Priavo provides robust and tailored risk management services through experienced time-served employees, vetted global security partners and highly qualified and trained subcontractors all located in strategic high-risk countries across the world. This gives us the strength to ensure exceptional standards of security are consistently delivered.
Our collective knowledge and global network allow us to competently analyse the requirements of our clients across private, corporate and maritime security. Innovation is at the forefront of all our services. Whatever your requirement, we will offer you a cost-effective solution that minimises risk and supports your lifestyle, business goals and assets.
Our leadership team
Chief Executive Officer
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 and his extensive global network of contacts and liaisons allows Priavo to be continually resourceful wherever we operate.
Celine has over 10 years’ experience in achieving 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 and strategic direction; driving effective global growth strategies in partnership with our clients and suppliers, ensuring we deliver exceptional security services through continuous evaluation.
Global Operations Director
Riz is a highly experienced and proactive Operations Director. He has a wealth of experience, beginning his career at the Home Office, Policing Crime Reduction Group, working closely with government and law enforcement agencies to tackle organised crime and terrorism.
Riz directs our Travel Risk Management service, helping keep global business travellers safe through delivery of Secure Journey Management across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Riz is an associate lecturer on the Security Risk Managers MBA Course and, over the years, has developed an in-depth knowledge of the threats, risks and hazards faced by business travellers across the globe.
Tom effectively coordinates all global security tasks ranging from Executive Protection and Travel Risk Managementthrough to Security Training and Event Security. A determined and enthusiastic individual with a strong background within logistics, supply chain management and freight forwarding operations.
Tom is an excellent communicator and continuously strives to deliver first-class customer service through a creative and innovative approach.
Sam manages Priavo’s digital strategy and online footprint, coordinating all marketing campaigns, content and social media. Sam specialises in creative projects including film, video, photography and graphic design – with the aim of optimising Priavo’s brand profile in line with evolving market conditions.
With a keen eye for visual design, his expertise offers a creative dynamic to the way we communicate our services, ethos and values.
Michele is an exceptionally experienced, high-level Executive Assistant with over 20 years of experience in the luxury sector. She supports our senior management team with strategic direction; coordinating meetings, actions and project fulfilment. Michele successfully manages schedules, timely communications and business administration for the company directors and key stakeholders.
Michele provides operational assistance, managing complex travel arrangements and logistics. Her extensive background in events, luxury hotels and travel is a great asset to the team. Coordinating business meetings and, maintaining relationships with our global clients and suppliers is an important part of her role.
Lucy works as operations assistant supporting our senior ops team with logistical coordination across our global security tasks. Lucy’s previous public sector experience within project management and communications is an asset.
Her role entails operational planning, briefing, and administration across executive protection, journey management, and event security. Site surveys, threat assessments, contingency planning and post operational analysis and reporting are all an important part of the risk mitigation process. Importantly, Lucy manages our relationships with global security partners, suppliers, and operatives.
Karin is an experienced Accounts Executive with over a decade of work experience in finance. She has a demonstrated history of working in a finance role, holding MIAB and AATQB memberships.
She manages bookkeeping and all aspects of financial management across Priavo Security, including dealing with foreign currency, compiling and analysing management accounts, and ensuring the smooth financial running of the business.
OUR GLOBAL NETWORK
Our global network provides our clients with greater access and opportunities in emerging and frontier environments. Our security affiliates work alongside our team, focused on the adherence to international standards, imparting knowledge and transferring skills to build a business with respect and consideration for local culture.
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