Rose Partners Management Team

Our management team draws on a wealth of commercial and government experience. A team and organisation based on strong values, ethics, and able to access an unrivalled network of subject matter experts to manage the most challenging issues.


The management team provides strategic direction and project oversight for client programmes.    


Sean Crawford

Sean is a Founder and Managing Partner of Rose Partners. He is a seasoned Security Director, with extensive experience in the provision of international risk management. He has worked very closely with government departments and commercial agencies in the overseas operations and policy arena. 


Prior to joining Rose Partners Sean worked for a major risk consultancy supporting international engagements throughout EMEA. Sean provides operational oversight on all projects within the Rose Partners portfolio. 


Nick Kitson

Nick is a Founder and Senior Partner of Rose Partners. He served 20 years with the British Army, retiring as a Colonel. He was awarded the DSO for leadership of a Battle Group on operations in Afghanistan. He also served in Whitehall, working closely with UK government departments and international agencies – primarily with the Foreign Office, Home Office, Cabinet Office and DFiD. 

On leaving the Army Nick spent several years working in the upstream Oil and Gas sector for a UK based midcap Exploration and Production company with a diverse frontier market portfolio. His last role there was as Vice President Government Relations and International Business. Nick is responsible for all government and stakeholder relations for Rose Partners.



Twysden Moore

Twysden is a Founder and Managing Partner of Rose Partners. He has acted as an advisor to businesses on strategy, structure, routes to market, identifying and hiring operational and project teams, partnering with agencies, forming consortia, introducing equity and debt partners.
Twysden has established, invested in and sold businesses across multiple sectors, and has experience in growing nascent and start-up businesses to tens of millions of turnover. Twysden has oversight of all commercial and financial activities within Rose Partners.

Adam Honor

Adam is the Chief Executive Officer of Rose Partners. An accomplished executive with proven leadership experience in both the corporate multinational and government sectors he has spent over 20 years leading on strategic and operational enterprise risk programmes, employed by governments and some of the world’s leading blue-chip companies. 

Adam has extensive commercial experience of delivering functional transformation resulting in business aligned holistic risk and cyber security strategies that add quantifiable value to the business and return profit. Working with the Founders, Adam is responsible for planning and implementing the strategic direction of the organisation.

Senior Team & Key Advisors

Our senior team members are drawn from a wide range of industry and government backgrounds. As leading experts in their respective fields, they play a central role in the design and delivery of client projects.            

Simon Butterworth

Simon has worked within intelligence and analysis for over 30 years at international, national, regional, force and community levels, and is a highly experienced intelligence analyst. He has held senior strategic and operational roles within historic crime investigations, national and regional counter terrorism, local authority community partnership and serious crime units.
Simon was a key member of the Professional Heads of Intelligence Analysis (PHIA) and National Analyst Working Group (NAWG) developing and enhancing the analytical capability of the United Kingdom. 

Paul Comfort 

Paul was a career diplomat with the Australian Government serving in Pakistan, Jordan and the UK and as High Commissioner to Kenya. He has also served as the Permanent Representative to the United Nations Environment Programme in Nairobi.

He is a political and security risk specialist and has advised governments and multinationals on political and security strategies as an independent consultant with a major risk consultancy before joining Rose Partners.


Niall Greenwood

Niall is a highly experienced aviation and Air Traffic Control leader with 25 years’ military experience and is an expert in airspace management and emerging technologies. During a 15 year corporate career, Niall has delivered large projects and programmes in cyber-security, software systems, investment management, new business concepts and technologies and some world firsts in the deregulation and the aviation domains. 

In his previous role as NATS Managing Director for the Asia Pacific region Niall managed pillar clients including the relevant government departments of Hong Kong, the Philippines, India and Indonesia.



Del Mehat

Del has spent 37 years in the Metropolitan Police. He is a former senior Police Officer who has worked in New Scotland Yard, including Serious and Organised Crime Units, Anti-Corruption Command and the Specialist Firearms Unit, SCO 19.


As a Senior Training Manager he was instrumental in developing and delivering training programmes and courses for international law enforcement agencies. Del is a qualified and experienced coach and mentor. 



John Tresidder 

John is a senior physical and electronic security design professional with 32 years’ experience. He has successfully designed and delivered large technical security design projects and has a thorough understanding of international physical and technical security standards.
He has overseen technical security strategy and policy for large scale projects such as the London Olympics and in a number of geographical regions, including north Africa.

David Claydon

David brings extensive experience from working in some of the most challenging environments. He has planned and delivered complex executive protection tasks both domestically and internationally to HNW individuals and families, as well as corporate chief executives, deploying throughout Europe, Middle East, Africa and South America on a variety of tasks.

He is adept in mission analysis, problem solving and security mitigation planning and implementation, delivering timely, accurate and thoroughly analysed client solutions.


Phil Forsyth

 Phillip Forsyth has over 35 years’ experience in Military, Security and Counter Terrorism Operations. His military career included the planning of operations in support of the UK Government’s foreign and domestic Counter Terrorism, Force Protection and Serious and Organised Crime strategies.
Phillip has also advised governments on the strategy and operational procedures for the protection of Critical National Infrastructure and high value entities. Additionally, he has participated in the successful investigations of war crimes and acts of terrorism.

Clarke Jarret

As former Commander of the UK’s largest Counter Terrorism unit, SO15 at New Scotland Yard, Clarke brings extensive strategic experience of policing and international counter terrorism to the Rose team. 
During his career he has held leading roles in the delivery of CT operations during major crises (including the Westminster and Parsons Green attacks) and the delivery of security for major global events such as the Olympic Games, Cricket World Cup and Presidential visits.    

Amylea Toole

Amylea previously worked as a Police Officer, primarily as a Detective on a Homicide Team with the Metropolitan Police, and in the South East Counter Terrorism Unit, combining investigative and intelligence roles on complex, high profile investigations. She has performed the role of Staff Officer to Senior Police Officers, most notably on a national business change programme for Counter Terrorism which has revolutionised the way intelligence is handled in the CT arena.


Since leaving the Police, she has advised on a number of government projects as a trainer/assessor in security and policing skills.



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