Meet the team

Venture’s seasoned management team are all experts in their respective fields, with experience gained over many decades and across a broad spectrum of industries. As a company, we maintain a strong focus on training, as we believe it is vital if we are to continue to provide effective and highly professional staff, while exceeding our customers’ expectations.

 

Paul Howe

Paul Howe BSc (Hons), MSyI, MICM, AMBII

Managing Director

Paul has worked in the Security Industry for more than fifteen years and established Venture Security in 2006. In this time he has built a wealth of experience in the protection of people and assets.

Paul has a BSc (Hons) from the University of Plymouth and is a qualified and experienced trainer. He is an enthusiastic and practical security director with over fifteen years of experience in manned security. He is a strong leader with an acute eye for detail and strives for perfection in all that he sets out to achieve. Paul is an active member of the SIA’s Strategy and Standards Group and is a member of the Security Institute. He is currently studying towards his Masters in Security and Risk Management.

Outside of Venture, Paul dedicates his time to helping local community groups such as Andover Community First Responders, a local group who respond to medical emergencies, and Andover Businesses Against Crime, a group committed to the reduction of business crime in and around the town. He also enjoys early morning circuit training to stay in shape.

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Contact: paul@venturesec.co.uk

 

Sara Howe

Sara Howe BA (Hons), ACIM

Director

Sara joined Venture full-time in 2013 as Office Manager, having come from a marketing and business development background of over eight years in the healthcare industry.

Sara’s role has evolved over the years and she is now a Director with a focus on customer relations, business development and marketing, developing and maintaining the success of Venture’s accreditations, overseeing the screening and vetting of new employees, and providing general operational and strategic support to the management team.

Contact: sara@venturesec.co.uk

 

Anthony Robson

Anthony Robson

Operations Director (Manned Security)

Having joined Venture in 2007, Anthony has worked at all levels of the company – from frontline as Head Door Supervisor on a number of our venues through to full-time Operations Manager.

Anthony is a qualified security trainer and is now a Director of our Manned Security services and now fulfils his operational duties with responsibilities for the staff rotas across the business. Starting his career in the automotive industry, Anthony gained over ten years of managerial and HR experience before moving into the security sector in 2005, where he has gained invaluable experience in all aspects of security management.

Contact: anthony@venturesec.co.uk

 

Duncan Robertson

Duncan Robertson BA (Hons)

Account Manager (Events)

Duncan joined the team at Venture full time in 2015 as the Account Manager for Events.

Prior to this Duncan worked frontline as Head Door Supervisor on a number of our venues alongside his role in farm management for a number of years. Duncan is responsible for the event security side of the business ensuring all our events run smoothly and effectively, liaising with staff and clients, and ensuring suitably qualified and capable staff are employed to uphold and maintain Venture’s visions and values at all times.

Contact: duncan@venturesec.co.uk

 

Jennifer Pidgen

Jennifer Pidgen

Office Manager

Having joined Venture Security in 2015 as an administrator, Jenny was quickly promoted to Office Manager. She now takes responsibility for maintaining personnel files, compliance, including the company’s quality management system and accreditations.

Jenny has worked for large multinational corporations both in the UK and overseas for a number of years. She has worked in Customer Service for over 15 years in several industries, primarily in Financial Services. During this time, Jenny has gained a wealth of experience in administrative and quality systems based work. Along the way, she has achieved a number of qualifications, including several in Customer Service. 

Contact: office@venturesec.co.uk

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