"Col. Collins was commissioned into the British Army in 1981 and joined the 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Rangers then serving in Berlin.After completing several operational tours of duty including Northern Ireland, the Falklands Islands and Cyprus, where he was an aide to the Chief of Staff in the UN in Cyprus, he served with 22 SAS including the first Gulf War He was selected for promotion to Lieutenant Colonel at 38 and was posted to London in Dec 1998 once more to serve with special forces.
"After Promotion to Colonel of the First Battalion Royal Irish Regiment, he was Project Director for a Peace Support Training Centre in Sarajevo before taking up the appointment of Colonel in Charge of training in HQ Land Command in Dec 2003. He retired from the Army in 2004 and is now an author and broadcaster. He has recently published his first book 'Rules of Engagement', an account of his time in command.
"Col. Collins advises the Board on Security and Emergency Response issues, in the Economies in Transition where we operate."
- Director, British Borneo Oil and Gas plc
Resources and articles
- British Borneo Oil and Gas Board, organizational web page, accessed April 4, 2013.