Chief of Staff of the Agency (CSA) and
Director of the Officer of Protective Operations (DOPO)
Harry Peckham is the Chief of Staff (CSA) of the Federal Security Agency (FEDSEC), one of North America's leading security, investigation and intelligence agencies, and a global leader in close personal protection.
Mr. Peckham's overall responsibilities as Chief of Staff include all five divisions: Command and Control Center, Office of Special Investigations; Office of Protective Operations, Office of Intelligence and Research and the company's largest unit, the Uniformed Protection Division.
Through the Command and Control Center
, all aspects of the company are managed including: Policy and Management Group; Legal Services; Recruitment and Retention Center; Training and Education Command; Finance Command; Liaison Office; Joint Operations Support Center; Joint Communications Center; Office of the Ombudsman; and the Office of the Inspector General.
Mr. Peckham also is the Acting Director of the Office of Protective Operations.
In this role, Mr. Peckham duties range from site and ops planning, to motorcading and body-guarding.
Mr. Peckham has has planned and lead over one hundred protective details for individuals ranging from former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and California Governor Arnold Schwartzenegger, to Hollywood Screen Actor Harrison Ford and Interscope Recording Artist Lady Gaga.
has had extensive training on VIP Protection both at the U.S. Training Center
(Blackwater) in Moyock, North Carolina, and a derivative course of the RCMP VIP Protection Course.
In addition as part of FEDSEC
's Office of Protective Operations, Mr. Peckham
is responsible for security planning and field operations for major public events at which FEDSEC's
Uniformed Protection Division provides security.
has directed security for over forty public events ranging from MuchMusic Video Awards and Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, to specific perimeter security responsibilities at the G20 Summit and Toronto International Film Festival events.
Mr. Peckham's also held management positions with: AMC Entertainment Inc. in Kansas City, Missouri, the world's third largest theatre circuit; HMV Music Group in London, England, the world's third largest music retailer; Canada's Wonderland in Toronto, Ontario, the nation's largest theme park; ICM Talent Agency in Beverly Hills, California, the world's largest talent agency; Pinewood Entertainment Group, a New York based entertainment company; and IMG Sports in Cleveland, Ohio, the world's largest sports representation company.
Mr. Peckham graduated with honors from Royal St. George's College in Toronto and then attended Stetson University's College of Arts and Sciences in DeLand, Florida.
Mr. Peckham is a member of: the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Foundation; International Association of Chiefs of Police; the Association of Former Intelligence Officers; Association of Threat Assessment Professionals; and National Defense Industrial Association.
holds a 'Secret' security clearance.