Prevail Partners brings the most current, most experienced team into the commercial sector.

With an established pedigree within National Mission Units we offer an unrivalled outlook on defence and security issues worldwide.

Prevail Partners brings the most current, most experienced team into the commercial sector.

With an established pedigree within National Mission Units we offer an unrivalled outlook on defence and security issues worldwide.

Who we are | Leadership Team
Who we are | Leadership Team
Prevail Partners

Justin Hedges OBE Founder and Director
Justin retired from the Royal Marines and Specialist Military Units (SMU) in 2018 as one of the youngest Royal Marine Brigadiers ever. Justin has commanded operations at every level, including command of National Mission Units and Deputy Commander of UK SMU. As Deputy Commander, he was responsible for a programme of capability worth £1bn pa; developing multi-Agency strategies for the most demanding security threats across the globe; and the provision of crisis response advice to COBR.

In recognition of his outstanding leadership on operations in Afghanistan, Justin was made an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.

Prevail Partners

Damian Huntingford OBE Founder and Director
Damian retired from the Royal Marines and Specialist Military Units in 2018 after a diverse 20-year career. He has direct experience of leading combat operations and delivering intelligence development activity in the UK’s major operational theatres. He is particularly experienced in orchestrating counter terrorist multi-agency operations and national advantage operations. Damian has also delivered advice to senior military and government officials in the Ministry of Defence, and overseas, in support of UK national security.

For his exemplary command of a National Mission Unit, Damian was made an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.

Who we are | Core Team

Hefin Jones MC Risk Management Executive
As a Regimental Sergeant Major with a National Mission Unit, Hef gained exceptional experience in operations, working in concert with the Intelligence Services, Police, US Tier 1 Military Units and the DEA. For this work he was awarded a Military Cross.

He subsequently became Director of Above Ground Risks for Heritage Oil. In this role he has supported upstream and downstream Oil and Gas exploration operations in remote and hostile regions.

Daryn Liddle Intelligence Director
A former military Intelligence Officer, Daryn has worked on discreet multi-agency operations across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, as well as conventional campaign operations in Afghanistan and the Middle East over an 11 year career. With particular experience in leading Counter-Intelligence and Counter-Terrorist Targeting teams, Daryn has recent experience harnessing the latest technologies to provide insightful information for decision makers ranging from the highest levels of government down to those conducting tactical action.

Kirsty Wheeler Commercial Project Manager
Kirsty is an enterprising leader with expertise in guiding organisations through the commercial landscape. Over the past 15 years she has been actively involved in establishing and growing companies in the transportation, retail and security sectors. She holds a first class bachelor’s degree with Honours in Business Administration and a Masters of Business Administration from the Imperial College London Business School.

Jonathan Hart General Counsel
Jonathan Hart specialises in commercial law with particular expertise in complex transactions with an international bias. He has been, among other appointments, General Counsel to a mobile telecommunications group operating in emerging markets and a commercial trouble shooter.

Jonathan is a Senior Counsel with Charles Russell Speechlys, a City law firm.

Mark Lamy Finance and Investments
Mark Lamy has more than thirty years’ experience in the treasury, derivative and investment markets at various financial institutions, including being the Head of Treasury for Standard Bank Offshore. Currently he is also the Chief Asset Manager for a large Family Office.