We are very pleased to welcome an internationally renowned security expert and former operator of Special Boat Service (SBS) , Paul, to the GPG team.
Paul is a security consultant with a wealth of experience providing specialist security services to the UK and international governments and the private sector. Prior to arriving in Poland in 2020, Paul spent the majority of the previous 15 years working across the LATAM region.
Recently based in Mexico City for eight years, Paul was the Managing Director for Mexico and a partner of Titan Resilience, a company specializing in security risk and crisis management.
Prior to starting with Titan and entering the private security risk management sector, Paul worked from the British Embassy in Mexico City as manager of a bi-lateral security capacity-building project between Mexico and the UK. As such he had responsibility for the recruitment, training and mentoring of personnel, along with the planning, management and coordination of all operations across the Mexico.
Paul started his professional career with 29 years of service in the armed forces of the UK. His first four years were spent as a Royal Marine Commando, followed by 25 years of service in the Special Boat Service (SBS) of UK Special Forces (UKSF). Paul has served on operations around the globe, including Afghanistan, Bosnia, Colombia (2008 – 2012) and Cyprus, as well as four years in Northern Ireland on covert operations. His roles have included managing the Counter-Terrorist Wing (CTW) of the SBS, coordinating all operational activities within SBS Headquarters, and serving as a liaison officer between the SBS and other UK and international government agencies.
Paul has an unparalleled knowledge and in-depth experience within the field of surveillance, anti-surveillance and counter-surveillance, as an operator, instructor and advisor. The latter years has seen Paul predominantly working within the international intelligence community in support of UK Government interests. His last role prior to finishing his military career saw Paul as the principle UKSF instructor training intelligence officers in skills such as advanced weapons handling, defensive driving, travel management planning, navigation and situation awareness, prior to their deployment to hostile environments around the globe.
Towards the end of 2019, Paul joined Safehotels, the global leader for independent hotel safety and security certification, as a certified auditor.
Paul is a native English speaker and with fluency in Spanish.