Securing your interests

AHNA Group is a multi-discipline security consortium, providing you with true security convergence services to ensure smooth and optimal operational outcomes

Who we are

AHNA Group Consulting is the culmination of 30 years of operational, training and consulting experience in the Security Industry. Specializing in the securing your interests and facilitating your success, Mac brings real world knowledge and expertise to all facets of our company.

As a Subject Matter Expert, Mac conducts executive protection operations, security assessments and designs comprehensive security plans for hotels, corporate headquarters and critical infrastructure the world over. Working extensively with owners and operators in the private and government sectors worldwide he possesses an in depth understanding of the challenges facing the hospitality businesses and infrastructure in today’s world.

Mac has published many articles about security and is a regular speaker at security conferences the world over as well as SME to governments, major television and print news outlets.

Mac leads training programs in Security Awareness & Suspicious Indicator Identification, Emergency Response Procedures, Covert Close Protection, Hotel Security and other disciplines. Mac has taught thousands of hotel and hospitality employees, security professionals, government close protection units and C suite executives.

Born in South Africa, he has served in two militaries as well as government service, Mac has lived in Africa, Europe and the Middle East whilst operating around the globe. This facilitates him with an excellent multi-cultural understanding which allows him to provide tailor-made, relevant and practical security, and safety solutions.

Eitan is an experienced Director of both private and public companies. He is an entrepreneur with investments in security, media, fitness, film and payment software with a passion for philanthropy and is the co-founder of Resonance Australia.

Eitan has 15 years’ experience as a corporate attorney and business executive in both large multi-national organisations and technology related entrepreneurial enterprises, including digital payments business Dashpay, which he sold to Capital Appreciation in 2017. In addition, Eitan was a Director of Caspit Payment Technologies, a leading EFTPOS supply, distribution and solutions company, operating in the Israeli payments sector. He is also a member of Weizmann Vibe at the Weizmann Institute of Science.

Eitan is a qualified attorney at Law from the University of Johannesburg and practiced as a commercial lawyer at Bowmans.

Eitan is the Chairman of Courage to Care which is run and managed by over 100 volunteers and a team of dedicated staff. Courage to Care is a not-for-profit organisation, focussing on creating awareness to the dangers of and prejudice, racism and discrimination, which is run and managed by around 100 volunteers and a small number of professional staff.

Iyad is a seasoned executive and diplomatic security specialist with over 18 years’ experience in the field. During his tenure, he has managed, supervised and coordinated all aspects of Mission Protective Detail (MPD) for U.S. and U.K. Government officials throughout the Middle East. Special assignments include the U.S. President, Vice President, Secretary of State and other VIP officials.

He has conducted comprehensive risk assessments in advance of high threat missions as well as detailed site surveys and on-venue security sweeps. In addition, Iyad has been responsible for securing and strengthening professional relationships between government units, in order to implement logistical, security and vacuation proceedings as necessary.

Since moving from the State Department to the private sector, Iyad has conducted and managed executive protection operations for Fortune 500 CEO’s, C-suite executives, UHNWI and families the world over and has extensive experience operating in multi-cultural environments.

He has undergone extensive training by the US State department Diplomatic Services in all aspects of security methodologies tactics and logistics as well as advanced Emergency Medical Training.

Iyad’s vast real-world experience in all facets of security combined with his multi-cultural knowledge and capabilities, facilitates a seamless and Intelligent approach to security that is internalized within our company.

Thomas is a veteran Executive Protection & Security Specialist with extensive international experience. For the past 17 years he has conducted and lead EP operations, risk assessments, counter surveillance operations and investigations. Thomas has worked with Fortune 500 CEO’s, C-suite executives, UHNWI and families and royalty in over 60 countries. In addition to his operational experience, Thomas has managed security operations and teams, coordinated large scale operations as well as technical installations. Thomas has extensive qualifications in the security industry including but not limited to: Executive Protection, Covert Close Protection, Medical First Responder, TSCM, Counter Surveillance, Advanced Driving, Maritime & Yacht Security and IED Awareness. The combination of vast international experience with a large variety of clients and years of navigating a multitude of local cultures and vendors provides Thomas with an extensive skillset to provide and manage seamless and effective security services.
Michael’s career in the security Industry spanning three decades has seen him operating and providing security services in over 50 countries. He has conducted and managed executive protection operations for Fortune 500 CEO’s, C-suite executives, UHNWI and families and celebrities the world over and has extensive experience operating in multi-cultural environments. Having begun his career In the Danish Royal Guard and then moving into the private security sector, Michael has real world experience in Executive Protection, Loss Prevention, Maritime and Port Security and access control. Michael has extensive qualifications in Executive Protection, Covert Close Protection, Medical First Responder, Hotel Security, Advanced Driving and Security Management. Decades of operational experience and knowhow in a vast variety of countries and cultures enable Michael to manage security operations seamlessly and effectively to ensure our client’s interests are secured the world over.

AHNA Group Consulting is the culmination of 30 years of operational, training and consulting experience in the Security Industry. Specializing in the securing your interests and facilitating your success, Mac brings real world knowledge and expertise to all facets of our company.

As a Subject Matter Expert, Mac conducts executive protection operations, security assessments and designs comprehensive security plans for hotels, corporate headquarters and critical infrastructure the world over. Working extensively with owners and operators in the private and government sectors worldwide he possesses an in depth understanding of the challenges facing the hospitality businesses and infrastructure in today’s world.

Mac has published many articles about security and is a regular speaker at security conferences the world over as well as SME to governments, major television and print news outlets.

Mac leads training programs in Security Awareness & Suspicious Indicator Identification, Emergency Response Procedures, Covert Close Protection, Hotel Security and other disciplines. Mac has taught thousands of hotel and hospitality employees, security professionals, government close protection units and C suite executives.

Born in South Africa, he has served in two militaries as well as government service, Mac has lived in Africa, Europe and the Middle East whilst operating around the globe. This facilitates him with an excellent multi-cultural understanding which allows him to provide tailor-made, relevant and practical security, and safety solutions.

Eitan is an experienced Director of both private and public companies. He is an entrepreneur with investments in security, media, fitness, film and payment software with a passion for philanthropy and is the co-founder of Resonance Australia.

Eitan has 15 years’ experience as a corporate attorney and business executive in both large multi-national organisations and technology related entrepreneurial enterprises, including digital payments business Dashpay, which he sold to Capital Appreciation in 2017. In addition, Eitan was a Director of Caspit Payment Technologies, a leading EFTPOS supply, distribution and solutions company, operating in the Israeli payments sector. He is also a member of Weizmann Vibe at the Weizmann Institute of Science.

Eitan is a qualified attorney at Law from the University of Johannesburg and practiced as a commercial lawyer at Bowmans. Eitan is the Chairman of Courage to Care which is a not-for-profit organisation, focussing on creating awareness to the dangers of prejudice, racism and discrimination, which is run and managed by over 100 volunteers and a team of dedicated staff.

Iyad is a seasoned executive and diplomatic security specialist with over 18 years’ experience in the field. During his tenure, he has managed, supervised and coordinated all aspects of Mission Protective Detail (MPD) for U.S. and U.K. Government officials throughout the Middle East. Special assignments include the U.S. President, Vice President, Secretary of State and other VIP officials.

He has conducted comprehensive risk assessments in advance of high threat missions as well as detailed site surveys and on-venue security sweeps. In addition, Iyad has been responsible for securing and strengthening professional relationships between government units,  in order to implement logistical, security and vacuation proceedings as necessary.

Since moving from the State Department to the private sector, Iyad has conducted and managed executive protection operations for Fortune 500 CEO’s, C-suite executives, UHNWI and families the world over and has extensive experience operating in multi-cultural environments.

He has undergone extensive training by the US State department Diplomatic Services in all aspects of security methodologies tactics and logistics as well as advanced Emergency Medical Training.

Iyad’s vast real-world experience in all facets of security combined with his multi-cultural knowledge and capabilities, facilitates a seamless and Intelligent approach to security that is internalized within our company.

Thomas is a veteran Executive Protection & Security Specialist with extensive international experience.

For the past 17 years he has conducted and lead EP operations, risk assessments, counter surveillance operations and investigations. Thomas has worked with Fortune 500 CEO’s, C-suite executives, UHNWI and families and royalty in over 60 countries.

In addition to his operational experience, Thomas has managed security operations and teams, coordinated large scale operations as well as technical installations.

Thomas has extensive qualifications in the security industry including but not limited to: Executive Protection, Covert Close Protection, Medical First Responder, TSCM, Counter Surveillance, Advanced Driving, Maritime & Yacht Security and IED Awareness.

The combination of vast international experience with a large variety of clients and years of navigating a multitude of local cultures and vendors provides Thomas with an extensive skillset to provide and manage seamless and effective security services.

Michael’s career in the security Industry spanning three decades has seen him operating and providing security services in over 50 countries.

He has conducted and managed executive protection operations for Fortune 500 CEO’s, C-suite executives, UHNWI and families and celebrities the world over and has extensive experience operating in multi-cultural environments.

Having begun his career In the Danish Royal Guard and then moving into the private security sector, Michael has real world experience in Executive Protection, Loss Prevention, Maritime and Port Security and access control.

Michael has extensive qualifications in Executive Protection, Covert Close Protection, Medical First Responder, Hotel Security, Advanced Driving and Security Management.

Decades of operational experience and knowhow in a vast variety of countries and cultures enable Michael to manage security operations seamlessly and effectively to ensure our client’s interests are secured the world over.

Services

Facilitating your success, productivity and safety is the focus of our EP division. We provide low-key, unobtrusive, and intelligent protection methodologies and technologies to secure your interests and allow you to optimize your business or leisure travel without hinderance.


  • Executive Protection

  • Covert Close Protection

  • Residential Security

  • Design of Corporate Executive Protection Programs

  • Surveillance Detection

  • Security Management

When travelling internationally safety and comfort are of paramount importance. Our secure transportation facilitates seamless service to get you to your hotel, meetings, activities, or the airport on time and without pressure. Our transport providers have local knowledge and capabilities to ensure your trip is a success.


  • Consistent & reliable service

  • Security aware professional drivers

  • Local knowledge and capabilities

  • VIP airport services

  • Variety of vehicles

Effective Cyber & IT Security requires broad capabilities as well as a deep and current understanding of real-world threats and solutions. Our Cyber Security partner has vast global experience protecting, designing, and monitoring your cyber lifestyle from personal devices to government cyber infrastructure.


  • Program audits & design

  • Alignment with top standards: PCI, GDPR, NIST

  • Cyber SOC (Security Operations Centre) Services

  • Cyber threat response unit

  • Benchmarking & Metrics development

We understand that security is an integral part of the guest experience and must mesh symbiotically with hotel operations as well as owner and operator culture. We work together with you to ensure guests and employees are safe within a positive experience that meets the Operator culture and standards.


  • Risk Assessments for New Builds, Refurbishments or Hotels in Operation

  • Security Master Plans for New Builds and Refurbishments

  • Security Audits for Hotel in Operation

  • Cyber & It Security audits and solutions

  • Hotel Security Management systems

  • Security Awareness & Emergency Procedures Training

Enterprise Security Risk Management is a complex topic that requires a holistic approach and deep understanding of all the components that make up a corporate security apparatus. We provide you with all the necessary expertise to design, build and maintain your corporate security program.


  • ESRM program auditing & development

  • Executive Protection Program assessments & development

  • Routine & Emergency Procedures

  • Cyber Penetration Testing & Vulnerability Assessments

  • Physical security Red Teaming

Training needs to be constructive, positive, and flexible. Our courses are focused on the participants, to encourage and ensure their growth and development. Studies are a combination of classroom lessons, interactive experiences and field exercises providing the students with the opportunity to practice what they have learnt and experience the benefits of their newly gained knowledge and skills.


  • Covert Close Protection

  • Security Awareness

  • Behavioural Analyses for Executive Protection

  • Advance Executive Protection

  • Cyber & IT Security

  • Crisis Management

Facilitating your success, productivity and safety is the focus of our EP division. We provide low-key, unobtrusive, and intelligent protection methodologies and technologies to secure your interests and allow you to optimize your business or leisure travel without hinderance.


  • Executive Protection

  • Covert Close Protection

  • Residential Security

  • Design of Corporate Executive Protection Programs

  • Surveillance Detection

  • Security Management

When travelling internationally safety and comfort are of paramount importance. Our secure transportation facilitates seamless service to get you to your hotel, meetings, activities, or the airport on time and without pressure. Our transport providers have local knowledge and capabilities to ensure your trip is a success.


  • Consistent & reliable service

  • Security aware professional drivers

  • Local knowledge and capabilities

  • VIP airport services

  • Variety of vehicles

Effective Cyber & IT Security requires broad capabilities as well as a deep and current understanding of real-world threats and solutions. Our Cyber Security partner has vast global experience protecting, designing, and monitoring your cyber lifestyle from personal devices to government cyber infrastructure.


  • Program audits & design

  • Alignment with top standards: PCI, GDPR, NIST

  • Cyber SOC (Security Operations Centre) Services

  • Cyber threat response unit

  • Benchmarking & Metrics development

We understand that security is an integral part of the guest experience and must mesh symbiotically with hotel operations as well as owner and operator culture. We work together with you to ensure guests and employees are safe within a positive experience that meets the Operator culture and standards.


  • Risk Assessments for New Builds, Refurbishments or Hotels in Operation

  • Security Master Plans for New Builds and Refurbishments

  • Security Audits for Hotel in Operation

  • Cyber & It Security audits and solutions

  • Hotel Security Management systems

  • Security Awareness & Emergency Procedures Training

Enterprise Security Risk Management is a complex topic that requires a holistic approach and deep understanding of all the components that make up a corporate security apparatus. We provide you with all the necessary expertise to design, build and maintain your corporate security program.


  • ESRM program auditing & development

  • Executive Protection Program assessments & development

  • Routine & Emergency Procedures

  • Cyber Penetration Testing & Vulnerability Assessments

  • Physical security Red Teaming

Training needs to be constructive, positive, and flexible. Our courses are focused on the participants, to encourage and ensure their growth and development. Studies are a combination of classroom lessons, interactive experiences and field exercises providing the students with the opportunity to practice what they have learnt and experience the benefits of their newly gained knowledge and skills.


  • Covert Close Protection

  • Security Awareness

  • Behavioural Analyses for Executive Protection

  • Advance Executive Protection

  • Cyber & IT Security

  • Crisis Management

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