How to prevent vehicle attacks


December 7, 2017 - By Christian West & Mac Segal

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Christian West

Founder and CEO

Christian has been active in the executive protection industry since the late 1980s, when he worked for Danish musicians who relocated to Hollywood. Upon returning to Denmark, he founded his own EP company, which he quickly grew into Scandinavia’s largest, before it was acquired by Securitas.

Christian founded AS Solution in 2003, and again in 2009 followed his international clients to the US, where he is now based. An active member of ASIS and a leader in the corporate executive protection industry, Christian has personally planned and led high-profile engagements in over 76 countries for a wide variety of corporate and high net worth individual clients, including the international roadshow for the biggest IPO in history.

Mac Segal

Director of Hotel & Fixed Site Security Consulting

Mac is the Director of & Fixed Site Security Consulting at AS Solution. With over 25 years of operational, training and consulting experience in the Security Industry, specializing in mitigating and responding to terror and criminal threats, he brings real world knowledge and expertise to all facets of his job.

As a hospitality & fixed asset SME, Mac conducts security assessments, training and designs security master plans for hotels, business facilities, event & conference centers and critical infrastructure the world over. Working extensively with owners and operators in the private and government sectors worldwide he possesses and in depth understanding of the challenges facing businesses and infrastructure in today’s world. Mac has published many articles on hotel and general security and is a regular speaker at security conferences the world over as well as SME to major television and print news outlets.

Mac leads training programs in Security Awareness & Suspicious Indicator Identification, Event Security, Emergency Response Procedures, Counter-terrorism, Covert Close Protection and Surveillance Detection. Mac has taught, security professionals, hotel and event facility guards and employees, government units and C suite executives, working together with them to customize the training to their specific requirements.

Merging his operational, training and consulting skills, and partnering with our clients, Mac carries out Operational Audits of government and private facilities and protective units to constructively identify, assess and rectify real world vulnerabilities.

Born in South Africa, Mac has served in two militaries and government service, living in Europe and the Middle East whilst operating around the globe. This facilitates him with an excellent multi-cultural understanding which allows him to provide tailor-made, relevant and practical security and safety solutions.