Abbey Protect Announces Two New Members of the Team

Following a rigorous selection and assessment process, Abbey Protect is delighted to announce that John Myles has joined our training team as Head of Training, read about John and his experiences below.

Expertise in Crisis Management

John has considerable expertise in crisis management, directing & coordinating the strategic and operational response to high-profile events. He was a member of a specialist cadre planning & leading covert firearms operations to tackle unique threats to the UK security and is experienced in commanding VIP protection operations including protecting the Royal family, senior government ministers and visiting Heads of State.

UK & International Security Protection experience

Credited with developing and leading the UK’s first multi-agency street gang task force, his innovative approach led him to being appointed as a subject matter expert by the Home Office and recognised by the University of Wisconsin International Centre for Problem Solving. Following his distinguished policing career, John initially spent time leading executive protection operations in the UK, Italy, Croatia, Turkey and Greece providing enhanced security measures for high net worth individuals. He then chose to use his unique experience as a specialist leadership and security training consultant assisting Foreign governments, blue chip companies and other public/private sector clients grow their organisational capability, capacity and resilience.

Most recent Security Protection and Training work

His most recent work includes leading a Counter Terrorism and intelligence program in the Sultanate of Oman, developing and delivering a homicide investigation and reduction program in Trinidad and Tobago and delivering a strategic leadership development program for various Government organisations across four Caribbean islands.

Closer to home he has designed and facilitate numerous ‘table top’ crisis management exercises to assist commercial and public sector clients to test, improve and grow organisational capability, policy and resilience.

Full list of courses available or call Abbey Protect today on +44 (0)151 363 6304 to discuss your training needs


Following a rigorous selection and assessment process, Abbey Protect is delighted to announce that Paul Rogan has joined our training team as Chief Instructor. Abbey Protect can provide fully accredited security training delivered by former police and military personnel, read about Paul and his experiences below.

Professional Profile

Paul served in the UK Police Force and concurrently as a Royal Marine Commando. Operational experience at senior level and experience in many police disciplines including: Major Incident Response and Management, Personal Protection, Public Order, First Aid and Trauma management. Operational and training experience, specifically counter terrorism operations in high threat environments. Development of UK and overseas law enforcement training products and training delivery.


  • Security and Law Enforcement
  • Leadership and Personnel Management
  • Excellent Communicator
  • Incident Planning and Management
  • Stakeholder Coordination
  • Practical Risk Management
  • Post-Conflict Policing and Security

MSc Police leadership and Management Liverpool Hope University. Subjects studied: Leadership, Change Management, Team Building and Ethical Leadership.

Dissertation published explored the question of whether it was possible to create an ethical none corruptible police team which was also highly productive.

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