John Burrell is a consultant with London security Group Limited. He has over 40 years' experience of fraud investigations, criminal enquiries and large-scale security operations in both the police service and the private sector. A specialist in undercover and surveillance operations, he pioneered the use of these techniques in combating commercial fraud and counterfeiting.
As Managing Director of Chancery Consultants Ltd from 1981 to 1998, Group Managing Director of Maxima Group plc from 1998 to 2002, and most recently, Managing Director of OVAG Limited, he has led a series of successful high profile investigations related to fraud, corporate contests, and the recovery of assets.
He has pursued long-term assignments for major corporate and governmental clients in the fields of security, investigation and training.
He has routinely liaised at senior level with major police forces throughout the UK and internationally on cross-border investigations.
Behrooz Nezhad is a consultant with London Security Group Limited. His role within the organisation is that of Director of Procurement. His background is that he originally worked for Iran’s Imperial Government at the time of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi but left Iran in 1974 some years before the last Regime Change. He has never been back and has not worked for the present Regime.
Since then, Behrooz has worked worldwide, particularly in the USA and UK, as a consultant and investigator. His work has included Risk Assessments, Surveillance and Counter Surveillance, Investigations into security breaches at government and private establishments and Procurement projects.
Now Behrooz is a British Citizen living in London, United Kingdom. For further details about his work as a Freelance Security Consultant for governments and also in the private sector please visit www.bbnsecurity.com
After 9/11 he was invited to join a new security company as their Executive Vice President with a wider operational basis. Please visit www.prcassociates.com
He is currently working on several international projects with London Security Group Ltd to provide solutions for problems faced by governments of developing nations.
Ned Pullin is a consultant with London security Group Limited. He was a detective with the City of London Police for 30 years and has extensive experience of investigating large-scale and complex frauds and conspiracies in the UK and elsewhere in Europe.
He served within the Fraud Squad for six years and was also responsible for a series of undercover police operations which attracted a total of nine commendations from the Commissioner and trial judges.
He has particular expertise in detecting conspiracies to defraud credit card companies and clearing banks, payroll fraud and counterfeiting.
On retirement from the police service he entered the private sector as a Senior Consultant with Maxima Group plc and as Director of Operations with OVAG Limited.
Malcolm Hebron is a consultant with London security Group Limited. He is a proven investigator with almost 40years experience. Formerly a senior detective serving 31 years in the UK police service, latterly as an Area Commander on the National Crime Squad with responsibility for combating organised crime groups at national and international level.
He has many years experience of managing large scale investigations of serious crime ranging through drug trafficking, money laundering, kidnap, murder and terrorism.
During his police career he was seconded to the Royal Hong Kong Police for 2 years and served as a Divisional Commander and as Head of Intelligence for the Kowloon Region.
He has particular expertise organising and managing covert operations. Since leaving the police service he has worked in the private sector on behalf of Corporate organisations and Governments investigating fraud, money laundering and corruption cases as well as supporting legal teams in litigation.
Ian Hoskins is a consultant with London Security Group Limited. He served in various departments of the Metropolitan Police Special Branch, both at New Scotland Yard and at Gatwick Airport, finally specialising in Middle East matters.
He was later responsible for the security of a prominent Middle East family before becoming Director, Security, for R J Reynolds Tobacco International (now Japan Tobacco International) with global responsibility for the security of the company’s personnel, premises, products and proprietary information.
In recent years he has assisted Chancery Consultants Limited, Maxima Group Plc and OVAG Limited, notably on the physical, technical and procedural security of new and vulnerable installations, either for foreign governments or non-governmental organisations.
Stephen Baugh is a consultant to London Security Group Limited. He retired from the City of London Police in March 2009. He joined the Isle of Man Constabulary in March 1979 before transferring to the City Police in April 1984.
Stephen had served in the Force’s Economic Crime Department since 1987 which included attachments to major investigations such as the Johnson Matthey Bank and Bank of Credit and Commerce International cases. He has also considerable experience in the investigation of major and complex fraud cases, gained whist on attachment to the Serious Fraud Office.
Since 1995, when he was selected to be a member of the newly formed Financial Investigation Unit (FIU), he conducted Money Laundering, Confiscation and Cash Seizure investigations, both nationally and internationally, which by their very nature included asset tracing and recovery. He regularly gave presentations to City institutions and commercial organisations covering anti-money laundering processes and procedures and money laundering typologies.
William Callahan is the New York strategic partner of London Security Group through his company UNITEL a well-known and highly regarded international security and risk consulting company (www.unitel.com).
William is a noted authority on international security for corporate clientele worldwide. He formed UNITEL in 1978, and has been a special advisor to companies and governmental clients for anti-terrorism, airport and maritime security needs. He has been an advisor to ABC News in New York on breaking terrorism stories. William was formerly with the US Justice Department assigned to a White House Task Force Group on narcotics and money laundering enforcement in the administration of President Nixon. He is a member of the US State Department’s Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC). He is an active member of The Association of the United States Army, as well as a member of The Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO). In addition, William is a member of the U.S. Sea Ambassador program – dedicated to keeping the U.S. Navy as a strong naval force and deterrent to terrorism. Earlier in his career, he served in the US Navy on active duty as an electronic countermeasures specialist.
UNITEL’s clients have included many of the world’s largest companies, law firms, and financial institutions such as New York State, Columbia University, Caterpillar Corporation, and Virgin Enterprises (UK). The company specializes in the following:
• Corporate Security Consultants
• Maritime Security
• Protecting personnel, equipment, and asset base against terrorism, fire, sabotage, criminal acts, and other incidents that affect lives and valuable assets.
• Working with engineers and developers of new technology in the security field.
Richard Lee is a business development consultant with London Security Group Limited. In the course of a successful business career he travelled throughout the World and has, in particular, conducted difficult business negotiations in the Middle East and China. He is a fluent German speaker and exponent of several martial arts. He is also a Member of the Institute of Professional Investigators. Richard has been engaged in several client facing roles with London Security Group, particularly in relation to projects involving German speakers and those with a client protection aspect.