Andrew McLaren

Position: US Business Development Manager
Location: Central London

About Andrew Mclaren

Andrew McLaren brings a dynamic blend of security expertise, international experience, and entertainment industry connections to his role at Conflict International.  His unique background enables him to forge strong client relationships and develop innovative security solutions.

Professional Background

Andrew’s career began with serving as a team leader in two US Marine Corps Anti-Terrorism units, with deployments to Iraq and Liberia. He then transitioned to a role protecting American diplomats in Iraq as a DOS/DOD security contractor. Following his military service, Andrew built a successful career in the entertainment industry, co-starring in films and television productions focused on military and security themes. He leveraged this experience to provide threat assessments and executive protection for productions worldwide. Currently, Andrew drives Conflict International’s US expansion, drawing on his global network and cross-sector expertise.

Project Highlights

Contributed strategic security insights to the documentary “A Place of Absence”, which aided in reuniting families separated by human trafficking and recovering the remains of victims.


  • Risk & Threat Assessment
  • Executive Protection & Close Protection
  • International Operations & Logistics
  • Cross-Cultural Communication (Fluent English, Spanish; Conversational Arabic)
  • Relationship Building & Negotiation

Qualifications and Professional Memberships

  • Licensed Private Investigator, State of Tennessee.
  • Liberal Arts Degree
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