280: The Security Prospective

Originally Published March 14, 2023. Dr. Paul French spent time in the British Army, law enforcement and the world of counter-intelligence; he joins Dr. Lycka to share his insight on security, as well as the importance of humility and self-respect in navigating life’s challenges. Tune in for a deeper understanding of security measures, from overt to covert, and the mindset required to excel in demanding environments. 


About: Dr. Paul French is the Managing Director of a private intelligence company. He joined the British Army as an Infantry Junior Leader in 1976, spent a decade in the City of London Police, was attached to the Special Operations Group as a protection officer for Lord Diplock at a time when he had a threat against him from the Provisional IRA, and latterly as a Detective with New Scotland Yard’s International and Organized Crime Branch and the Metropolitan and City of London Police Company Fraud Department.

Law enforcement led to a career in the counter-intelligence world. Working assignments in areas such as the Balkans, North Africa, Central America, and parts of the former Soviet Bloc, such as Kazakhstan until retiring in 2007. He has been a bi-vocational member of Anglican Clergy in the continuing Anglican movement for over twenty years, was consecrated as a Bishop in 2007 and most recently as an Archbishop in 2017.  He holds a Doctor of Ministry from the Independent Catholic Seminary and a MBA in Leadership and Sustainability from the University of Cumbria. He is also a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Professional and is Six Sigma Champion Certified.


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