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Kevin Williams

Global Operations Manager, Group Security

Kevin is a Global Operations Manager for Group Security, in a multi-national Swiss based company. He started his professional career in the British Armed Forces before joining the UK AEA Constabulary, assigned as a counter-terror police AFO (Authorized Firearms Officer), protecting Britain’s nuclear sites and storage facilities. He progressed to the position of the Force PTI (Physical Training Instructor,) & Self-defence Instructor, later becoming a Police Firearms Instructor at the Police Headquarters.

Leaving the force after 7 years he enjoyed a variety of security positions, both private and governmental. Usually in the field of close protection but sometimes taking undercover roles, investigations and surveillance duties. During this period Kevin operated across the globe in various roles, where he came into contact with drug trafficking, money laundering, tax evasion, international art and technology smuggling, human trafficking, counterfeiting , industrial espionage, high value thefts and hi-jacking.

He is now based in Switzerland in the role of a Global Operations Manager – Group Security for a large multi-national company, where some of his investigations have focused on Organized Crime.  He is currently studying Advanced Terrorism Studies and Counter-Terrorism.