|Born||Robert Michael Parr
25 June 1957
|Occupation||TV producer, Private security contractor|
|Notable credit(s)||Shadow Force (History Channel)
The Amazing Race (CBS)
"Jungle Gold" (Discovery Channel)
"America's Next Top Model" (The CW)
Robert Michael Parr (born 25 June 1957) is a private security contractor best known for his role as Team Leader and Executive Producer of "Shadow Force" on the History Channel. Bob has also won six Primetime Emmy Awards for his work with The Amazing Race.
Founder, Director and co-owner of leading Risk Management company SO3 Projects, Bob has overseen security for numerous television productions around the world and has provided consultancy services to a wide variety of additional clients including a period as Global Security Manager at Pride International (now Ensco plc), one of the world's largest offshore oil drilling corporations. He is also the owner of SO3 Media. Bob holds a Master's Degree in Security and Risk Management from the University of Leicester, awarded with Distinction. An accomplished singlehanded Ocean Yachtmaster and author, he works as a television Producer and Risk Management consultant from his self-built sailing yacht and splits his remaining time between ocean cruising and writing.
Bob is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a Member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and a Member of the Producers Guild of America (PGA). He is also a subscribing member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) and the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), and currently sits as a Trustee of Film Otago Southland.