Rev. Ian Gaylard (Founder & Managing Director)
Rev. Ian Gaylard has had a long, distinguished career in Law Enforcement, Security and Defense. Well respected and admired, he is presently the Right Reverend [Bishop] for Ministry Discipline.
After serving in Law Enforcement in both Canada and the UK, Rev. Ian has served in the security and defense sector since 1985 in varied capacities: from private security and investigations, to training, to analyses and on to leading his own security companies.
Rev. Ian has been awarded an honorary Doctorate for Peace Studies and is also recognized as: a Certified Hostage Negotiator, a Crisis Intervention Specialist, and certified Juvenile Investigator.
His academic expertise is varied as well. He holds the following degrees:
- B.Sc. Business Management
- M.Sc. Terrorism, Criminalistics and Criminal Science
- Post-graduate studies in Law
In the private sector, Rev. Ian has many roles, not the least of which is as Founder and leading Global Risk International. Moreover, he is also presently an Analyst and Consultant for OSI Intelligence, a global counter terror think-tank; an Advisor and Consultant on anti- and counter terror for SECINDEF; is a Director for counter terror and organised crime for Step In Step Out; and also serves as the Ambassador for the Africa Union for both the International Police Commission (IPC) and the International Organization for Educational Development (IOED).
Additionally, Rev. Ian holds both the Certified Anti Terrorism Specialist (CAS) and Certified Master Anti Terrorism Specialist (CMAS) credential as awarded by ATAB – the Anti Terrorism Accreditation Board.