Mark (Billy) Billingham MBE QCB

Executive Director

Mark joined the Parachute Regiment in 1983 and served until 1991 holding an array of positions including: Patrol Commander for operational tours in many worldwide locations and also served as a training instructor for the Regiments as a military specialist. Billy joined the SAS in 1991 as a Mountain Troop specialist and has been responsible for planning and executing strategic operations and training at the highest level in numerous locations (Iraq, Afghanistan, South America and Africa) and has lead countless hostage rescues.

Billy is a certified SF and Counter Terrorist Sniper Instructor, Advanced Evasive Diving Instructor, Tracking/Jungle Warfare/Navigation Instructor, Demolition/Sabotage Instructor, Ski Mountaineering/Rock Climbing/Abseiling/Ice climbing Instructor, Combat Survival/RTI Instructor, Counter Terrorist Instructor (all options) and has worked as a Patrol Medic/Trauma Life Support agent for 5 hospital attachments.

Tony Webb

Training Director

Tony Webb has an extensive and diverse security background serving in multiple capacities ranging from the Special Air Service (SAS) to Head of Security for various A-list celebrities, corporate CEO’s and International Political Figures. He joined the Royal Marines in 1979 and served until 1984 holding an array of positions in many operations including three tours of Northern Ireland and the Falklands War.

Tony joined the SAS in 1985 as a Mountain Troop specialist. He has been responsible for planning and executing strategic operations at the highest level. He is a certified SF and Close Protection Instructor, Advanced Evasive Diving Instructor, Tracking/Jungle Warfare/Navigation Instructor, Demolition/Sabotage/Abseiling/ climbing Instructor, Combat Survival/RTI Instructor, Counter Terrorist Instructor (all options) and has worked as a Patrol Medic/Trauma Life Support agent.

Since leaving the military in the late 1990’s Tony has been involved in setting up and running training courses in many different specialist areas, and was one of the first instructors certified to run training courses for the UK Security Industry Authority (SIA) when this organisation was first established. He has been responsible for business development, advising and training in all aspects of security (technical and physical), logistics and communication, in various different theatres of operations worldwide.

Carl Mills

Operations Director

Carl served 24 years’ service in the British Army Air Corps serving Operationally in the First Gulf War, Northern Ireland, Former Yugoslavia and Indonesia. He specialised and assisted the development of Lynx Helicopter Heavy Machine Gun and Surveillance platforms and Fast Rope and Abseil troop dispatching techniques. Since leaving the Army Carl has converted his skillset to suit commercial needs and Project Managed various lengthy contracts in Sierra Leone, Uganda, Tanzania, Libya and Iraq.

He is a Level 3 Aviation Security Manager and played a vital role in assisting the Sierra Leone Airport Authority achieve an International Civil Aviation Organisation Security Audit Pass for the first time in its Aviation history. Carl led deployments on humanitarian tasks in Bande Ache Sumatra 2004 Tsunami disaster and Assisted the British Military and High Commission in Sierra Leone during the 2015 Ebola Crisis.

In 1996 he was decorated for assisting MENCAP West Belfast by helping to raise thousands of pounds to assist the financial running of the special needs school. Also since 2014 Carl has dedicated his own time in assisting the Sierra Leone Ex-Soldiers Wounded In Action Personnel Organisation by raising funds for food and medical treatment to assist the disabled veterans who are Blind, Limbless and unable to work and provide for their families.

Chris Seargent

Security Specialist, Maritime

Chris served in the British Army for 17 years. He spent 7 years in 3 Commando Brigade specialising in forward observation post close air support and naval gunfire mostly in mountain and arctic warfare. In 1991 he passed 22 Special Air Service selection and served in UK Special Forces for a further 10 years.

Chris is a counter terrorist assaulter and sniper, advanced evasive driver, advanced demolitionist, Military Free Fall Specialist, PADI Dive Master, Mountain and Arctic Warfare Specialist and a commercially endorsed Master of Yachts (200gt). Chris is also an instructor in combat survival, maritime security, close protection, surveillance, Jungle Warfare, skill at arms and sea survival.

Since leaving the SAS Chris has spent 10 years in the private security industry operating in remote parts of the globe for corporate and private clients.