Company profile

After recognising the requirement for a local reliable security company in Iraq, Al Murabit Security Services was established in 2010 as a subsidiary company to Harlow International to provide complimentary services to its clients in personal and technical security.

We are now a fully licensed, transparent organisation that is internationally compliant with all regulatory standards with operational offices in Baghdad and Basra and a business development office in Dubai.

Al Murabit has a strong and growing portfolio of live contracts through its flexibility, adaptability, responsiveness and best in class, international levels of professional security.

  • Head office in Baghdad.
  • Regional office in Basra.
  • Sales office in Dubai.
  • Currently employing over 450 staff.
  • Expat staff has valid monthly multi-entry visas.
  • 400+ new B6 armoured vehicles.
  • Secure compound with accommodation and business facilities
  • Financial strength with financial backing from Harlow International.
  • International, Iraqi government and commercial contacts.
  • Internationally accredited (PSC.1 and ISO 18788)

management team


Richard Jones

Director of Operations

Prior to working in the security industry Richard served in the British Armed Forces where he deployed to multiple operational theatres. On completion of his military service, Richard relocated to Yemen for 4 years;


Amer Mahmoud

General Manager

Amer Mahmoud, Graduate of Iraqi Air force Academy at 1976 and served as an officer at the Iraqi Air force, during his duty he participated in different training courses such as basic ATC in India, radar control in Italy […]


Darren Chircop

Regional Director

Darren joined The 1st Battalion Parachute Regiment in 1983 and served over 22 years in a variety of operational theatres, including over 5 years in Northern Ireland, a tour of Kuwait and Iraq in 2003.


John Kitchen

Commercial Director

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.


Andy Paddon

Operations Manager

Andy has a wealth of experience in the security industry, along with 23 years military experience he has been employed as a Team Medic, Team Leader, Security Manager and an Operations Manager

ISO 9001:2015

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