Who we are
Zero79 is a niche, security services organisation. We are experts in providing unique solutions to your security requirements.
Zero79 is forged from the discipline and complex experiences of ex-Special Forces officers and government officials. All our services are tailored around achieving an individual’s strategic end state, both domestically in Australia and overseas. From providing a discreet security driver within Australia, to a overt security detail abroad, Zero79 can meet your unique requirements.
CEO Adam McNamee conducting a Protective Security Detail for the Australian Prime Minister, Hon Kevn Rudd, into Afghanistan in 2008.
Story of our name
Why the name Zero79?
Every member of the Australian Defence Force is given a unique Employment Category Number, depending on their role they perform. For those few within Australian Special Operations Command, who earn the Green Beret, their Employment Category Number is 079.
Team and experience
Zero79 members have a combined 100 plus years in Australian Special Forces, government operations and private security. All our members understand the unique requirements of high net worth companies and individuals and strive to not only ensure a safe environment but that all of the client’s needs are met. We are a small, niche organisation and only use individuals we would trust with the safety of our own families.
CEO - Adam McNamee
Adam is a highly experienced ex-special forces military officer, who more recently has extensive business experience in founding and operating his sporting event management company, True Grit.
During his 15-year career in the Australian Military, Adam gained extensive planning experience across eight operational deployments. Adam has been involved in conducting detailed planning and security details for numerous heads of state, primarily in hostile environments. He has conducted complex missions across 3 operational theatres and has successfully interacted and trained personnel of diverse cultures and domestically in Australia. He has an extensive background in counter terrorism planning at the national level and for high profile events. His last position in the Australian military was as the Officer Commanding Special Forces Selection and Recruitment, as part of the Special Forces Training Centre.
On completing his military career, Adam founded Australia’s largest obstacle racing company, True Grit. During this period, he successfully conducted detailed planning and conduct of sporting events across Australia. During these events he was responsible for up to 5,000 participants on an event weekend. In this position, he was instrumental in evolving the Australian endurance sporting scene, including designing and Race Directing the Obstacle Course Racing World Championship 24hr Enduro event.
Adam has a proven record in the planning and conduct of highly specialised operations and events and is driven to find unique solutions to business security requirements.
COO – Anthony Finn
Anthony has an extensive history in planning, operations, project management, resource management and logistics in both military and civilian applications. He has held and executed roles from front line execution roles to senior management and delivery roles for the military, government and non-government arena’s.
During an eight-year career in the Australian Army, Anthony successfully completed a range of training and deployments whilst part of the Royal Australian Artillery and Infantry Corps, where he held a number of specialist roles.
Anthony later turned his attention to a career in construction becoming a qualified builder, and project director for a number of companies in the large scale residential, commercial, health and defence infrastructure projects both within Australia and abroad.
Anthony has used his military background and training in conjunction with his commercial and business experience to start a number of very successful ventures including construction, development and fitness companies.
Anthony’s technical capabilities, familiarity to systems and processes, hands on management and administration approach, ensures the effective management and successful delivery of operational task and projects.
Anthony is motivated, team oriented with a broad range of knowledge across military, security and commercial industries, allowing him to work within complex situations and teams to deliver engineered solutions that obtain best outcomes for the clients and stakeholders.