Directors Biographies

Sebastian Morley - Executive Chairman

Mr. Morley was originally appointed to the Board in February 2006 as an executive director. In July 2007 he assumed the role of Group CEO. He was educated at Eton and attended the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst. He was subsequently commissioned in The Black Watch with the rank of Captain, and undertook a period with the United Kingdom Special Forces where he held the rank of Major. Sebastian has been involved in the security industry for 15 years.

Sebastian Morley


Roberto Fiorentino - Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Fiorentino is currently Chief Executive Officer of the Group. Mr. Fiorentino has been involved in the security industry for 34 years and has been responsible for a number of ground breaking technological advances within the mechanical and electronic security sector, including the installation of High Security Master Key Locking systems, Vehicle Alarm Systems, Access Control, CCTV with transmission systems, CCTV over IP, Video Analytics, and most recently, the arrival of FastVein™.

Roberto Fiorentino


Richard Juett - Finance Director

Richard returned to the Group and the role of Finance Director in 2016. Richard is a Chartered Accountant who trained with a firm which is now part of PwC. During his career he has worked in several senior finance positions including B&Q, Kia Motors, BDO and Ernst & Young.

 Richard Juett


Paul Williamson - Executive Director

Paul Williamson was the original founder of Vigilant security in 1997 and has been at the forefront of its development ever since. Paul served in the Black Watch for 6 years prior to coming into the security industry, which in his own words was an invaluable experience that has brought many benefits to his working life. Paul has a Nebosh diploma in Environmental management and has now embarked on an MSc in Security and risk management. Paul is an executive director of Croma group plc and is business person of the year in his home region of Dumfries and Galloway 2018/19.

Paul Williamson


Charles McMicking - Non-Executive Director

Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee.

Mr. McMicking is currently Chairman of RailSimulator.com and director of Coburg Capital and F4G Software. Mr. McMicking has specialised in financing and developing dynamic fast-growth companies for the last 16 years, and was previously Head of Private Equity at Noble Group. Mr. McMicking joined the Board at the time of the acquisition of the CSS Group in March 2012.

Charles McMicking


Nicholas Hewson - Non-Executive Director

Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.

Mr. Hewson is a graduate of Cambridge University and has spent over twenty-five years as a director of various public companies, having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1984. He was Finance Director of property developer and investor, Citygrove PLC, on its flotation on the then Unlisted Securities Market in 1986, and its full listing on the London Stock Exchange in 1988 before resigning in 1989 to co-found the specialist retail warehouse property developer, Grantchester Holdings PLC, in 1990. Grantchester was listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1996 and was a very active public listed company, raising equity capital and issuing a novel debenture in 1997, buying two other listed businesses in 1998, and engaging in substantial capital repayment programmes before the company was acquired by Hammerson PLC in 2002 following a hostile takeover.

Since 2002 nick has invested in a number of clean tech ventures, pioneering electric cars in London, as well as continuing to develop property transactions mainly in the London office and residential markets. He is a non-executive director of national house builder Redrow PLC and chair of the audit committee. 

Nicholas Hewson

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