Meet the Team

James Bullock

Managing Director
James has been at the helm of the company since its founding in 2014, leading it to its current position as one of the UK’s fastest growing security companies. As Managing Director, he takes overall responsibility for business strategies, as well as compliance to the security industry Approved Contractor Scheme. He continues to lead Anubis on a day-to-day basis working closely with the senior management team to focus on continual growth through best practice. Even though he is Managing Director he leads by example and can be seen at major events working alongside the Anubis staff. James successfully achieved a Level 4 in Anti-Terrorism through St Andrews University and represents the company at SIA workshops. He maintains his skills as a medic by deploying regularly at events and is an accomplished first aid trainer. He is also a skilled operator in Close Protection and has led several teams throughout the UK. During his tenure at Anubis James has overseen the operational planning and strategic command & control of some of the largest UK Events, including the Royal Wedding, COP26 as well as numerous large festivals and events across the UK. James continues to drive operations in terms of structure, policy and procedure, with a focus on staff training and retention. He operates under the principle that well-cared-for and valued staff will deliver a far better service to the clients. He led the company’s successful COVID-19 Response which saw Anubis increase its deployment for sites across the UK to over 400+ staff daily, under extremely difficult circumstances. Qualified in IOSH Health & Safety Management & Level 5 Crowd Management.

Micheala Martin

Finance Manager
Micheala has been with Anubis since 2016, initially working alongside the MD helping to lead the company to its current position as one of the UK’s fastest growing security companies. As Finance Manager she takes overall responsibility for invoicing and payroll as well as compliance to HR Best Practice. Micheala works closely with the operations team to focus on client satisfaction and continued growth. With qualifications in computing, accounts and Sage, Micheala has transformed the Finance Department within the company. She is fundamental in striving to continually improve and develop the systems and processes which are required to support the business as it grows. Micheala’s previous roles include working with the local government and NHS Lanarkshire. She is driven and likes to lead by example. During her time at Anubis, Micheala has been instrumental in taking Anubis to where it stands today.

Ricky Kenny

Operations Manager (North) / Head of Academy
Ricky joined Anubis in June 2021 just in time to lead a team at the Euro 2020 event at Glasgow Green. Since then, he has worked with the close protection team for the T20 Cricket, assisted with festivals and was influential in managing the COP 26 event in Glasgow. As Head of Academy, he has the new challenge of training and developing our staff and striving for higher standards within the industry. Ricky has over 20 years in hospitality and the night-time economy where he has managed some of the biggest and most prestigious venues in Glasgow. In 2002 Ricky embarked on a new challenge by joining the Metropolitan Police Service, enjoying a distinguished career, and been involved in many high-profile cases and public order events. He left the MPS in 2015 to pursue career opportunities overseas. While working in the Seychelles, Ricky worked with local security companies in developing and delivering training packages. In Bogota, Colombia he was a partner in a business and worked as security on film and television sets. Upon returning to Glasgow in 2017, Ricky began working in security where he struck a friendship with Jonathan Colwill. It wasn’t long until Ricky and Jonathan began working together at Anubis. Long may their friendship continue! Ricky is a qualified PFSO; and also qualified in IOSH Health & Safety Management & Level 5 Crowd Management, and Spectator Safety Level 3.

Anthony Whitehead

Operations Manager (South)
Anthony joined the company in 2018 having worked closely with Anubis since its founding in 2014. Anthony oversees the development and growth of Anubis Security in the South, while also being the head of the Event and Festivals within Anubis. He has managed some bespoke events and some of the largest festivals in the UK, taking on a role of lead planner and offering his extensive knowledge and experience to help drive the clients’ vision. Anthony studied at Bucks University and has completed his Level 5 Crowd Science & Risk Analysis. His strength and drive to improve the basic industry standard within crowd management is reflected in his professional capability and belief in tailor-made security solutions. Anthony entered the Security Industry following a 10 year career within the Royal Marine Commandos where he was operationally deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. Anubis is grateful to Anthony for his teamwork, adherence to policy and procedures and working under pressure to deliver the goal in an efficient, safe and constructive manner. This has made Anthony a valuable asset to Anubis and the private security industry.

Martin Henderson

Area Manager Scotland North
In January 2021 Martin began his employment with Anubis working at Nosshead Powerplant. He was soon promoted to Area Manager covering the North of Scotland, from Shetland to Aberdeen, dealing with clients and ensuring the sites were staffed on a day-to-day basis. Martin started out in the security industry at the age of 18 working part-time in the local nightclub while continuing with his day job. Over the years Martin progressed to the position of General Manager of a licensed venue, arranging bands/DJs, recruitment, dealing with staff, and the day-to-day operations of the club. Martin has managed various windfarm sites ensuring that there is round-the-clock security 365 days per annum. Over the years Martin has built a great reputation for staffing and managing security for festivals and events, assisting with client quotes and advising on security requirements. Martin is a great asset to the Anubis management team looking after all business in the north of Scotland including managing our client, Inverness Caledonian Thistle Football Club. Martin has recently completed his Spectator Safety Level 3 qualification, as well as a PFSO course.

Tash Gee

Business Development Manager
Tash joins us with over 20 years customer service experience and 15 years sales experience within a number of different industries including the security sector. Her biggest strengths are building rapports with both clients and colleagues, providing a high level of service and understanding that every client has specific requirements and need a bespoke solution. Tash has worked in partnership with clients from many different sectors including retail, construction, distribution, leisure, local authority, NHS and corporate. Away from building client relationships Tash is a competitive power lifter and has broken British records, held British Championship titles and podiumed at the World Championships representing Great Britain. Tash is based in our South region and will be continuing to grow our business nationally.

Richard Fearnley

Area Manager Scotland
Richard joined Anubis as Area Manager in 2021 but has previously worked with Anubis, managing teams at the T20 Cricket and other North sites for us. Richard started his career in the military as a Tank Commander. Since leaving the military Richard has had an extensive security career working all over the world. From 2012-2013 Richard worked in Ghana securing gold transportation. He has worked for many high-profile clients as a CPO, relying on his excellent industry knowledge and interpersonal skills. Day-to-day Richard is responsible for the staffing of multiple sites across the company’s portfolio, dealing with client accounts and HR related queries from staff. Richard also heads up and takes the responsibility for our fleet and logistics. Anyone who has had the pleasure of meeting Richard will already know that he is an absolute asset to the Anubis team. He is very positive and always smiling which makes him a joy to be around. Recently, Richard completed his level 5 in Crowd Management as well as his PFSO course. Anubis are excited to see what the future holds for Richard.

Briadee Thornton

Area Manager Wales
Briadee is an Area Manager within the southwest of England and Wales and works out of our Bristol office. She has worked within the security industry since 2013 and had managerial experience prior to joining the company the in 2021. Her experience working in some of the largest control rooms across festivals in the UK is invaluable. Briadee is also a qualified Crowd Manager and has supported crowd management teams in Glastonbury and the Isle of Wight. She worked on COP26 for Anubis alongside the Managing Director and contributed in senior management meetings. Briadee has experience in implementing ISO compliance, sales & marketing, and recruitment and is a key member for our festival and events management team. As the youngest member of our operations team, Briadee has forged an impressive CV within the industry, with many more years ahead of her. Briadee has great passion for the Industry and Anubis. Staff welfare is always at the forefront of her mind across our events.

Stacey McCallum

Operation and Compliance Manager

Stacey previously worked as an Administrator in the charity sector for 12 years before joining the company in April 2021. She is experienced in HR, fundraising, and Health & Safety which has helped strengthen Anubis policies and procedures; a key focus of the ACS scheme and also the Health and Safety Executive. Stacey’s previous compliance role within the company made her instrumental in the running of our head office in Scotland, assisting the Finance Manager and Managing Director on a daily basis. She has now moved into the operations team and is the company’s Scheduling Manager; being responsible for building all rotas/shifts and liaising with our clients and staff.

Outside of the office you can find Stacey on the football pitch and climbing mountains. She loves sports & the great outdoors. Stacey successfully made it to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro (the highest free-standing mountain in the world) in 2022 raising nearly £10,000 for Guide Dogs. She is currently preparing to tackle Mount Toubkal in Morocco later in the year.

Leon Kemp

Festivals and Events Manager
We are glad to welcome Leon Kemp to our Southern Management Team - further bolstering an already strong festivals and events division. With a remarkable career spanning over a decade, Leon has demonstrated his unwavering commitment to the industry, rising from the role of a steward to where he is today. As a Level 5 Crowd Manager, he has overseen the most challenging and intricate security deployments in event areas at some of the largest festivals in the UK, including being a corner stone of the IOW festival for many years. One of Leon's exceptional strengths lies in his ability to effortlessly build strong connections with staff, customers, and clients alike. This unique skill fosters trust and unity among all stakeholders, enriching the overall event experience. His addition to Anubis Group’s full time management position promises to be a driving force behind our mission to deliver exceptional event experiences. We eagerly anticipate the innovative and successful contributions Leon will make to our organisation.

Paul Smith

Business Development Manager
With a career spanning over 28 years, Paul brings a wealth of experience in operations across various dynamic sectors including retail, software, manufacturing, facilities management, and security services. His journey in business development and corporate sales for some of the UK's leading companies over the last 8 years has been nothing short of impressive. Additionally, Paul has been actively operational within the industry, assisting with the management of multiple manned guarding sites as well as venues within the nighttime economy. Beyond the boardroom, Paul is a passionate Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu martial artist, a devoted follower of UFC and boxing—both as a spectator and a participant in training. An avid golfer, he enjoys spending time on the greens perfecting his swing and long walks with his dog Bear. Paul will be based in our new Manchester office, but will be travelling up and down the country to help grow the business nationally.