Intelligent Protection International

Intelligent Protection International Limited

“Utilising specialists to provide a secure service worldwide”

Intelligent Protection International

Intelligent Protection International Limited provides Close Protection Bodyguards and supporting services to clients worldwide; working from the deserts of Africa and the Middle East, to London, Rome, Paris and Cannes; always with the highest professional standards.


With an international management team, many of whom have seen active service with the British or French Military in many of the recent conflicts of the past two decades; Intelligent Protection leads the way.

Calling upon the very best Close Protection Operatives from around the world has enabled Intelligent Protection to offer our clients the very best and most experienced personnel. In addition to this, being part of Intelligent (UK Holdings) Limited group of companies, enables us to draw upon the expertise of former Intelligence Officers and Technical Experts to support our services, thus, offering better value for our clients.


Intelligent Protection International Limited has five offices in Europe, Paris, Geneva and London, with Headquaters in the English Cotswolds, near Cheltenham and a regional office near Wilmslow in Cheshire. In 2017, Intelligent Protection International Limited became the first British company certified for Close Protection activities by the French Conseil National des Activités Privées de Sécurité (CNAPS).

One of the only firms to supply Royalty Protection Services internationally, a bespoke service aimed exclusively at Royal families. For more details, see: Royalty Protection Services.

With great knowledge of European cities, culture, the risks and threats, our Close Protection Teams provide the very best in security and peace of mind to each and every one of our clients.

With Close Protection now being tightly regulated within many European countries, Intelligent Protection ensures that all Close Protection Operatives have the relevant qualifications and licenses to operate legally.

Global Protection Operations

In 2013, Intelligent Protection opened its first operational office in Mauritania in support of it's clients, West Africa Mining and Exploration. The Company has since, in 2016, opened its first office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to better serve Clients in Asia and the Far East.

In April 2018 Intelligent Protection International also opened an office in New York to serve clients for the USA, with the view to opening up a further three offices in the USA later in 2018.

As one of the world’s leading Close Protection service providers, we have a number of operations running within the Middle East. These range from the Close Protection of families, to specialist projects that encompass a whole range of our services.

Retained Protection™

Launching in 2015, Retained Protection™ is a new Close Protection Service for those clients who require on-call Close Protection. Retained Protection™ is a Trademark of Intelligent Protection International Limited.

For more information, see: Retained Protection Services

Country Briefs

In mid-2015, Intelligent Protection launched its free (English language) country briefs service, offering country briefs with live news feeds for 98% of countries world-wide. This service is to aid our own clients and the wider security and protection community in their work.

For country briefs, see: Country Briefs

International Recognition:

Intelligent Protection International Limited and Group CEO, Mr Alex Bomberg, were widely interviewed by international media and press after the attack on HRH The Prince of Wales in London in 2010. This included live TV News interviews in both the UK, USA and also Canada.

In 2011 for the Royal Wedding of HRH Prince William, Mr Alex Bomberg was the Security Expert and Commentator for the live broadcast of the Royal Wedding for Entertainment Tonight Canada, for TV News in Brazil and also gave a number of interviews for publications such as, Readers Digest.

Mr Bomberg was also invterviewed in the Press extensively after the 2016 Kim Kardashian robbery in Paris, France, with regards to the serious Close Protection failings and security breach with regards the use of Social Media. See our Media Library for more details.

Company information

  • Incorporated: 30th March 2009
    UK Registration number: 6862831
    French SIRET number: 828 083 022 00016
    French CNAPS Licence: AUT-075-2116-05-17-20170601680-00
    Dun & Bradstreet, DUNS® Number: 211590253