Oakpark Security is pleased to introduce its senior management team to prospective customers. We have brought together a number of talented individuals within a cohesive management structure designed to deliver service of the highest quality to our customers. We pride ourselves as a company on our management team in which a number of our executive team can each boast a decade of service with Oakpark Security.
Peter Sutton MSyI
Head of Security Services
Peter is the Head of Security Services for the entire Vertas Group of Companies and responsible for all associated security operations. With over 30 years spent working in the private security industry, Peter was admitted as a member of the Security Institute in 2017 based on his three decades of experience. Outside of work, Peter enjoys golf, travelling and spending time with his family.
Ed Smith MSyI CSMP®
Deputy Head of Security Services
Ed joined the company in 2014 to help drive the company’s move towards specialist business resilience solutions. With a strong focus on innovation and technology, Ed is responsible for our Resilience Consultancy business stream, offering risk management advice to our customers through the use of our custom Security Audit and Security Risk Survey tools. His other main responsibility is the design of security solutions and their presentation in tender/proposal documentation. He serves as the company’s Environmental Awareness representative. Ed’s passion is rugby union, particularly all things Leicester Tigers.
Operations Manager (South)
Rob joined Oakpark Security in 2014 as a security officer but has already earned successive promotions, first to an Operations Controller in 2015 and then to his current role of Operations Manager in early 2016. His current role involves supporting all aspects of service delivery, particularly our technology-based service lines with which Rob is highly familiar. Rob is the first product of the Oakpark Management Training Programme and we are delighted he has chosen to remain with Oakpark in his new role.
Operations Manager (North)
Alastair is the Operations Manager for our Northern Region, which includes the counties of Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Norfolk. He is an experienced security professional with extensive experience in cost control, Profit & Loss and project management. Prior to joining Oakpark Security, Alastair spent 26 years with one of the ‘Big 5’ national providers as a Regional Manager for their Cambridgeshire Office.
After five years with Oakpark Security as a Mobile Response Officer, Dave was promoted to the role of Operations Supervisor in December 2015. With 22 years service in the British Army (including the Royal Pioneers), Dave has a natural affinity for logistics and organisation which he has since brought to Oakpark Security.
Business Development Manager
With a strong background in security technology and web-based applications, Anthony is responsible for developing new business for our various security streams. As well as showcasing his excellent presentation skills in front of potential customers, he will also manage our e-mail and telephone marketing efforts. When not in the office, you can usually find Anthony in one of Colchester’s finest restaurants or enjoying live music.