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Work experience

May 2007Present

Managing Director

RFI

I manage global risk management operations focusing on Africa/Middle East

Liaise with clients and RFI teams; Liaise with international authorities in areas of operations; Team Leader for close protection and maritime security operations; Integral part of operational & administrative decision making processes.

Recognized for work done in the security industry - awarded a BA Security Administration (ASU, USA); Top Graduate at Ronin SA for Close Protection; Diplomas in Government Security, Business Management, Security & Risk Management; Holds international security, medical & maritime credentials; Member of International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers (ICoC) Clients include multi-national mining groups, commercial shipping groups, VIP's & celebrities, corporations operating in foreign/hostile territories

Dec 2003Apr 2008

Security Manager

Cakewalk Marine/Yacht Logistics

Manage security operations and administration for commercial marine travel post 9/11. Construct and administer Ship Security Assessments (SSA), Ship Security Plans (SSP), carry out crew training, Team Leader for anti-piracy operations, VIP & executive protection.

Responsible for: the construction and implementation of ship security plans in accordance with the ISPS Code; executive/VIP protection; crew and vessel safety/security; crew training; client adviser.

Managed protection operations for some of the USA's top corporate High Net Worth individuals; Managed security for the largest private yacht to be built in the US; Gained credentials in marine navigation and security operations; Was employed in many global regions - USA, Africa, Caribbean, Europe, Australasia; Currently still advise to clients under new employer.

Education

Jan 2008Present

BA

Open Universities

Part time study via correspondence. Ongoing.

Jan 1988Jan 1992

Churchlands Senior High School

Completed music scholarship program

Captain Athletics and football senior year