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CRS launches a new business centre in the heart of Baghdad
Consilium Risk Strategies [CRS] has become the first Private Security Company to open a fully equipped business centre in the heart of Baghdad - Iraq.
Do you want to do business securely in Iraq?
Following the successful launch of its business centre in central Baghdad, CRS-Iraq now intend to open a second state of the art business and conference centre, complete with deluxe accommodation, in the same residential district of the city.
CTS announce strategic partnership with TUCOES s.a.l. For Consultancy & Training, the Lebanese based security provider
Consilium Training Services [CTS] - sister company to Consilium Risk Strategies [CRS], has just announced it has become a share holder of TUCOES s.a.l.For Consultancy & Training, the specialist security provider based in Beirut, Lebanon.
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The CRS Team
Before forming CRS, our senior management team all had careers as members of the UK's Special Forces. They bring together many years' experience in both general operations and counter terrorism in a range of challenging high-risk regions.
As qualified trainers, most of the team have at some point been deployed across the world providing help and advice to foreign governments, or assisting in the structured development of allied military and security forces.
Andrew Edwards - CEO and Founding Director
Former Royal Marine and UK Special Forces, Andrew served as security advisor to the World Bank and a major US news network before forming Peak Security Group in early 2003. In 2008 he changed the name to Consilium Risk Strategies [CRS]. Andrew has worked all over the world often dealing at senior government level. He is a trained negotiator and counter terrorism specialist, he is also an expert in conflict resolution, strategy and general security operations.
Ian Hearne, MBA - Director Middle East & Asia
On leaving the Royal Marines, Ian worked for the British Government's Disaster Relief Initiative, set up by the Overseas Development Agency. Ian has since served as a Group Board Director for several multi-national organisations from the USA and the United Kingdom. A specialist in change management, business development and marketing, Ian is able to work with clients helping to maximise their ROI, bringing an essential business oriented approach to the services provided by CRS.
Steven Keller, MPhil - Director Special Projects and Africa
After studying medicine at Manchester University Steve went on to read for an MPhil in International Relations at Cambridge, before taking up a military career in the early 1970's.Having gained extensive knowledge of the Middle East, Asia and Africa, he was quickly promoted through the ranks and deployed on numerous operations with various Special Forces units across the world acting in both an operational and advisory capacity.Most recently Steve served as the Deputy Head of Operations within the joint operational analysis, planning and tasking organization involved in counterterrorist operations.He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1996 but continues to lecture at military staff colleges and Special Warfare schools across Europe, Asia and North America, where he has presented papers on Counter Revolutionary and Counterinsurgency Warfare.Steve is a contributor to a number of specialist military journals as well as being the author and co-author of several books and, continues to act as consultant to a number of government and non-government agencies, most notably as a senior negotiator for an International Agency involved in a conflict resolution project in Darfur and, as consultant to a Canadian investment house developing a range of substantial and diverse interests in East and Central Africa.