Major Keith Wright – Chief Operating Officer
Keith joined the army as a Junior Leader in 1971. In 1973 at the age of 17 he successfully completed “P Company” the pre-parachute selection course and joined the UK Airborne Forces in August of that year.
In 1976 at the age of 20 Keith successfully passed the SAS Selection Course making him one of the youngest soldiers ever to join this elite and world famous Regiment.
This marked a 34 year career of unbroken service with the UK Special Forces (UKSF). During this time Keith participated in a number of operational deployments and conducted numerous overseas training tasks and exercises. This prolonged exposure to high intensity environments gave Keith a unique opportunity to develop his strategic management and organisational skills.
Keith is qualified in protective security and he has organised and led world-wide close protection and counter terrorist training tasks. He is a member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (MIIRSM) he has been awarded a Graduateship in Leadership and Management from the City and Guilds Institute (GCGI) he holds a Diploma in Safety Management (Dip SM) and he is a certified registered practitioner in Managing Successful Business Programmes.
Joanna Fowler - Commercial Director
Joanna has over two decades of experience operating within the UK security industry during which time she has attained a high degree of expertise and experience in both financial and operational matters.
She started her career within the security industry in 1985 as an administrator for a leading independent security group, Sovereign Security Systems. She quickly progressed from administration into finance, gaining valuable experience in finance and contract management.
Over the years she has held a number of positions including senior financial postings, logistics and large scale operational deployment planning. She was also instrumental in co-ordinating the integration of 14 acquired businesses into a central hub for global security group Chubb.
In 2010 Joanna was seconded to Longmoor Security, from its parent group Westminster, to assist with the development and reorganisation of the business. With a strong knowledge of management accounting, experience of operational and logistical planning and a constant desire for improvement Joanna is a valued member of the Longmoor management team.
TB – CP Lead Trainer
Our lead trainer has had an exemplary career within the British Armed Forces and the Private Security Industry.
TB has extensive experience of working in the private security industry both as an operator and as a CPO trainer. He has worked in all the worlds’ conflict spots in diverse locations ranging from the Middle East to South East Asia and the United States.
Since qualifying as a CPO and CP instructor in 1997 TB has worked closely with commercial industry, governmental and nongovernmental agencies and he is credited with assisting over 6,000 students as they took their first steps into the private security industry.
As well as working and instructing as a CPO, TB has conducted asset security revues and worked as a HEAT, HECPO and firearms trainer.
TB has a full range of qualifications that include the prestigious Diploma in Security & Risk Management (Dip SM). He has attended the LEAD programme at Lancaster University, holds instructional and conflict management qualifications and he has recently qualified as a Physical Intervention (PI) instructor.
Above all else TB’s main qualities are his passion and enthusiasm for the job and having the opportunity and ability to pass on his knowledge of the Close Protection industry with enthusiasm and integrity.
PC – Lead Advanced Driver trainer
PC is a recently retired Police Driving Instructor with over 30 years policing experience, the vast majority of it in the Traffic Department/Roads Policing environment. He has spent a number of years working with hand-picked Convoy Protection Teams, delivering the highest level of protection to a broad spectrum of clients from Senior Royals to Heads of State and the Ministry of Defence. PC also has considerable experience in delivering high level driver training within the Nuclear Industry.
PC is Lead Driver Trainer at Longmoor Security and oversees the development and delivery of all driver training at the Longmoor Training Academy, including their world renowned Hostile Environment Close Protection Course which includes B6 Armoured Car Training, Active/Passive Safety Systems, Anti-Ambush Drills, Skid Control Techniques and Defensive driving Skills.
PC also has recent experience working in hostile environments in the Middle East, developing driver training programmes for high profile clients, part of which includes B6 Armoured Cars, Ballistic Armoured Grades, Anti-Ambush Drills, Defensive Driving Skills and mobile Convoy/Close Protection methods. PC is a consummate professional and has always worked to develop and deliver driver training to the highest possible standards of excellence.