Lucas Young

About Lucas Young

Lucas Young is Axis’ Business Development Manager for Northern Europe, responsible for transport sectors. Lucas comes from a risk management and security consultancy background and has worked extensively in the transport sector including ports, maritime, rail and airport environments. His wide experience of working in both operational and strategic roles give him an excellent insight into the issues, challenges and potential solutions facing those who work in all aspects of transport security. In his spare time he enjoys running and rowing.

Posts by Lucas Young:

    The role of network cameras in drone detection

    The use of drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs, is becoming ever more widespread across multiple industry sectors around the world. PricewaterhouseCoopers research found that the social and economic benefits of drones in the UK by 2030 could add £42 billion to GDP, and create more than 600,000 drone sector jobs. While most […]

      A new direction for UK transport: from forensic to real time

      With a number of high-profile attacks on mass transport systems across Europe, and Scotland Yard recently warning the UK’s terror threat level will remain at ‘severe’ for at least five more years, it is clear the industry cannot be complacent when it comes to security investment. While funding remains a challenge, it must be weighed […]

        Intelligent prevention – how technology can help reduce UK rail suicides

        In the past two years, there have been a staggering 490 suicides and suspected suicides on the UK rail network. These actions, of course, have a long-lasting impact on friends, family, witnesses and emergency first responders. Ultimately, those who are burdened with seeing such an event often require ongoing support, affecting both their work and […]