close protection

Our management team

“Our close protection services utilise former British Intelligence Officers, in support of highly skilled former UK Special Forces personnel”

Alex Bomberg - Group CEO

Alex founded our sister company International Intelligence Limited in 2002, and in 2008 split the activities of International Intelligence into a group structure; Intelligent (UK Holdings) Limited is the management part of that structure.

  1. International Intelligence Limited
  2. Intelligent Armour Limited
  3. Intelligent Training International Limited
  4. Intelligent Protection International Limited

As Group CEO, Alex oversees the management of large projects and cases, as well as liaising with clients across the world.

One important focus for Alex is the international element of the companies within the Group. Alex draws upon his knowledge of running cross border intelligence operations to assist in producing a World-class Close Protection Service.

Since 2002, Alex has been a major contributor to a number of TV News broadcasts, appearing on the BBC (TV and Radio), Sky News, Channel 4 News in the UK and on CNN, CBS, Global News & CTV in North and South America.

Alex has also written, contributed or been interviewed for articles in both National and international press, including The Washington Times in the USA, The Telegraph in the UK and RIA Novosti in Russia. Further to this Alex has also taken part in TV Documentaries for the BBC and for Discovery Channel; as well as having written articles for specialist trade publications such as the Law Gazette, Legal Week Global and the Institute of Directors Magazine. The latest interviews given by Alex were with the South China Morning Post on the spread of ISIS through Asia and the Kim Kardashian robbery in Paris in 2016. These can be found in our media library.

Alex is a former soldier in the British Army and a former Aide to members of the British Royal family at Kensington Palace, London.

In 2017, Alex oversaw the opening of Intelligent Protection International Limited's new office in France including the registering of the company within the French system and the gaining of CNAPS certification, making Intellient Protection International Limited the only UK/US company with CNAPS certification for the provision of Close Protection Service in France.

CNAPS: CAR-099-2022-02-22-20170594245 (French Carte Professionnelle Protection Rapprochée)
CNAPS Management authority: AGS-099-2116-05-17-2017594245

Alex Bomberg


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Telephone: +44 (0)207 4566740

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George Foster - Group Managing Director

George came to Intelligent (UK Holdings) Limited as Group Managing Director in November 2016.

With him, comes a vast array of strategic experience, especially in the corporate world having worked with a FTSE 100 company for almost 10 years.

He also brings with him his experiences as a Close Protection Security Manager and wealth of knowledge in Fire, Health and Safety Management, Risk Management and Contingency Planning. Never one to shy away from progression, George has also cut his teeth into the executive world, both as an established company director and board member.

Since his arrival, George has written many articles for the security sectors most reputable national and international magazines, as well as mainstream publications, and has acted as a consultant for television channels, such as National Geographic and ITV.

Quality and accuracy is very much the fuel to George’s fire and consequently, has very much worked his way up quickly throughout his career. With his innate drive, ambition and passion for what he does, combined with his level of commitment, loyalty, integrity, not to mention his unmistakable eye for detail, ensures his demands for a world-class service delivery for our clients, are met every time.

George comes to the businesses with the responsibility of guiding us to further international expansion, with a particular interest in the Group’s Close Protection Services arm, Intelligent Protection International Limited and also our training business, Intelligent Training International Limited.

George is the lead at our Paris office that opened in May 2017 and as such, is the holder of both UK and French Close Protection Licenses and "Management Authority" for France.

SIA: 1082882289823640 (British Close Protection Licence)
CNAPS: CAR-099-2022-01-07-20170587924 (French Carte Professionnelle Protection Rapprochée)
CNAPS Management Authority: AGD-099-2022-05-17-20170587924




George Foster


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Telephone: +44 (0)207 4566740

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Sat Rayit, BA - Protective Services Manager

Sat joined Intelligent Protection International Limited in early 2016. He speaks fluent Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, English and Swahili, as well as basic French and Spanish. He also holds a Bachelors Degree (BA, Joint Honours) in International Business Law and Accounting.

Having spent over 16 years in Law Enforcement and 10 years in the international security sector, Sat has well-rounded experience in Management, Global Risk Consultation, Close Protection, Security Training and Assessing. A seasoned professional who has written National Generic Risk Assessments, Standard Operating Procedures and been a Tactical Policy Advisor for government departments.

Protection, risk and security trained with plethora of experience in a number of arenas:

- Former Chief and Senior Officer Safety Trainer
- Business Expert in Immigration
- Method of Entry Instructor
- Teaching, Training and Quality Assurance
- Unarmed Defensive Tactics
- Arrest and Restraint Tactics
- Batons and Limb Restraints
- National Decision Model
- Conflict Management Model
- Critical Incident Management

With a real flair for international work, Sat has operated in North America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. A true diplomat, Sat's duties includes on-going contract management in the Middle East and Asia, as well as liaising with clients.

Sat Rayit


Contact email:
Telephone: +44 (0)207 4566740

Virginie Roux - Head of Marketing

Virginie started work with Intelligent Protection International Limited in 2008. In 2013 Virginie completed an International Marketing Degree (in English and French) and obtained a First Class Honours Degree (French mention of très bien, highest honours).

A qualified tri-lingual assistant, speaking French, English & Spanish, Virginie supports Alex in the management of operations, liaising with International clients where language might otherwise be a barrier.

Virginie is responsible for all marketing activities within Intelligent (UK holdings) Limited Group of companies.





Virginie Roux


Contact email:
Telephone: +44 (0)207 4566740

Managers and consultants

Michael Moran - Counter Espionage & TSCM Advisor

Technical Surveillance Counter Measures (TSCM) is an important addition to our Close Protection services, offering that extra level of security. Mike is a former Military Intelligence officer and specialist in electronic counter measures and interception.

Highly experienced in all aspects of counter espionage, Michael advises all our clients on how best to keep communications and intellectual property secure.

Michael is a founder member of the respected British Technical Surveillance Counter Measures Institute

In support of our Close Protection Bodyguard services, Michael has worked Worldwide.