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Gary Wood


Gary Wood founded Risk Advisory Group’s security practice in 2001 and went on to open offices in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Afghanistan. In 2007, he set up Risk Advisory’s office in Dubai overseeing all security operations. In 2018, he set up the Government Services practice focusing on international government clients. This practice demerged from Risk Advisory in 2020 to form Burnham Global. 

Prior to joining Risk Advisory Gary served in the British Army for 18 years, six of which being in UK Special Forces. He left the army as a Warrant Officer. During his military career he served in several operational theatres, including Northern Ireland, Lebanon, Uganda, DRC, and Sierra Leone.

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