Ricky Yazdani


Ricky Yazdani, the forward-thinking Chief Executive Officer at International Protection Services (IPS), leads a distinguished global provider of security solutions. With an unwavering dedication to safety, Ricky has propelled the industry to unprecedented heights, establishing himself as a trusted authority.

In 1990, Ricky embarked on his security career, driven by an intrinsic desire to safeguard others. He underwent extensive training and gained expertise in Israel and the United States, forming the basis for a comprehensive knowledge base. This journey positioned Ricky as a true expert in the security domain.

Ricky's commitment to continuous growth has taken him across diverse regions worldwide, accumulating experience in varied cultures and environments. From the Netherlands to the United States, Europe to Mexico, and South Africa to the Middle East, Ricky's global exposure enables seamless collaboration with individuals from diverse backgrounds and disciplines.

His extensive training spans Security Management, 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 diverse expertise equips him to address multifaceted security challenges with ease, surpassing conventional protection methods.

As the Head of Counter-Terror Instructors at the International Executive Security Academy (IESA), Ricky actively contributes to shaping the next generation of security professionals. Sharing his wealth of knowledge and experience, he inspires them to excel in their field.

Ricky firmly believes in the significance of the work conducted in the executive protection industry. As a proud member of IPS, he goes beyond traditional security measures, offering personalized and professional executive protection services. From globe-trotting CEOs to high-risk corporate terminations, their contracts cover a wide spectrum of protection needs.

With over 30 years of experience, Ricky stands as a seasoned professional with an in-depth understanding of personal protection and conflict management. His leadership qualities and unwavering dedication to customer satisfaction make him an invaluable asset to organizations seeking top-tier security solutions.

Ricky Yazdani is synonymous with safety, security, and trust. As a leading authority in his field, his commitment to ensuring the safety of others is commendable. With his expertise and unparalleled dedication, Ricky remains a continual 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