Phone: 250 762 7540


Survivability Through Technology

helios Global Technologies

Who We are


Helios Global Technologies is a Kelowna-based manufacturer and distributor of technologies relating to: hazardous worker safety; secure communications and sensors; advanced materials for ballistic, blast and impact protection and advanced medical devices . We specialise in the convergence of discrete technologies to enhance survivability and injury prevention whether in the workplace, the sports arena or the battlefield.

Helios creates industry and academic collaborations to advance novel technologies and it has a significant number of specific projects, each with a partner network. Helios is a joint venture partner with Armourgel in the United Kingdom which is associated with Imperial College, London, and works in close partnership with the Surviving and Thriving Applied Research Facility (STAR) at the University of British Columbia (Okanagan).

The Helios management team is comprised of knowledgeable and dedicated professionals who understand the difficult environments in which our clients operate. Many of our team have first-hand experience on the ground in a variety of complex security environments around the globe. Our careers have been focused in the military, law enforcement, diplomatic and personal security, as well as high performing businesses.

For further information, please contact us at:

Helios Global Technologies Ltd
1920 Windsor Rd
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 4R5

Tel: 1 250 762 7540

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Meet Our Team

Michael Blair (Executive Chairman)

Former senior manager with Reuters, and since 1985 has operated businesses in Hong Kong and Africa. His last company, GS Telecom Africa Ltd., provided telecommunications services between Africa and the world to DHL, Shell, Nestle, Barrick Gold and Newmont Ghana Gold. Michael founded the company in 1997 and sold it in 2007 to Gateway Communications of London. He has spent his career living and working in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the USA and is an expert on international business. | 250-575-4584

Phil Lancaster (Founder and President)

Former British Police Officer, with many years of experience working internationally in VIP close protection, as well as service in British Dependent Territories. | 250-863-3038

Martin Cronin (Chief Executive Officer)

Former senior British diplomat with service in Yemen, Jordan, Sweden, Pakistan, Iraq and Canada. Martin has extensive experience of security policy, conflict resolution, hostile environments and the government/corporate interface. Regional Director of the Canadian Forces Liaison Council. | 250-863-9163

Robin Brodhurst (Chief Operating Officer)

Twenty years of experience in running his own business operating, chartering and leasing aircraft worldwide, in multiple jurisdictions and currencies. | 250-808-0164