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17.08.2023 ・ Impulses

Executive Protection – an underestimated discipline

Article by Oliver Graf: SECURITY INSIGHT SicherheitsPraxis 4/23

Film and television have portrayed personal security in a very one-dimensional manner. Compounding this issue, business associations, politics, and relevant authorities have yet to establish a recognized professional standard for this field. Both factors have not been beneficial for the industry. The absence of national training and certification standards allows amateurs to enter a market marked by maximum uncertainty and information asymmetry. “Adverse Selection” is almost inevitable: the client simply doesn’t know what service to expect and how to assess the provider’s quality effectively. In the end, they often opt for the cheapest personal security provider, an unsustainable situation in a segment concerned with safeguarding life, limb, and health.

So, how should modern executive protection be understood and carried out according to established principles?

Read an article by Proteus.one Managing Director Oliver Graf in SECURITY INSIGHT SicherheitsPraxis 4/23.



Analysis | Conceptualization | Implementation

Three Dimensions – One Goal

Practice is good – Best Practice is better

Security guidance represents only a small, visible part of the facets and possibilities in personal protection. But even for the expert, it is not sufficient to know proven preventive and reactive measures.

From scientific risk analysis through conceptual development to successful implementation, strategic and operational consulting skills are also required.

Protection 3D


Driven by Expertise and Total Focus

Transparency Builds Trust

The demands and expectations for professional personal protection are constantly increasing. We have not only engaged with relevant developments and trends but have also implemented insights from a forward-looking and visionary perspective.

Our approach is based on the idea that genuine security enhancements only occur where scientific analysis, consulting expertise, and practical experiences from various security domains intersect.

About us

Managing Director
Oliver Graf
General Manager
Andreas Schubert
Senior Consultant Protective Intelligence & Forensics
Dr. Pantaleon Fassbender
Director Executive Protection | Private & Corporate
Carsten Doukas
Director Executive Protection | Sports
Kilian Laimer
Equipment & Organisational Services
Carsten Ibele
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Do you need personal security?

The first step is a trusting conversation

Initial consultation
Real guidance
Creating solutions
Sustainable concepts
Personal protection
Effective security
Feeling safe
High Quality of life

Personal protection inherently requires a client-provider relationship built on trust and openness. Some information asymmetries can be harmful. It is advisable to engage with each other professionally and have a detailed initial conversation.

So, do not hesitate to ask us questions and inquire thoroughly. If time allows, compare and also listen to your inner voice. In the end, it may save a life.

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