About Us

About Us

GLOBAL RISK SOLUTIONS

Our founder and his expertise

Global Risk Solutions was an idea created from a need in the market, Morne Du Toit (Founding Partner), realised early on in his S.A.P.S Police Career the reason and market hunger for Personal Protection.

It was a passion to one day be able to help others and companies with my experienced obtained, and the business was created in 1998 on an extremely small-scale providing recommendations and solutions to security related problems to individuals & companies whilst still serving in the S.A.P.S as a hobby and a way of helping others.

In his over 17 years S.A.P.S career he served at many units and worked himself up from a Constable to a Warrant Officer in a very short period, after a few years of Police Station experience, he successfully completed the Highway Patrol pre-selection and training course, combatting all crimes, but focusing on Violent & Serious Crimes. Completing many courses throughout his career.

The unit made a big impact on the amount of vehicle and house robberies in Gauteng, and we also escorted and protected various entities directly and indirectly working with other teams including Michael Jackson, old President Nelson Mandela, old Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa to name a few.

Sport Teams included – Australian Rugby & Cricket Teams, All Blacks Rugby Team, England Rugby & Cricket Teams, South African Rugby & Cricket Teams, the U.S.A – N.B.A Basketball Team, Australian woman Hockey Team, All Africa Games – Teams & Sport Individuals to name a few.

During his time at the Specialised Unit, he successfully completed the Hostage & Suicide pre-selection and training course, and served as Primary & Secondary negotiator, focusing on hostage takers / potential suicidal individuals and overall, Crisis negotiator, working together with specialised units on many high-profile cases for 10 years.

In 2007 he resigned to pursue his career in the Private Security Industry and enter a Corporate Environment. He was offered a Security Manager’s Position to various other positions over a 4-year span at Omega Risk Solutions where he obtained valuable experience in the security sector on various sites for his employer – sites utilised varied from Nissan Main Plant, Rosslyn, transferred to Supergroup M.B.S.A hain supply warehouse, Isando. Assisting on various sites namely Cadburys, VDS Group to name a few.

Over a 2 year span he was also utilised primary protector of the Technology tycoon and polo-playing playboy, Leo Baxter, and his family.

In 2011 he resigned to pursue his dream and passion in his own company Global Risk Solutions as a Security Specialist & Risk Consultant to all our valuable clients, working with a dedicated and well experienced team.

Within a year our team grew from a 2 man team to 27 employees and kept on expanding, to enable us to provide a better service to our clients, we opened two more branches, one in Durban ( KZN ), and the other in Epping (CPT) with our head office based in Honeydew (JHB)

Within a year our team grew from a 2 man team to 27 employees and kept on expanding, to enable us to provide a better service to our clients, we opened two more branches, one in Durban ( KZN ), and the other in Epping (CPT) with our head office based in Honeydew (JHB)

25 Experience

While our team is not that big, their totaling experience is so huge. Our team can find the right safety solution for your needs.

Accountability

Everyone knows, how hard it is to find reliable security close by. As opposed to that notion, we work 24/7/365, all year long…

Affordable Pricing

We’re convinced, that any good service simply must be also an affordable service. That is why we always keep our pricing competitive.

Global Risk Solutions

Global Risk Solutions complies with legal and statutory requirements and is a registered Security Service Provider with the Private Security Industry Authority (PSIRA).

We also comply with the terms of personal and public liability insurance cover

We are also a registered Counterfeit Depot, licensed by the Depart of Trade and Industry.

The Global Risk Solution Team

OUR EXPERTS

We have access to over 30 highly trained close protection operatives and forensic investigators as well as an extensive database of personal protection personnel available locally as well as globally. 

Because we only employ personnel with the specialised skills in forensic investigations as well as executive protection and related services, we are able to match all our personnel to the highly specialised tasks at hand. 

All assignments are overseen by GRS management as well as our highly experienced and skilled managers.

M Du Toit – Managing Director

17 years extensive experience in the South African Police Service, servicing in different specialized units, vast experience were gained in forensic investigations and protection of human life as well as property, also working at a specialized uniform team and together with special forces on a permanent basis. He also has extensive experience as a hostage negotiator for more than 12 years, primary as well as secondary and are well trained and experienced in the planning and coordinating of specialized units and the auctioning of those and role players involved. Negotiating for ransom vs. release, defusing on high priority situations (negotiating to tactical) in order to save lives.

Personally and within the SAPS, he has protected countless dignitaries as a primary and within well organised teams, under these were businessmen, statesmen (politicians), local and foreign dignitaries, sports teams and individuals, as well as assets, stationary or in transit, and of many occasion dangerous and political high profile prisoner’s (sentenced and suspects awaiting trial). After a career in SAPS, he pursued a career as a businessman, starting his own business in 1999, and has been specializing in security & risk management / forensic investigations.

He joined forces with Alwyn Olivier in 1998, who is a anti counterfeit / brand protection expert opening offices and DTI approved counterfeit goods storage facilities in Johannesburg, Pinetown and Cape Town.

  • B Tech: Forensic Investigation Degree (UNISA)
  • National Diploma : Police Administration Diploma (Technikon SA)
  • Criminal Justice & Forensic Auditing (R.A.U.)
  • Money Laundering Certificate (R.A.U.)
  • Hostage and Suicide Negotiator (SAPS & FBI trained as well as training and incident studies by negotiators from Rome / Australia & Switzerland), 12 years active field experience, registration nr – R04256/97
  • Advanced High Speed Driving Courses, BMW as defensive driving and emergency vehicle response techniques, JHB Metro
  • Advanced tactical &; SWAT techniques, private / SAPS trained in close protections primary protector/ team protection and planning
  • Intensive interviewing / interrogation as well as forensic investigation experience obtained in SAPS as well as private sector
  • Various I.P anti counterfeit training and brand identification / differences between counterfeit and original on all products in the market know currently

Debbie Dickason – National General Manager 

She has 20 years’ experience with First National Bank, she has acquired skills from various business areas within First National Bank such as import and Exporting, Vastro and Nostro account reconciliations, Operational Risk, Fraud and Compliance, System support of various business,
technical and maintenance issues for FNB’s Front End Dealing System, eTradeline, Icams, FNB Trade Online and eForex.

Worked closely with the International Banking Sales team marketing and presenting eForex, FNB Trade Online and Icams to small, medium and corporation clients, ensuring these clients were trained and supported on how to utilise each electronic platform to its maximum capacity.

2009 was appointed Product Manager for FNB International Banking Front End Channel, the role was to formulate and implement strategies to optimise market penetration with the customer facing applications of FNB International Banking, and focus was on developing innovative customer front end solutions for all identified customer segments. Ensuring that existing applications and solutions were effectively being delivered to the market. She assumed responsibility for end to end effectiveness of channel process, innovations and developments and was responsible for ensuring that channel income and market penetration targets were achieved.

She joined Global Risk Solutions in March 2010, to implement systems and operational procedures in line with the regulations dictated by Department of Trade and Industry with regards to Brand Protection. She is also overseeing HR Management and administration as well as maintaining all client relations held by the company.

Courses and Skills Acquired

Number Skills

• Better Business Writing
• Professional Presentation Skills
• Professional Sales Skills
• Foreign Exchange
• Exchange Control
• Customer Relations
• Foreign Letters of Credit
• Security, Fraud and Forgeries
• Money Laundering
• Analysts Notebook
• Ibase Database Design
• PC Skills
• Operating Systems
• PC Technologies and Networks/ Internet Concepts

Phinnias Banda – Security and Anti Counterfeit Manager

13 years experience in Security Industry and 5 year experience in anti – counterfeit department. Worked for major security companies such as Group 4 , Omega Risk Solutions as well as current Global Risk Solutions.

Started as Senior Section Leader while employed by Group 4 whereby I was in charge of 22 security guards to make sure they do work as per company procedure. After obtained my driving licence, I then applied for a position as Senior Supervisor at Omega Risk Solutions at Tweefontein Coal Mine. I was also in charge of other junior supervisors.

I personally and within Omega Risk Solutions, met with Mr M Du Toit who had his own security company and took up employment in G.R.S to work for him as anti-counterfeit team as well as driver. As part of my experience, in December 2012, we started with one site at Bull brand in Krugersdorp and we kept on expanding and he then promoted me to National Security and Anti Counterfeit Manager

  • Obtained my matric in 1999
  • Studied further for Security grades up to reaction officer  courses up to Grade
  • Obtained driving license in 2004

I now manage security managers and interact with clients. I directly manage contracts through various managers and supervisors and control the management of G.R.S sites.

GLOBAL RISK SOLUTIONS

GLOBAL RISK SOLUTIONS

“Wall of Remembrance”

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ANDRE BOTHA

Founder & Partner

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Anthony Jardim

Close Protection Officer

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CHRIS VAN NIEKERK

Close Protection Officer

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Wynand du plessis

Close Protection Officer & Friend

GLOBAL RISK
SASHA

Security Dog

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Bullet

Security Dog

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Cindy

Security Dog

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