He joined S-RM in 2007. Before S-RM, he was the Managing Director of Security Consulting for Kroll, where he was also Head of Kidnap for Ransom. He previously consulted for DHL in Iraq in 2003 and 2004, following the end of the Iraq War. From 2000 to 2003 he was the Head of Client Engagement for Mergermarket. He had previously served as a Captain in the British Army. Heyrick has a BA in Geography and Archaeology from the University of Manchester and is an INSEAD alumni.