Our skilled team of professionals are the foundation of Bydand Security Solution Ltd. 
Our Operators are all experienced veterans from Military, Police and Security Service backgrounds. Having this experience insures a highly motivated and dedicated team with the know how to support your security needs.

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Duane

Close Protection Officer

Duane served 3 years in the British Army with the Royal engineers assigned to 36 search Maidstone.
Serving with the Royal engineers has enabled Duane to develop skills that he has brought with him into the security sector. Since leaving the military he has provided protection for government buildings and high profile events. He is now a security officer, protecting the residence of high net worth clients. Duane has a positive attitude towards difficult circumstances and has established himself as a valuable team member.

Paul

Close Protection Officer

Paul served 32 years in the British Army and made rank of WO2 which he held for five years, 14 years in the Coldstream Guards and 18 years in the Royal Electrical, Mechanical Engineers (REME) He has also completed 5 operational tours. During Pauls Military career his role as a Phase 1 & 2 Instructor has involved the training and development of soldiers and officers selection. Paul is still an active reservist in the British Army whilst working with the team at Bydand. Becoming a reservist has enabled Paul to develop a career in the security sector, providing protection for sports personalities, private high net worth clients and blue chip companies. Paul is of great character, a pleasure to work with and has established himself as a respected valuable asset to the Bydand team.

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Darren

Close Protection Officer

Darren served 10 years in the British Army with the Scots Guards, during which he completed two operational tours of Afghanistan. Darren was part of a Counter Explosives Search Team whose role was to ensure safe passage of military personnel by identifying and highlighting Improvised Explosive Devices that had been placed along routes being used by British Forces. His duties also included searching vehicles, buildings and personnel in order to eliminate or identify potential threat to his fellow soldiers. Darren also specialised in communications and has supported missions carried out by special forces, by providing secure outer perimeters enabling special forces to carry out task without concern of imposed threats.
On leaving the military Darren then went on to start his new career in the private security sector, providing Close Protection for international sports personnel. He is now a valued member of the team at Bydand Security and is able to adapt his wealth of experience to the services that we provide.

Douglas

Close Protection Officer

In 2000 Douglas joined the Royal Dragoon Guards. During his time with the Royal Dragoon Guards, he was deployed three times, twice to Iraq and once on a UN tour to Cyprus. The regiment also travelled to Oman, Canada, Germany, Poland. Douglas also took a ground sign awareness instructors course in Brunei working under special forces.


Douglas spent a number of years after leaving the army, working in maritime security. Work involved crew and team briefs and training, which included weapon handling and first aid. 


Other tasks were securing vessels against piracy. Places visited include Sri Lanka, South Africa, Somalia, Kenya, India, Mauritius and Nigeria.


Douglas is not long back from working in Iraq at Q West camp in Mosul last year, where he spent a year working alongside the American Forces on a DOD contract. He has experience also, working in security 

within the UK, with the MPGS in RAF St Athan with the SFSG on a class one security base. 

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Mike

Close Protection Officer

Mike served 10 years in the British Army in the Assault Pioneers which consisted of him project managing and commanding a team in the construction of field defensive works such as bunkers, support weapon firing positions, etc. During this time he completed three operational tours around the world. Mike is trained in demolitions, land mines and booby traps, as well as their clearance and performing all other normal infantry duties as the situation required.

Mike achieved rank of Sergeant during his service.

On leaving the Army in 2007 he qualified as a Close Protection Operative and went on to work for Celebrity figures and Diplomatic Personnel in the UK and abroad. Mike is valued member of the team and brings the skills from his time in the service with him to support Bydand Operations.

Mark

Close Protection Officer

Mark served 12 years in the British Army and ended his service as a SGT within the The Pioneer Corps (RLC). During his 12 years serving he has been deployed on numerous Operational tours such as: Kosovo, Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan. He is an experienced dog handler working with both guard and sniffer dogs in Operational theatres.
Mark has carried out numerous surveillance tasks in Iraq and Afghanistan, working along side the ANA  (Afghanistan national Army) training them on surveillance, Infantry skills, security patrols and logistics. 

Once leaving the the H.M Forces in 2012 

his focus moved to the security industry. He has worked for football players and High net worth clients in U.K and overseas.

Mark is a trainer assessor in security related subjects. We’re thankful for the many years of experience and skills Mark brings to the forefront in helping Bydand business grow and evolve.

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