Simon Marr

Simon Marr

Head of High Risk Services

Simon joined First Option in 2020, having previously been both Head of High Risk and Director of Safety, Security & Resilience with the BBC.  A former colonel with the British Army, and MBE, Simon has a unique blend of experience in broadcast media safety and risk management, cross government strategy and policy formulation with MOD, FCDO and the Cabinet Office, commercial corporate security and consultancy, and the leadership and management of operational  deployments in challenging parts of the world.  

Simon heads up First Option’s High Risk Services.