Section Chairman - Andrew Paterson
Andy is the current Chairman of the Scotland Regional Security Guarding Section and was elected in February 2016.
With a background in Policing - in which he spent 25 years serving in Central Scotland - Andy has been working in the Security industry since 2004. Andy has held positions as a Security Officer, Supervisor, Resource Manager, Branch Office Manager and Operations Area Manager and is currently a Security Business Manager with BSIA member company VSG.
In his day job, he has responsibility for a portfolio of clients, is responsible for approximately 200 staff and geographically, he is responsible for customers, contracts and staff in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Fife and Aberdeen.
His personal interests include Formula 1 racing, where he admits it's not the race that interests him, but all of the 'geeky' car set-up and performance information that attracts his attention. Andy is also a keen swimmer and enjoys turning his hand to D.I.Y.