International Security and Investigative

Recruitment Specialists

Helping You Stand Out From The Crowd

About enteles Search

enteles Search identifies outstanding security and investigative professionals across the world, for both permanent and contract roles. Our experience spans physical security and asset protection, fraud and investigations, intelligence, brand protection and AIT, crisis management, geopolitics, loss prevention, systems security, HSSE, business continuity, forensics, event and travel security

We will work with you to secure you the best outcome for both your career and for your organisation.

Vital Statistics

Our Partners have completed searches in 57 countries

Attended industry specific conferences across 5 continents

Founded by 2 of the best known recruiters in the field

With 35 years of combined experience in security and investigative search

Why enteles Search



We have an outstanding international network across both the public and private sectors, at all levels of seniority.



We will lead you through the search process, advising you on the most appropriate talent attraction strategy for your role.



We have 35 years of combined experience in recruiting within the security and investigative space globally.



We are recruiters that security leadership will trust with their careers, regularly providing counsel to ensure that they are best positioned for new opportunities.



Few sector recruiters attend the breadth of international conferences that we do, resulting is us having years of experience in developing face-to-face, long-lasting relationships.



We work in this niche every day, we know who is active and how to motivate the passive candidate. The result is an efficient, thorough and ultimately successful process.

Job Board

Associate Director, Threat Management and Investigations

Chicago or Washington DC preferred, but potentially flexible across the US.

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Kent Bickmore

Regional Security Director EMEAI & APAC

"James Butler & Chris Meager are two of the most prominent security recruitment professionals in this niche field and it is always a pleasure to see how they proactively attend and network at various global security events to remain updated on the evolving security landscape and subsequent global recruitment requirement."

Ryan Long

Head of Global Intelligence, McDonald’s Corporation

"Chris is a true professional and it was an absolute pleasure to work with him…I am confident in saying Chris is "best-in-class" at what he does"

Ajay Kang

Head of Corporate Security at Royal DSM

"He did an amazing job… Highly recommended."

Andy Carmichael

Operations Manager – Excellentia Global

“I've known James for several years and I would have no reservation in recommending him as a point of contact for anyone looking for their next role within the security industry. Whatever your career level, there are very few recruiters or headhunters with his knowledge and experience of the industry globally. That coupled with his personable approach, really does set him apart from his peers”.

Dawn Holmes

Group Head of Security at GVC

"You are not just a name put to the employer, Chris works to understand the applicant: his knowledge of the individual’s abilities and career goals means the roles put forward are relevant, ensuring no wasted time for the applicant or the employers."

Max Hirsch

Director of Security, AsiaPac – Aptiv Plc

“James is a tenacious, effective recruiter who has a knack for matching up the right people with the right companies (and vice versa!). Good people skills, a high EQ, and a deep familiarity with the security and investigations industry”

Guillermo Gaspoz

Global Security Expert at Royal DSM

"No doubts that Chris is a champion in his field and a go-to person for companies seeking to fill security positions. Truly remarkable."

Kate Fitzpatrick

Corporate Security Analyst, Trans Adriatic Pipeline

"Well, what can I say! As a recruiter, one of the best I have ever dealt with. Extremely professional, from start to finish."

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