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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

    Stephen Emmins

    Stephen is the 21st Master of the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals, having been elected in May 2021 and installed as Master on 23rd July. Steve has been in the security industry for 31 years and is now the Business Development Manager of the global fire & security company Chubb Fire & Security within the specialist division of Chubb Security Solutions. Steve joined the Company in 2008 and was the first, and longest serving ,Steward. Steve then progressed to Chairman of the Marketing and Fundraising Committee, a post which he held for five years until becoming Junior Warden in 2018. Steve has been an Apprentice Master for eight years working with Jordan Smith, who is now a Freeman of the…

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