Our business is People

We believe that the strength of our working relationships dictates the quality of our service. So, meet the team behind every solution.

Our business relies upon building open and honest relationships with our clients, so we can identify what’s lacking in their security – and more importantly, what support we can provide to fix it.

Whether our people are behind the scenes or right there on site, we are unanimous in our commitment to delivering the highest standards of service – so our clients can rest assured that their security is our number one priority. 

Andy Fairbanks - Group CEO

Andy Fairbanks

Group CEO

Andy began his career as a CCTV Installation Engineer, before joining the police in 1998. After 13 years service in multiple branches, he moved into the private security industry – establishing UK Protection in 2015, with one site in the West End. In the time since, UK Protection has grown into a national group that now turns over in excess of £6.2 million.

Emma Fairbanks - HR Director

Emma Fairbanks

HR Director

Emma founded UK Protection alongside Andy and has since taken on the role of HR Director, as the business has evolved over time. Emma and her team are responsible for all HR matters such as recruitment, benefits, contractual compliance, employee satisfaction and more, and she is passionate about ensuring we deliver a working environment that is unparalleled in the industry.

Victoria Sealy - Finance Director

Victoria Sealy

Finance Director

Victoria has been with the business since 2015 and is responsible for all accounts, invoicing and financial matters – operating from our head office in Exeter.

Peter Dewing

Operations Manager - National

Peter has been with UK Protection since 2021 and is an adaptable, dedicated, and highly trained security professional. Peter served 16 years in the Military, 10 in uniform and 6 as a civilian attache to Tactical Operations at RAF Stafford. 

Ryan Hurlock - Client Manager, National

Ryan Hurlock

Client Manager - National

Ryan has been in the security industry for over 12 years, beginning his career as a security officer and overtime steadily progressing to the role he now occupies. Ryan has maintained various roles in the industry, managing multiple well-known security contracts – and has been with UK Protection since 2019.

Jan Manning - Compliance Manager

Jan Manning

Compliance Manager

Jan joined the business in September 2020, with over 20 years’ experience in dealing with compliance matters for well-known brands such as Asda, Whitbread and Vanquish Facilities Services. Jan oversees the group’s compliance matters and is responsible for all group accreditations.

Lynn Burden - Office Manager

Lynn Burden

Office Manager

Lynn joined the business in 2018 and is responsible for everything within our Exeter head office – including the management of all administrative requirements for the business and all office staff.

Tony Parker - Training Videographer

Tony Parker

Training Videographer

Tony joined the business in October 2020 and is responsible for the development and delivery of corporate and training videos across the group. As an accomplished videographer, Tony brings significant experience to the role and will be a key part of the group’s development over the coming years.

Steve Banfield - Technical Director

Steve Banfield

Technical Director

Steve began his career in technical security services as an apprentice 25 years ago and has steadily risen through the ranks to the position he now occupies. Steve is responsible for delivering solution-based security services to our client base, which is inclusive of the development of AI (Artificial Intelligence) based solutions and integration.

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