Personal Protection

Personal protection should not be considered lightly. The allocation of a protective team can be intrusive if not considered carefully and tailored to the Client/Principal’s needs.

Here at Vanguard Services, we have personally selected and vetted our Close Protection staff. Only choosing Operatives who not only have the qualifications but the right mind set and intelligence to think on their feet in the highest of demanding environments and situations.


Most of our Operatives are from the military, which includes Special Forces and Elite Units/Regiments. This ensures that people in the protecting team are among the most knowledgeable, trustworthy and professional in the industry.


We aim to gather all the information needed from the client, to give the best advice and allocate the right operatives to the task given showing transparency throughout.


Vanguard Security has extensive experience in supplying security services and Close Protecting operatives to Foreign Diplomats and Heads of State, High and Ultra High net-worth Individuals/Families, and Celebrity VIPs in the UK and abroad.


By having professional and trusted operatives we can ensure that you receive the highest level of protection and advice. We can provide both male and female operatives to suit your requirements.

Typical responsibilities and duties of a CP team

  • Confidential and personal advisor to the head of household (as desired)
  • Personal protection escort for any family member as required
  • Daily intelligence gathering/identifying potential threats to the family
  • Driving duties and escort vehicle if required
  • Alternative route planning and counter surveillance aware
  • Event security/guest reception
  • Advance team to secure the arrival point at a venue. (Only as part of a larger team)
  • Residential security (Only as part of a larger team)
  • Emergency planning and coordination
  • Travel security/escort
  • Yacht and private jet protection
  • Search trained
  • Intruder intervention
  • Asset protection including cars, fine art etc
  • Ability to anticipate the needs of the Principal and plan accordingly
  • Adaptable to the dress and occasion as appropriate to the Principal
  • Experience in the delivery of a discreet, confidential and unobtrusive service

Please visit Vanguard Executive Security website on for more details.

Contact us to discuss how we can help with your security needs on 01202 523573