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Security & Close Protection


The security professionals sourced by Quintessentially People serve royalty, celebrities, politicians, executives and other prominent individuals who require a vigilant security presence. Leave nothing to chance — contact Quintessentially People instead.

Personal Security and Close Protection

As one of the world’s leading close protection agencies, Quintessentially People specializes in sourcing high-end security services for individuals and businesses around the world. The close protection staffing roles we fill include:

  • Armed/non-armed bodyguard.close protection officer’s primary responsibility is to protect the principal from risks that may include violence, kidnapping, stalking or loss of confidential information. Individuals protected by Quintessentially People personnel include politicians under threat of terrorism, celebrities who need protection from enthusiastic fans and high-net-worth individuals at significant risk of kidnapping or violence. The bodyguard scouts locations carefully and remains alert to challenging and/or hostile situations. The close protection officer may be licensed to carry a weapon and trained in security/defensive driving.

  • Security driver. The  security driver specializes in the safe transport of the principal and, in some cases, an individual may require multiple drivers and vehicles. Quintessentially People carefully screens each security driver candidate for a clean driving record, experience and training. In addition to driving, the security driver must also conduct foot patrols as required and report suspicious activity. The driver must also maintain the car or fleet to superior standards of cleanliness and operation.

  • Home security. Many individuals require more than technology to ensure the safety and security of their family members, home and possessions. Quintessentially People recruits and places residential security personnel to the world’s largest estates and well-known families. Responsibilities often include gate security, CCTV monitoring, surveillance, guard dog care and training, and key-holding duties.

Stay Safe, Hire Security With Quintessentially People

When your profession or lifestyle requires experienced, highly trained security or close protection personnel, get in touch with Quintessentially People. Quintessentially People provides individuals such as celebrities, politicians, royalty and executives with the fully qualified security experts they seek and require.

When you choose us, you’ll only interview candidates who meet your exact requirements, and who we’ve carefully screened prior to representation. No matter where you are in the world or how demanding your needs, Quintessentially People are the security and close protection recruitment agency that vigorously protects your interests. 

Contact Quintessentially People

Quintessentially People recruits trustworthy and strategically minded individuals to perform hgih quality security work for individuals around the world, even on short notice.

Quintessentially People maintains offices in New York City, Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale, Cannes and Palma.

For more information on Quintessentially People or to place a job posting, complete our contact form. Contact the office closest to you to discuss your security and close protection needs.

If you are a candidate and want to register with Quintessentially People, please submit your CV/resume via the  Contact Us page. All registrations are treated in the strictest confidence. We do our very best to impress all of our candidates and strive to maintain a consistent service - however, in the unlikely event that you are unhappy with any part of our service, please get in touch with Quintessentially People at" data-track="">">

Below you will find a range of roles that we can place at Quintessentially People's Security & Close Protection division, including a description of the role and average salary ranges.