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enteles Search was formed by Chris Meager and James Butler, two of the leading recruiters operating in the global security and investigative space. Identifying that a gap existed in the market for a truly boutique offering, Chris and James established enteles Search to provide executive search solutions to the international corporate security and investigative markets, bringing together 38 years of collective experience.

enteles Search partner with key advisors, enabling us to bring several decades of practical security and investigative experience to our clients and candidates, to compliment the 38 years we have spent recruiting in this space.

Change starts with enteles Search, for both your future and for your organisation.

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."

Mark Lindsay

Head of Security, Transnational energy company

"I very highly recommend Chris as an effective security risk management recruitment professional who is able to add real value to a business."

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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