Our People

Dave Wood

CEO and Director

Dave’s career spans 31 years with the British Police Service, culminating as Deputy Assistant Commissioner. He specialised in combating organised crime, anti-corruption and intelligence operations.


  • founding Executive Director for the Police Ombudsman in Northern Ireland
  • CEO of the Office of Criminal Justice reform in the UK Government
  • Director General of the Department for Immigration Enforcement

Bob Quick

Executive Director and Founder

Bob spent 32 years with the British Police Service specialising in counter terrorism, anti-corruption and tackling organised crime. Most recently he served as Chief Constable of Surrey and then Assistant Commissioner Specialist Operations at The Metropolitan Police, New Scotland Yard London. During his career he oversaw the investigations into some of the most complex terrorism cases in that took place in the UK.


  • UK Policing lead for Counter Terrorism and the Counter Terrorism Network of operational units across the UK.
  • responsible for the protection of the British Royal Family, Prime Minister and Cabinet.
  • led the security of the UK diplomatic community and visiting Heads of State in UK.


Commercial Director

Lee forged a 27 year career with HSBC, most recently as Head of Global Travel Operations, and is an active member of the business travel community. With HSBC Lee.


  • Was responsible for HSBC’s global travel programme
  • Created a ‘customer-first’ ethos for HSBC’s programme, focusing on enhancing traveller experience
  • Instigated a car fleet policy setting the bank on course for zero emissions by 2030



Brian served in the police service as an investigator for 34 years rising to the rank of Chief Constable of Wiltshire Police and subsequently as Director General of the UK Border Force.


  • Former national lead for prevention of violent crime
  • Awarded the Queen’s Police Medal for distinguished service
  • Post Police career includes board director of leading private investigation company


Non-executive Director

Andrew spent 28 years working in the City of London specialising in Pan European Equity Sales Trading to predominantly US based Institutions and Hedge Funds.


  • Former executive of Credit Suisse and BZW
  • Former MD of US investment bank Jeffries
  • Respected non-executive director



A chartered accountant for almost 30 years Andrew has worked as finance director for a variety of businesses from large multi-national PLCs to smaller private equity owned businesses.


  • Qualified chartered accountant
  • International experience working for Diageo, Dalgety & Alliance Boots
  • Fluent in French & German having lived and worked in both countries



Mike has an international career as CEO, Chairman and NED of Plc’s, and private equity backed companies in the UK, France and New Zealand.


  • Expert mentor and coach to more than 50 start-ups
  • Former main board director of Scottish Power
  • Experience across retail, FMCG, utilities and public sector

Sandy Moring

Corporate Travel Advisory

Sandy has held a wide range of travel roles with global telecommunications companies and other large corporates.


  • Director of Education for the Institute of Travel Management
  • delivers GBTA corporate travel management training across Europe
  • led the UK Government Travel Programme


GSA Assessors are drawn from a global network of former law enforcement and military professionals. All assessors are hand selected for proven professionalism and experience.

  • Established security experts with military, police or specialist security backgrounds
  • Fully trained by GSA to meet and exceed the required standard of assessment and then independently audited
  • Specialists operate in high or elevated travel risk countries. These assessors are trained by special forces