With over 25 years of operational, training and consulting experience in the security industry, specializing in mitigating and responding to terror and criminal threats, Mac brings real-world knowledge and expertise to all facets of his job.
As a hospitality and 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 an 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.