Geoffrey Gillion is an independent consultant, with extensive experience in security and intelligence, both in military and commercial sectors. Geoffrey also advises on business continuity, benchmarking and reduction in counterfeit trading. He designs and runs training in surveillance awareness and personal protection. He specializes in counter-terrorist issues and is trained in hostage negotiation.
Following a career as an officer in the British Army’s Intelligence Corps, Geoffrey was employed with a London-based multi-national company as a senior security manager. He has been heavily involved in the study and successful prevention of counterfeit goods entering and transiting international markets. He spent two years in West Africa acting to reduce the levels of counterfeit goods in circulation. His work achieved a two-thirds reduction in these levels by volume in a specific niche market.
He has recently worked closely with oil-related industries and with Government Departments and training organizations in the United Kingdom, Europe and the Middle East as a senior consultant.