COL/Ret. Shlomo Ravid - Senior security Consultant

Fluent in Hebrew and French, Very good English

Military experience:
Service in IDF since 1966. Participated in the Six-Days War, the War of Attrition, Yom Kippur War (1973) and Lebanon War (1982).

Major positions during the service:


1989 - Today Reserve service - senior officer conduction combined air/land missions.

1987 - 1989 Head of IDF and Ministry of Defense task force missions in Cameroon and Western Africa. In charge of ten officers and the training of the Presidential Regiment. Advisor to the president on matters of security.

1986 - 1987 Deputy Major Commander of Infantry and Paratroops.

1984 - 1986 Commander (Reserve service) of special infantry regiment and commander of drilling and training base under the Northern Command.

1982 - 1984 Commander of brigade in Lebanon. In charge of major areas within Lebanon.

Other professional experience:
1999-Today Freelance Security Consultant. Working for IMI (Israel Military Industry) as a security consultant specializing in security assessments for seaports, airports, towns and sensitive plants and buildings.

1998-1999 Kanit Ltd. - Israeli Construction Company responsible for writing procedures for handling crises in hi-rise buildings requiring rescue missions.

1986 - 1987 Deputy Major Commander of Infantry and Paratroops.

1995-1998 Senior Advisor in Shafran LTD. A company specializing in security consultancy for major banks, oil reservoirs and high rise commercial buildings.

1991-1995 In charge of security in the Diamond Exchange in Ramat-Gan Israel. Responsibility included: designing concept of security system, recruiting and training of security personal.