Ricky Yazdani


Ricky Yazdani is the Founder and CEO of International Protection Services, a renowned company providing security solutions worldwide. With a passion for ensuring safety and a commitment to delivering the highest standard of protection, Ricky is a visionary who has raised the bar in the security industry.

His journey began in 1990 when Ricky embarked on his career in the security world. Driven by his desire to protect others, he sought extensive training and expertise in Israel and the United States. These experiences formed the foundation of his knowledge and equipped him with the skills necessary to become a true expert in the field of security.

Ricky's dedication to continuous growth and development has taken him to various regions across the globe. From the Netherlands to the United States, from Europe to Mexico, from 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 enabled him to collaborate effectively with individuals from different backgrounds and disciplines.

With an impressive training portfolio that encompasses leadership, executive protection, high-risk protection, close protection, private military contracting, high-level aviation security, and anti-/counter-terrorism, Ricky is a versatile professional with a wide range of skills. He has built his expertise in collaboration and team-building, and his ability to cultivate strong relationships with clients is unparalleled.

Ricky's charisma and character are trademarks of his personality and have played a significant role in maintaining excellent client relationships. He understands that effective communication and a deep understanding of client's needs are crucial for building trust. His clients rely fully on his expertise and his ability to provide customized solutions that meet their specific security requirements.

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 gladly shares his knowledge and experience with others, inspiring them to excel in their field.

Ricky believes that the work he and his team undertake in the executive protection industry is of great importance. They are constantly challenged to learn and adapt to new threats and developments. As a proud member of International Protection Services, Ricky goes above and beyond conventional security measures, offering personal and professional executive protection services. From world-traveling CEOs to high-risk business terminations, their contracts encompass a wide spectrum of protection requirements.

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

Ricky Yazdani is a name synonymous with safety, security, and trust. He is a leader in his field, and his commitment to ensuring the safety of others is admirable. With his expertise and 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