Executive Protection Blog

Update from Nairobi

October 29, 2013 - By Will Powell

Nairobi’s Westgate Mall was besieged between 21-24 September by Al Shabaab terrorists, leaving at least 70 people dead and many unanswered questions about the general level of security in Kenya, East Africa and the rest of the continent.

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Evacuation from Libya

October 10, 2013 - By Christian West

Mid-morning in Denmark. As news of Libyan PM Ali Zeidan’s kidnapping from a Tripoli hotel is making headlines around the world, we start to get calls from concerned clients…

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Q & A with Will Powell, AS Solution’s Safety and Security Advisor for Africa, who was in Nairobi this weekend

September 24, 2013 - By Christian West

We caught up with Will Powell, our key man in Africa, to ask him for some perspective in the wake of the recent events in Nairobi. As it happens, Will was on the ground in Nairobi during the attacks and has been able to get some very local insight.

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Executive Protection Agent – Insights & Lessons Learned

September 19, 2013 - By Christian West

This is one story out of many. A day in the life of an executive protection agent. It is not meant to be a complete to-do list, but it does provide some insight into dealing with unforeseen events that pop up out of nowhere when traveling.

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