Gavin de Becker is an American author, security expert, and consultant. He was born on October 26, 1954, in Los Angeles, California.
De Becker is best known for his work in the field of threat assessment and management, having advised numerous public figures, including politicians, celebrities, and business leaders, on matters of personal safety and security.
He is the author of several books, including “The Gift of Fear,” which explores the dynamics of violence and the importance of intuition in predicting and preventing violent behavior. The book has been widely praised for its insights into the psychology of violence and has become a classic in the field of personal safety.
De Becker has also worked as a consultant for several government agencies, including the CIA and the Department of Justice, as well as for private corporations and individuals.
He is known for his expertise in the areas of threat assessment, situational awareness, and security planning, and has been recognized with numerous awards and honors for his contributions to the field.
De Becker is a highly respected and influential figure in the world of security and safety, and his work has had a significant impact on the way individuals and organizations approach personal safety and risk management.