Paul Burton is training director for hostile environments and emergency first-aid for Global Journalist Security. Paul served as a British Army Sergeant Major in the elite 148 Commando unit, and as an instructor at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst officer training school. After retiring from military service, Paul was a HEFAT or Hostile Environments and Emergency First-Aid Instructor for the U.K.-based Centurion Risk Assessment Services. He has trained hundreds of journalists, aid workers and others. Working on behalf of relief agencies and non-governmental organizations, Paul conducted reconnaissance, training and security escort missions in numerous hostile areas including Haiti, Indonesia, Argentina, Uzbekistan, Brazil, Cambodia, Venezuela, Kenya and Mexico. He has extensive experience and training in casualty treatment and assistance, jungle, arctic and urban warfare, and civil unrest. He is kept current as an emergency first-aid instructor by the U.K.-based Aid Training & Operations.