About us


MAP Datum Ltd was founded in New Zealand in 2002. Its Principal Consultant, Michael Pepper, is a graduate of the Department of Criminology, University of Leicester and holds a Master of Science Degree in Security Management. He also holds the Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and Physical Security Professional (PSP) designations from ASIS International

He is a former Chairman of the New Zealand Chapter of ASIS International (2005 & 2006) and ASIS Regional Vice President for Region 15A (New Zealand and Papua New Guinea) (2008 through 2012). He was also a member of the ASIS Asia-Pacific Advisory Council and the Australasian Council of Security Professionals (2008 through 2012) and a Board Member of the Security Professionals' Registry (Australasia) (2012 through 2014). He was an NZQA qualified workplace assessor and assessment moderator. He was also an auditor appointed by the New Zealand Security Association to audit member companies against the Association's Codes of Practice (2005 through 2014). He has attended or been a speaker at security conferences in New Zealand, Australia, Spain, Canada, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the United States and the United Kingdom.

Michael has now returned to the United Kingdom on a permanent basis and is enjoying retirement.


Michael Pepper
Certified Protection Professional
Physical Security Professional