About Us

HawkSight SRM works with clients to provide continuity of security risk analysis, comprehensive risk reporting and bespoke mitigation strategies to enable rapid and cost-effective management of security risks in increasingly complex environments.

That philosophy underpins HawkSight SRM’s approach to consultancy, software development and training.

Managing Director Paul Mercer founded the business over a decade ago after a career in the UK Military. He has a Master’s Degree in international politics. His military background includes serving as an officer in the Royal Naval Fleet Air Arm during which time he also deployed as Head of Sector Intelligence for the United Nations Mission in Georgia, Caucasus (UNOMIG). 

On joining HMCE as a specialist investigator, Paul conducted covert surveillance against international heroin dealers operating across the UK. He also led a field intelligence and analysis team which was responsible for brokering a peace agreement in Acheh, Indonesia.

A founding partner of Whispering Bell Security Risk Management in the United Arab Emirates, his experience also includes providing security advice to an international rail construction contractor to the Saudi Arabian government; successful evacuation of expatriates from both Egypt and Libya during the Arab Spring and helping members of the international media to enter those countries; pre-feasibility studies for an aviation service provider and US oil company re-entering Libya after the revolution; training Tripoli-based teams to support Whispering Bell clients re-entering Libya post revolution.




HawkSight Software won the Risk Management Product of the Year at the 2016 CIR Risk Management Awards and was also shortlisted by the Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2016 for Best Contribution to Standards in the Security Sector.  

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Introducing HawkSight Software V2

Introducing Version 2 of HawkSight Software the ISO 31000 compliant, and award-winning enterprise security risk management platform from HawkSight SRM Ltd. Incorporating enhanced API and mapping integrations, and much more, to help security teams rapidly review, assimilate and respond to the latest information and incidents impacting their project portfolio.