David Johnson BA(Hons), DipM, MIoD
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
As CEO and founder of the Group, David has overseen the strategic development of the business and is responsible for overseeing strategy and continued growth, supported by the Board. A Postgraduate qualified serial entrepreneur he has developed extensive experience and understanding of both the global security risk management sector as well as business development and direction which has been developed by a career spanning both the defence and private security sectors. David is a Director of a number of other non-competing businesses as well as holding the Chair of Dawn Aid (registered charity number 1152132) a charity specialising in the delivery of aid to child victims of conflict.
Mark Gilligan, FCCA
Financial Director, Member of the Board
Mark is a Chartered Certified Accountant with 27 years’ experience working in both practice and the commercial sector. His broad experience covers an extensive range of businesses in many different sectors, including mergers and acquisition projects. As Financial Director he is responsible for the management of core financial activities, including regulatory and compliance requirements, and overseas the activities of the finance team. Mark provides key Board level input including strategic financial direction.
Supporting the Board is a strong management team engaged in Compliance, Operations Management, Human Resources, Sales and Commercial Activities, and industry specialists, drawn from the military, marine safety, emergency management, logistics, finance, corporate and travel security, close protection, quality management, intelligence, police, and negotiation arenas.