Virtus Risk Management is an independently owned private company with a highly experienced Board and senior management team. They have successfully started, grown and developed many leading security and intelligence businesses and share a common vision to develop Virtus Risk Management into a leading company within our industry and deliver results that ensure your peace of mind.
FOUNDER AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Frank Morey is the founder and Chief Executive of Virtus Risk Management and provides the overall leadership of the company.
In his role as Chief Executive, Frank leads a team of security risk management and intelligence professionals to provide a full suite of services to an international clientele. His advisory work focuses on strategic security risk management, corporate investigations and compliance solutions.
Frank is an international speaker and is a regular contributor to family office publications on the key issues facing the high-net-worth community. He has been featured as a security expert on CBS, Sky Living’s TV show Who’d Be a Billionaire, and is listed on the Spears 500 list of top private client advisors based in London.
Prior to founding Virtus Risk Management, Frank was responsible for establishing Banham Close Protection, a new company within the Banham Group based in central London.
DR. PAUL MICHAEL VIOLLIS
Dr. Paul Viollis is a Director at Virtus Risk Management and advises on our International strategy.
Paul has a proven track record of leading security and investigations companies to the top of their respective vertical markets within the United States and brings a wealth of knowledge to the Board and Virtus Risk Management.
Paul has over thirty years' experience in the security and investigations industry, having previously served as Chief Executive of Risk Control Strategies and Vice President at Kroll, where he served on their post September 11th Threat Assessment Team.
He is a respected and leading security expert in the United States, hosting the Security Brief TV and radio show, appearing regularly in the media and is lead editor of numerous Jane’s security publications.
Prior to his career in the private security sector, Paul acted as Supervisor for the New York District Attorney’s office, Security specialist under the United States Space Command and Commanding Officer of a Florida State Police Academy.
Ian is a Director at Virtus Risk Management and is responsible for the leadership and strategy of our Security Risk consulting practice.
Prior to joining Virtus Risk Management, Ian worked as a Group CEO of a global high end retail, hotel and events company; spent ten years as a senior director in one of the top five guarding companies in the UK; and was also Head of Security Consultancy at Perpetuity, a highly regarded company run by Professor Martin Gill.
Ian is a very respected risk advisor with 25 years' experience in providing security risk consultancy, travel risk management, due diligence investigations and international support to leading Corporates, executives and public figures around the world.
Ian gained a Master’s degree with distinction in Security and Risk Management in 2003 adding a strong theoretical base to his obvious practical expertise. His thesis and studies on workplace violence in the security industry was given an award by ASIS for being the first of its kind to focus on the UK. Since then he has written for a variety of fields on personal and physical protection and has been a judge in annual security industry awards. Ian is also a member of the City of London Crime Prevention Association.
Ian also holds a B.A. (Hons) in Military History and in his spare time enjoys battlefield tours and carries out research into military lives and historical events. Despite an expectation and commitment to hard work, Ian never loses sight of the need for work/life balance at all levels which combined with an indomitable sense of humour and his undoubted experience, gives him very strong consultancy qualities and inspires those that work with him and for him.