Richard van Beek


Richard embarked on his illustrious career in the security industry back in 2006, making his mark as a close protection agent in the United States, Scandinavia, and Europe. With a clientele comprising celebrities, politicians, and royals, Richard has demonstrated his exceptional expertise and commitment to safeguarding high-profile individuals.

As a highly experienced and seasoned professional security agent, Richard brings a wealth of knowledge and skills to his role. With over 16 years of experience, he has honed his personal protection skills and cultivated proficiency in collaborative team-building across diverse environments.

Richard's extensive training and qualifications showcase his dedication to excellence in the field of security:

  • Law Enforcement Instructor (IEST)
  • Basic & Advanced Close Protection (CPO)
  • Covert Security
  • Close Protection foot techniques & vehicle Formations
  • Close Protection & Security operational planning
  • Leadership in stressful combat situations
  • Advanced weapons training (pistols, rifles, & semi-automatic weapons)
  • Executive security driver
  • Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) / First Aid

These key skills underline Richard's comprehensive expertise in all aspects of personal protection and security operations. His training in law enforcement, close protection, and tactical emergency care equips him with the necessary tools to handle high-pressure situations and provide effective solutions.

Richard's commitment to ensuring the safety and well-being of his clients is unwavering. With his extensive knowledge and proficiency, he is adept at crafting meticulous security plans and executing them flawlessly.

Whether it's navigating challenging environments, employing advanced weapons training, or providing executive security driving services, Richard demonstrates unwavering professionalism and attention to detail. His expertise in tactical emergency care further assures clients that their well-being is in capable hands.

In summary, Richard's illustrious career, comprehensive training, and unwavering dedication make him a trusted and reliable professional in the security industry. His commitment to delivering exceptional protection services and his diverse skill set make him an invaluable asset to International Protection Services.