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Providing accredited professional Security and Spectator Safety services since 2006.

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Since 2006 SGC Security Services have been delivering Security services in partnership with its clients both in the UK and Internationally. Delivering accredited solutions in Manned Guarding, Crowd Safety, Close Protection, Keyholding & Mobile Patrols as well as accredited Training provisions in a classroom environment and online.

We deliver service excellence where the protection of people, assets, and the environment are at the core of what we do whilst promoting the wellbeing and development of our teams.

We carry out these solutions in line with the Security Industry Authority Approved Contractor Scheme an accreditation we have held since its inception; we are ranked within the top 6% of all SIA ACS Security companies.

Over the years the team at SGC Security Services have built an enviable reputation as a market leader in the Security marketplace, this has mainly been achieved by the innovative way we address our client’s requirements and implement hybrid effective and robust solutions whilst displaying integrity and excellent customer service levels and focusing on our staff, their careers, and welfare.

Paul Macarthur

Managing Director

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Paul Macarthur

Managing Director

Paul has over 25 years of experience in the security industry, he has represented many clients both within the UK and Internationally and has vast experience in Manned Guarding, Crowd Safety, Loss Prevention, Training, and Close Protection.  Paul cares greatly about his staff and the Security industry in general and currently acts as Lead for the SIA for the South East of England which is a volunteer role. Paul is a lifelong Spurs Fan and completed a career-high when SGC Security Services was awarded a Crowd Safety contract at the prestigious new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Pauls’s other passion is teaching and training in self-defense. Paul has been teaching self-defense since 1990 and also competed for England and Great Brittain Karate and Kickboxing team.

Paul Macarthur

Alan Ives

General Manager

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Alan Ives

General Manager

Alan served as Section Commander in the 1st Battalion Royal Anglian regiment from 1994 until 2003.

Alan is a Dynamic professional, with a wealth of experience in Operations and Facilities management.

Alan is accustomed to working in challenging and difficult environments, he has a talent for designing and implementing effective procedures and policies needed in order to deliver high-level operations and services.

Alan has a keen interest in wildlife and conservation and he is the chairman of the board of trustees of the veterans 4 wildlife providing support and development to conservation agencies, through the use of veterans from the armed forces and reviewing the Parks anti-poaching structure and training.

Alan Ives

Steve Mcnulty

Head of Business Development

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Steve Mcnulty

Head of Business Development

Steve has over 35 years of experience in the security industry and has worked in security since 1984 when he joined the RAF Regiment. He has over 30 years of experience as a management professional including managing operational and business development teams. Steve heads up our Business Development team and is responsible for the Sales & Marketing at SGC Security Services.  In his spare time, Steve plays Basketball, likes to walk up mountains, and follows the best team in the land Liverpool FC

Steve Mcnulty

Anthony Barnes

Head of National Control & Portfolio Manager

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Anthony Barnes

Head of National Control & Portfolio Manager

Anthony has been a member of the SGC Security Services family since 2013 starting off onsite as an Officer and working his way up to Portfolio Manager looking after a selection of our long-term clients.  Anthony’s attention to detail has led to his role within the company extending to looking after our compliance both for our annual ACS and ISO Audits and for ensuring our supply chain conforms to all current legislation within our industry.  Anthony has a love of reptiles and spiders and has a varied collection at home that help him relax after a tough day.

Anthony Barnes

Nigel Lanham

North of England Portfolio

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Nigel Lanham

North of England Portfolio

Nigel was recently promoted to Northern Portfolio Supervisor after his skill set and hard work were recognised by the operations team whilst he was working at Wrexham Maelor on the Hospital Safety Team for SGC Security Services.

Nigel’s new role will involve visiting and training Officers working on our sites within the North West of England and Wales, many of these sites are NHS sites where is 9 years experience working on NHS sites in a security role will add value to to both the clients and SGC Officers.

In his spare time, Nigel likes to spend time with his family and is involved in many local Community-Based Charities in Wrexham where he likes to add value to his community.

Nigel Lanham

Louise Dixon

Supervisor

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Louise Dixon

Supervisor

Louise has been a supervisor at SGC since 2019, Louise started as an Officer but very quickly demonstrated her ability and dedication and was promoted to a supervisory role. Louise is currently a supervisor at one of our NHS sites where she manages the day-to-day delivery of the services liaising with the Trust, the Team on the Ground, and the Control room back at Head Office. Louise’s dedication to her role has seen her and her team pick numerous awards at the Trust.

Louise Dixon

Philip Davies

Head of Training and Development

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Philip Davies

Head of Training and Development

Phil has over 35 years in training and development working as Senior Manager, Assessor, and Verifier working both in the public and private sectors. Phil has worked in the Security industry both in a hands-on role as a Head Door supervisor and also as a trainer and mentor assisting unemployed candidates to gain employment and start a career in the Security Industry.

Apart from training and development, Phil’s other passion is teaching self-defense and Phil has been teaching Self-defense around the globe since 1979.

Philip Davies

Jeff Clarke

Head of Payroll

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Jeff Clarke

Head of Payroll

Jeff has been a mainstay of SGC Security Services for over 15 years and heads up the accounts department at SGC Security Services. Jeff along with his accounts team manages the complex payment terms that many of our clients require us to adhere to and ensure that our debtor’s days and cash flow are kept on top of. Jeff compiles management reports for the Senior Management team to review as well as compiling quarterly and end-of-year accounts. Jeff is a  “Gooner” and joins in with Paul and Peter in the debate of who is the best team in London.

Jeff Clarke

Laura Newham

Recruitment Specialist

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Laura Newham

Recruitment Specialist

Laura has been a valuable member of the team for over two years. She uses her vast experience in people development to assist the HR Team in finding and developing the team of Officers the operations team needs to fulfill and deliver service excellence to SGC’s clients. Laura prides herself on finding the right Officers quickly and efficiently, meaning that SGC Security Services directly employ the majority of its Officers, allowing the operations team to maintain standards that are the envy of many of SGC’s competitors. Laura is the proud mum of two children and Errol the French bulldog, who takes up most of her time when she is not at work finding the right Officers for SGC’s clients.

Laura Newham

Louise Jones

Medical Services Manager

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Louise Jones

Medical Services Manager

Louise has been involved in the Security industry for 18 years specialising in Crowd Safety, during that time Louise has developed her skills and for the last 14 years has has trained and been deployed as a medic working on Films sets and large events across the UK.  Louise has a passion for training and is qualified in training First Aid, SIA Door Supervision, Health & Safety, and Lifeguarding. Currently, Louise is heading up SGC Medical Services and is assisting SGC Security Services clients by providing onsite medical support and Covid testing services.  Louise has a love of animals especially Horses and in her spare time spends as much time around animals as she can.

Louise Jones