Intelligent Protection team

Intelligent Protection International Limited - Providing over a decade of security and protection for our global clients!

Our management team

“You are only as good as your people” - Alex Bomberg, Chairman

Christian Hill

Christian Hill - M.ISRM, MIWFM, Group Manging Director

A Company Director and Board member. Having worked for Intelligent Protection several years ago in a Close Protection role for both Royalty and Ultra-High-Net-Worth individuals; Christian re-joined Intelligent Protection as Head of Special Projects and was then promoted to Director of Global Operations, Compliance and Special Projects.

Christian took a five-year break from the Close Protection sector to work in Facilities Management, a role that encompassed security, health and safety, risk and business continuity. The role of Head of Special Projects encompasses a number of areas within the company, including the development and management of one-off, bespoke client high-impact projects internationally.

A member of the Institute of Strategic Risk Management and of the Institute for Workplace and Facilities Management.

Miguel Giestas

Miguel Giestas, M.ISRM, European Operations Director

Miguel has been working for Intelligent Protection on a wide range of International Close Protection tasks since 2016. Miguel is the epitome of a multilingual security professional being fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, French and English.

Having started his career in the Portuguese Military Police, Miguel moved into the private security sector and has worked on long-term tasks around the globe for some of the world’s leading names in security.

Miguel’s role within the company includes the management of tasks, recruitment and client liaison.

Miguel is a member of the Institute of Strategic Risk Management.

Admin team

Nicola Hill, Senior Executive Administrator

Nicola joined Intelligent Protection in March 2023, having previously worked as a Senior Legal Administrator, and prior to this, she spent 12 years as Head of Litigation for a large UK Building Society.

With a vast array of leadership and project management experience, Nicola’s role as Senior Executive Administrator offers significant support to our Company Directors, administration staff and operatives, including improving internal processes and working with the Directors to create organisational resilience.

Nicola holds a green belt in Lean Six Sigma.

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Lee Whonic BA, M.ISRM, Geopolitical Researcher

Lee joined Intelligent Protection in April 2023, having finished academic and field research on human security issues related to the humanitarian crisis on the Ukrainian and Polish border throughout the Ukraine/Russia conflict. During this research, Lee spent time on the ground as both a humanitarian volunteer and researcher. The paper Lee has been working on is due to be published by Dr Steven Schrage of John Hopkins University in the USA.

As an academic, Lee studied International Relations with a focus on Asia. During this time, Lee lived and studied for a year in Korea. Lee conducts Geopolitical research for Intelligent Protection and advises and guides team members on academic matters.

Lee is a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha, the US National Political Science Honor Society, and the Institute of Strategic Risk Management.

David Wilton

David Wilton - M.ISRM, Non-Executive Director

A former Army officer, having previously served in the Royal Military Police, specialising in Close Protection and serving in the Special Investigations Branch, David joined the Intelligent Protection Board in July 2022 as a Non-Executive Director.

David has a vast amount of international security and risk management experience including senior management roles in a number of major events including the Olympic and Commonwealth Games and Formula E World Racing Championship.

Having advised Police forces, local government, renewable energy and aviation industry as well as an array of organisations in business change and transformation, David brings his knowledge and professionalism to Intelligent Protection, adding a great deal of value to the services that we offer our international clientele.

David is a member of the Institute of Strategic Risk Management.

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Sophie Cope, LLM, Non-Executive Director

Sophie joined Intelligent (UK Holdings) Limited group of companies in May 2023 as both a Non-Executive Director and Legal Advisor.

As an ever-growing group of companies working across many different legal jurisdictions, we need to ensure that we have limited legal exposure. A passionate young legal professional, Sophie specialises in litigation matters.

Sophie speaks fluent English and an intermediate Spanish level. She has an interest in travel and fine dining.

Sophie obtained her law degree from the University of Liverpool and her master’s in law from the University of Law, graduating in 2022.

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Administration Team

Working closely with the team is Nick Brown, our Group accountant and Company Secretary heads up our administration team. Nick has been with the Group since 2004 and is joined in the Admin team by Miss Emily Attwater, who is PA to the Directors.