John joined the British Armed Forces at the age of 16, serving in operational theaters including Iraq and Northern Ireland. On leaving the Armed Forces in 2007, John joined the private security industry, employed by Sabre International Security in Baghdad, Iraq. John later joined Aegis where he was employed in roles that include security Team Leader, Operations Manager and Business Development.
In 2012, John joined Saraji Group as Business Development Director and saw great success within the southern Iraq security services industry, predominately supporting the oil and gas services sector.
John has over 10 years’ commercial experience in Iraq and is currently employed as the Commercial Manager for Al Murabit Security Services, providing oversight of Business Development activities.