Meet The Team


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Meet the APT Security team

We’ve a team of highly qualified and experienced professionals who aim to deliver tailored security services for private and commercial customers. Based in Beckenham, we cater to customers across Kent, London and the surrounding areas of South East England. 
Gary Carter

Gary left university with a degree in Applied Economics before setting up APT Security. He now oversees all areas of the business and is actively involved in shaping the growth of the business whilst ensuring that our high levels of service are maintained.
Derman Dervish
Installation Manager

Derman has been in the security industry for over 20 years. He joined APT Security in 1997 as an installation and service engineer and quickly progressed to senior engineer and then installation manager. Derman also carries out sales surveys and he has become a highly knowledgeable individual in all disciplines. Dealing with APT Security's ever growing client base is a daily challenge that he enjoys.
Tony Westgarth
Service Manger

Tony has been in the electronic security industry since 1980 and has gained City & Guilds qualification in electrical installation. He has worked as an installation and service engineer, gradually rising through the ranks to supervisor, senior engineer and service manager. He deals with the servicing needs of high-end clients such as Grosvenor Estates Mayfair, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, Knight Frank & Cluttons amongst many others. Tony joined APT Security in February 2011 and is happy to be working with the team to continue providing a quality service in all areas.
Rod Wilson
Sales Surveyor

Information coming soon.
Derek Birmingham
Sales Surveyor

Derek has spent his entire working career within the security industry and brings a wealth of experience (over 40 years) to APT Security. He has been with us since 1998 and is highly knowledgeable across all disciplines for both commercial and domestic projects.
Jan Abbott
Office Manager

Jan joined APT Security as our Office and Administration Manager, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience from working within large blue chip companies during her career.
Sarah Neilly

Sarah joined APT Security as our financial controller. She has worked in finance and accounts across a wide range of industries for many years, and is highly experienced.

Our security experts

John Vaughan
Jimmy Simpson
Paul Munroe
Tom Abrahall
Paul Shade
Jamie Guthrie
Darren Alexander
Barry Gray
Rick Ashby
Lisa Westgarth
Office Support 
Terri Panting
Office Support 
If you would like to become a part of our team, we’re looking for installers. You can also start your career in the security industry with us as an apprentice.

If you’re looking for security engineers in Kent or the surrounding areas of South East England

contact APT Security

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