Paul is one of the most respected and valued security operatives working in the west of Ireland today. Since beginning work in the security industry in the mid-1990s, he has gained extensive experience in the door, event, retail and static security sectors.
Paul is a widely known and respected door supervisor, with close to 20 years’ experience in front-line door security for pubs and clubs throughout the country. He has managed security teams at high-profile corporate and cultural events and at some of Ireland’s premier entertainment venues and events, including Oxegen, Slane, Marley Park, The O2 and Galway Races. Paul has also organised stadium security operations for clients from the League of Ireland, the English Premier League and the FAI. In the retail sector, his experience includes 6 years on the security team in one of Ireland’s biggest shopping centres as well as time with several multinational retailers.
Paul has a diverse background in martial arts and combat systems. He is a 1st dan black belt in tae-kwon-do, and is an international-level drug-free powerlifter. He has completed training in Tactical Firearms and CQB Tactics, Air Crew Security, Passenger Profiling, Hijack Management, Conflict Management, and Security Supervisory Management, and he holds a certificate in Terrorism and Counterterrorism Theory and Practice from Leiden University.
Paul has also undertaken the “safeTALK” and “ASSIST” training programmes on suicide awareness and prevention. Having attained his Train the Trainer qualification in 2006, he has been involved in security training, developing a reputation as a highly respected and experienced trainer. Paul delivers a diverse range of security training, including security guarding, door supervisor procedures, conflict management and personal safety across a range of sectors.