Tony Smith is a former Director General of the UK Border Force with over 40 years’ government experience in immigration and border control. He has the unique distinction of having served as Head of Borders in two countries: Citizenship and Immigration Canada (2000 – 2003) and UK Immigration Service (2005 – 2007). He is now an independent border management consultant, Managing Director of Fortinus Global Ltd, and chairperson of the International Border Management and Technologies Association (IBMATA). Tony was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2013 for his services to the safety and security of the London 2012 Olympics.
Articles (as author)
- Brexit: Taking back control of our borders?, Border Management Magazine, March 2019.
- Border Management: Meeting the global challenge, Border Management Update, May 30, 2018.