The Team


Tony Chattin, as Managing Director, oversees the running of MSS Global, key client engagement, and the rebalancing of strategic priorities and operational resources to ensure MSS Global continue to deliver an internationally renowned assurance service.

Spare time sees Tony either kitesurfing, mounting biking, whitewater kayaing, or being over-protective of his teenage daughter.

Ian Beers, as Performance Director, leads our human resources capability generation and development, the introduction of new schemes and service lines, and provides quality control across the breadth of the company.

Although not known for taking time off, he spends much of it walking his dog Tiffa.


Ray Randall, as Strategy Director, oversees the identification, development, and exploitation of emergent international market opportunities for MSS Global.  He brings a wealth of Board level private security industry experience to our team having served in numerous C-Suite level positions, including SVP Operations and Chief Operating Officer.  

Spare time is spent enjoying life in Denmark and the US (and getting out in to the hills when he can).

Juliet Protas, as General Counsel and Board member provides legal and regulatory assurance to support our international client base.  Having previously acted as SVP and General Counsel for a number of international corporations and private security companies, she has a deep understanding of the legal and regulatory complexities of operating in challenging and fragile environments.

Based in the US, Juliet's limited spare time is spent being a mother to two very energetic children.

Oona Muirhead, CBE is a non-executive director.  She provides strategic depth, intellectual rigour, and with a background in the security industry, is able to support the Board manage the inevitable risks borne of growing the company as it generates a global presence.

Oona’s spare time is spent in the hills, often trekking over alpine hills and cols, or escaping from London to hills of Scotland.

Paul Cook, MBE, joined us at the end of 2014 and forms a senior part of our Performance team. With a strong background in security, he supports clients in both the maritime and land security sectors across most continents; he also leads our Middle East reach.

Aside from work, Paul is an adaptive dive instructor, giving his own time up to help wounded service personnel and civilians with life changing injuries learn to scuba dive.

Dai Phillips, MBE, is our Client Development Manager.  An astute, knowledgeable, and friendly person, he is here to help our clients and those interested in our services to navigate through the certification application process as smoothly as possible.  He has deep experience in both security and education sectors, and has worked across the management chain spectrum from operator to COO.

And when he is not working for MSS Global, you’ll find Dai working on his golf handicap (currently 6).

Sophie Hibberd holds the fort as the office manager.  She is the finance and human resources point of contact, and oversees our e-presence.  In addition, Sophie makes sure everybody is paid – so she is very important.

Disability from a skiing accident 18 years ago does not slow her down, and when not working, you will normally find her thrashing her dog over the Somerset hills in all weathers.

Mark Edwards has worked for MSS Global as a Lead Auditor from the early days and covers most of schemes.  A friendly and engaging manner helps him gain the confidence of clients and effectively draw out evidence during audits. 

When not auditing, Mark contributes to community activities with the Marine Society and Sea Cadets, giving young people the best possible head start through military themed adventurous training.

Evirpidis Karamperidis, based in Greece as a Lead Auditor, has a broad range of experience which includes running a company involved in defense and law enforcement procurement.  His sector commercial experience, coupled with a Masters in Operational Research, ensures he adds real value for the client .

When not leading our Greek based team, you will find him in the countryside trekking, or underwater scuba diving.

Andy Protheroe is a highly experienced Lead Auditor member of the team.  With a strong health, safety and environment background supporting a wealth of experience in the high risk security sector, he adds real value.

Andy has only recently discovered what time off means, having invested much time and energy in his Post Graduate Diploma in Safety, Health and Environment.  


Alex Peacock as a Lead Auditor brings to the team a broad operational background in the private security industry which has included assurance oversight and operational delivery, so he understands the pragmatic interpretation of standards.  

An energectic enthusiast, his spare time is spent developing his property portfolio, and investing his energies in professional development.

Liam Hughes is a highly experienced Lead Auditor, and senior manager in the certification industry.  He brings a wealth of experience and depth of analysis for both our clients, and MSS Global as a CB, providing insight to help ensure we provide an optimized service across the company.

In his spare time you may well find Liam abroad indulging in his passion for diving.

Ian Hawkridge is a highly experienced security industry Lead Auditor.  With knowledge and experience of both benign environments, and complex and fragile economy countries, he brings a calm, sound sense of judgement and honesty that is welcomed by clients through his insightful value add.

When not auditing or consulting, you may be able to track Ian down to his second home in Cyprus.

Atif Sultan brings an central and middle eastern expertise to the team as a Lead Auditor.  With experience in the head office of a major security company, allied to working all his professional life in the corporate arena, he understands how businesses 'work'.

A real family man, in his spare time you'll find Atif investing much in supporting his local cricket club, or running around delivering his kids to school and clubs.


Scott Dumper has worked with us for a few years and is our Operations Manager, having come from being Head of Regulation and Compliance for a large security company. He was awarded the Chevron Medal of Operational Excellence in recognition of his services to the security industry in 2012.

Outside of work you can find Scott white-water kayaking, surfing or looking after his real love, his daughter.