Case: Embassy Security, Africa

SRS has deployed Security Coordinators and Close Protection Officers to support a Nordic Diplomatic representation in Africa. The SRS team has provided the Embassy with an effective intelligence capability, enabling Embassy and Ministry of Foreign Affairs personnel to obtain an overview of events and capability to analyse security trends.

The SRS team has enabled the Ambassador and Embassy personnel to travel extensively in the region and complete their missions including outreach activities and donor project evaluations.

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Case: Maritime Security, Africa

An international shipping company operating in the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean was facing difficulties with regards to the growing security problems from Somali pirates. The client requested SRS’s support with providing security and training for their ships and crews that regularly transit through the area.

SRS supports the company with security solutions for the vessels and by deploying security teams on-board the ships during their transits through high risk areas.

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Case: Feasibility study, Eastern and Central Africa

A large international technology and services company planned to promote new services and explore market opportunities in Eastern and Central Africa. SRS consultants participated at marketing meetings in the region together with the client, which enabled an immediate evaluation of project feasibility from a security and risk point of view. In addition, SRS consultants evaluated the chances of a successful implementation without inflicting damage to key client values such as staff and corporate brand. Due to extensive on-the-ground experience from Eastern and Central Africa, SRS was able to support the client to capture business opportunities in spite of extremely difficult conditions and in areas otherwise regarded as out-of-bounds.

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Case: Country Risk Assessment, Northern Africa

An investment company with a potential project acquisition in northern Africa asked SRS to provide a country risk assessment and advice prior to an evaluation trip. Based on SRS assessment and recommendations, the client could complete the project evaluation in a safe and cost effective way by avoiding risk areas and adopting a tailored security approach. SRS recommendations concerning local bureaucratic procedures proved crucial for the client who avoided detention and delays due to a lack of mandatory permits for travel.

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