Meet the ISTQ Team

Our team of highly experienced / Qualified Instructors are proud to say that we all operate in the field to ensure we have no skill fade. We pride ourselves on our professional / flexible approach to your training, we are here to ensure you benefit from the time that we spend with you. If you have a specific training requirement be it from the Government / Corporate or Professional Private Sectors contact us for a discussion on how we may be able to help you.

 Lee S 

Leading International Tutor and Director of ISTQ. Lee is a Global Security Specialist, Government / Military / Private sector, International Instructor.


Headline Specialism.

  • Counter Terrorism
  • Close Protection
  • Specialist Search
  • Firearms
  • First Aid / Response
  • SIA programmes
  • C&R / HC Instructor
  • Train the Trainer
  • Front of Stage Pit Barrier Operations
  • Health & Safety
  • PMA
  • CQB
  • Bespoke programmes
  • Maritime Security

James V

International Tutor and Director of ISTQ based in the UK, James (Vinnie) is Ex-Military and Police, International Instructor.


Headline Specialism.

  • Firearms
  • Close Protection
  • Conflcit Management
  • International First Aid
  • International CCTV
  • International Security Officer
  • Public order
  • Maritime Security
  • PMA




Andre F

Lead Maritime tutor and Director of ISTQ based in South Africa. Andre is an Ex-Naval Officer, Ships Captain. Lead Maritime Specialist and International Instructor.


Headline Specialism.

  • Close Protection
  • Maritime Security
  • STCW95
  • Firearms
  • Food Safety
  • International Security Programmes

Pash B

International tutor and lead CCTV specialist. Pash is Ex-Military and Police, Pash is a superb all round security trainer, experienced and dedicated to ensuring our learners recieve only the best.


Headline Specialism.

  • Medical Training,
  • CCTV and International programmes
  • Security Guarding
  • Handcuffing & C&R
  • Substance  Misuse

Col Jamie M

Jamie is an Associate Director of ISTQ and a Serving Lt Colonel, CBRN Expert and Team Leading specialist. The Colonel runs all training relating to CBRN both in the UK and overseas.

Mark M

Mark a serving Fire Fighter with a flare for programme delivery. Mark is our subject matter expert on all types / natures of fire with over 10 years firefighting experience of aviation and domestic fires.



In memory of Neil Reader 1961 - 2019


Co-founder of ISTQ


"Missed but Never Forgotten".

Are you interested in our services for your project?

Please contact us at to arrange an appointment or use our contact form.

Contact details

Unit 5 Europa Way

Bracondale Business Park



United Kingdom



Tel: +44(0) 1603 927050

24hr AP: +44(0) 7572 466938



Alternatively, please use our contact form. 

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