Andy is the CEO and Founder of SPS (established in 1991), and is responsible for the strategic direction of the Group. His success as a leader at the forefront of risk management stems from over 30 years’ worth of experience in the commercial sector. He has lived and worked for extended periods in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Iraq and the United Kingdom, and has operated in more than 50 countries. Andy has extensive work experience as a retained kidnap and ransom advisor for both corporate companies and high net worth families in Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Africa, Middle East and Europe. Prior to establishing SPS, Andy served with the Royal Hong Kong Police (RHKP) - a para-military force - between 1981 and 1988, and spent most of this time in the Counter-Terrorist Special Duties Unit (SDU), assuming the role of Team Commander.