Joint Security and Resilience Centre (JSaRC)

The Joint Security and Resilience Centre (JSaRC) has been established to help the government and UK security sector suppliers work more closely – making it quicker and simpler to bring customers and solutions together.

As of February 2019, the Joint Security and Resilience Centre has its own dedicated website. Visit for further information.

Who we are

JSaRC is a unit inside the Office for Security and Counter Terrorism (OSCT) within the Home Office.

The Home Office, supported by RISC (an inclusive alliance of UK security and resilience organisations) has committed an initial £11m, and the security sector (both industry and academia) has committed matched funding in the form of: people, expertise and facilities (on either a temporary or a permanent basis) to JSaRC.

What we do

  • Deliver a joint response to the UK’s national security challenges
  • Drive the delivery of the right solutions
  • Support the growth of the security sector

JSaRC will:

  • help identify and shape government security requirements
  • help co-ordinate cross-government requirements
  • support small and medium enterprises
  • help build procurement knowledge and capabilities for those wishing to deal with government

Our management

Abu Ahmed, Head of JSaRC

Nick Smith, Head of Strategy and Operations

Daniel England, Head of Joint Response



Joint Security and Resilience Centre (JSaRC)
Office for Security and Counter Terrorism, Home Office
5th Floor, Peel
2 Marsham Street

The Quorum
Barnwell Road