Meet the Priavo Security Team

Pete Murphy

Pete Murphy

Operations Director

Pete has extensive operational experience having organised and led high-profile security tasks for private, corporate and government clients across the globe.

Pete personally ensures every project is meticulously planned from start to finish. He has 20 years’ experience working with various international military and civilian agencies after a commendable service within the Special Boat Service and Royal Marines.

Pete is a true leader in the security and close protection field. His extensive global network of contacts and liaisons allows us to be continually resourceful wherever we operate.

Celine Murphy

Celine Murphy

Commercial Director

Celine has over 10 years’ experience in acheiving corporate growth through the delivery of successful development strategies for a British plc. Working at Board level, Celine’s clear communication style and focus on seeing a project through to successful completion has enabled her to achieve business goals consistently. She is directly responsible for Priavo’s commercial, client care, sales and marketing strategy.

Celine heads up our Commercial direction; driving effective global growth strategies in partnership with our clients, ensuring we deliver exceptional security services and additional value through continuous evaluation.

Riz Omar

Riz Omar

Operations Manager

Riz is a highly experienced, pro-active Operations Manager. He has a wealth of experience after a distinguished career at the Home Office, Policing Crime Reduction Group, working closely with government and law enforcement agencies to tackle organised crime and terrorism.

Riz developed our Travel Risk Management service, helping keep global business travellers safe. He has worked for numerous high profile clients delivering Secure Journey Management with operational experience across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Over the years he has developed an in-depth knowledge of the threats, risks and hazards faced by business travellers across the globe.

Julia Griggs

Julia Griggs

Logistics Manager

Julia supports the Operational Team, effectively managing all logistical requirements, administration and contractual matters, coordinating our office team accordingly.

Julia previously worked within the Air Charter industry and has broad experience in managing international accounts and handling complex operations for corporates and private individuals, always prioritising customer service.

Nicki Hutchby

Nicki Hutchby

Events Co-ordinator

Nicki assists with the co-ordination of the operations team, diligantly supporting security tasks and operational logistics. Her background and experience within the events industry is invaluable ensuring we always create additional value for our event security tasks globally.

Kerry Taylor

Kerry Taylor

Finance Manager

Kerry ensures the smooth running of Priavo from a financial perspective, managing the business’ finances, including dealing with foreign currency, compiling and analysing management accounts, and ensuring the smooth financial running of the business and associated security tasks.