Welcome to our International partner's profile page. Our partners are dedicated to the security industry and have years of experience and knowledge in the law enforcement, military, security and investigations sectors to offer our clients.  

Veriton Security

Office Location: Hong Kong


Hong Kong



Chris is the managing director of Veriton Security and the lead investigator in Hong Kong for the Alternative Options Security Group.  


Prior to forming Veriton Security, Chris Wilson worked in a US-owned casino in Macau as the Director of Research and Investigations where he undertook Due Diligence research on potential clients, junkets, independent agents and business partners in support of the Corporate Compliance Program.  He was responsible for the conduct and management of all Corporate Internal Investigations.


Career Highlights:  Chris spent 35 Years with the Hong Kong Police including working in the Criminal Intelligence Bureau heading teams dealing with major armed and violent crime, kidnappings, burglary gangs, illegal immigration, smuggling and Triad personalities involved in gang activities.  For six years Chris oversaw the design, planning, development and implementation of all police facilities at the new Hong Kong International Airport and due to his extensive law enforcement experience and knowledge he was chosen to lead the Hong Kong police force’s elite Counter-Terrorism and Internal Security Division at Police Headquarters after the 9-11 attacks.

William Hu HUANG
UIC Associates

Office Location: Taiwan







South Korea


William is our chief representative and investigator for our partner company UIC Associates Ltd based out of Taiwan.  Prior to becoming an investigator,  William had an illustrious career in the military where he honed his skills in logistics, organisation, investigations and security operations. Following is a brief precis of his skills and qualifications:


R.O.C. Airborne Ranger, Army Captain

(Decorated & honorability discharge)

R.O.C. ARMY 401 Counter-Terrorism Unit, QRF



A.I.S.P.T.C (R.O.C)

Airborne Ranger Course, Instructor

ROC Counter Intelligence Course

Medical Affairs Division EMT1


ROC National Defense University 

Language Center - English Course



Bilingual Communication 

Small firearm weapon qualification

Close Protection Course

Force Recon / Counter-Terrorism Coordinator

Defense Driving qualification

Counter- intelligence / Investigation / Interrogation

EMT Level 1

Combat Medical skills.

 Paragon Investigations

Office Location: New Zealand


New Zealand

Pacific Islands

Ron is the director of Paragon investigations. and AOSG's chief representative and investigator overseeing our operations in New Zealand and the Pacific.


With over 42 years investigation experience, he is regarded as the leading figure in the New Zealand professional private investigation sector.  For the past 34 years, Ron has worked tirelessly to promote and advance the PI industry and has been elected to serve for a total of 10 years as the Chairman of the Industry’s body NZIPI re-elected for a further term in November 2016. 


In that role Ron has made submissions to and presented at Parliament in regard to the Private Investigators legislation. He has also assisted the current Licensing Authority as a Court appointed expert dealing with complaints against investigators.  Ron's knowledge and experience in the investigation industry is why the Alternative Option Security Group sought him out to represent our interests in New Zealand and the Pacific.  Ron is a valued and most welcomed asset to our organisation.

Northwood & Associates

Mark NORTHWOOD  has been a licensed investigator for 34 years and has operated Northwood & Associates Inc since 1988.  He is AOSG's chief investigation representative for our entire Canadian and Alaskan region. Mark specialises in corporate due diligence, intellectual property matters, background investigations, surveillance and insurance fraud.  His specific business lines of insurance fraud are:

  • Surveillance of disability claims

  • Investigation of fraudulent, contestable and non-contestable death claims, accidental death claims, missing persons, travel and medical claims.

Office Location: Toronto



NASIM R. Jafri
Sharp Investigations

Office Location: Pakistan


Subcontinent and the Middle East

NASIM R. Jafri is one of AOSG’s senior representatives for Pakistan and the Middle East. He is the Director of Operations for Sharp Investigations (Pvt) Ltd who utilises an ethical, specialised and methodological approach to investigations which has invariably made Sharp Investigations a leader of investigation services within the region. With a strong client focus, extensive investigative knowledge and an impressive array of achievements for successful investigations within the region, Sharp Investigations provides clients with the confidence that services will be completed efficiently, effectively and professionally.

Jafri provides investigation services throughout Pakistan with offices in Rawalpindi, Karachi, Lahore, Bahawalpur and Faisalabad. As an affiliate and partner of Sharp Investigations, AOSG is further able to provide highly qualified agents for investigation services in Bangladesh, India, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar, Bhutan, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Dubai, Iran, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon.

Our services for the region include:

  • Background Investigations

  • Corporate Investigations

  • Insurance Fraud and Intellectual Property Investigations

  • Due Diligence

  • Asset Searching and Skip Tracing

  • Debt Collection and Process Serving

Salvatore GRASSO
European Security Advisor

Office Location:



Salvatore GRASSO, based in Rome (Italy), performs security consultancy, advisory and investigation services for AOSG across the European continent. Among other attributions, Salvatore is the global manager of safety and security with a research-for-development international organisation headquartered in Rome. In this capacity, Salvatore employs security and risk management techniques in order to reinforce business resiliency to disruption and its capacity to protect assets, profitability and reputation. Salvatore is also the principal of SICURO Consulting, specialising in providing (in many instances on a pro bono basis) businesses, international organisations and government agencies with proactive strategies to manage security and safety risks. Previously, Salvatore worked for the Australian Federal Police as a member of the Counter Terrorism Intelligence Team; for INTERPOL HQ in Lyon in the capacity of a security consultant; for the International Centre for Sport Security in Doha as a project consultant; and finally, as a member of the Victoria Police Organised Crime Intelligence Unit. Salvatore has a BA in Political Science and a Master degree in Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism.  

Six Counties

Office Location:
​United Kingdom


United Kingdom

John Craig established Six Counties Investigations & Legal Services in 1994 and since then, Six Counties has grown to become one the United Kingdom’s premier investigation firms.


Six Counties Investigations & Legal Services prides itself on providing a cost effective professional, discreet and efficient service catering for clientele in the banking and finance sectors, legal sector, corporations and local governments as well as providing services for AOSG’s international clients requiring investigations conducted throughout the United Kingdom.

Our close partnership with Six Counties allows AOSG to provide clients with very cost effective and competitive services that includes process serving, surveillance, tracing debtors/missing persons, interviewing of suspects and witnesses for both criminal and civil matters, background/status checks, home/property visits, providing evidence for road traffic investigations, criminal defence, fraud investigations and repossessions.

John and his team are exceptional operators and specialists who are highly valued for their skills and expertise and their ability to provide coverage for the Alternative Options Security Group’s United Kingdom operations.

DPM Facilities

Office Location:
​United Kingdom


United Kingdom, Europe, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus 

AOSG and DPM Facilities have a long history of working together conducting Skip Tracing services for DPM Facilities clientele in the United Kingdom and Europe.  As an affiliated partner of AOSG, DPM Facilities provides on AOSG’s behalf, complete investigation solutions for our clients requiring services in the United Kingdom, Cyprus, Greece, Turkey and Central Europe.

Michael Pettitt,the founder and director of DPM Facilities, is a retired British Police Officer with a meritorious policing career spanning thirty years. Michael specialises in internal investigations, with qualifications including an Advanced Professional Certificate in Investigative Practice (BTEC Level 7).

In 2001, he formed DPM facilities successfully adapting the skills and knowledge he acquired through his thirty year police investigative career to the private sector.

DPM Facility’s services for AOSG include but are not limited to:

  • Intellectual Property and Trade Mark Protection

  • Corrupt Employee Practices

  • Matrimonial Cases

  • Child Custody Disputes

  • Missing Person Enquiries

  • In-depth Employee Screening

  • Workplace Shrinkage Investigations

  • Diligence Enquiries

  • Fraud Investigation

  • Security Reviews (route to hub and end user distribution)

  • General Investigation Projects.

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Office Location:
​Dubai, Pakistan, Uganda, Malaysia, Singapore, Madrid, Ukraine, UK


Middle East, Central Asia, Africa, Europe 

Irfan Farooq is one of AOSG’s senior representatives for Dubai –U.A.E, Pakistan and the Middle East. He is the Director & Co – Founder of Al Atta Consultations & Admin Studies Dubai – U.A.E & Kiaz Corporate Risk Management Pvt.Ltd Pakistan who utilizes his vast experience to support clients globally that has invariably made AAC Group a leader of Business Risk Management services within the region. AAC Group provides clients with the confidence that services are always better each time.

Irfan is a Certified Business Fraud Examiner and his expertise lies in providing exceptional services and advice across project & risk management, systems management, enterprise architecture. He also specializes in Corporate Verification/KYC, Due Diligence & Fraud Investigation. Irfan has a reputation for developing focus and providing training and mentoring individuals to form high performing teams.


Irfan provides Business Research & Investigation services throughout Dubai – U.A.E , GCC , Middle East , East Africa , Nepal , Sri Lanka, Malaysia , Singapore  & Pakistan AAC is working with offices in Dubai – U.A.E  , associate office in UK , Madrid Spain , Ukraine and  in Pakistan (Bahawalpur, Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad  ,Multan , KPK & Faisalabad).

As an affiliate and partner of AAC Group, AOSG is further able to provide highly qualified agents for investigation services in Bangladesh, India, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar, Bhutan, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Dubai, Iran, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon.

Our services for the region include:

  • Fraud & Forensic Audit & Investigations – External & Internal (Whistleblower Investigations, Digital Forensics)

  • Cyber Security Audit & Risk assessment

  • Fraud Risk Assessment

  • Assets Tracing & Skip tracing

  • Company and Vendor Due diligence

  • Integrity Checks & Due Diligence of stakeholders

  • Anti-Bribery & Anti-corruption reviews

  • Market / Field Intelligence 

  • Mystery shopping 

  • AML Audits & Review of Financials

  • IPR & Brand Protection(Counterfeiting & Piracy, Trademark Infringement Investigations, Supply Chain Audit, Copyright and related matters & Cyber Surveillance)

  • Background Screening

  • Risk Management & Mitigation solutions in the Middle East & Pakistan

  • Process servers in Asia & Middle East

  • Legal Support

  • Psychometric Test online