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CV, Highly Experienced UK Security Contractor seeks international role

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 11142

List top 5 skills: advanced driver, close protection, communications operator, dayskipper, ex military, firearms trained, maritime security, mountain leader trained, nebosh trained, paediatric first aid, ski instructor
Short Bio:

Highly trained, SIA licensed Close Protection and Maritime Security Contractor with 15 years experience as a security contractor within both the military and commercial sectors. Proven ability to deliver Executive, VIP, Corporate, Media, Diplomatic and Maritime protective security solutions and provide key security and safety advice in hostile environments, worldwide. Takes a tactical, strategic and proactive approach to anticipate and prevent security breaches, disputes, piracy attacks, theft,

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map



Preferred Sector of Employment: 

other, other, Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 


Locations I am interested in working:


Career History:

Knight Security Group March 2012 – Feb 2014

VIP Close Protection Operative

Provided close protection for the United Arab Emirates Royal Family, anticipating, identifying, assessing, prioritising potential risks to the Principal.

• Conducted dynamic Risk Assessments, route and venue reconnaissance to assess risks to the Principal and premises, identifying potential escape routes should incidents occur.

• Built and maintained excellent working relationships with client and key stakeholders, through a discrete, professional and ethical approach, coupled with a deep understanding of their needs.

Salama Fikira – ISN Dec 2010 – March 2012

Maritime Security Operative

Delivered Anti-Piracy procedural support, vessel hardening, training, security advice and armed protection for crew and vessels on transit within the high risk areas of the Indian Ocean.

• Deterred an armed attack by Somali pirates onboard a cargo ship, working as part of a 2-man team to protect crew, vessel and cargo.

Professional Witnesses Oct 2010 – Dec 2010

Close Protection/Security Driver/Surveillance

Security contractor, working within the Liverpool and Manchester areas, carrying out covert surveillance on subjects suspected of fraudulent sick leave. Also, provided close protection for tobacco agents carrying out their duties, ensuring the welfare and safety of the Principal and the safe delivery of the tobacco companies’ merchandise.

Chiron Resources Ltd Sept 2010 – Oct 2010

Close Protection Operative & Security Risk Adviser

Provided close protection for the BBC and Sky News teams whilst filming in hostile environments throughout the Middle East, conducting spot risk assessments to assess and analyse threats and acted as driver to the producer to and from volatile areas of interest.

Shadow-MGS Aug 2010 – Sept 2010

Close Protection Operative

Part of residential security team for Russian oligarch, family and celebrity friends whilst in the South of France, acting as driver, conducting patrols and carrying out security checks on visitors.

Elle Security July 2008 – July 2010

Close Protection Operative

Delivered specialist security and risk management solutions to a national critical infrastructure, including: medical assistance; personal protection; maritime security; searching vessels and urban surveillance. Also formed part of 24-hour Quick Reaction Force (QRF) for a multinational company.

Securitas Feb 2007 – July 2008

Assistant Security Operations Manager

Carried out security services and door supervision for government and nightclub premises in West Yorkshire and deputised for the Operations Manager in assessing and coordinating security teams.

HM Forces May 1997 – Aug 2007

Royal Signals/Royal Logistics Corps Bomb Disposal Team

Electrical Counter Measures Operator for active Bomb Disposal Unit covering England and Northern Ireland, including many high profile events where royalty would be in attendance.

• Driver and Remotely Controlled Improvised Explosive Device advisor, working as part of a 4-man team.

• Worked alongside the Metropolitan Police Service Anti-Terrorist Branch to identify threats from terrorist groups, assessing threat levels, searching for, locating and inhibiting devices.

• Part of armed close protection team within Bosnia for Theatre Information Gathering, European Region (TIGER).

• Operated and maintained communication systems including mobile and static HF, VHF, Data and Satellite communication systems within Arctic and hostile environments.

• Team Leader/Section Commander during training exercises worldwide.

Qualifications & Training:

• SIA Front Line Close Protection Licence: 0830018467738152

• BTEC Level 3 Award in Close Protection Operations

• Executive Protection Firearms Course

• UK Police-trained Advanced and Fast Pursuit Driver

• First Person on Scene; Basic Life Support; AED and Oxygen Therapy; Paediatric First Aid

• Attended NEBOSH course – Passed Practical

• (SSO)Ship Security Officer, Firearms Competency and Weapon Handling Course

• (STCW) Standards of Training, Certification and Watch-keeping Parts 1-4

• Communications Systems Operators Course

• Advanced Electronic Counter Measures Operator (Explosive Ordnance Disposal)

• Command, Leadership & Management Course

• RYA Day Skipper

• British Army Ski Instructor

• Mountain Leader & Horse Rider

Additional Information:

• Full UK Driving Licence: B+E with trailer, C+E with trailer

• Travel/Medical: Seaman’s Card; Discharge Book; Full UK Passport; Vaccinations – Yellow Fever; ENG1 Seafarers Medical and letter from GP giving permission to use firearms.