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Listen in on Robert as he talks about his time investigating people from around the globe. His experience is as broad as it is unique. Fascinating stuff. He has some crazy stories and lessons to share as he prepares for yet another significant life changing adventure into Iraq.


Mr. Robert Scott, the owner/operator of Paladin Resources Ltd., has more than 27 years of experience working in SE Asia. Born in Wisconsin, U.S.A. in 1951, raised on a dairy farm, he did all the things a kid can do living in the country on a farm, graduated from Belmont High School, started university studies and then was off to serve his country in the U.S. Army.

Robert previously lived in Thailand, before coming to Cambodia. Arriving in Phnom Penh in 1993, he worked first with a major trading company providing security, supporting the UNTAC (United Nations Transitional Authority, Cambodia) mission, operated a successful security and investigation services company and was the Managing Director of a charter airline operating from Phnom Penh.

In 2004, Mr. Scott went to Iraq and then Afghanistan, for the next seven years, undertaking security contracts in both countries; supporting United States and Coalition forces in the Global War on Terror. At the beginning of 2012, Mr. Scott returned to Cambodia to re-open Paladin Resources Ltd. and a small trading company, IMT-International Management Trust (Cambodia) Ltd.

Robert began his higher education with Pre-professional studies at the University of Wisconsin – Platteville, studying on a Nursing Scholarship, further study at the University of Alaska – Anchorage, during his service time with the United States Army, Sheldon Jackson College in Sitka, Alaska for his training as an Alaska State Trooper and was conferred a Master of Science Degree in Security Management from Almeda University in 2007.

With many years of Asian experience, along with his vast knowledge and experience in the security field, Robert will continue to provide his Clients the professionalism and the results they require and demand.