Dr Gavriel Schneider is the CEO and a founding partner of the Risk 2 Solution Group and the Principal Consultant for the R2S consulting. He  has over two decades of experience in the fields of risk management, safety advisory, close protection and high level consulting.

Gavriel was the first recipient of both his Doctorate (Criminology) and Master’s degree (Security Risk Management) from UNISA (the first in Africa). He is the Author of ‘Beyond the Bodyguard: a guide to protective practices success’. He has been interviewed as a subject matter expert by media organisations such as the ABC, CNBC and the Associated Press. Gavriel is an inducted member of the South African Martial Arts Hall of Fame and he is featured in the Israeli Museum of Martial Arts History.

Gavriel is also the Head of the unique Psychology of Risk program at the Australian Catholic University, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of management, a fellow of the Governance institute of Australia, a fellow of the South African Institute of Security and an ASIS CPP.


At the Centre for Security Failures Studies, Dr Gavriel Schneider is contributor and publishes regularly.


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