GERRY O’CONNELL ASSOCIATES LTD UK (GOCA)

Minister of the Interior (UAE)
His Highness Sheik Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Receiving the Queen’s Police
Medal (QPM) from Queen
Elizabeth II
President of Ossim, First Recognised
Security & Intelligence Education
and Training Institute in Asia.
 
 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES:

 

In 2002, the Founder of GOCA was appointed as the senior police advisor to the UAE, and reported directly to the:

 

Minister of the Interior His Highness Sheik Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

 

His Highness was reforming the Abu Dhabi Police (UAE), and Gerald O’Connell became the team-leader of a major programme of change, development and reform of policing in the Emirates between 2002-2007.  

On the Founder’s retirement from this post with Abu Dhabi Police in May, 2007, His Highness Sheik Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan commended him for his work.  

"The Abu Dhabi Police recently won 2nd place in an assessment of all Abu Dhabi government departments against the European Excellence Model criteria.  A great achievement."