Our Directors and Countries of Operation
Countries of Operation
Trinidad and Tobago
WESTERN ASIA (MIDDLE EAST)
Leo Powell founded ISS in 2010 and is the company’s President and CEO. Leo’s educational background spans many professional disciplines and his working experience has taken him to over 96 countries over the past 30 years.
His initial career started out in the Law Enforcement sector where he established a firm grasp of the “Rule of Law” and more so the intricate relationship between the Security and Justice sectors. He then joined the United Nations in the early 90's and broadened his educational end professional experience in the fields of Counter Intelligence, Counter Terrorism, Counter Narcotics, Threat and Risk Assessment and High-Level Investigations to just name a few of the functions he carried out around the world. In doing so he saved the roles of Protection Specialist, Trainer, Security Coordinator, Chief of Security, Advisor at many levels and Senior Advisor in the Middle East and Latin America.
At the early age of 46, he peaked in his international profession, resigned early in his career and founded ISS, which was initially a Consultancy and has since grown into a Technological Giant in the Security and Safety industry providing advice and solutions to Governments, Industries, Large and Small Business and Residential Clients globally. ISS is now part of a Group of Companies “Powell Enterprises” that is engaged in large scale Public Safety and Traffic Management projects, Signage, Fabrication, Construction, Security and Safety Technologies and Food and Beverage Sectors.
Kareem Powell Director of Technical Services
After working in the Private Sector in New York for over ten years providing analytics and supporting tools to decision makers on Wall Street, She has been with ISS since its inception and has built, developed and established the administrative and financial infrastructure of the company from the ground up. She has a teaching background from her earlier working experience and has brought the patience and dedication of her teaching profession to the company.
As part of her purview, Marilyn also manages our Customer and Client Services Department and has strengthened the overall image of the company with her experience and attention to detail.
Kareem is an Experienced Director with a demonstrated history of working in the Security and Technology industries. His inherent leadership attributes and personable disposition lead to his swift elevation to management positions at an early age with several top Technology and retail organizations in the United States. He is a Strong business development professional skilled in Product Assessment, Solution Design, Project Delivery, Sales, Retail, Store Management, Personnel Development, Customer Satisfaction, and Sales Operations. He has applied that knowledge and experience to ISS and several other related organizations at the start-up level to provide effective structure and exceeding results.
As Technical Director at ISS he has overseen the growth and development of the largest segment of our operations; Security Technology. By directly engaging clients to Define their needs and applying his technological understanding to combine products and Design solutions, Kareem has consistently placed ISS in the top position to Deliver Best in Class solutions with added value to our clients.