Our Team

Morne Du Toit

Managing Director

17 years extensive experience in the South African Police Service, servicing in different specialized units, vast experience were gained in forensic investigations and protection of human life as well as property, also working at a specialized uniform team and together with special forces on a permanent basis. He also has extensive experience as a hostage negotiator for more than 12 years, primary as well as secondary and are well trained and experienced in the planning and coordinating of specialized units and the auctioning of those and role players involved.

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Negotiating for ransom vs. release, defusing on high priority situations (negotiating to tactical) in order to save lives.

Personally and within the SAPS, he has protected countless dignitaries as a primary and within well organised teams, under these were businessmen, statesmen (politicians), local and foreign dignitaries, sports teams and individuals, as well as assets, stationary or in transit, and of many occasion dangerous and political high profile prisoner’s (sentenced and suspects awaiting trial).

After a career in SAPS, he pursued a career as a businessman, starting his own business in 1999, and has been specializing in security & risk management / forensic investigations.

He joined forces with Alwyn Olivier in 1998, who is a anti counterfeit / brand protection expert opening offices and DTI approved counterfeit goods storage facilities in Johannesburg, Pinetown and Cape Town.

  • B Tech: Forensic Investigation Degree (UNISA)
  • National Diploma : Police Administration Diploma (Technikon SA)
  • Criminal Justice & Forensic Auditing (R.A.U.)
  • Money Laundering Certificate (R.A.U.)
  • Hostage and Suicide Negotiator (SAPS & FBI trained as well as training and incident studies by negotiators from Rome / Australia & Switzerland), 12 years active field experience, registration nr – R04256/97
  • Advanced High Speed Driving Courses, BMW as defensive driving and emergency vehicle response techniques, JHB Metro
  • Advanced tactical & SWAT techniques, private / SAPS trained in close protections primary protector/ team protection and planning
  • Intensive interviewing / interrogation as well as forensic investigation experience obtained in SAPS as well as private sector

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Debbie Dickason (Pretorius)

General Manager

She has 20 years’ experience with First National Bank, she has acquired skills from various business areas within First National Bank such as import and Exporting, Vostro and Nostro account reconciliations, Operational Risk, Fraud and Compliance, System support of various business, technical and maintenance issues for FNB’s Front End Dealing System, eTradeline, Icams, FNB Trade Online and eForex.

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Worked closely with the International Banking Sales team marketing and presenting eForex, FNB Trade Online and Icams to small, medium and corporation clients, ensuring these clients were trained and supported on how to utilise each electronic platform to its maximum capacity.

2009 was appointed Product Manager for FNB International Banking Front End Channel, the role was to formulate and implement strategies to optimise market penetration with the customer facing applications of FNB International Banking, and focus was on developing innovative customer front end solutions for all identified customer segments. Ensuring that existing applications and solutions were effectively being delivered to the market. She assumed responsibility for end to end effectiveness of channel process, innovations and developments and was responsible for ensuring that channel income and market penetration targets were achieved.

She joined Global Risk Solutions in March 2010, to implement systems and operational procedures in line with the regulations dictated by Department of Trade and Industry with regards to Brand Protection. She is also overseeing HR Management and administration as well as maintaining all client relations held by the company.

  • Courses and Skills Acquired
  • Number Skills
  • Better Business Writing
  • Professional Presentation Skills
  • Professional Sales Skills
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Exchange Control
  • Customer Relations
  • Foreign Letters of Credit
  • Security, Fraud and Forgeries
  • Money Laundering
  • Analysts Notebook
  • Ibase Database Design
  • PC Skills
  • Operating Systems
  • PC Technologies and Networks/ Internet Concepts
  • Sage Pastel Payroll
  • Sage Pastel Business

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Phinnias Banda

Regional Security Manager

13 years experience in Security Industry and 5 year experience in anti – counterfeit department. Worked for major security companies such as Group 4, Omega Risk Solutions as well as current Global Risk Solutions. Started as Senior Section Leader while employed by Group 4 whereby I was in charge of 22 security guards to make sure they do work as per company procedure. After obtained my driving licence, I then applied for a position as Senior Supervisor at Omega Risk Solutions at Tweefontein Coal Mine. I was also in charge of other junior supervisors.

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I personally and within Omega Risk Solutions, met with Mr M Du Toit who had his own security company and took up employment in G.R.S to work for him as anti-counterfeit team as well as driver. As part of my experience, in December 2012, we started with one site at Bull brand in Krugersdorp and we kept on expanding and he then promoted me to National Security and Anti Counterfeit Manager

Obtained my matric in 1999

Studied further for Security grades up to reaction officer courses up to Grade A

Obtained driving license in 2004

I now manage security managers and interact with clients. I directly manage contracts through various managers and supervisors and control the management of G.R.S sites.

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