Ricky Yazdani


Ricky Yazdani is the founder and CEO of International Protection Services, a renowned company that provides leading security solutions worldwide. With an unparalleled passion for safety and an unwavering dedication to delivering the highest standard of protection, Ricky is a visionary who has elevated the security industry to new heights.

In 1990, Ricky began his career in the security world, driven by his deep-rooted desire to protect others. He gained extensive training and expertise in Israel and the United States, laying the foundations for his extensive knowledge and skills to become a true expert in the field of security.

Ricky's commitment to continuous growth and development has led him to various regions around the world. From the Netherlands to the United States, from Europe to Mexico, South Africa to the Middle East, he has gained a wealth of experience in diverse cultures and environments. This global exposure has given Ricky a unique perspective and enables him to collaborate effectively with people from different backgrounds and disciplines.

Ricky's comprehensive training portfolio covers an extensive array of disciplines, including Security Management, Security Risk Management, Leadership, Executive Protection, High-Risk Protection, Close Protection, Private Military Contracting, High-Level Aviation Security, Anti-/Counter-Terrorism, and comprehensive hand-to-hand combat training in various martial arts. This impressive breadth of expertise equips him to handle diverse and complex security challenges with ease. Ricky's knowledge extends beyond conventional protection methods, demonstrating his profound understanding of advanced, high-level security techniques.

He is a truly versatile professional, well-prepared to navigate multifaceted security landscapes and ensure optimal safety and protection.

As the Head of Counter-Terror Instructors at the International Executive Security Academy (IESA), Ricky contributes to the training and development of the next generation of security professionals. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience with others and inspires them to excel in their field.

Ricky strongly believes in the importance of the work he and his team carry out in the executive protection industry. They are constantly challenged to learn and adapt to new threats and developments. As a proud member of International Protection Services, Ricky goes beyond conventional security measures and offers personal and professional executive protection services. From world-traveling CEOs to high-risk corporate terminations, their contracts encompass a wide range of protection requirements.

With over 30 years of experience, Ricky is a seasoned professional with a deep understanding of personal protection and conflict management. His leadership qualities and dedication to customer satisfaction make him an invaluable asset to any organization seeking high-quality security solutions.

Ricky Yazdani is a name synonymous with safety, security, and trust. He is a leading authority in his field, and his commitment to ensuring the safety of others is admirable. With his expertise and unmatched dedication, he continues to be a source of inspiration for the security industry.

Key Skill:

  • Counter-Terror Instructor: TAC 123456
  • Executive Protection /Close protection Level 3 (EP/CPO)
  • Private Military Contractor (PMC)
  • Advanced Executive/Close Protection foot techniques & vehicle formations
  • Advanced Covert Surveillance (ACS)
  • Close Protection & Security operational planning
  • Threat assessments & risk analysis
  • Risk Management, conflict resolution & security policies
  • Site surveys, security advances & route reconnaissance
  • Close Quarters Combat (CQC) Krav Maga
  • Close Quarter Battle (CQB) defensive shooting skills
  • Interpersonal skills & conflict management (realistic incidents)
  • Advanced counteractions (team formations & vehicle movements)
  • Advanced weapons training (Pistols, Rifles, Shotguns, Sniper, AR-15 & AK-74 Semi-automatic weapon)
  • Protective Services/Security detail (PSD) attack on client & evacuation lives fire situations
  • Security convoy (PSD), single & multiple ambushes live fire situations
  • Protective Surveillance (protective security operations) (PSO)
  • Executive Security Driver
  • Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) / First Aid