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Meet the Team

Global Guardians is a fast-growing organisation who only employ the best staff to look after property owners and property guardians. Each member of our staff is like a family to us and are empowered to make critical decisions for the best future of the company.


Owners

Stuart Woolgar

Stuart Woolgar

Chief Executive Officer

Bio:

Stuart is Global Guardians’ Chief Executive Officer and works to develop and build the company, offer security advice to clients and run several key client accounts. Stuart has over 12 years’ experience in the security and property industry and oversees research and development of new products and services. Due to his wide-ranging experience and knowledge, he is frequently asked to give talks on issues connected with vacant property security at key industry conferences and events.He is always on hand to offer his expertise to assist clients with difficult projects or issues that are problematic to resolve.



Nick Knight

Nick Knight

Chairman

Bio:

Nick founded Global Guardians in 2011 in order to provide property owners with a reliable, efficient and commercial security solution to the problems created by empty buildings. Nick oversees the business and ensures that all work is carried out to a high standard of quality.

 



Theo Kyprianou

Theo Kyprianou

Managing Director

Bio:

Theo is the Managing Director and provides a full health and safety management service for Global Guardians via his sister H&S building management company which looks after over £1 billion in property assets. Theo has a wealth of health and safety experience based on his 20 years working in the industry.



Directors

Richard  Chambers

Richard Chambers

Sales & Marketing Director

Bio:

Richard is the Sales and Marketing Director and is responsible for management of the sales team ensuring they are on track for achieving KPI’s and overseeing all marketing activity. Richard supervises, trains, and manages the performance of Sales & Marketing team ensuring protocols are being followed.



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Ciaran McCallan

Finance Director

Bio:

Ciaran is responsible for all financial aspects of the Global Guardian's. Ciaran manages the Finance Department by providing financial advice and support to help senior executives make key decisions and ensuring that all of the company's financial practices are in line in statutory regulations and legislation. Ciaran provides the best financial path of growth for the business. 



Petroulla Michael

Petroulla Michael

Operations Director

Bio:

Petroulla is the Operating Director and is responsible for Global Guardian's plans, directs, and oversees the operational policies, procedures, and goals. She secures the functionality of the business to drive extensive and sustainable growth. Petroulla collaborates with management colleagues and overseeing the HR, Quality and Facilities department and directives to execute long-term and short-term plans by implementing judgement, vision, management, and leadership. 



Senior Managers

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Amanda Appleton

Head Of HR

Bio:

Amanda is a human resource professional with 20+ years’ experience in multi-layered, global organisations. She has demonstrated extensive expertise in the delivery of SOPs, talent management, leadership development and coaching. Amanda is CIPD qualified with an adaptable aptitude that enables her to communicate effectively at all levels including identifying key stakeholders and working toward achieving strategic goals.



Lauren Marshall

Lauren Marshall

Head of New Business

Bio:

Lauren is responsible for the overall management of strategic and operational new business activities. She provides market feedback to the company’s leadership regarding competitive offerings, prospect needs and generates product development ideas.



Julian Sierra

Julian Sierra

Head Of Marketing

Bio:

Julian leads the development and delivery of the company brand across all Marketing channels. Julian’s remit is to build on the reputation of the brand by ensuring the right press coverage is secured and communications are effective to all stakeholders. Marketing strategy is created and implemented by Julian to increase market share of our company. 



Kevin Kemp

Kevin Kemp

Head of Facilities Management

Bio:

Kevin leads our Facilities Management department to ensure that KPIs are met, staff are developed, work is carried out in accordance with legal regulations, and the facilities management provides a high quality service to owners of vacant property, property guardians and local residents. 

Kevin provides and outlines strategic delivery to successfully achieve company objectives. 



Lydia Paschali

Lydia Paschali

Head of Finance

Bio:

Lydia is responsible for the financial health of the company by administering accounting operations to meet all appropriate legal and regulatory requirements.



Customer Relations

Nasreen Bailey

Nasreen Bailey

Account Manager

Bio:

Nasreen assists all current property guardians with Global Guardians to have the best possible customer experience. From moving into the property to any requests, suggestions or issues, through to helping guardians move to a new property when their current property is going back to the owner of the building, Nasreen works with a high level of professionalism to meet all of her internal KPIs. 

 



Dominic Slatter

Dominic Slatter

Account Manager

Bio:

Dominic is responsible for managing several key client accounts. He works to ensure existing clients are happy with the service they receive and also identify new clients and business opportunities. 



Lee Chase

Lee Chase

Account Manager

Bio:

Lee works with both existing key clients to explore ways Global Guardians can assist them and also to grow the company’s portfolio. Building and maintaining strong, long-lasting customer relationships and overseeing account management.



Diana Araujo

Diana Araujo

Account Manager

Bio:

Diana  is responsible for managing several key client accounts. Diana's responsibilities include developing strong relationships with customers, connecting with key client accounts and preparing sales reports. Diana explores the ways Global Guardians can assist them and also to grow the company’s portfolio. 



Elisa Bellavita-Urbanowski

Elisa Bellavita-Urbanowski

Account Manager

Bio:

Elisa is a front line Account Manager who provides a first class professional service to all potential guardians to ensure they understand exactly what it is to be a property guardian with Global Guardians. All questions regarding the difference between being a property guardian as opposed to a tenant, what type of properties we have on offer, what the terms and conditions of the licence agreement is and so forth is relayed to current guardians by Elisa. 


 

 



New Business

Nathaniel Evanson

Nathaniel Evanson

Business Development Officer

Bio:

Nathaniel is a Business Developemnt Officer to ensure that the buildings we protect for property owners have the right people living in them as Property Guardians. Nathaniel conducts the full process from meeting and interviewing potential property guardians to vetting them and exchanging them over to the Account Manager to look after them once they have moved in.



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Bobbi Jo Ruby Thompson

Business Development Officer

Bio:

Bobbi Jo is a Business Developemnt Officer to ensure that the buildings we protect for property owners have the right people living in them as Property Guardians. Bobbijo conducts the full process from meeting and interviewing potential property guardians to vetting them and exchanging them over to the Account Manager to look after them once they have moved in.



Luisa Knight

Luisa Knight

Vetting Officer

Bio:

Luisa is responsible for maintaing and managing all security records and processing all guardians files to meet Global Guardian's mandatory check. Luisa provides excellent co-ordination administration in dealing with all incoming queries and moving prospective guardians through the relevant part of the vetting process with a high level of professionalism.



Haleema Ahluwalia

Haleema Ahluwalia

Viewing Officer Supervisor

Bio:

Haleema is the supervisor for the New Business viewing officer Team to ensure that our client liaison meets excellent standards at all times. Our client relationships are of utmost importance to Global Guardians and Haleema is tasked to ensure the whole viewing officer Team continuously perform at a high level to ensure an excellent client journey. 



Patrick Gee

Patrick Gee

Business Development Manager

Bio:

Patrick works with both existing and potential new clients, to explore opportunities and grow the company’s portfolio. Patrick works with potential clients in order to assist their decision making process in the best interests of their organisation. Patrick analyses the objectives of owners of vacant property and helps them choose the best fit for the protection of their property out of the diverse services Global Guardians provides. Patrick is on hand at all times throughout the procurement process to ensure the customer receives the best possible solution and becomes a true business partner with Global Guardians.



Jason Ogarro

Jason Ogarro

Business Development Manager

Bio:

Jason works with both existing and potential new clients to explore ways Global Guardians can assist them and also to grow the company’s portfolio. Jason is a highly experienced Business Development Manager, who works with potential clients in order to assist their decision making process in the best interests of their organisation. Jason analyses the objectives of owners of vacant property and helps them choose the best fit for the protection of their property out of the diverse services Global Guardians provides. Jason is on hand at all times to ensure the customer receives the best possible solution and becomes a true business partner with Global Guardians.



Jamie Comey

Jamie Comey

Business Development Manager

Bio:

Jamie works with potential clients in order to assist their decision making process in the best interests of their organisation. Jamie analyses the objectives of owners of vacant property and helps them choose the best fit for the protection of their property out of the diverse services Global Guardians provides. Jamie is on hand at all times throughout the procurement process to ensure the customer receives the best possible solution and becomes a true business partner with Global Guardians.



Matt Dietrich Coke

Matt Dietrich Coke

Business Development Officer

Bio:

Matt is a Business Development Officer to ensure that the buildings we protect for property owners have the right people living in them as Property Guardians. Matt carries out the full process from meeting and interviewing potential property guardians to vetting them and handing them over to the Account Manager to look after them once they have moved in. He has supported hundreds of people become property guardians and saved them money for their future. 
 



Lianne Martin

Lianne Martin

Business Development Officer

Bio:

Lianne is a Business Development Officer to ensure that the buildings we protect for property owners have the right people living in them as property guardians. Lianne carries out the full process from meeting and interviewing potential property guardians to vetting them and handing them over to the Account Manager to look after them once they have moved in. Lianne goes the extra mile for property guardians, she has helped hundreds of people become property guardians and saved them money for their future. 



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Nicole Lucas

Business Development Officer

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Nicole is a Business Development Officer to ensure that the buildings we protect for property owners have the right people living in them as property guardians. Nicole carries out the full process from meeting and interviewing potential property guardians to vetting them and handing them over to the Account Manager to look after them once they have moved in. Nicole is a motivated Business Development Officer  who develops and implements growth strategies and goals.



Quality Assurance

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Pulakit Pathak

Head of Quality

Bio:

Pulakit is the Head of Quality. His responsibilities include to lead and manage the strategic and operational performance of the Quality department, ensuring the successful delivery of business strategy, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and objectives, whilst adhering to regulatory compliance and achieving commercial success.



Costas Andrea

Costas Andrea

IT Technician

Bio:

Costas offers remote support for Global Guardians Management IT to run smoothly facilitating all IT support for the business to enable company growth plan. Costas helps get software, hardware and operating systems installed and configured. 

 

 



Amanda Gaquin

Amanda Gaquin

Quality Supervisor

Bio:

Amanda is our Quality Supervisor responsible for maintaining product excellence by enforcing quality assurance policies and procedures. Amanda performs regular audit checks and supervises the Quality Officers to ensure that all staff follow processes and adhere to our company policies.
 



Lydia Papacostas

Lydia Papacostas

Quality Officer

Bio:

Lydia is a Quality Officer who maintains product excellence by enforcing quality assurance policies. Lydia performs regular audit checks and ensures that all staff follow processes and adhere to our company policies.



Jamie Desmarais

Jamie Desmarais

Quality Officer – IT Supervisor

Bio:

Jamie is responsible for IT projects to run smoothly by monitoring and implemention. This includes coordinating our bespoke CRM system and facilitating IT support for the business to enable company growth plan.

 



Facilities Management

Kurtis Deakin

Kurtis Deakin

Property Inspector

Bio:

Kurtis is responsible for visiting properties under the company’s care to check they comply with all health and safety regulations and standards as well as ensuring all guardian needs are met and they are abiding by all the company’s rules and policies. Kurtis is a front-line ambassador of Global Guardians to assure our property guardians are receiving the assistance required to protect our properties.



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Laure Sierakowski

Facilities Management Officer - Building Set Up

Bio:

Laure is responsible for ensuring all compliance works are completed prior to allowing property guardians to protect our buildings. Council Tax, utility bill management, refuse collections, as well as VOA applications and overseeing fit out work and risk assessments, all fall under Kaysie's remit to ensure our buildings are safe and efficiently run from start to finish. 



Janos  Pajger

Janos Pajger

Property Inspector

Bio:

Janos works closely with our New Business team to provide his knowledge regarding building maintenance for properties before they are brought under our management. Janos assesses every aspect of the property in order to provide New Business with the information required to create a fit-for-purpose bespoke property plan and proposal. No property goes live until Janos has signed off the building works as complete. 



Rebecca Wade

Rebecca Wade

Maintenance Officer

Bio:

Rebecca is responsible for maintaing and managing the delivery of a customer focussed reactive maintenance service. Rebecca proactively engages with Guardians to provide support, advice and interventions to ensure that properties are effectively maintained, All repairs are undertaken promptly and to high standards, and high levels of customer satisfaction is attained.



Kayla Matthewson

Kayla Matthewson

Facilities Management Officer - Building Set Up

Bio:

Kayla is responsible for ensuring all compliance works are completed prior to allowing property guardians to protect our buildings. Council Tax, utility bill management, refuse collections, as well as VOA applications and overseeing fit out work and risk assessments, all fall under Kayla’s remit to assure our buildings are safe and efficiently run from start to finish. 



Eliz Mutluata

Eliz Mutluata

Facilities Supervisor - Building Control

Bio:

Eliz is responsible for supervising our Facilities team to ensure that inspections of properties under our management are completed accurately and on time, keys are held in accordance with British Standards, and the buildings under our management are maintained to meet building standards. Eliz is responsible for leading the team to meet their KPIs and provide an excellent service to our clients and property guardians.



Scott  Deakin

Scott Deakin

Facilites Management Officer - Building Set Up

Bio:

Scott is responsible for ensuring all compliance works are completed prior to allowing property guardians to protect our buildings. Council Tax, utility bill management, refuse collections, as well as VOA applications and overseeing fit out work and risk assessments, all fall under Kaysie's remit to ensure our buildings are safe and efficiently run from start to finish. 
 



Pierre Kruger

Pierre Kruger

Facilities Supervisor - Building Set Up

Bio:

Pierre supervises the Facilities Team who ensures that the new buildings meet with building compliance and are habitable for property guardians to occupy. Pierre ensures that the buildings are completed for occupation within agreed timescales to agreed standards. Pierre leads the team who provide utility bill management, VOA empty business rates cases, refuse collections, council tax payments, compliance work and certification and also the hand back of the properties to the property owners on time and in good condition.



Chris Chaplin

Chris Chaplin

Property Surveyor

Bio:

Chris works closely with our New Business team to provide his knowledge regarding building maintenance for properties before they are brought under our management. Chris assesses every aspect of the property in order to provide New Business with the information required to create a fit-for-purpose bespoke property plan and proposal. No property goes live until Chris has signed off the building works as complete. 



Bonnie Obeney

Bonnie Obeney

Facilities Management Officer - Building Control

Bio:

Bonnie is responsible for ensuring that all maintenance issues raised by property guardians, property owners and in-House teams are completed in line with deadlines on a daily basis. This ensures that all of our properties are well-maintained and secured in accordance with British Standard BS8584:2015.



Aaron Sandell

Aaron Sandell

Property Inspector - Building Control

Bio:

Aaron is responsible for visiting properties under the company’s care to check they comply with all health and safety regulations and standards as well as ensuring all guardian needs are met and they are abiding by all the company’s rules and policies. Aaron is a front-line ambassador of Global Guardians to ensure our property guardians are receiving the assistance required to protect our properties.



Alex Vassiliou

Alex Vassiliou

Direct Labour Organisation Officer - Building Control

Bio:

Alex is responsible for overseeing installations, repairs, and upkeep of client properties; this includes machines, mechanical systems, buildings and other structures. Alex also carries out maintenance works at our properties to ensure they comply with current building regulations. 



Andy Charalambous

Andy Charalambous

Property Inspector - Building Control

Bio:

Andy is responsible for visiting properties under the company’s care to check they comply with all health and safety regulations and standards as well as ensuring all guardian needs are met and they are abiding by all the company’s rules and policies. Andy is a front-line ambassador of Global Guardians to assure our property guardians are receiving the assistance required to protect our properties.



Marketing

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Malin Persson

Marketing Supervisor

Bio:

Malin oversees the company’s marketing campaigns both internally and externally and plays a key part in communicating the organisations marketing message. Malin plays an essential role in directing the work of the Marketing Officers in order to deliver high quality and creative work in line with overall targets.



Priyanka Gandhi

Priyanka Gandhi

Social Media Associate

Bio:

Priyanka manages all social media sites for Global Guardians as well as creating content and utilises InDesign, Photoshop and Adobe suites in order to increase brand awareness. She also manages all design, printing and digital communication and increases influencers. Priyanka is a successful brand ambassador for Global Guardians. 



Finance

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Walid Khan

Accounts Recievable

Bio:

Walid works within the Credit Control department to ensure that Global Guardians has an excellent cash flow to invest in the business and expand into new areas of development. 



Erisa Memlika

Erisa Memlika

Accounts Payable Officer

Bio:

Erisa is responsible for all financial, and administrative services by tracking outgoing payments.



Ann Flynn

Ann Flynn

Accounts Receivable Supervisor

Bio:

Ann is responsible for credit control to ensure payments are received in full and on time. Ann works in accordance with our Guardian first ethos in order to provide Guardians with fairness and transparency with regards to their payments. Ann supervises the Accounts Receivable Team.
 



Chloe Constantinou

Chloe Constantinou

Accounts Receivable Officer

Bio:

Chloe works within the Credit Control department to ensure that Global Guardians has an excellent cash flow to invest in the business and expand into new areas of development. 
 



Amber Stewart

Amber Stewart

Accounts Payable Officer

Bio:

Amber is responsible for all financial, and administrative services by tracking outgoing payments.



Human Resources

Alishba Bari

Alishba Bari

HR Officer

Bio:

Alishba is one of our HR officers who is integral to the recruitment process for our staff and property guardians. Alishba ensures that Global Guardians only recruits staff members who believe in our core values and vision. Alishba vets our staff and property guardians to ensure a high level of person working for us and protecting our properties. 



Ceylan Kemal

Ceylan Kemal

Senior HR Officer

Bio:

Ceylan is our Senior HR officer who is responsible for hiring, developing and looking  after our employees.  Ceylan delivers an effective, efficient and legally compliant recruitment and human resource service across Global Guardians. Ceylan vets our staff and property guardians to ensure a high level of person working for us and protecting our properties.