I.A.P.P.A – the International Association of Personal Protection Agents was formed in 1989 by Protective Service Agent Mr. Jim King from The United States of America.
The I.A.P.P.A. Logo 1989 - 2018
The I.A.P.P.A. organization is one of the oldest and largest of its kind in the world and with its unique structure and history. I.A.P.P.A. can offer professional training, advice and certified courses for security experts.
Today I.A.P.P.A. is very active in the industry with Oliver Becker, Felix Timtschenko and Charles Mallice as Executive Director - ME (Middle East). I.A.P.P.A. is among the few organisations worldwide to offer a professional real world training program in executive protection and related specialized security services. Our courses and training programs are in accordance with the highest international industry standards.
I.A.P.P.A offers residential hands-on-training to students from all over the world at our training centres in Europe, Middle East and Australia. Our highly
experienced and certified Instructors can offer training courses to personal protection agents, law enforcement officers, military units, commercial security agencies and others that are involved
in the fields of security, law enforcement and military close protection or related security operations, including security drivers.
Oliver Becker, CCPA
Oliver is owner of the becker security® group and International Security & Self Defense Academy - Berlin/Germany
He has been working in military and private security since 1990. Since 1993 he is a Certified Close Protection Agent and instructor for security professionals.
Oliver works worldwide as CCPA, consultant, manager and trainer.
Felix Timtschenko, CCPA
Felix is a respected expert in the field of corporate security as well as internationally sought after speaker and trainer. 20 years ago he started his career as a member of the close protection Team for the Siemens AG board.
As senior manager at Imperial Tobacco (Reemtsma), he was responsible for travel security and crisis management for 36,000 employees and more than 60 entities worldwide for eleven years.
Charles Mallice, MCiiSCM, CCPA
Executive Director - ME
Charles is the General Manager of the CONSEC Security Consultancy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
With over 35 years of combined military, private security and CP experience, this makes him one of the most respected experts in the Middle East. Charles is also a security and law enforcement
advanced instructor and Director of operations and training for I.A.P.P.A. - Middle East.