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.

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.

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.

Jonathan Colwill

Operations Manager (North)
Jonathan joined as Operations Manager in 2021 having previously worked with Anubis and was believed to be a good fit following an internal restructure. As Operations Manager (North) Jonathan was given the remit to rebuild and restructure the operational team. He takes overall responsibility whilst leading the management team on the day-to-day business, staffing and client liaison, as well as working on compliance to the SIA Contractor Scheme. He works closely with the team to focus on and maintain client and staff satisfaction. Jonathan holds an IOSH in Managing Safely and is an SIA qualified trainer. He is currently overseeing the rebrand of Anubis Security to reflect the current company Mission, Vision and Values as well as its operational ability. Jonathan has now worked in the security industry for over 18 years, predominantly in the leisure and corporate sectors. During his career Johnny has worked in a management team for some of the largest operations in Scotland including the Commonwealth Games in 2014 and most recently COP26. He currently oversees 200+ staff deployments daily and a management team consisting of four Area Managers and it is Jonathan’s vision to grow Anubis’s leisure sector.

Joe Brown

Business Development Manager
Joe joined Anubis Group as Business Development Manager in 2022 having previously worked within sales and is also a SIA front line badge holder. As Sales manager - Joe has been given the role of not only developing current client relations but expanding business across all sectors. He takes overall responsibility for initial client discussions and homing in on the clients requirements to develop a cost effective, bespoke package with customer service and safety at its core. Joe holds a SIA front line license and has worked within the industry previously. Joe has now worked in the security industry/facilities management as sales manager for over 2 years with his previous company, helping them to achieve significant expansion and excellent client relations.

Ricky Kenny

Senior Area Manager Scotland / 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!

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.

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. Anubis are excited to see what the future holds for Richard.

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.

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 role in compliance has made her instrumental in the running of our head office in Scotland, assisting the Finance Manager and Managing Director on a daily basis. Stacey plays football for Airdrie Ladies FC and is a qualified Goalkeeping coach. She loves sports & the great outdoors. Stacey is currently in training for a trek to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in August!

Amber Burns

Admin Support

Katie Gallagher

Admin Support