Meet the Team

One of the main reasons that our customers remain so loyal is because of the efficient service we offer and that is down to our people. We directly employ all our own service engineers and we think we have a great team. We understand that you need to be confident in the people that come into your home or your business premises and that’s why all our engineers are qualified, vetted and DBS checked every year.

 

The Calder Security team

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Customer feedback“May I take this opportunity to express my gratitude to your excellent service, including the prompt installation, the courtesy of your installer and the customer service.” Malcolm Meeson. See other customer testimonials

Meet Our Engineers

Ian Ward Security Engineer Calder Security

Name: Ian Ward
Position: Contracts Manager
Role: Ian is a senior engineer but is primarily based in the office, coordinating engineers, ensuring servicing takes place in a timely manner and assisting customers over the phone. He’s worked in security since 1998, working for another local security company as well as being self employed.
Worked at Calder Security since: 2007
Ian’s favourite thing about working at Calder Security: “Meeting new people and being part of a team.”

Martin Dalton Senior Security Engineer

Name: Martin Dalton
Position: Senior Security Engineer
Role: Martin is responsible for the installation of all types of security system. He’s worked in security since 1990, having worked for several security companies locally and in London. Martin is one of our most experienced engineers.
Worked at Calder Security since: 2009
Martin’s favourite thing about working at Calder Security: “I find the work really interesting and actually look forward to coming in on a morning. Plus I enjoy the free coffee!”

Steve Baker Locksmith Calder Security

 

 

 

 

 

 


Name: Steve Baker

Position: Lock and Safe Engineer
Role: Steve is a Master Locksmith and conducts all aspects of lock work including opening, fitting and key cutting. He’s also responsible for safe work including opening, repairing, installing and moving safes.
Worked at Calder Security since: 1988
Steve‘s favourite thing about working at Calder Security: “Working within a good team environment.”

 

 

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Name: Daren Pye

Position: Security Engineer
Role: Daren is responsible for installing and servicing a range of security systems including alarms, CCTV and some lock work.
Worked at Calder Security since: 2013
Daren‘s favourite thing about working at Calder Security: “Good team and happy customers.”

 

Chris Lavell Security Engieer Calder Security

 

 

 

 

 

 


Name: Chris Lavell

Position: Security Engineer
Role: Chris is responsible for servicing and repair of all types of security system. He’s worked in security since 2008 and previously worked for another local contractor.
Worked at Calder Security since: 2011
Chris‘s favourite thing about working at Calder Security: “Being out and about every day meeting people and working in a good team environment.”

Andrew Nash Security Engineer Calder Security

 

Name: Andrew Nash
Position: Security Engineer
Role: Andrew is responsible for servicing and repair of all types of security system. He was previously a senior engineer for another security contractor.
Worked at Calder Security since: 2015
Andrew’s favourite thing about working at Calder Security: “I’ve found the company to be incredibly efficient and excellent at what they do which makes it a great company to work for.”

 

Meet Our Office Team

The team of people behind the scenes:

Simon Cook

 


 

 

Name: Simon Cook
Position: Managing Director

 

Role: Previously the contracts manager/senior engineer for Calder Security, Simon bought the company in 2006 (see History for further details). Simon is responsible for setting the strategic direction for the company as well as the day to day running of it with help from the office team.
Worked at Calder Security since: 1998
Simon‘s favourite thing about working at Calder Security: “Being able to provide the best service possible to our customers.”

 

Phil Lynskey Sales Manager Calder Security

 

 

 

 

 

 


Name: Phil Lynskey

Position: Sales Manager
Role: Phil established Calder Security back in 1976. Since selling it to Simon Cook in 2006 he has stayed with the company as sales manager. He is responsible for conducting site surveys, creating security systems and providing quotes for customers.
Worked at Calder Security since: 1976
Phil‘s favourite thing about working at Calder Security: “Seeing the company I set up all those years ago continue to grow and thrive under the direction of Simon Cook.”

 

Rachel Cook Accounts Manager Calder Security

 

 

 

 

 

 


Name: Rachel Cook

Position: Accounts Manager
Role: Rachel is responsible for the day to day accounts of the business and general office management.
Worked at Calder Security since: 2007
Rachel‘s favourite thing about working at Calder Security: “Being part of the team and seeing the business grow.”

 

Sarah Ainslie Marketing Manager Calder Security

 

 

 

 

 

 


Name: Sarah Ainslie

Position: Marketing Manager
Role: Sarah is in charge of the marketing of the company including creating brand awareness, advertising, PR and managing the website.
Worked at Calder Security since: 2012
Sarah‘s favourite thing about working at Calder Security: “Being able to promote a really great company.”

Steven Pilling

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Steven Pilling
Position: Office Manager
Role: Steven’s role is to ensure the smooth running of the office supporting the accounts, sales and operational functions of the business.
Worked at Calder Security since: 2015
Steven’s favourite thing about working at Calder Security: “Working in a great team.”