Our Senior Management
Paul Bell, Chairman
Paul has a background in engineering and board level management gained in the construction, engineering and automotive sectors. Raised in Zambia and educated at Trinity Dublin, he brings a wealth of experience to the board. He truly understands the demands and challenges of running large construction and engineering projects in remote parts of the African continent. Prior to joining Henderson Paul was Chairman of Grey Security Services in the UK and established a joint venture with Bell Technologies that focused on the delivery of remote site security management.
Duncan Bullivant, Group CEO
Duncan founded and built the company. Prior to his business career he spent 17 years in public service as an Officer in the British Army and with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Over the years he has been directly involved in the delivery of all the current service offerings in the company. He has spent considerable time living and working in the Balkans and Africa.
Rupert Matthews, Group CFO
Rupert is a Deloitte trained Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser. He has advised the Board since 2013 and has been a member of the Board since 2017.
Martin Tickle, Group Executive Coordinator
Martin joined the Group in 2012 as an Operations Manager and joined the Board in 2017. A former officer in the Royal Navy, Martin has a background in intelligence and currently has operational oversight of Group consulting services.
Peter Ratcliffe DCM, Director
Peter joined the Group in 2008 as an Operations Manager and joined the Board in 2017. A former RSM of the Special Air Service, Peter brings huge experience and applied common sense to numerous complex situations. Africa based, Peter is a leading expert on the delivery of cost effective loss control solutions and risk control measures to the mining industry.
Ian Currie, COO Asset Protection
Ian has over two decades of corporate security experience gained both as a service provider and ‘in house’ in the extractives sector in senior security risk management posts. Ian is based in Kosovo and has responsibility for the driving of delivery standards within our Asset Protection projects in the Balkans and Africa. Prior to entering the Corporate world Ian served for many years with the elite French Foreign Legion Parachute Regiment.