Close Protection

Close Protection Overview

Elite International specialise in providing close protection, consultancy and in country liaison services to international clients. Elite provide bespoke close protection services in Romania, Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova.  Our Close Protection Operatives (bodyguards) are highly experienced in security planning and implementing the correct security measures to ensure the safety of VIP’s and other individuals who may be exposed to an elevated personal risk due to their employment, celebrity status, wealth, associations or geographical location.

Close Protection is its own highly specialised field within the Private Security Industry. Elite’s Close Protection Officers (Bodyguards) have undergone specialised training in executive protection, driving and first aid. As a professional organisation, with the highest ethical values, we all take the greatest pride in offering our clients maximum safety and risk management. All Elite personnel operate with absolute integrity, with a professional manner.

Protective measures may include, but are not limited to the following;

  • Personal protection operative (PPO)
  • Close protection teams
  • Residential security teams 
  • Armoured vehicles
  • International travel with consultants 

Elite Close Protection Operatives may also provide security for immediate and or extended family members, to prevent acts such as kidnapping and extortion. The responsibility of a Close Protection Operative or a Close Protection Team can vary depending on the client, the contract, the level of threat and his/her position within the team. It can include but is not limited to:

  • Team Leader
  • Security Driver
  • Personal Protection Officer
  • Team medic
  • In country liaison
  • Intervention Teams
  • Due Diligence services
  • Providing concentric circles of security
  • Ancillary support team
  • Vehicle, Venue and Person search

In country liaison can also be provided. An in country liaison contact can advise on and actively facilitate personal and corporate risk management. Elite’s in country liaison services extend to Romania, Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova.

Elite provide specialised close protection and risk management services in Romania, Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova. Our Close Protection Operatives are highly experienced at operating in these regions. All our operatives and teams are multilingual and familiar with the local personal security, geopolitical and health situation.

Staff qualifications.

Elite’s security consultants will be either Ex Police, Military or Secret Service with a proven track record of providing specialist security services.