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3/06/2019 00:00
Full list of national finalists announced for British Security Security Awards

The BSIA has announced the full list of national finalists of their annual awards scheme.

The finalists now all go forward to the national stage at the British Security Awards held in London on 10 July at the Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square.

The BSIA holds its annual awards to celebrate excellence in security both regionally and nationally in some of the truly outstanding acts of bravery, customer service, team work, innovation and dedication to the industry, recognising those who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in their everyday work.

With over 150 entries the shortlist has been whittled down to the following finalists over 13 categories:


Best Newcomer

 

·       David Dayle - SecuriGroup

·       Lauren Summers - VSG

·       Georgina  Davis - G4S

·       Matthew Bray - VSG
 

Best Team 

 

·       Walsall Housing Group Security Team - MAN Commercial Protection

·       Hammerson Security Team (Midlands) - VSG

·       JLL Security Team - VSG

·       York NHS Hospital Trust - OCS Group  

·       Eurostar Security Team - Mitie

·       Bow Street Mall Security Team - Robinson Services

·       Brighthouse Security Team- MAN Commercial Protection

·       Hammerson Shopping Centre (Scotland) - VSG

·       Brighton & Hove BCRP Security Team - Mitie 

·       North Bristol Trust Southmead - OCS Group 


Best Use of Technology

?

·       Mr Vijay Odedra - Westgrove Group

·       Jim Mills: Project Vision - G4S

 

Outstanding Act 

?

·       Gavin Jones, Matthew Lamb, John Wallbank - Westgrove Group

·       Steven Travis - Westgrove Group

·       Steven Penman - VSG 

·       Archie Thomson - SecuriGroup 

·       Gina Thomson - SecuriGroup 

·       Mohammed Ramzan - Amulet

·       David Rutwaza - G4S 

·       Omar Secka - SecuriGroup

·       Andrew Salmon, Lee Godfrey and Karl Smith - VSG

·       Josh Woolhouse - OCS Group

·       Sainsbury's Security Team - Mitie

?

Service to the Customer

?

·       Hinray Lopez - VSG

·       Eric Mainu Adaboh - VSG

·       Steve Allen - Westgrove Group

·       Paul Ogden - Westgrove Group

·       Harry Potter - VSG

·       Darren Pounder - VSG

·       Vinnie Barrett - SGS

?

Apprentice of the Year

?

·       Lee Scobbie - Johnson Controls

·       Sam Howard - EFT Systems

·       Huram Masood - JM Security Systems

?

SME of the Year

?

·       Vigilance 

·       CSL Group

·       Concept Smokescreen

?

Business of the Year

?

·       Gallagher Security

·       SecuriGroup

·       Securitas UK

?

National Partnership

?

·       Volunteer Police Cadets - Security Institute

·       EnQuest Shetland Islands - Wilson James

·       Somerset Council Laptop Programme - Concept Management Consulting

?

 

International Partnership

?

·       Various Malaysian Projects - GDSS Systems

·       Sentinel Connect - Concept Smokescreen

·       Elite Guard - Elite Academy

?

Innovative Security Project

?

·       Selecta DNA - Selectamark Security Systems 

·       ID Pro - SoloProtect

·       Formula 1 Project - Securitas UK

?

Contribution to the Industry

?

·       Jake Wheelans - Border Safeguard

·       Andy Gilmore – AAI Security Systems

·       Lawrence Gregory - Saturn Security Systems

?

Bravery

?

·       Henry Price - VSG

·       Chris Garner, Max Goodwin, Andy Brown - Loomis

·       Atiquer Rahman - G4S

·       Surrendra Chongbang – Loomis

 

The British Security Awards will be hosted and presented by journalist and broadcaster Jane Moore, with the Bravery Awards presented by Assistant Chief Constable Sarah Boycott of the West Midlands Police. There will also be a Bravery Award presented to a member of the public and a special Chairman’s Award, presented by current incumbent Simon Banks of CSL Group.

Mike Reddington, Chief Executive of the BSIA, said: “The judging of all the exceptional entries that we received was no easy task, given the level of nominations and the incredible quality of performance and innovation on display. The finalists of 2019’s British Security Awards should be immensely proud of their achievements and we wish them the best of luck on the national stage.”

Tickets for the event are now available and these can be purchased by contacting the events team on comms@bsia.co.uk

The British Security Awards is sponsored by the following: Camberford Underwriting, NSI, Securitas UK, TrackTik, Innovise, SaferCash, Intersec and IFSEC International.