46 episodes

Conversations In Close Protection is a podcast about the Executive/Close Protection industry. We use the podcast to enhance discussions about the industry and promote values, information and education within the Close Protection Community and try to have fun doing it!

Conversations in Close Protection Chris Story, Chuck Randolph

    • Non-Profit
    • 5.0, 14 Ratings

Conversations In Close Protection is a podcast about the Executive/Close Protection industry. We use the podcast to enhance discussions about the industry and promote values, information and education within the Close Protection Community and try to have fun doing it!

    Dr. Gavriel (Gav) Schneider: Introducing Presilience as a Mindset

    Dr. Gavriel (Gav) Schneider: Introducing Presilience as a Mindset

    In a conversation that reminded us why we created the podcast in the first place, we talk to career protector, author and protective thought leader, Dr. Gavriel (Gav) Schneider about a higher level approach to protection. Armed with a shared moral responsibility to guide others in the industry, we discuss skills, risk, client assumptions and more. As well, Dr. Schneider introduces us to presilience and why it matters. Lastly we talk transitioning careers from MIL/LE to EP and from EP to other fields.

    • 2 hr 35 min
    Celebrity Protection: ICON Global CEO Elijah Shaw

    Celebrity Protection: ICON Global CEO Elijah Shaw

    CEO of ICON Global, Elijah Shaw is an icon in the protective industry. As an operator, author, trainer and businessperson, he is constantly focused on his mantra, “always make sure they call you back.”  Elijah has built a brand along with an operational footprint and shared his experiences in “An Introduction to Celebrity Protection and Touring: A Guide to Mastering the Business of VIP Security” which he wrote with fellow practitioner, Dale June. It is a thoughtful discussion about trajectories and

    • 2 hr 15 min
    Establishing a Protective Intelligence Baseline: Ontic Technologies' Tom Kopecky and AIRIP's Chuck Randolph

    Establishing a Protective Intelligence Baseline: Ontic Technologies' Tom Kopecky and AIRIP's Chuck Randolph

    This week, Chuck speaks on a webinar with protective intelligence company Ontic Technologies, about “Establishing an Intelligence Baseline”. In the discussion Ontic's COO Tom Kopecky and Association of International Risk Intelligence Professionals board member Chuck Randolph talk about how protection and intelligence teams can speak a common language in protective intelligence and early threat detection, communicate and develop efficient and effective workflows in establishing professional intel baselin

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Protecting Nelson Mandela in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Rory Steyn

    Protecting Nelson Mandela in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Rory Steyn

    Rory Steyn reflects on his career, including his time as one of President Nelson Mandela's security team leaders.  From a young boy to his current role as co-founder of NSA Global Security Consultants, we discuss his career and perspectives as an observer and participant to historical racial change. It is a captivating discussion that includes everything from working across divides to internal and external threat assessment to accomplish a protective mission for one of the greatest leaders in history.

    • 2 hr 16 min
    Filippo Marino on Risk Definiton and Measurement vs Threat Mitgation

    Filippo Marino on Risk Definiton and Measurement vs Threat Mitgation

    In this episode we talk to Filippo Marino, one of the protective industry's foremost thought leaders on risk, both personal and organizational. Risk is not only Filippo's expertise, but his passion.

    Filippo gained a lot of experience over the course of his career in the Italian military and in corporate environments for global brands. This week, he guides us through high level approach to thinking about and mitigating risk. Join us as we explore risk and data in making security decisions for our clients

    • 3 hr 2 min
    Josh Burmeister: Pushing Training and Standards for Performance

    Josh Burmeister: Pushing Training and Standards for Performance

    We discuss training a lot because we need to continually hone our skills. As we face some very interesting challenges these days, we have to honestly ask if we are prepared for them. Sure we survive, but how many of us challenge ourselves to gain the capabilities to face a myriad of issues and measure our success in them? This week we talk to Josh Burmeister about those issues and more. Josh was on previously talking about preparedness. Join us to hear what he has to say about training and standards.

    • 1 hr 52 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

whyvonne123 ,

Informative, Relevant & Excellent

Thanks Chris and Chuck (and all of the other guest speakers) for the wornderful content! I enjoy listening and learning from your podcasts here in Hong Kong. I look forward to each new episode.

Sarastia237 ,

Excellent material.

These podcasts are so relevant to today’s EP industry.
“How to survive a terrorist attack” with Bob Nichols is a must listen!
Look forward to more episodes.

kelseyr0313 ,

Great!

There aren’t enough podcasts in the close protection world. Thanks for bringing this to Apple Podcasts!

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