Edinburgh International

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Edinburgh International (EI) was founded in September 2003 as Edinburgh Risk and Security Management (ERSM) operating solely in Iraq. "After a prominent management role in early post conflict operations, the Company established secure accommodation and started providing personal security details for clients, it states on its website. [1]

Subsequently EI established offices in Kabul (Afghanistan) in October 2004 and Khartoum (Sudan) in January 2005. It established a regional headquarters in United Arab Emirates which is described on its website as the "prime operational, administrative and financial centre for the group activities outside of the UK and USA." [2]

On its website EI list their offices as being in London and Guernsey (UK), Washington D.C. (US) Baghdad (Iraq), Kabul (Afghanistan), Khartoum (Sudan) and Dubai (United Arab Emirates). They also list "affiliate" offices as being in Kentucky, North Carolina, Florida in the US. EI also has "representative" offices in the British Virgin Islands, Fiji, New York, Ankara (Turkey), Amman (Jordan), Perth (Australia) and Nepal. [3]

Edinburgh is a member of the British Association of Private Security Companies and the Private Security Company Association of Iraq.

Contact information

Edinburgh International
International Operations
Office 402
Saba 1
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 (0)4 365 0030
Fax: +971 (0)4 365 0040
Web: http://www.edinburghint.com

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