Emily Baum is a senior manager in the Security Risk Management practice of Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps, based in the New York office. Emily’s professional background includes experience in the development and engineering of complex physical security systems, ranging from solution design to implementation and service administration. She has worked with clients in a multitude of industries, including government, critical infrastructure, financial services, healthcare, education and hospitality, as well as places of worship and corporate and commercial facilities.

Through her years of experience, Emily has acquired in-depth technical knowledge of security products from leading manufacturers, specifically those related to enterprise access control and visitor management, physical and biometric credential technology, video surveillance and analytics, intrusion detection, vehicle and personnel screening, and architectural security elements.

Prior to joining Kroll, Emily was a Systems Sales Engineer at Johnson Controls, Inc. She exceled at cultivating strong relationships with clients through her ability to present complex and technical information in a way that is understandable by all audiences. Through active communication and collaboration with project managers, she ensured projects were executed on time, within budget and in alignment with client expectations.

Professional Experience
  • Security Planning
    In addition to electronic systems expertise, Emily has experience providing clients with architectural and operational recommendations as they relate to security hardening. 
  • Design and Engineering
    Emily’s design and engineering experience extends to generating and developing relevant system documentation, including design plans, drawings, specifications,and functional requirements. 
  • Assessments
    Emily has conducted numerous engagements involving physical security site assessment, bid analysis and leveling assignments.
  • Administration
    Emily has managed system installations for new construction and retrofit projects that have included conducting numerous system progress and acceptance tests. She is also skilled in reviewing and analyzing system record documentation. 

Education and Certifications
  • B.S., Engineering and Management, Minor in Sustainable Energy Systems Engineering, Clarkson University
  • Physical Security Professional (PSP)

Affiliations and Memberships
  • ASIS International, Member
  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE), Member
  • Women in Security – NYC Chapter, Member
  • Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), Active Member

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