/ Our executive team

Dynamic leaders, exceptional teams, blended capabilities.

Justin Hedges OBE

Executive Chairman and Co-Founder

Damian Huntingford OBE

Co-Founder and CEO

Daryn Liddle

Intelligence Director

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Justin Hedges OBE

Executive Chairman and Co-Founder

Justin Hedges is the Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Prevail Partners. He has 28 years of experience in the British Royal Marines, bringing with him a wealth of strategy, leadership, programme management and technical expertise to drive company growth in expeditionary markets.

Justin’s professional accomplishments include founding Prevail Partners, a dynamic company that provides unique services within a congested market. Outside of work, Justin enjoys spending time with his family, skiing, cycling and surfing. His favourite quote is ‘Get good people, give them an interesting task, and then get out of their way’. Justin Hedges has been a key part of establishing Prevail Partners as one of the most successful companies in its field.

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Damian Huntingford OBE

Co-Founder and CEO

Damian Huntingford OBE is the CEO of Prevail Partners Ltd. He is an experienced leader with a background in government service and he co-founded Prevail with that ethos in mind: finding meaningful security challenges and working with innovative teams of intelligence and security professionals capable of delivering excellence of service to clients. Damian enjoys bringing together and working with diverse multi-disciplinary teams to support partners address challenging national security risks.

Outside of work Damian enjoys spending time with his family, running, reading, and listening to podcasts.

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Daryn Liddle

Intelligence Director

Daryn Liddle is the Intelligence Director at Prevail Partners, having joined in 2018 as Prevail’s first employee. He has built up the company’s intelligence and investigations business, ultimately serving on the executive board. Prior to his current role, Daryn had a career in the British Army as an Infanteer and then Military Intelligence Officer before transitioning into the commercial sector. Daryn has been an integral player in the company’s growth, having worked with fellow Directors to get the company where it is today – something he is immensely proud of. His skill set and expertise for this role focuses on building and running intelligence fusion cells. He enjoys finding innovative ways to answer complex questions using people and technology, to help Prevail’s customers make important decisions.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family,  open-water swimming and the occasional round of golf.

/ Our workforce
Social justice and equity
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We work with NGOs to promote equality, dignity and a more just society.
Gender and diversity
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We recognise the need for our work to reflect and promote respect for gender and diversity issues.
Autonomy
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We ensure that we strive for and safeguard the rights to existence and independence of NGOs and other third sector organisations.
Accountability
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We hold ourselves accountable to the highest level of ethical behaviour and responsibility for our actions.
Collective action and solidarity
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We enable anti-trafficking NGOs to monitor movements and migration, disrupt organised criminal networks and bring perpetrators to justice.
Unity in diversity
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We celebrate diversity in the NGO sector and strive to achieve unity amongst NGOs and with other like-minded actors.
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Experts in enabling client operations

Kirsty Wheeler

Commercial Director

Kirsty Wheeler, the Commercial Director at Prevail Partners, has been an integral part of the team since the company’s inception. In her role, Kirsty oversees all commercial activities, including financial management, working across the business with management teams to achieve business goals and strategic business planning. Her leadership is pivotal in driving the company’s growth and ensuring it remains financially robust, instilling confidence in the company’s future. Kirsty hol

Tom Long

Project Lead

Tom Long is the Project Lead at Prevail Partners, a position he has held for several years. He brings with him an extensive background in military operations and leadership capabilities. Tom leads large and complex projects that cover both intelligence and live operations, striving to build a high-performing team that wants to socialise outside of work. When not leading his team, Tom spends time with his children and enjoys open water swimming. His favourite quote is ‘I find that the hard

Chris Toynbee

Geospatial Intelligence Lead

Chris Toynbee is the Geospatial Intelligence Lead at Prevail Partners. He and his team use a wide range of geospatial analytic techniques to draw insights from data, unlocking its full potential and value for the team. Clean and easy to understand visualisations are key to ensuring customers take away the information they need. Esri Story Maps and Operations Dashboards, as well as other commercial software, have proved highly effective at doing this. Chris fell in love with GIS and geospatial an