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26 Feb 2020

Winners of the 2020 UK OSPAs announced

The OSPAS Stand: 3a/J85
450 attendees celebrated success across the sector

The fourth UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) event, sponsored by Innovise, took place at the Royal Lancaster in central London on 26 February. 

Around 450 security professionals gathered to celebrate the very best from across the sector. The OSPAs were presented in 15 categories and hosted by stand-up comedian and renowned Quiz Master Paul Sinha – also known as ‘The Sinnerman’ on ITV1’s The Chase.

OSPAs founder Professor Martin Gill commented ‘The standard of nominations received this year was again extremely high, making the job of selecting the winners particularly challenging for the judging panel. All winners and finalists should feel very proud.’ 

Gill continued: ‘It is important we recognise these achievements. This and showing the world the valuable work that is undertaken by the security sector are central principles of the OSPAs. They are the cornerstone of the growth of the awards across the world.’

 

The 2020 UK OSPA winners are:

 

Outstanding In-House Security Manager or Director

Clint Reid - Marks and Spencer

 

Outstanding Contract Security Manager or Director

Nav Kalley – Mitie

 

Outstanding Security Equipment Manufacturer

Bradbury Group

 

Outstanding Security Team – sponsored by First Security

Mitie - M&S Security Operations Centre Team

 

Outstanding Security Consultant – sponsored by Altia-ABM

IJA (Ian Johnson Associates)

 

Outstanding Customer Service Initiative – sponsored by Verisure

ProtectED – Code of Practice

 

Outstanding Security Installer/Integrator – sponsored by NSI

Mitie Fire & Security Systems

 

Outstanding Event Security Team

FGH Security

 

Outstanding Security Training Initiative

Kingdom Services Group – Skillcentre

 

Outstanding New Security Product – sponsored by International Security Expo

Merlin Protect 24/7 - Mitie Security

 

Outstanding Security Partnership – sponsored by Ward Security

Clinical Liaison Nurses (Security) – Mersey Care NHS Trust

 

Outstanding Young Security Professional – sponsored by ADS

Amy Stanley - FGH Security

 

Outstanding Security Officer – sponsored by ICTS UK & Ireland

David Rutwaza - G4S Secure Solutions

 

Outstanding Contract Security Company (Guarding) – sponsored by TrackTik

Mitie Security

 

Lifetime Achievement – sponsored by The Security Institute

Roy Cooper

 

The OSPAs supported charity this year is The Security Benevolent Fund; with guests making donations to provide financial or practical support for individuals working in security on the front line who have fallen on hard times and need help.

The event organisers would like to thank all those who have helped to make the fourth UK OSPAs event such a success including: sponsors – Innovise (headline sponsor); Edith Cowan University (trophies and certificates); Audax (drinks reception); Mitie (Security Commissionaire); ADS, Altia-ABM, First Security, ICTS UK & Ireland, NSI, International Security Expo, The Security Institute, Verisure, Ward Security and TrackTik (category sponsors); media partners – AllSecurityEvents.com, Infologue; Professional Security, Security Matters and Risk-UK; and the many leading supporting security associations and groups and their respective judges.

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