Idealy i would like to provide a Professional Personal Protection Service to a client on land or sea.
However i would also work as a Ship Security officer, and provide yacht security.
2008 – Present Close Protection Operative National Critical Infrastructure,
Team Leader, overseeing a team of 18 CPOs to protect principals from threats of physical violence, deliberate attack, accidents or unwanted attention.
Delivery of specialist security and risk management solutions including close protection services, site/maritime security, surveillance and 24 hour quick reaction force for a multinational company.
Protecting corporate assets and personnel against protester action, ensuring premises remain secure.
Gathering and interpreting intelligence to mitigate risks from a range of sources.
Assessing security measures and providing discreet surveillance for continued principal safety.
Remaining constantly alert to potential threats, ready to respond to any threatening situation.
Liaising closely with other security professionals, using specialist communication equipment to maintain contact.
2007 – 2008 Customer Care Officer / Security
Deputised for the Operations Manager in assessing and coordinating numerous security teams throughout Yorkshire and the North East.
Managed and performed security operations including door supervision, meeting and greeting visitors, CCTV operations and general patrolling duties.
Completed informative written reports on assignment outcomes.
1997 – 2007 Corporal / Line Manager HM Forces, Royal Corps of Signals
Managed and coordinated the operation and maintenance of information and communications equipment vital to the operational effectiveness of 621 Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Squadron.
Led an operational team in both peace and conflict situations across the globe.
Participated in many international training exercises.
Carried out electronic sweeps to ensure full security for many high profile events at locations including Windsor Castle, Edinburgh Tattoo and Ascot.
Part of a reconnaissance team that carried out Electronic Counter Measures (ECM) sweeps before members of the Royal Family and visiting heads of state carried out their formal duties.
Close liaison with the Anti terrorist branch to counter identified threats from terrorist groups.
Developed strong relations with planning executives and senior management, acting as first point of contact in relation to technical support and tactics.
Successfully analysed and recorded radio signal data using highly sensitive information and communications equipment.
Worked well as a rapid response team under extreme pressure on call 24 hours in Northern Ireland dealing with Improvised Explosive Devices.
Worked as part of an Armed Protection Team to give close protection and support to the media within hostile environments, using speed and flexibility to react and deliver solutions when needed.
Member of a security detail looking after civilian contractors in order to carry out essential infrastructure work in a hostile environment.
Left forces with an exemplary discharge.
ECDL, NVQ level 2 Numeracy and Literacy.
2009 Home Office approved Advanced Control and Restraints Tactics
2008 BTEC Level 3 Award in Close Protection Operations
including firearms training (Security Industry Authority) Approved.
2007 Level 2 Award in Door Supervision, National Open College Network SIA Licensed Door Supervisor
2007 HSE First Aid at Work Certificate
2006 City & Guilds Adult Literacy Levels 1 & 2 Certificates
2005 ECDL and NVQ in Numeracy
2005 The Royal School of Signals, R Signals JNCO’s Command Leadership & Management Course
2004 Defence Instructional Techniques Course, Defence Centre of Training Support
1997 – 2007 Electronic Counter Measures Operator Course (Explosive Ordnance Disposal).
4)Operation’s room Exp,
6)Electronic Counter Measures (ECM),
7)Military Security Background,
10)Advanced Incident Response Driver (Roadcraft Trained),
11)Transit Ship Security Experience,
12)Radio Operator Trained,
14)Unarmed combat trained,
15)Full UK driving licence and C+E licence,
16)I am IT literate with key skills in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel,
17)Qualified Ski Instructor,
18)Royal Yachting Association Dayskipper.
I am a physically fit and well presented Close Protection Officer (CPO) with 15 years of security operations experience gained within the Armed Forces and the commercial sector. I have a proven track record in delivering round the clock physical protection services and security solutions for the Royal Family, visiting heads of state, corporate clients, media professionals and civilian contractors operating in hostile environments. Having served for 10 years in the Royal Corps of Signals, HM Forces, I have in depth practical knowledge of communications equipment and information handling procedures. I am a hands-on leader who can build, motivate and manage operational teams to deliver a first class service. I have excellent organisational and planning skills and working calmly and efficiently under extreme pressure, both on my own initiative and as part of an integrated team. Quick thinking and flexible, I am able to identify and mitigate any potentially dangerous situations before they pose real risk. Committed to my own professional development, I have a current Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence