Leadership Team


David has worked within the security sector for over 15 years, the first eight of which he spent on the tools.As Managing Director, his role covers many aspects of the organisation, but he enjoys developing and growing new partnerships and improving the Quality of Education.


Becky has been with Skills for Security for the last four years. In her role as Senior Operations Manager, she sits on the Senior Management Team and is accountable for ensuring the business demonstrates operational excellence in teaching, learning and assessment.


Sadie has worked in Education and training for over 10 years, teaching and managing a variety of ages, in a variety of different subjects. Her goal is to provide all apprentices with a clear, concise and thorough training plan to assist our employers in the development of fantastic new talent in the industry.

Sadie Done
Head of Learning & Teaching

Tutors and Training officers


Chris's role is to coach and tutor Apprentices through their learning programme from induction to the End Point Assessment certification. He was previously on the tools and worked in management within the Fire and Security business.


Chris's role is to conduct 1-2-1 reviews for apprentices and monitor 20% off The Job Logs on OneFile. He is ex-military and has been training Security Officers, Door Supervisors and Aviation Officers for the security industry.


Ian has been in the Fire and Security industry for 15 years, 14 of which were spent on the tools installing, servicing and commissioning a variety of systems.He has now been with us for over a year, enjoying passing his knowledge onto the apprentices through theory and practical sessions.


Darren has been in the security and cabling industry for over 20 years working within public, commercial and military environments.

He currently monitors the progress of the apprentices and ensure they meet their set targets to enable them to go for EPA.


Andy has many years of experience gained within the Electronic Security Industry. He is now a Skills Learning Coach for the Fire & Security Industry Apprenticeships for Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Technicians.

Mark has over 15 years experience in the Security Industry. He owned and ran a training company for twelve years and holds three licences - Close Protection, Door Supervision and CCTV. Mark strongly believes in professionalism and quality of training.


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Shannon is an Operations Assistant and the main point of contact for our employers. She liaises with them daily to ensure they are having the best experience possible whilst having an apprentice on course with Skills for Security.


Charlie works as an Training & Quality Assistant and often works behind the scenes with the training team to make sure the training runs smoothly, as well as communicating with the learners on a regular basis.

Board of Governors 

Mike Reddington
Chief Executive
Paul Turner
Tony Allen
David Scott
Managing Director