The Praetorians Meet our senior group management team.
Max is the CEO of Executive Security Consultancy and has over 20 years’ experience in the security industry and related fields. His career began as a Royal Marines Commando before transitioning to the private sector. Max has gained extensive senior operational and project management experience in the security & intelligence industry, overseeing the planning, deployment and management of complex security operations in the worlds most hostile and arduous theatres. Max is not afraid to challenge traditional process’s, always implementing an improved innovative approach to evolving threats. Max has vast operational experience working in hostile environments, predominantly in intelligence, executive protection, maritime security, and remote and hostile trauma management. During his career he operated in the Middle East, India, Africa, South East Asia and South America. For the past 10 years Max has been at the forefront of the worlds executive security industry, providing executive security for regents, royal families, family offices, Global corporations and high ranking government dignitaries.
Neel Chakrabarti is the CEO of CATO and VEIL and is an experienced lawyer with a demonstrated history of working on high profile cases. A former intelligence analyst for the metropolitan police with expertise in financial crime, behavioural analysis and counter terrorism. As an intelligence analyst he was a pioneer in open source research on gangs and organised criminal networks and was the key analyst for a number of successful undercover operations. He then became a criminal lawyer with a focus on murder, drugs and financial crime. He is also well versed in corporate, family and intellectual property law and has been an outside consultant to individuals and companies in complex cases. He currently specialises in crisis management for ultra-high-net-worth individuals and threat assessment for celebrities and political figures. He is a subject matter expert for all cases involving asset recovery, counter terrorism, cyber security, due diligence, counter kidnapping operations, extortion and bribery cases. Neel adopts an intelligence led multidisciplinary approach to investigations drawing on his knowledge in international law, psychology, behavioural economics and military strategy to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients.