people and infrastructure, making the world a safer place.

We deliver the solutions needed to protect society from the threat and illegal passage of explosives, prohibitive weapons, contraband, biological threats, toxic chemicals and narcotics.

Our goal is simple – to provide the security, peace of mind and freedom of movement upon which the world depends.

5
R&D Centres
21
Global offices
7
Manufacturing Sites
2700
Talented employees
Global coverage and support
Smiths Detection’s global presence, combined with strong relationships with distributors and representatives, provides customers with sales and service support around the world. We have manufacturing facilities established in France, Germany, Malaysia, the UK and USA, with some of these also serving as R&D centres of excellence. Sales and Service centres in 17 countries to provide global coverage.
roland 200x200
roland 200x200

Roland Carter

President

Roland has been with Smiths Group for 27 years, holding numerous roles within the business. He was appointed as Smiths Detection President in February 2018, in addition to his role as President, Asia Pacific for Smiths Group. Prior to this, he was Managing Director for Smiths Connectors for ten years, before becoming President, Smiths Interconnect in 2014. Roland is a Chartered Engineer, holding both a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and Master’s degree in electronics. He has worked and lived in France, Germany and Slovenia, as well as working extensively in the USA and Asia, in a broad range of roles servicing varied industries.

inderreddy 200x200
inderreddy 200x200

Inder Reddy

President SDI, Americas

Inder Reddy joined Smiths Detection in April 2022 from Resideo Technologies, Inc. He previously held various leadership positions within Honeywell and The Boston Consulting Group. Inder holds an MBA from The Wharton School, an MS in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, and a B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, India.

jerome 200x200
jerome 200x200

Jerome de Chassey

Vice President Commercial

Jerome joined Smiths Detection as General Manager for India operations in 2016, he was appointed to Vice President APAC in 2018 and Middle East in 2019. In 2021, Jerome was made the Vice President for Commercial. Jerome’s career has seen him work across the US, EMEA and APAC regions, gaining significant experience in strategy, innovation and growth acceleration.

View LinkedIn Profile
mattc 200x200
mattc 200x200

Matt Clark

Vice President, Technology - Vice President, Programme Management

Matt Clark joined Smiths Detection in 2003, being appointed Vice President, Technology in November 2017. He has extensive experience in technology and product development, and project management. Prior to joining Smiths Detection, Matt had a 7 year career in the Australian Navy as an Electronics Engineer.

View LinkedIn Profile
christophe jollivel 200x200
christophe jollivel 200x200

Christophe Jollivel

Vice President Operations & Service

Christophe Jollivel joined the Smiths Detection leadership team Operations Vice President in February 2020. He joined Smiths Group in March 2019 Group Director Production Excellence. Christophe bring with him over 20 years experience in roles across operations management and from the automotive industry.

kate ellison2 200x200
kate ellison2 200x200

Kate Ellison

Vice President Human Resources

Kate Ellison joined the Smiths Detection HR team in 2013 as an Associate Human Resources (HR) Business Partner for EMEA. She since partnered with a number of functions and regions, before being appointed Vice President Human Resources in 2023. Kate holds a B.A in European Business and French from Loughborough University and an MA in Law & Employment Relations from the University of Leicester.

View LinkedIn Profile
alain 200x200
alain 200x200

Alain McInnes

Chief Financial Officer

Since 2006 Alain has held a number of positions within Smiths Group before being appointed the Chief Financial Officer in August 2017. Prior to joining Smiths Group, Alain worked for 9 years at British Airways.

View LinkedIn Profile
richatd t wb smiths detection 200x200
richatd t wb smiths detection 200x200

Richard Thompson

Vice President Marketing

Richard was appointed Smiths Detection VP Marketing in November 2021, having previously held the positions of Aviation Market Director and Head of Market UK & Israel. Prior to joining Smiths Detection in 2016, Richard spent 8 years working in varying global GM roles in Honeywell’s process controls division and 6 years as MD.

View LinkedIn Profile
PHAEDRA GIBSON Main
PHAEDRA GIBSON Main

Phaedra Gibson

Master Blackbelt

Phaedra was appointed Master Blackbelt in February 2022. She joined Smiths Detection in 2021 as the Global Service Training Director. Prior to joining Smiths Detection Phaedra spent 17 years in the UK Royal Navy before spending eight years working in the commercial Defence and Security sector.

View LinkedIn Profile
Gabriele IMG
Gabriele IMG

Gabriele Haist-Fuqua

General Counsel

Gabriele joined the Smiths Detection legal team in 2008 as Associate General Counsel and was appointed General Counsel in August 2023. Prior to joining Smiths Detection, Gabriele spent 10 years working as a lawyer in private practice at major international law firms in Frankfurt, Germany and Washington D.C.

Sustainability

Read about our Code of Business Ethics, and our approach to Corporate Responsibility, policies and reports.

Find out more
Investor

Our focus is on building brands that people want and creating value for our investors. Click through for information on Smiths shares, key performance data, financial news, results, presentations or shareholder services.

Find out more
There are currently 120 open vacancies at Smiths Detection See all white right arrow