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Egwenu - Close Protection Operative - London, UK

Obi Egwenu

London, UK


I am a highly experienced, fully licensed UK SIA Close Protection Front line Operative with over 15 years of extensive security based experience which includes driving - of which I hold a full valid UK driving licence.
I am physically fit, able to recognize and defuse potentially dangerous situations whilst remaining calm under extreme pressure.


Close Protection Operative


I am a highly skilled and experienced Bodyguard who has worked across the UK, Europe and the USA, protecting high profile clients and everyday clients to the highest level, with many repeat bookings i strive to excel in my career and deliver the excellence expected.

Work History

At Present:
Close Protection Officer - Central London
This role consists of 12-18 hour + days, providing high level close protection and residential security, in an affluent area of London. I work as part of an entourage team consisting of 8 close protection officers, for one main principle and occasionally his family who are all "A" list status. This assignment is very intense, extremely varied and time consuming with meticulous planning involved on a daily basis. We cover a 24/7 protection service.
I am required to drive high performance /high value cars in central London and on occasions travel with the client by helicopter. I also attend social appearances with the client, as well as private meetings.
A high level of personal service and protection at all times is delivered to the client on a daily basis.

Assignments to date:

➢ Close Protection for a well-known American female musician, which included travel within the UK, across Europe and USA on tour. Repeat assignments with this client.

➢ Close Protection for a well-known international/UK based Female Hip Hop Artist on tour which covered European travel as well as UK shows/concerts at short notice. Venue assessments as well as airport meet and greet and personal driving was required. Repeat assignments with this client.

➢ Close Protection for an "A" List Socialite on a regular basis, which included personal driving for the client, attending business meetings and social events and excursions. Repeat assignments with this client.
➢ Close protection for an American Male Music Artist who attracts large crowds whilst on tour. This assignment involved route planning, risk assessments, venue checks and full one on one personal security as well as driving and controlling a team of operatives.

➢ Close Protection for UK celebrity in and around London, which involved risk assessment of venues, personal driving, long shifts, attending charity balls and ensuring the client was on time to all events.

➢ Close...

Qualifications & Certifications


Business & Westminster University

Business Studies

South Thames College

s & English

St Thomas The Apostle Secondary School

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