Dave is currently Operations Director for The Protector Group and the Managing Director for QW in the North East. Dave has built up a wealth of experience in contract management which includes Health and Safety and dealing with the requirements of the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code and the associated Maritime Legislation. He is responsible for maintaining high operational standards, along with implementing best practice as well as the recruitment, supervision and retention of site teams.
Dave joined The Protector Group as Head of Operations and was promoted to his current role as Operations Director and Managing Director. Dave started his security career in 1996 as a Security Contract Manager for Burns International in Newcastle and moved to Securitas when they acquired Burns in 2000. During his 16 years with Securitas, Dave held a number of roles from Branch Manager to Area Director and had a direct management responsibility for ConocoPhillips in Teesside.
Prior to joining the security industry, Dave enjoyed a successful army career, serving for over 20 years and attaining the rank of Colour Sergeant within the Royal Green Jackets.