Theo Alexopoulos is CIVIC’s Senior Manager, Global Safety and Security. Theo brings over 30 years’ experience as a security professional, including over 22 years as a regular force officer in the New Zealand Defence Forces.

Before joining CIVIC, Theo was the Regional Safety and Security Manager for CARE International where he provided advice, guidance training, and oversight to enable and sustain CARE´s operations and crisis management response across the Middle East.

With the NZ Army, his deployments have included missions as a senior technical advisor to the Cambodian Mine Action Team (CMAC) and military advisor to the East Timorese Defence Force.Theo has lived and worked in various locations across the globe, with over eight years in the Middle East.

Theo received his B Tech in Manufacturing and Industrial Technology from Massey University and various diplomas and Certificates in humanitarian security related fields, engineering, and project management.