Richard Broom worked for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) for nearly 20 years. Richard enjoyed a variety of roles in the United Kingdom and overseas. Richard moved between communications, training, technical and physical security roles. Later Richard became involved with counter-terrorism roles and technical intelligence systems and operations. After leaving Government Service, Richard ran his own security installation, consultancy and training company. Richard has been delivering the Managing Technology and other training courses at Tavcom for 10 years.