Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is a former security specialist/advisor, close protection bodyguard to a billionaire, counter surveillance specialist and now the managing director of Thomas Yorke Ltd, the UK’s premier investigation company.

Richard has many years of investigation experience and holds the EaT Level 3 teacher training qualification, is a full member of the ABI, Association of British Investigators, a fellow of WAPI, World Association of Professional Investigators and is a current active investigator.

At Thomas Yorke Ltd, Richard’s role as Managing Director predominantly entails overseeing and controlling the business to ensure a smooth operation. Richard also gives hands on operational support to his clients and still thrives at being in the field.



  • Security – Thank you for everything that you have done for me in my absence. You have looked after the security of my house perfectly and prepared for my arrival with the finest details.

    Mrs Lily S
    Belgravia, London
  • Security – Many thanks for everything you did yesterday. The security consultation and following reports highlighted many areas that i need to take action. I look forward to our next meeting with your project manager to put the full security plan in to action.

    Mr Stewart
    Epping, Essex
  • Surveillance – I needed information on a person to find out what he was up to. Through a recommendation I instructed Thomas Yorke to help me with this matter. They conducted surveillance and provided me with video footage and images that I needed. Thanks for doing a great job.

    Mr Johnson
  • Process serving – A great thank you for helping get some urgent documents served on an individual. Your company was fast, efficient and completed the task without fuss.

  • Tracing – Thanks Richard and the team at Thomas Yorke for helping us to find a debtor. This put us in a position to go on and recover money owed to us. Thanks again!


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