Mac McGearey

Mac McGearey

Deputy Head of High Risk Services

Mac is a former Captain within the British Army with extensive experience of planning and managing high risk operations in hazardous environments. He is a specialist in Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) training, advice and risk management. He has managed risks including the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa in 2014, possible chemical weapons use in Syria and Northern Iraq and radiation exposure risk management for productions in Fukushima and Chernobyl. He is NEBOSH certified, an SIA approved close protection operator and surveillance and medically qualified.

Mac is First Option’s lead consultant on high risk productions and is based in Edinburgh.