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Security Scotland is recognised as the UK’s fastest growing crowd management and security provider. We have exceptional experience in the supply of security services and event safety personnel to some of UK’s most popular brands, companies, events and stadiums.
We recognise that each client faces unique challenges therefore we evaluation and adapt our service on an ongoing basis. From last minute service requests, an increase in client requirements and inclement weather we plan, prepare and schedule each deployment for every eventuality.
We pride ourselves on being able to respond quickly to changing requirements due to our experienced and flat management structure the lines of communication are immediate and decisive.
With an experienced, flat management structure the lines of communication are immediate and decisive, helping us pride ourselves on being able to respond quickly to changing requirements.
Deploying over 450 licensable staff, Security Scotland operates throughout the UK in a variety of sectors, providing a wide range of services. We offer a bespoke security service for our clients, ensure welfare of our employees and promote the safety and protection of the wider community in what can often be a difficult or complex environment.
It’s inherent in the DNA of the Security Scotland team to be committed! Dedicated to delivering the very best possible, professional, supportive, bespoke and reliable service. It’s through this ethos that we can proudly boast to be preferred suppliers to many of the well-established organisations and national brands.
Our Senior Management
Group Managing Director, Eddie Tobin is a well-respected entrepreneur within Scottish business. He has operated his own Security and Cleaning companies for over 10 years in addition to having 30 years of operational experience in the licensed trade. He has held senior management positions with organisations such as Scottish and Newcastle Breweries, Stakis plc and Carnegies Leisure. He left to establish his own organisations – Security Scotland Ltd and Cleaning Scotland Ltd in 2005. Both have proved great successes with turnover increasing year on year and never having lost a client through bad service.
Eddie is a member of various trade advisory bodies including Strathclyde Crimestoppers, Glasgow Licensing Forum and many more. In his early years he has managed a number of high profile venues such as the Apollo in Glasgow as well as managing various Football players, Billy Connolly, Midge Ure, Nazareth and the Sensational Alex Harvey Band.
Managing Director, James began working in the licensed trade security industry at the age of 18. Working at various well known venues and having many roles and responsibilities along the way, James developed a client / customer bond and understanding. Having this ideology of a providing a bespoke client centred service of their requirements that also provides cost effectiveness and competitiveness in the local Security Industry.
James’ main responsibility is to maintain our strong client relationships through excellent front-line “personal touch” service delivery. And this approach is cascaded through the operations team.
Director, Mark began working within the shopping centre security sector at an early age. Mark’s main responsibility was to forge strong tenant relationships through excellent front-line “personal touch” service delivery.
And this approach is cascaded through the operations team. Having this ideology of a bespoke client requirement centred service that provides cost effectiveness and competitiveness in the local Security Industry.
Operations Director, Chris Callaghan has been involved in the leisure and security industry for over 20 years. Chris has unparalleled experience of delivering “best in class” event security and safety services, from music festivals, stadia and global events such as Commonwealth Games 2014 and also the Ryder Cup 2014, where he was the Silver Security Commander.
Chris holds the NVQ Level 4 Spectator Safety Management qualification and has been Head of Security based in event control rooms for numerous events & stadia for over 150 football fixtures which included taking the lead in delivering the first SPFL “Police Free” football fixture between Motherwell v Inverness Caley Thistle at Fir Park, Motherwell in January 2011.
Operations Support Manager, Fabio has been working with Security Scotland for over 7 years and has risen through the ranks to support our Events Division. His work ethic, attention to detail and close working relationships with clients derive from his past experiences in hospitality and military service. He has a passion for events and is currently working towards achieving an MSc degree in International Security & Risk Management and a Level 4 in Spectator Safety Management.
Fabio currently holds qualifications in NEBOSH, Degree in Security Management and Consulting, Trainer qualifications for First Aid, Conflict Management, Safe Restraint Techniques, Physical Intervention, Security Screening and various other industry qualifications. He holds Associate Member status at The Institute of Leadership and Management. And also has a well-deserved recognition of an MSyl title from the Security Institute – an international Chartered organisation for Security Professionals based on validation of his experience, training, qualifications and other research contributions to the public safety and security industry.