Our Team

An exceptional team delivering exemplary service

Richard Johnson

Richard is a travel risk management and security specialist whose experience stems from serving in the British Army for 18 years, 13 of which were spent in the SAS. During his military career he was involved in most of the major global conflict zones and became an expert in a wide range of areas including counter-terrorism operations and VIP protection. Richard was instrumental in delivering the militarys’ teaching syllabus for these areas and conducting training scenarios prior to deploying on operations.

Richard joined the private sector in 1991 and has worked, travelled and taught in six continents for several blue chip private security companies. Operating in this role as an international security and risk management consultant he has delivered a range of unique services precisely adapted to meet client requirements.

He is an experienced team leader and project manager who leverages his years of working in security and travel risk awareness to design and implement training packages for clientele that has included special forces units, government agencies, multinational organisations and civilians. His focus on low profile security methodology coupled with protective intelligence and security assessments.

During the past 10 years Richard has become recognised as one of the leading figures in executive protection and was an advisor on the Home Office SIA advisory board for close protection licensing.

His sound operating knowledge, complemented by his in depth experience make him ideal as the Operations Officer for Alchemy Global, Richard brings his passion for the sustainability of the security industry and those who operate within it. As an instructor he has been responsible for training more than 300 close protection officers and a similar number in conflict management and physical intervention.

Stuart Nash

Managing Director

Stuart Nash

Accomplished and experienced MD with wealth of international security management and consultancy experience, gained within an exemplary military and commercial career. MD of Alchemy Global is responsible for driving commercial strategy, providing operational leadership and leading key client account management.

Richard Owens

Operations Manager

Richard Owens

Experienced Security Operations and Compliance Manager with non-hostile and hostile international security operational management, gained within a military and commercial career. As Operations Manager of Alchemy Global is responsible for devising and executing operational security projects for a range of Corporate, Government and HNWI clients.

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Special Projects

Richard Johnson

Richard is a risk management and security specialist whose experience stems from serving in the British Army for 18 years, 13 of which were spent in the SAS. During his military career he was involved in most of the major global conflict zones and became an expert in a wide range of areas including counter-terrorism operations and VIP protection. His sound operating knowledge, complemented by his in depth experience make him ideal to oversee our Special Projects

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Office Manager

Eve Brown

Eve is the lynchpin of the office, the glue that binds us together and the person who fixes all our problems.

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24/7 Operations Room

Watchkeeper

Intelligence staff in a secure 24/7 Operations Centre keep track of our teams and clients as they travel around the world. They monitor situations developing and minimise risk with actionable intelligence.