PAUL ELLIOTT FIISec MIPI
Qualifications & Appointments
Fellow, International Institute
of Security FIISec (1982)
Institute of Professional Investigators MIPI (1995)
Certified Protection Professional
CCP ( USA ) (1995)
English Law Society Approved
Expert Witness in Security Management and Unsolved Crime
Freeman, City of London (1992)
Chairman, Guernsey Crime Prevention Panel (2003 – 2005)
Member, Guernsey Crimestoppers
Board (2001 – 2012)
Chairman, Guernsey Crimestoppers Board (2010 – 2012)
Douzenier, Parish of St Saviour, Guernsey (2003 – 2008)
· Royal Air Force (1964 – 1985). Commissioned officer
in the Provost & Security Branch, continuously dealing with the
investigation of serious security incidents and the protection against such
events. Operated in a number of
high profile roles including international travel providing security support to
the British Prime Minister.
· Commander of UK Counter-Sabotage Survey Team (1979 –
1982), dealing with contingency planning as it applied to Government Key Points
and the organisation of high security. Also devised and managed tests to assess
security efficiency of UK government departments.
· Staff Counter Intelligence Officer at the UK Ministry of Defence (1982 – 1985).
Contributed to the drafting of Aviation & Maritime Security legislation and
was responsible for the testing of security arrangements at airports all over
the world. Other responsibilities included the management of criminal
investigations into breaches of Official Secrets legislation.
· Head of Security for Burmah Castrol Oil (1985 –
1987). Responsible for internal company security and the investigation of crime.
Security Adviser for P&O (1987 – 1992). Responsible for worldwide corporate
security arrangements specialising in containerised freight security. Also
advised on the security planning for British Rail in respect of operational
risks posed by the Channel Tunnel which was under construction at that time.
· Author of books on transportation security,
purchasing security guarding services and electronic security systems, published
by Witherby & Co (1989 – 1992)
· Formed The Paul Elliott Consultancy (CI) Limited in
UK, later a Bailiwick of Guernsey registered company (1992 – date) The firm
undertook numerous strategic security management reviews for “blue chip” private
sector companies in the distribution, retail, food manufacturing and merchant
banking sectors. Also carried out similar work for the UK Home Office (1996),
Northern Ireland Government (2003), NHS Trusts and Universities.
· English Law Society approved Expert Witness, since
1997 providing expert opinion in numerous civil litigation and criminal cases
where security or policing issues were critical to the consideration of the
cases by the Courts.
· From 2005, developed the private investigation
division of the company, creating global network of associates and British Channel Island agencies for several leading globally based investigation and
intelligence collation firms.