Survivor Watch Team
The Team at MPERS International with the Survivor Watch brand have all been hand picked for their expertise in the fields they have been selected for. With over 200 years of combined experience, the Survivor Watch brand is geared to become the #1 personal emergency watch in the world with major brands in the wearables technology space.
Jay Laga'aia is the Managing Director and Co-Founder of MPERS International and the Survivor Watch brand. Jay was one of the original creators of the first personal emergency watch which was launched in Dubai in 2015 with UAE Telco giants Etisalat. His innovative concepts in technology and forward thinking has moulded the new direction of the company to provide consumers with a world leading watch brand (Samsung) combined with Australia's most advanced 24/7 monitoring center (Telstra SNP Monitoring) for personal safety and emergency.
Sy Laga'aia has over 30 years experience in the field of security, investigations and personal protection. The highlights of his career included 7 years in the USA as a VIP Consultant and Bodyguard for Diplomats, Royalty and VIP celebrities, the Sydney Olympic Games in 2000 and the launch of the worlds first personal emergency watch at Gitex with UAE Telco giants Etisalat in Dubai.
SECURITY RISK & WHS
With over 40 years experience within the Security, Risk and WHS industry, we have appointed John Murray as our Security and Risk Expert. John's expertise within these three areas encompass both private and corporate clients including the Packer Organisation and Westfield Corporation.
Alan Kilgour has been in the security industry for over 3 decades as a security company owner, consultant and a highly sought after international covert operator. Alan has provided CPP for several corporations and private families across Australia and abroad. His clientele include Government Officials, VIP members of SOCOG, Dignitaries and members of Royalty.
Annie Clark is our Chief Psychologist. She has 20 years experience and specialises in the areas of Depression, Anxiety, and Trauma Counselling. She is a registered Psychologist with Medicare, Victim's Services and NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme). Annie is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society. She has Sydney practice locations in Parramatta and Randwick, and can also conduct phone and internet counselling for interstate, country or overseas clients.
CHIEF SPECIALIST IN ANTI-BULLYING
Paula is passionate about Anti-Bullying as she had been a victim of Bullying growing up as a child in School as well as seeing it played out in the workforce. Paula understands the short and long-term detrimental effects Bullying has on Mental, Emotional, Physical, Spiritual and Financial wellbeing. Over the years Paula has gained various qualifications to equip herself and her clients with right tools in protecting themselves against these toxic behaviours.
INTELLIGENCE & SPECIAL OPS
James Biesterfeld has 45 years of experience in the Security and Intelligence Field including 20 years in the US Army where he served as a Criminal Investigator and a Special Agent in the Intelligence field. James specialties includes Counter-Terrorism, Intelligence/Counter-intelligence operations (to include counter-espionage), Specialised Security/CT training, Advance Operations for protection operations and special operations.
CCTV CAMERA SURVEILLANCE
Dean Tomich has been in the CCTV Surveillance industry for over 20 years. His knowledge in camera surveillance systems, hardware and entrepreneurial background has helped him build a successful career in both the residential and commercial market for surveillance systems.
FIRST AID & PARAMEDIC TRAINING
Paul McQuaid is our specialist with over 15 years in the ambulance industry. When it comes to training for Paramedics or new recruits in this field, Paul is highly recommended. Paul currently works as a Special Ops Paramedic and also at major events. During his spare time he volunteers with children in sport.
TRAINING & CLIENT DEVELOPMENT
Mike Ridley is our expert Trainer and Client Development Manager who has over 25 years experience in this field. Mike is the author behind the company training manuals and overlooks Government accreditation, tenders and grants. Mike is also a contributing writer to local publications.