David Seaborn Davies

David Seaborn Davies (Dai) is one of the world's foremost experts in Security, Protection and Investigation with a career spanning over forty five years in the Police and Security industry.

He had a long and distinguished career with the UK's Metropolitan Police Service, culminating with his appointment as the Operational Commander in charge of Royal Protection for HM The Queen and the Royal Family. He was responsible for Palace and Personal Protection throughout the United Kingdom and worldwide. He inherited a command size of 450 personnel and a total resource budget of £26 million. He was responsible for the successful amalgamation of two former protection divisions and the Special Escort Group into one unified command. He reviewed and implemented new procedures on intelligence, protection, selection, training, crisis management and the introduction of business planning and financial controls and savings.

Earlier in his police career, Dai was responsible for or was directly involved with command and planning for the prevention of terrorism, public disorder, violence, gang disorder, alcohol abuse, vice and other organized crime. He was also an expert in the control and use of firearms and was himself a firearms officer and an advanced police driver. A career spent almost exclusively on the front line of policing. Developing leadership and leading by example has been recognised as one of his key skill areas.

As an expert in security and investigation, he held senior appointments and advisory roles with Oracle plc, BMW AG, Kingfell plc, Selecta mark plc and with a number of high-net-worth individuals and families. He works on international murder, kidnap and missing persons investigations; and provides both strategic advice and operational support on intelligence, security, protection, and threat and risk assessment. His international experience includes incidents and investigations in the United Kingdom, the United States of America, India, Mexico, Jamaica, Barbados, South Africa, Russia, Kuwait, Dubai, Australia, Japan, Macau, Thailand, Japan and Honk Kong.

He continues to advise and assist clients in high profile cases at home and abroad.

He is an acknowledged media expert on security, crime issues child protection and appears regularly on the BBC, BBC Wales, ITV, Sky, CNN and in the national newspapers. He is also a regular conference and after-dinner speaker. He has recently been appointed as a Cruise lecturer on major Cruise lines travelling widely, sharing his historical knowledge on the British Royal Family.

Dai is an ambassador for Kidscape the national children's protection charity. He frequently appears on television and radio representing the charity and is a fluent Welsh speaker.


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