Strategic intelligence and corporate security firm, KCS Group Europe (KCSGE), has appointed a former Metropolitan Police counter terrorism leader as its new Director of Operations.
Leon Goldman was more recently Head of Investigations at corporate investigations agency, Comsec, where he led the firm’s investigatory and intelligence strategy including operations into online threats, fraud, discrimination in sport and streaming piracy.
Leon was previously Integrity Investigator at the Football Association where he was responsible for investigating fraud, anti-doping, football betting, corruption and financial irregularities.
Stuart Poole-Robb, CEO of KCS Group Europe, said: “We are delighted to have Leon Goldman on board. His background as a detective and a leader in counter terrorism, and his broad experience as a thorough and ethical investigator, both in the UK and internationally, will be of immense benefit to KCS Group Europe as we continue to grow.
“Leon will be responsible for international business development while coordinating and enhancing the activities of both the Cyber Intelligence team and the Intelligence Department, ensuring effectiveness and fusion of both. His appointment shows that KCS Group Europe is leading the field when it comes to investigatory experience and Leon is a welcome addition to our dedicated team of analysts, researchers and Cybersecurity investigators.”
KCS Group Europe, headquartered in London, is a leading provider of risk, intelligence, security and cyber services.
As Counter Terrorism Compliance Manager at the Metropolitan Police, Leon was responsible for leading compliance strategy across the Counter Terrorism Unit.
Leon Goldman, Director of Operations at KCS Group Europe said: “I’m incredibly excited to be joining KCS Group Europe at a time when there’s greater need than ever for our security and intelligence services.
“As Director of Operations, my role will be to help strengthen and grow the Group for the future – to ensure that it remains the best in the field.”
KCSGE operates discreetly in some of the world’s most difficult environments on complex cases of fraud, theft, corruption or market dynamics. It assists governments and businesses, and supports charities around the world.