Executive Leadership

Damion Morphy QCB, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Damion has over 25 years' knowledge of global security operations, providing insight and foresight into technical covert security practices. He is passionate about technology and progressing clients' capability, with a keen eye on the latest innovative technological advancements that can be integrated to enhance security solutions.

John has a vast amount of experience in training, developing and leading individuals globally in the security industry. His extensive knowledge provides intuitive solutions to dynamic and often diverse problems. He is a listener and motivator with a passion for balanced and creative planning with observable outcomes.

John Phillips, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer

Beccy Pope, Chief of Staff

Beccy has an excellent understanding of finance and administration. Her ability to provide timely and efficient information enables her to push projects and orders through on time and within budget.

Paul C. , Operations Manager

Paul is a former highly commended Metropolitan Police Officer and member of the most effective Robbery unit in London. As a Robbery squad officer he carried out surveillance and targeted major criminals and was commended for disarming a gunman where shots were fired despite being unarmed himself.

After 17 years distinguished service Paul left the Police service and trained as a qualified bodyguard and private investigator. Paul has since investigated major fraud and profiled and caught a dangerous stalker for a celebrity and is one of the elite Hunters in series 1 to 4 of Channel 4 Hit Show Hunted and 2 series of Celebrity Hunted.

Steve C. , Training Manager

Steve served in the British Forces for 16 years conducting covert intelligence operations across the globe saving the lives of British and Coalition forces.  He has conducted multiple counter terrorism and counter Insurgency operations in Kuwait, Oman, Iraq and Intelligence Operations in Afghanistan. 

Steve also brings a wealth of private industry knowledge to ATR– he has targeted counter narcotics, organised criminality and counter corruption in hostile environments across the world. Steve is a fully trained remote medic and close protection operator and is one of the elite Hunters on Channel 4’s hit show Hunted on series 1 to 4 and both series of Celebrity Hunted.

Peter provides ATR with excellent administrative support, having 9 years experience in finance and administration he provides ideas which enhance ATR.

Peter Topple, Office Administrator

Helen McDavid,Marketing Manager

Helen is a member of the Advance Tactical Resources team, working to promote and build presence of the company within the global market.

Helens background includes several years working in the airline industry. She is also a Personal Trainer and class Instructor.

Our Partners & Affiliates

Aerospace Defence and Security Group (ADS)


ADS is a premier trade organisation within the UK's aerospace, defence, security and space sectors. Featuring a network of over 1000 registered businesses, ADS works for the betterment of the security industry, with key activities being:

  • Influencing the policy debates most important to the sectors ADS represents;
  • Supporting UK manufacturing;
  • Encouraging investments in technology and innovation;
  • Supporting business development opportunities;
  • Increasing value for its members through a range of services.

ADS also owns and operates Farnborough International Limited which manages and runs the Farnborough International Airshow each year.

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