FAM International is committed to understanding each of our client’s needs and effectively implementing security protocols appropriate to his/her environment and corporate culture. We identify risks associated with individuals, their organisation and travel program; advise them of these risks; and make recommendations to safeguard their critical corporate assets. Most important is that the client be able to continue with its day-to-day functions while we ensure his/her safety, privacy, and peace of mind.
These services focus on the protecting the critical human corporate asset. FAM believes that personal security services should be both effective and as unobtrusive as possible and that the quality and professionalism of personnel is more important than the number utilised.
FAM’s experienced staff are committed to providing the highest level of professional and confidential service to assure a principal is protected from any intentional/unintentional threats or embarrassing situations. Our approach to protecting critical human assets ensures we:
- Save the principal time…and time is money
- Minimize exposures, thus reducing risks
- Reduce liability and assist with image of stability
- Allow clients to do business anywhere in the world
FAM personnel have the experience to make your business trip or projects more productive and less stressful through rigorous advance work and thorough time management planning. We are able to effectively communicate and interact on all levels within the corporate, diplomatic, and entertainment communities.
Our protection specialists have experienced top-level training in specialised security measures, protective driving, emergency medicine, and crisis management planning. They possess extensive domestic and international travel experience and have relevant military, law enforcement, and/or government security backgrounds.
A core group of proven professionals is available for travel, supplemented by an extensive network of known, vetted local personnel. This type of approach benefits the client in several ways, having a known, trusted, familiar operator in place ensures the standard of service remains consistent. Local personnel are familiar with the environment and are quicker to recognise anything out of the ordinary, have local contacts and resources, and may have local weapons permits. Additionally, costs can be reduced by less travel and lodging expenses.
FAM International pride itself in providing the ‘appropriate’ level of protection commensurate with the level of threat and profile of the client(s), this includes ‘high level’ armed protection to ‘low profile’ soft skills
FAM has developed innovative ways to provide a low-profile service. One is a “Security Concierge” service, where the security dresses and acts like a member of the executive staff; business cards have non-security titles, placing the emphasis on facilitation to provide a low-profile service with a customer service priority. We also provide operators with extensive experience of working with families, children & young persons.
Protective surveillance is focused on hostile surveillance detection. Hostile Surveillance Detection and Intervention is a crucial yet often overlooked aspect of close protection. History has shown that prior to any organised criminal or terrorist attack, the attackers conduct hostile surveillance, it has also shown that trying to stop an attack while in progress is usually too late; therefore, identifying hostile surveillance and intervening prior to an incident is paramount. Protective surveillance is highly recommended in high-threat areas, in conjunction with the “Security Concierge,” thus providing a seamless level of security in a discreet manner.
FAM recommends an advance risk survey be conducted prior to the arrival of any client to identify areas of concern; we then determine and deliver solutions. By conducting proper surveys, risks can be identified and mitigated and time management strategies can be implemented.
- Route Survey: Determine the safest and most time-efficient route to and from any venues to be visited. Also included are the nearest medical facilities, safe havens, and possible areas of interest. Route Survey: Determine the safest and most time-efficient route to and from any venues to be visited. Also included are the nearest medical facilities, safe havens, and possible areas of interest.
- Physical Security: Visually inspect all venues where personnel will be visiting to ensure safe and timely access to the facility, a safe and comfortable time at the venue, and a safe and timely departure.
Secure Ground Transportation
Secure ground transportation is a critical part of a secure travel program and should not be overlooked, especially while away from the home or office. FAM provides trained security drivers, with vehicles appropriate for the task ensuring passengers arrive at their venues in a safe and timely manner. Automobile accidents are the leading cause of death and serious bodily injury throughout the world! FAM personnel ensure vehicles and drivers are competent, qualified, insured and pose no threat to the principal wether direct or indirect, they also ensure vehicles are roadworthy and appropriate for the task.
This rigorous process mitigates and reduces the likelihood of accidents or vehicle malfunction.