CV, British ex Marine International Security Professional Seeks Role

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 7458
(18/01/1971, male)
Skills keywords: security
Short Bio:

I worked in the British Royal Marines for 9 years working in a number of different locations all over the world. I then joined the metropolitan Police in London where i worked as a firearms officer providing armed protection for the Prime Minister, American and Israeli Ambassadors and the pope and Obama on their visits to the UK. I am currently employed as a maritime security consultant providing armed protection for ships in the Indian Ocean against Somali pirates. I have been doing this job for 2 years now and i am looking for a new challenge.

Current location: England, United Kingdom - View on map
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: africa, egypt, nigeria, Oman, qatar, saudi arabia, South Africa

A determined, driven and confident individual with the ability to make informed decisions within highly pressurised situations. Highly competent in the management and motivation of teams, and has earned respect from both superiors and peers alike. Reliable and enthused by new challenges, a thorough professional who sets out to achieve the highest standards in any given task.

Key Technical and Personal Attributes

•Maritime Security •Close Protection •Threat Assessment

•Risk Mitigation •Conflict Management •Intelligence Gathering

•Client Focused •Resource Allocation •Interpersonal Skills


12/2011 – Present Maritime Security Liaison Officer Protection Vessels International

Responsible for providing onboard security as part of a team to merchant vessels transiting the high risk areas of the Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman and the Indian Ocean.

Main duties include:

• Advise and liaise with Captain on areas of concern and recent pirate activity

• Conduct onboard anti-piracy drills with crew

• Prepare crew and vessel for the High Risk Area

• Provide watch cover day and night

• Advise and assist in vessel protection and defences

• Deploy with firearms as necessary in line with Rules of Engagement

• Remain competent and skilled in firearms

• Communicate with Coalition and local Naval Forces

09/2002 – 12/2011 Authorised Firearms Officer / Rifle Officer London, Metropolitan Police Force Tactical Advisor

Responsible for providing an effective and efficient firearms response to any critical firearms incident which may occur throughout the West End of London Police Force area.

Main duties include:

• Provision of a top class firearms response for Metropolitan Police including the capability for Dynamic Intervention and Dynamic Entry (DI/DE)

• Undertake pre-planned firearms operations when a situation demands

• Provided armed protection for (US President, UK Prime Minister, Pope, Israel and US Ambassadors)

• Provide commanders with tactical options available during firearms or critical incidents, highlighting the preferred option

• Conduct rifle officer duties as and when required

• Undertake day to day police officer duties

• Remain highly skilled and knowledgeable in all authorised weapons and tactics used within the Force

• Maintain accurate and thorough records of all incidents attended

• Provision of an efficient 24/7 response to incidents

• Respond to a wide variety of public concerns

• Undertake high visibility patrols

• Conduct medic duties at public order incidents as and when required

• Maintain accurate and thorough records of all incidents attended

07/1998 – 09/2002 Off Shore Drill Technician Deutag Ltd – BP Miller Platform

Technician working extensively on the drill floor of a North Sea Oil Platform.

Main duties included:

• Part of a team responsible for maintaining the integrity of the oil platform

• Well head analysis.

• Risk analysis/mitigation.

• Drill pipe preparation.

• Assist in ensuring platform crew adhered to Health and Safety policies, (BP and Oil Platform industry)

10/1989 – 03/199 Royal Marine HM Royal Marines

General duties Rifleman within a RM Commando Unit. After Heavy Weapons Specialist training ,was part of a team responsible for the air defence of various Brigade Assets.

Main duties included:

• Successful completion of Commando Training at CTC Royal Marines

• 1990 – Draft to 42 Cdo RM as general duties Rifleman

• Mountain and Arctic Warfare Trained

• 1991 – Operation Banner – Northern Ireland

• 1994 – Operation Desert Shield – Iraq

• Participated in a number of worldwide NATO exercises onboard all forms of amphibious craft

• Jungle Trained

• 1993 – Draft to Air Defence Troop RM

• Heavy Weapons qualified (surface to air missile)

• Military parachute trained

• Combat Medic trained


Educated to GCSE level

SSO (Ship Security Officer)

STCW 95 (4 Modules)

FPOSi (First Person on Scene Medic)

Police Initial Firearms Training

Rifle Officers Training

Firearms Tactical Advisor Training

Tactical Pursuit and Containment Drive Training

Advanced Driving Skills

‘Archway’ search techniques trained (body and X-Ray)

Hostage Negotiation Training

Counter Terrorism Training

Surveillance (Rural/Urban) Training

Health & safety at Work

Banksman Training