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Membership of the Company is drawn from the security industry in its widest sense and includes leading security professionals from the industrial and retail sectors, serving and retired members of the police and armed services, security consultants, academics, heads of security for corporate businesses, investigators, and electronic surveillance companies.

The Clerk - Adrienne Harper

Email: clerk@wcosp.org
Phone: +44 (0) 1256 395 036
36 Queens Rd, North Warnborough, Hampshire, RG29 1DN

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    The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals

    The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals traces its origins back to 1999 when the now Past Masters, Steve Neville OBE and John Purnell GM QPM DL registered The Guild of Security Professionals with the City of London Chamberlain’s Office. On January 15th 2008 the Court of Alderman was petitioned and it declared that the Company became the 108th Livery Company from February 19th 2008. In 2009 the Security Professionals’ Company petitioned the privy council for a royal charter and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II approved an Order instructing the Lord Chancellor to affix the great seal to the Worshipful Company’s charter, which was granted on 15 February 2010.

    Charitable Trust

    The Trust provides education and health services to members of the security profession; managed by a board of twelve trustees all of whom are members of the Company.

    Membership

    Everything you need to know about how to become a member of the Company. To apply to become a member, please fill out the form on the Membership Page.

    Sheriffs' Award for Bravery

    The Sheriffs’ Award is a national award for bravery, celebrating heroes or organisations who have contributed to safeguarding our “people, property, or our liberty.”

    The Master

    Yasmeen Stratton Master Of The Worshipful Company Of Security Professionals (2020 To 2021)

    Yasmeen Stratton

    Yasmeen Stratton is the Director of global recruitment consultancy SSR Personnel Corporate Security & Risk and Vice Chair of the OSAC UK Country Council, Steering Committee. She was appointed Master Elect in May 2020 and installed as Master on 11 September 2020. In 2014, SSR became the Financial Sponsor of the Company of Security Professionals Apprentice Management Scheme until 2017. Yasmeen held the role of Apprentice Master until November 2019, working with April Chapman, a talented student from Harris Garrard Academy. Yasmeen is Vice Chair of the US State Department, Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) UK Country Council Steering Committee. An active council member since 2008, she has coordinated numerous UK events and…

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