Simon Newton is the owner of a Private Security Company, also a men’s health, fashion, fitness ambassador and a former Bodyguard. Currently working in London as a Director of Askari Secure Ltd since 2009. Simon is also currently furthering his career as a lifestyle influencer and entrepreneur in business.
Simon was a Mechanical Engineer before joining the British Military in 2000. After leaving the military he started his career in the Private Security industry working in the Middle East for the American oil company KBR. In 2006 he was appointed as a Close Protection Officer with the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office operating in Afghanistan.
In addition to working in the Middle East, Simon was involved with Maritime Security as a Ship Security Officer. He ensured the safety of LPG and Crude Oil Tankers operating in the Indian Ocean from pirate activity.
After leaving the Middle East and Ship Security, Simon returned to London as a Bodyguard. In his time as a Bodyguard he has looked after Middle Eastern Royalty, Members of Parliament, News and TV crews. However, he is also previously known for working with Michael Jackson, Kendall Jenner, Rita Ora and Bella Hadid to name a few.
Simon Newton has been involved with films such as the Green Zone Thriller filmed in Morocco and Sherlock Holmes a Game of Shadows. He has doubled for Dave Bautista in the movie Final Score and carried out parts in various programmes on UK TV. Since 2016 Simon has also been involved with men’s fashion, health and fitness. He has articles with various magazines. These can be seen on our PR page.