New Head of Close Protection & Another Exciting Chapter For Absolute

Introducing Andy Holmes,
The New Head Of Protection at Absolute Enforcement,
Ex-Reconnaissance Officer, Andy Brings A Wealth of Experience...

We are thrilled to announce the arrival of Andrew Holmes as the new Head of Close Protection at Absolute. Known for his unwavering professionalism, dedication, and integrity, Andrew joins us as a highly respected and seasoned Close Protection Officer.

With an impressive 23 years of experience in the field, Andrew has developed his skills in various roles such as an instructor, advisor, close protection officer and surveillance officer. These roles have taken him around the world to countries like Togo, Sierra Leone, Peru, across Europe and the Balkans. Throughout his career, Andrew has provided top level security services for notable organisations such as the European Space Agency, CGI, Thales, Telespazio, and the German DRH. Playing a crucial role in ensuring safe road transportation of COMSEC and Crypto Items for the Galileo Project.

Before joining the private sector, Andrew served for 8 years with the Second Battalion in the Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment. Specialising in reconnaissance and has been deployed to various locations such as Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Macedonia, Croatia, Kenya, and Iraq.

We are privileged to welcome Andrew to the Absolute family. His exemplary career and wealth of experience speaks for themselves. We look forward to seeing him lead our new team through many successful assignments, bringing his expertise and leadership to our Close Protection service.


What is Close Protection?

Close protection, also known as executive protection, is a service designed to ensure the safety and well-being of individuals who are considered at elevated risk. This is usually because of status, profession, or public profile. Close Protection involves a comprehensive approach to safeguarding clients from potential threats. This service is more in depth than normal bodyguard duties as it includes a range of proactive and reactive elements. Close Protection officers (CPOs) are highly trained professionals, they anticipate, identify, and neutralise risks, prioritising the safety of their clients at all times.

We are delighted to announce that we now offer this crucial service, further expanding our commitment to diverse security needs.

By choosing Absolute you receive:

  • Expertise and Experience: Our CPO offers a wealth of experience and specialised knowledge, ensuring top-tier protection.

  • Customised Security Solutions: We tailor our services to meet the unique needs and preferences of each client, providing a personalised security strategy.

  • 24/7 Coverage: Whether you need protection for a one-time event or ongoing support, our services are available around the clock.

  • Peace of Mind: With our Close Protection services, you can focus on your personal and professional endeavours, knowing that your safety is our top priority.