James Cameron is an American Society for Industrial Security, (ASIS) Board Certified Protection Professional, CPP, and has over 15 years’ international experience in both the security industry and the corporate sector as well. He currently is a member of the ASIS Executive Protection Council and has operated Security Concepts Group since 2009. Mr. Cameron is a combat veteran, having served as an Army Ranger under the Special Operations Command during his enlistment. Mr. Cameron also has earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Information Systems.
Mr. Cameron has worked with the U.S. State Department as a member of the Diplomatic Security Services. There he served in multiple positions including Security Detail Leader for the U.S. Ambassador to Iraq and Afghanistan. He ultimately finished as an instructor and subject matter expert for the High Threat, Dignitary Protection Division of the U.S. Department of State Diplomatic Security Services.
Mr. Cameron’s experience spans the globe ranging from providing protection under hostile fire in non-permissive, high threat environments to providing first responder medical care during multiple mass casualty situations in Iraq, Afghanistan and Chad. Additionally, Mr. Cameron has travelled around the world teaching Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO’s) techniques on the avoidance of harm to personnel assigned to permissive, semi-permissive, and non-permissive environments.
Mr. Cameron’s experience led him to Dubai, where he worked directly for the Royal family as head security liaison in charge of the Sheikh’s personal protection. Mr. Cameron’s responsibilities also included all training of security personnel, advance travel coordination’s, and the security of international VIP visitors.
Since Mr. Cameron opened Security Concepts Group for business in 2009 he has raised the standards of protection, including implementing multiple added value benefits that others now try to imitate. Under Mr. Cameron’s leadership, experience and vision Security Concepts Group has grown from providing only Close Personal Protection to now offering a wide range of security solution services to include, the first of its kind, Active Assailant/Workplace Violence Preparedness Program.