Jorge Fortes is a highly skilled and professional VIP Close Protection specialist as well as highly skilled former Special Forces, with extensive security industry and military experience in the UK and abroad.
Jorge, started his career in the security industry in 1998 in Portugal, where he worked for many years for the most demanding and secure clients in the country; such as the US Embassy in Lisbon, the Indian Embassy in Lisbon and others.
Having worked for various high profile clients in the UK and abroad in senior roles has enabled him to specialize in various sectors of the security industry. Thus he has gained knowledge and experience in investigations, legal aspects, protection of sensitive information, security management, business principles and practices, personnel and physical security.
Since then he has dedicated himself to providing the highest level of service to his clients shaped by his experience and skills learned and performed in the security services and the Special Forces.
Jorge has had the privilege of working in many positions and across various sectors of the industry, including operating for many years within a highly demanding and often dangerous environment.
While in Special Forces, Jorge represented his country in missions abroad several times where he has also commanded groups of armed soldiers. Since he left the forces he has been actively involved in security services both in The UK and in Portugal. He has also been involved in planning, preparation and co-ordination of Close Protection Operations as well as security operations for corporate and public events.
During his professional career, Jorge has trained 100+ security operatives.
His background has enabled him to build his security career on solid foundations. With his extensive experience he has always ensured that his decisions are under any circumstance made in a Sensible and Reasoned Manner.
Since his arrival in The UK, Jorge has been actively involved in security measures for well-known Luxury Retail Brands, 5 Star Hotels, Embassy, VIP Close Protection, Royalty Protection and Residential Security for Middle-Eastern Royalty Clients.