About HR Maritime
HR Maritime Consultants Ltd (“HRM”)
HRM is a specialist provider of maritime security services, for safe and secure voyages of commercial shipping vessels, superyachts and cruise liners transiting the high-risk areas of the Indian Ocean, the Gulf of Aden, the Red Sea and West Africa. Our tailor-made solutions for vessel security provide proactive risk management and vulnerability abatement for property, personnel, and reputation.
Extensive Experience & Expertise
HRM is owned, operated, and supported by seasoned maritime security personnel, including former long-serving members of regional Special Forces. This unique core group maintains training staff, specially trained high-risk defence agents, and professional assessment officers at the highest international standards.
Founded in 2011 and registered in the UK, HRM headquarters and operations centre are located in London.
Ofer Elad is a dynamic, results-oriented leader with a strong track record of performance in fast-paced organisations. He has a strong military background, including many years in Naval Commando Special Forces, and extensive operational experience. Additionally, Mr. Elad has served as a senior mentor in large-scale training and security programmes in the Middle East, West Africa and Central America.
Capt. Iftikhar Khan
Capt. Iftikhar Khan is a results-driven Master Mariner with a proven ability to develop and strengthen management teams. A savvy operations leader, he is known for delivering inventive business strategies and client-focused solutions and for profitably transforming the systems of global operations. Capt. Khan holds an MSc in Ship Management, a BSc in Mathematics and Physics, and an HND in Nautical Sciences.
Jeremy Read is experienced in accounting, financial and operational management, business development and strategy. He is an expert in overseeing all aspects of a multi-million-dollar business. Prior to joining HRM, Mr. Read was a successful investment banker in equity capital markets and M&A in London, New York and the Far East. He holds a BSc in Economics and an ACA.
HRM holds a BIS Open General Trade Control (OGTCL) anti-piracy license for legal provision of maritime security services and the transfer of ammunition and weapons between ports.
In addition to being ISO 28007 & 9001 compliant in all operations, HRM adheres to Health, Security, Safety, and Environment (HSSE) best practices in accordance with international and local laws and regulations.
HRM is committed to customer-oriented transparency and ethical business practices.
The HRM Difference is Your Advantage
Our extensive experience and strong relationships with local law enforcement and military enable effective responses to crises, resulting in maximum abatement with minimum harm.
Utilising advanced communication technology, we provide 24/7/365 monitoring and support and remain in contact throughout each voyage.
FOR SECURITY GUARDS
We select, train and maintain a disciplined security force, and hold our guards to the highest professional and personal standards.
HRM is fully certified and operates according to HSSE best practices and in full compliance with international and local laws and regulations.