We recognise that our staff are the most important contributing resource to building and maintaining the excellent reputation that we have with our clients. Because of this Eclipse actively promotes a culture of teamwork, integrity and continued personal development. In return we offer excellent rates of pay, training and professional development.
Chris is a former Royal Marine Commando and brings a wealth of military experience and expertise to the role and organisation. On leaving the military in 2011, Chris worked in maritime security roles prior to joining Eclipse in 2015. Moving on from his first role as officer then team leader, Chris is now a Project Security Manager and has been instrumental in running a project for an onshore UK based oil company. Chris brings a no nonsense approach to the role and has a great rapport with all those he leads. He is self-motivated and is currently studying towards a Level 4 Certificate in Security Management.
Nicola joined Eclipse in January 2020 as Training and Development Manager. Nicola has a background in Sales, Marketing and Business Management and has travelled globally in her previous roles, having also lived in France for several years. On joining Eclipse, Nicola said she was excited to continue to develop Eclipse’s position within the Industry and promoting our Company practices and ethos throughout the Security Sector. In a very short time, Nicola has been pivotal in redeveloping and modernising Eclipse’s website and launching a new online course. Nicola has recently become an affiliate member of the Security Institute - she loves travelling, meeting new people and France.
MSc, CSyP, MSyI, Tech IOSH
Ray joined the commercial security industry in 2003 after a lengthy military career which culminated as a member of the UK Special Forces. With over 30 years security experience garnered from the UK and international high risk and corporate environments, Ray is currently the CEO of Eclipse Strategic Security Ltd. Having obtained Chartered Security status in 2019, Ray now sits on the Register for Chartered Security Professionals Board of Assessors. Ray enjoys mentoring security professionals and organisations in the Security Industry and has an active continued personal development program with memberships of The Security Institute, The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and The American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS International).
Kate joined the team at Eclipse in April 2018 with a wealth of administration and business experience having previously worked for National and local organisations in banking, debt recovery, property management and education. Since joining Eclipse, Kate has been encouraged to further develop her career and divides her working time between overseeing the Accounts and HR Departments. Since joining the Company, Kate has become an Associate Member of the CIPD and graduated with a Diploma in HR Management in 2019.
Kenny is a retired Police Superintendent with 30 years service. He is a former Bronze and Silver Public Order Commander who has accumulated significant operational experience in the Police; especially in relation to public protest, balancing the rights of individual protest with the right of other individuals to go about their lawful activity. He is also a former Security Coordinator (SECCO) and has planned and successfully delivered VIP and Royal visits. More recently, Kenny has undertaken an advisory and liaison role with Industry - specifically with Eclipse and has delivered the 'Dealing with Protest' course to a variety of high profile companies and individuals since its inception.
Following a change in personal circumstances, Katie left ICU nursing and retrained at Worcester College, studying law and politics. Katie then started her career in the security industry as an administrator and has since worked in several roles. Katie has developed and trained in quality assurance and continuous improvement and guides companies through accreditation and approval processes. Katie’s role as a Company Director at Eclipse, oversees compliance, continuous improvement and best practice throughout the organisation as well as providing support for all employees. Katie is passionate about raising standards and professionalism within the Security Industry and strongly believes in empowerment through personal development. She is currently studying for her MBA with Glyndwr University and has recently become an affiliate member of the Security Institute.
A former Senior Intelligence Analyst who has worked with UK Special Forces, Jim is an accomplished Security Manager with extensive experience in consulting, liaison and intelligence gathering, particularly in the field of protest and activism. Jim has augmented his operational experience with a Masters Degree in Intelligence and Security Studies from Brunel University. Jim has broad experience in Counter Terrorism and the delivery of counter terrorism programs. Jim now heads Eclipse’s Open Source Information gathering, analysis and Threat Monitoring Services.
With an extensive military career spanning 26 years, James was involved in the planning and conducting of training and operations, worldwide. During his career he was involved in the liaison between the military and government and civilian organisations, internationally, to ensure mission success and the security of personnel and resources. James has a wealth of experience in training and development and actively promotes continued professional development within Eclipse. As a founding member and the Managing Director of Eclipse, James uses his excellent inter-personal and communication skills to develop business and plan and implement projects. James has an innovative approach to problem solving and a personality to motivate his team. James is an adrenaline junky and in his leisure time enjoys snow sports and motor racing.
With eight years’ experience in the security industry, Oliver brings a wealth of knowledge and qualifications within the technical security provision, having worked with major International companies since the start of his training. He has been lucky enough to work for a variety of high net worth clients up and down the country. Oliver holds a Level 2 Diploma in Electronic Security and Emergency systems. Oliver works tirelessly to design and implement technical security solutions for our clients.
Ebony joined Eclipse as an Administration Assistant at the end of 2019. Originally working on a part-time basis, Ebony quickly established herself as an invaluable member of the team and now works full time to support all aspects of the business. Ebony has recently completed a course in Digital Media Marketing and will go on to formalise her skills with a qualification in Business Administration.
Mick has over 20 years of front-line experience; specifically in residential security, asset protection, close protection and training. Mick is a highly regarded individual within the Security Industry with his vast knowledge, expertise and experience. He has also delivered a multitude of training and now delivers Eclipse’s Door Supervisor, Security Officer and Spectator Safety courses. In his spare time you will find Mick at the gym as he aims to qualify for Team Wales, in the next Commonwealth Games for the sport of Olympic Weightlifting.