Our team is drawn from world-class security and intelligence organisations including the military, special forces and the police, as well as civilian experts. We are motivated by the satisfaction of our clients. All Valkyrie services are provided by our in house team and best of breed partners.

The Executive Team

Floyd Woodrow MBE DCM LLB

Chairman and Founder

With 24 years’ service with 22 Special Air Service, experience with COBRA and as Head of the UK Counter Terrorist Wing, Floyd leads Valkyrie's team of experts, advising on crisis management and... response to the growing threat posed by cyber-attack. Floyd has an excellent track record of success as a Military Leader, Director and Negotiator, working with government agencies and police forces throughout the UK and overseas, assessing operational readiness and crisis management action plans. He also founded the Compass for Life Foundation in 2019. Read more

Peter Malmstrom

Chief Operations Officer and Founder

Peter trained as a commodity futures broker and foreign currency trader in the City of London, developing trading algorithms and pioneering, deliverable FX platforms. He spent two years with the Parachute... Regiment and three years with 21 Special Air Service, before joining Spectrum and has since accumulated over 25 years of experience with specialist security providers, during which time he has also been active in assisting the development of several companies in the financial services sector. Peter has extensive contacts and experience across several market sectors, both in the UK and abroad and has worked closely with Floyd Woodrow on a number of high-level projects, prior to establishing Valkyrie with Floyd in 2009. Read more

David Webb

Managing Director

David has more than 33 years’ experience in the risk and security sector including a Master’s degree (MSc) in Security & Risk management. Prior to joining Valkyrie, David spent seven years as Corporate Regional... Security Director of a multinational infrastructure company with 87,000 employees operating in more than 150 countries. David was responsible for the oversight of all company operations in the EMEA and APAC regions, including assessing all high risk opportunities. David managed associated geopolitical issues, security planning, conflict management and emergency procedures. Prior to this, David had a successful 26-year military career, operating primarily in the Middle-East and Africa. He first served for 10 years with the Royal Marines, followed by 16 years in UK Special Forces with 22 Special Air Service. Read more

Mike Moran

Head of Counter Measures

Mike has more than 20 years’ experience as a global security advisor to blue chip corporations, high net worth individuals, List X organisations and international private investigation firms . Mike has advised... the British Royal Family, UN European Monitoring Mission, International Criminal Court at The Hague, and General Medical Council. He now advises Valkyrie's clients on Electronic Countermeasures, secure communications and security applications. Mike is a founding member of the Technical Surveillance Counter Measure Institute (TSCMi). Read more

Gurpreet S. Thathy

Director of Cyber Security, Technical Surveillance and Counter Measures

Gurpreet is a highly experienced investigator specialising in digital forensics and cyber investigations. He assists clients by conducting vulnerability assessments... to evaluate their physical and digital security needs. Gurpreet manages Technical Surveillance and Counter Measures (TSCM) sweeps where he can help clients look for any physical evidence of eavesdropping devices using a combination of state-of-the-art equipment and proven methodologies. His experience also includes providing expert witness testimony and investigating computers, mobile devices and other computer peripherals for law enforcement, government agencies, corporates and HNWIs, and conducting cryptocurrency investigations and asset tracking. Read more

Simon Lincoln

Operations Executive

Simon spent 24 years serving with the Metropolitan Police, during which time he worked in the CID as a detective before joining Special Branch as a surveillance operative. He worked in a counter-terrorism role... as well as working undercover to investigate threats from extremism and activist groups. He also worked as an agent handler in the UK and overseas, liaising with other specialist intelligence agencies, before finishing his police career in the Counter Terrorism Command. He has also worked as a bodyguard, personal assistant and security consultant for a globally recognised film and TV celebrity where he was embedded with the family taking an active role in all aspects of security surrounding that individual, their immediate family and their wider family interests. Read more


"Valkyrie has always delivered exceptionally high levels of service. They have deployed highly specialised and skilled teams at short notice in response to our often-diverse security requirements. The team is highly professional, flexible and discreet, which is why we have the utmost trust and confidence in our ongoing relationship."

Director of Protective Services, Major High Street Bank

"We switched over to Valkyrie about a year ago and are thrilled with their Counter Measures Service. They are well priced, fast and diligent. Going with Valkyrie has proved to be an excellent decision. In fact, we often recommend them to other organisations."

COO, Energy Company

"Steve is a highly experienced, efficient, and effective Investigator. His judgment, and those of the people he works with and for is impeccable."

Partner, London-based Legal Practice

"I have had the Valkyrie Sentinel covert tracker fitted to my Aston Martin DB5 for just over a year now and it provides total peace of mind. My tracker reports into me daily, detailing pin-point location accuracy, anywhere in the world. The Valkyrie team get in touch if any suspicious movement occurs and are available 24/7 for assistance. I chose the Valkyrie Sentinel tracker over its competitors due to the impressive military and intelligence backgrounds of the team, most especially the resources they have available should my car ever be stolen and they need to recover it."

Neil Clifford

"Working with the Valkyrie team is always a pleasure. They helped us write policies that we never had, did intrusion/penetration testing and a vulnerability assessment. We are definitely more secure because of the work they do for us."

CEO, Small Private Company

"David Webb of Valkyrie has provided highly professional, pragmatic and proportionate advice on a range of security matters for our HNW and corporate clients. I would highly recommend Valkyrie for their Security and counter-measure services."

Global Management Consultancy

"I strongly recommend Valkyrie for anyone looking for the highest professional TSCM service. Mike and his team are excellent and always have the client’s best interest at hand. Understanding the needs of our current security corporate culture climate, where confidentially, timeliness, and accuracy is a must, anyone looking for these specific capabilities should speak with Mike and Valkyrie, high recommended."

Chief Security Officer, Major O&G company

"The go-to professionals for the ultimate in vehicle security. Fast, reliable and professional service."

Sanjay Seentanah, Octane Magazine

“The Valkyrie PORTUNUS system is at the heart of our building security and access control. The system is highly secure, effective, easy to install and provides a cost-effective, flexible security system for a highly complexed and historic site”.

Major London Govt. facility
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