Michael Tapling

Position: VP of US Operations
Location: North Carolina

About Michael Tapling

Michael Tapling leads Conflict International’s US operations, overseeing the financial, operational, and strategic aspects of the business. He works closely with Operations, Accounts Management, and Business Development to deliver exceptional results and client service.

Professional Background

Michael’s core investigative competencies include evidence collection, report writing, SIU investigations, and more. He holds expertise in live and wellness checks and is an ALIVE Active Shooter Trainer.  As a member of the ABI, ALDONYS, and SPI, he is committed to ethical, professional, and reliable investigative services. Michael brings over 9 years of investigative experience and proven leadership to his role as Vice President of US Operations. He oversees operational efficiency, team development, and the strategic expansion of Conflict International’s US presence.

Project Highlights

  • Successfully coordinated security detail for multiple news stations during high-risk events, ensuring the protection of personnel and assets.
  • Excels in managing complex, international investigations that leverage the full capabilities of Conflict International’s global team.


  • Corporate Investigations
  • Surveillance
  • Fraud and Insurance Investigations
  • Active Shooter Trainer
  • SIU
  • Recorded Statements

Qualifications and Professional Memberships

  • Member, Association of British Investigators
  • ALDONYS (Association of Licensed Detectives of New York State)
  • SPI (Society of Professional Investigators)
  • ALIVE Active Shooter Trainer
  • NY LPI (Qualified Agent)
  • BSc (Hons) Criminal Justice
  • MA Criminology
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