The Pace Team

We offer personnel with training and experience to handle any eventuality. As well as rigorous training, we insist that our staff meet our high expectations in terms of professionalism, a smart appearance and courteous, kind attitude. Our team consists of over 200 people in London and across the UK.

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Motivated, Experienced Staff

We value people and offer competitive wages and benefits. We are a team and we praise, motivate and thank our staff. The result is a loyal and motivated team. Our officer pledge shows how we put these ideals into practice. We provide enthusiastic, experienced employees because of these beliefs.

Supervision and Management

Our clients relax in the confidence that Pace personnel are monitored and motivated. We carry out thorough background checks on all our staff and carry out regular reviews after they’ve been hired. ‘Happy Staff make Happy Clients’

Our Management Team

When you get in touch with us, you’ll be in contact with the team at head office. We are professionals with decades of experience in this sector.

John Malcolm

MANAGING DIRECTOR

We wouldn’t have become one of the UK’s most successful security services providers without the right person in charge. Our CEO knows the industry inside and out. With over 40 years of experience, he’s definitely the right man for the job. John founded Pace Security in 2001, hand-picking a team of professionals who shared his vision. He has an in-depth understanding of the industry, with past experience in the Metropolitan Police and high ranking positions in security companies around the world. John has been at the forefront of the security industry as it’s evolved and has shaped Pace Security into what it is today.

Grant Read

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

At Pace Security we take great pride in the partnerships we build with our clients. These partnerships wouldn’t be possible without the hard work of our customer services staff, headed by Grant.
Grant joined Pace in 2008 with many years of experience as a Customer Services Manager at some of the UK’s leading security companies. He’s got a knack for thinking outside the box; putting his in-depth knowledge into practise. His professional, understanding attitude makes him the perfect man for the job.

William Barnes

CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER

At Pace Security, superior customer service comes as standard. We build long-lasting partnerships with our clients and your first point of contact is our dedicated, approachable customer services team.
William joined Pace in 2009 as a Site Supervisor on one of our major contracts. He excelled at this role and stood out due to his hard work and commitment. In 2011 William was promoted to his current position of Customer Service Manager. He draws upon his years of experience in the sector to skilfully manage a number of our high profile, multi manned contracts.

Michael Dunglinson

CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER

A versatile and solution-focused Customer Service Manager with in-depth experience and a sustained record of success across multiple sectors over 22 years.  Michael joined Pace in 2021 as a Site Security Manager on one of the large contracts within the company portfolio and progressed to his current role after demonstrating his key management skills and experience.

An innovative strategist, with a proven managerial record of building effective teams and growing revenue.

`Hands-on` and motivational, with an outstanding record of innovation, consistently increasing efficiency by generating new opportunities and managing business change projects from inception to completion.

Janis Main

HR MANAGER

Having worked in the Travel Industry, for the Local Authority and a Special Needs School, Janis brings a new dimension to Pace with her dynamic administrative skills. Janis takes on the role of HR Manager and has already proven that she is ideal for the role, taking on various challenges and resolving them with expertise. Being a dog lover Janis enjoys taking her beloved ‘Jug’ Dave on longs walks and the occasional trip to Spain!

Holly Burt

OFFICE MANAGER

Having recently moved to the area from the West Country I welcomed to opportunity to work within the team at Pace.

I bring with me over 5 years Accounting and Office Management experience.

I love nothing more than a completed to do list and have an extensive shoe collection currently circa 300 pairs and still growing!!!!

Kevin P Morrissey

COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR

Kevin’s 40+ years of experience has been gained operating from both practical and administrative standpoints in the specialised field of security. His appointments have included Security Manager, District Manager, Special Events Manager, Commercial Manager, Operations Manager, Regional Manager, Head of Security, Operations Director, Sales Manager, Commercial Director, and Managing Director. Responsibilities have included management of company operations, planning and implementation of contracts, new sales PQQ completion and writing tender responses, promotions and public relations activities; preparation and maintenance of budgets; contract management; recruitment, selection, discipline, welfare, quality document preparation, implementation of audit, training, and development of staff and much more.

John Malcolm

MANAGING DIRECTOR

We wouldn’t have become one of the UK’s most successful security services providers without the right person in charge. Our CEO knows the industry inside and out. With over 40 years of experience, he’s definitely the right man for the job. John founded Pace Security in 2001, hand-picking a team of professionals who shared his vision. He has an in-depth understanding of the industry, with past experience in the Metropolitan Police and high ranking positions in security companies around the world. John has been at the forefront of the security industry as it’s evolved and has shaped Pace Security into what it is today.

Janis Main

OFFICE MANAGER

Having worked in the Travel Industry, for the Local Authority and a Special Needs School, Janis brings a new dimension to Pace with her dynamic administrative skills. Janis has recently taken over the role of Office Manager and has already proven that she is ideal for the role, taking on various challenges and resolving them with expertise. Being a dog lover Janis enjoys taking her beloved ‘Jug’ Dave on longs walks and the occasional trip to Spain!

Grant Read

SENIOR CUSTOMER SUPPORT MANAGER

At Pace Security we take great pride in the partnerships we build with our clients. These partnerships wouldn’t be possible without the hard work of our customer services staff, headed by Grant.
Grant joined Pace in 2008 with many years of experience as a Customer Services Manager at some of the UK’s leading security companies. He’s got a knack for thinking outside the box; putting his in-depth knowledge into practise. His professional, understanding attitude makes him the perfect man for the job.

William Barnes

CUSTOMER SUPPORT MANAGER

At Pace Security, superior customer service comes as standard. We build long-lasting partnerships with our clients and your first point of contact is our dedicated, approachable customer services team.
William joined Pace in 2009 as a Site Supervisor on one of our major contracts. He excelled at this role and stood out due to his hard work and commitment. In 2011 William was promoted to his current position of Customer Service Manager. He draws upon his years of experience in the sector to skilfully manage a number of our high profile, multi manned contracts.