Dr. Michael Barbieri


Professional Overview

About Michael Barbieri, PhD


Michael Barbieri, PhD is a seasoned professional with more than three decades of experience working in law enforcement in the investigative field. Throughout his career, Michael Barbieri PhD has worked as a contract covert operative in over 20 countries for various government agencies, and he has successfully solved six Cold Case Murders, two of which took place internationally.

For the past 32 years, Michael Barbieri PhD has been working as a Senior Consultant with Global Intelligence Consultants, Inc., operating out of St. Louis, Missouri. In his work, Michael has served in national and international investigations, working on cases including students jailed in foreign countries, corporate executive extractions, worldwide kidnap recovery, and more. FOr his outstanding achievements and noteworthy work, Michael Barbieri PhD received a letter of recommendation from the United States Department of State as well as recognition from former President George H.W. Bush.

Michael Barbieri PhD is ranked among the best Private Investigators in the world by the International Association of Private Investigators. He has received additional training from organizations like the U.S. Attorneys Office, the U.S. Department of State, the FBI, the U.S. Military, Brazillian Military Police, Mexican Military Police, and Nicaragua National Military police, and the U.S. Department of Defence, among others.

Throughout his career, Michael Barbieri PhD has built knowledge and expertise in multiple areas, earning recognition for his work in Emergency Management, Background Checks, Criminal Investigations, Counterterrorism, Criminal Law, Firearms, Law Enforcement, and Asset Tracing, as well as Forensic Analysis, Cybercrime, Undercover Work, Expert Witness, and Skip Tracing. He is also skilled in Computer Forensics, Surveillance, Intelligence and Counterintelligence, Litigation Support, Security Training, Corporate Security, Asset Protection, Security Operations and Management, Personal Security, and Risk Assessment, among multiple other areas.

Michael Barbieri PhD is licensed as a private investigator by the State of Missouri Board of Private Investigators and Fire Investigators. He is also a Certified Executive Protection Expert, certified in 2010 after having undergone the Secret Service training program. He holds his Bachelor of Arts in Urban Affairs and Psychology from St. Louis University and earned his Ph.D. in Psychology from Pacific Western University, where he was Board Certified by the Board of Education for the State of California. Michael Barbieri PhD is also a graduate of the Greater St. Louis Metropolitan Police Academy.

Aside from being a highly skilled and successful professional private investigator, Dr. Michael Barbieri has a rich personal life. He enjoys being able to indulge his interests and hobbies. He has distinguished himself in various industries due to his extensive experience and knowledge.

Before becoming a successful private investigator, Dr. Barbieri was a flight instructor and multi-engine pilot in St. Louis, Missouri. He worked for various companies as a commercial pilot.

Dr. Barbieri is also a Professional Bodybuilder who owns the owner of Body Builders Inc., where he operated ten of the largest independently owned bodybuilding facilities in the Midwest. He pioneered the concept of a co-ed workout facility in 1978, where men and women could workout together.

As an experienced professional bodybuilder, Dr. Barbieri served as a judge for the International Federation of Professional Athletes and the National and International Professional Competitions. He has also worked as the owner of a couple of financial firms. He is an accomplished musician and has written multiple articles about his success.

Learn more about Michael Barbieri PhD by visiting his blog page or visiting his travel website!

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