General Manager

Christopher Luhrmann is the principal of SIA. He is fully licensed to carry out Close Personal Protection/Crowd Control/Security Guarding and Private Investigation. He has 20 years’ experience in Law Enforcement and the private security and investigation industries, serving with the New South Wales and Queensland Police Services. He has held positions as an investigator, intelligence analyst/officer, and officer in charge and team leader in both local and specialist squads. These experiences have given him the opportunity to gain a wide range of skills, which include conducting security and surveillance operations.

Since 1990, he has been involved in specialist weapons and tactical teams and has trained police in firearms and operational skills and tactics. As an experienced Close Personal Protection (V.I.P) operative, he has conducted operations to protect numerous dignitaries including the Prime Minister and Governor General of Australia. Christopher has returned from Iraq where he provided specialist security and consultancy services for a US Agency for International Development (USAID) contractor.

He has also gained extensive experience conducting many investigations (quantum & liability), security threat assessments and operational security management for corporate and private clients, while maintaining a service orientated approach. He is also a qualified electrical technician experienced in the use, installation and repair of security and electronic equipment.

The demonstrated leadership abilities and expertise of Christopher Luhrmann ensures that his highly skilled team can be relied upon to provide a range of quality services to suit all client needs.

He is the current Vice President of the Australian Security Industry Association Ltd (ASIAL) and Qld Branch Convenor a position he has held since 2008. Chris is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Relevant Qualifications


Private Investigator (Qld)

Security Guard/Crowd Control (Qld)

Certificate III Security Guarding (VETEC Approved)

Certificate IV Investigation Services (VETEC Approved)

Workplace Assessor and Trainer Cert IV (VETEC Approved)

Drug Investigation (Qld Police Service)

Advanced Diploma in Intelligence Practice (VETEC Approved)

Close Personal Protection ( VIP ) Certificate ( AFP /QPS)

Firearms Instructor (VETEC Approved)

Police Operational Skills & Tactics Instructor (VETEC Approved)

Military Police Officer (Australian Army)

Property Crime Investigation (Qld Police Service)

Hazardous Material Management (Qld University of Technology)

Specialist (Computers) Systems Certificate (Qld Police Service)

Electrical Technician

Emergency Incident Management (NSW Police Service)

Security Firm Licence: SFM41112
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