Company founder Mike Pobjoy studied Sculpture and Ceramics at Lanchester Art College in the UK – an active interest which he pursues to the current day. Mike’s career passion however, was the British Military where he joined the Airborne and after extensive experience in Ireland this segued into three years as a Police Officer.
Mike emigrated to Canada in 1979 where he put his skills to good use managing several major national investigation departments prior to starting Focus 4D Inc. (previously known as Focus International) – a company providing Private Investigation and Security Consulting services.
In 2002 Mike authored and trade-marked a security strategy – namely, ‘Deter, Detect, Delay, Detain’ referred to as 4D. The 4D strategy has enjoyed international recognition and has been adopted as the national security strategy by the Centre for Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) in the UK and by DHS in the US as a component of the anti-terrorism strategy for Chemical Facilities. In addition, the private sector have customized the principles of the 4D strategy to suit specialized security agendas.
In the same year, as a complement to the Focus services and in response to persistent requests from Clients, Mike founded 4D Protection providing Security Guard services.
In 1987 Valerie emigrated to Canada from the UK where she operated two small business enterprises. She joined sister company Focus 4D Inc. in 1988 as Administrator and Private Investigator. Valerie demonstrated her accounting and financial management skills and is now the CFO for Focus 4D Inc., and both COO and CFO for 4D Protection Inc..
Valerie is an avid gardener and conservationist having planted over 21,000 hard and soft wood trees on her property as well as volunteering with Grey Sauble Conservation Authority, Arboretum Alliance.
Kevin has been with the company ever since studying Police Foundations nine years ago, initially as a part time Security Guard and progressing through the ranks to his current position as Operations Manager. Kevin has acquired an in-depth appreciation of all Client sites and enjoys the support of Karolina, his Operations Supervisor.
Kevin enjoys working out, is an enthusiastic fisherman and also likes to explore the Province whenever he has opportunity.
Karolina obtained a BA in Public Administration and Justice Studies after completing a Police Foundations Diploma. A Martial Arts Taekwondo specialist, Karolina also excels in the culinary arts! We have been privileged with Karolina’s high standards and commitment to our Clients for the past eight years. Karolina is currently Operations Supervisor working closely with Operations Manager, Kevin Roias.