Donna Mackay

Close Protection Operative

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A: Letchworth Garden City


Dedicated, diligent and diplomatic Close Protection Officer who has a verifiable track record of executing numerous CP missions on behalf of an assortment of clients, including celebrities from the television & film industry, recording artists and UHNWIs, with the highest level of professionalism: always adjusting the delivery of the protection to match the unique demands of the operations and committed to providing a ‘Client-focused’ service at all times. Made the seamless transition to the Close Protection Industry in 2016 and have acquired a wealth of experience across different sectors, where I promptly established a welcomed-reputation of being a proficient operator, a ‘safe pair of hands’ and a reliable member of the team and this would not go unnoticed by the Private Security Companies and has led to being selected to take on more responsibility. An earlier career included working as an Executive Assistant, which provided the opportunity to gain valuable experience and highlighted the ability to stay calm and level-headed under pressure. Have also been appointed as Performance Director for a series of major music charity events, which would attract in around 25,000 attendees, and involved planning, organising and overseeing the security provision to ensure that the personnel had a clear understanding of their duties and the SOPs.


Asset ProtectionCelebrity ProtectionClose ProtectionExecutive ProtectionMedicalSecurity / Supervision

Current Position

Mobile Response Operative
Glastonbury Music Festival
June 2016 - June 2019 (3 years)
Mobile Response Team Member during multiple Glastonbury Festival events. Duties included carrying our reconnaissance of the venue to acquire familiarization of key areas, meeting the VIP Clients at the entrance gate and transferring them by car to the designated locations. Gained recognition for the ability to act quickly when faced with a medical emergency and take control of the incident, that would require bringing together various personnel in order to facilitate the safe extraction of the patient from the scene.


Motor Bike Compulsory Basic Training (Attained: 08/08/2018)
Door Supervisor (Attained: 08/11/2017)
Conflict Management (Attained: 31/01/2018)
Covert Surveillance (Attained: 31/01/2018)
Professional Investigator (Attained: 31/01/2018)
First Person on Scene-Intermediate (FPOS-I) (Attained: 31/01/2018)
Hostile Environment (Attained: 31/01/2018)
Close Protection (Attained: 31/01/2018)

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