2020

Dom Troulan

Dom Troulan is a decorated former Special Forces officer who has successfully transitioned to civilian life and found many of his skills relevant to the challenges facing modern companies.

Since 2017 Dom has offered his services as an inspirational speaker to local and international organisations. Some highlights of 2018 include the opportunity to address 250 business leaders at the dinner for Team Rubicon in the Crypt of St Paul’s Cathedral in London in April 18, an audience of 350 UK Special Forces soldiers at their annual X-Brief in Hereford. He has also spoken at the Royal Humane Society in London, and was awarded a Lifetime Honorary Governor of the Society.

Dom currently resides in East Africa where he has built an impressive client base for his core skills in safeguarding assets and people in unstable environments. He has a strong track record in community engagement, hostage negotiation and release, anti-piracy strategies, and crisis management.

Whilst relaxing at home in September 2013 that he took a call from a family friend which led to the most challenging situation he had faced. The call launched him on a rescue mission to Westgate Shopping Mall, which was under attack from terrorists. In several sorties under fire, Dom single-handedly rescued many innocent civilians while the Kenyan Armed Forces attempted to establish a cordon around the building.

For these repeated acts of conspicuous gallantry, Dom was honoured to receive the United Kingdom’s highest civilian award for bravery – the George Cross – in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2017. The George Cross joins the awards he received during his service with UK Special Forces: which included the Queen’s Gallantry Medal and the Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service.

After his investiture at Buckingham Palace, Dom commented: “There is a source of courage in every individual, and all of us, in our own unique ways, have a part to play in defending the values we hold dear”.

Dom is 57 years old, and happily married, with two children at University in the UK. In his private life he enjoys; Arduous Physical Exercise, Rough Camping in the African Bush, Wildlife Conservation, Rugby, Building houses.

Dom speaks confidently to a wide range of audience demographics. He shares his extraordinary life experiences, albeit from a humble, ordinary persons standpoint, and delivers invaluable insights on:

  1. Physical and Mental Courage
  2. Exercising Judgement and Situational Awareness
  3. Leading others and Decision making
  4. Negotiation and Persuasion
  5. Crisis Management