Cordant Security

Our People / Leadership Team
 

Our leadership team brings together experience, expertise and commercial acumen to drive our organisation forward and support all our staff to achieve optimal standards of service delivery.

Brendan Musgrove
Managing Director

Brendan has a wealth of operational and sales experience from within the services sector, with the last seven years focused on providing compliance and technically demanding services, often requiring the creation of bespoke solutions to complex issues. Combining his specialist knowledge and managerial skills, Brendan is focused on maximising customer satisfaction and developing the strategy of the business to grow and prosper. He holds a Masters of Business Administration.


Time in Industry: 3 Years
Time at Cordant: 4 Years
Areas of Specialism: Business strategy, growth and driving operational excellence
Qualifications & Training: MBA, BSc (Hons)

Harry Sharma
Operations Support Director

Harry provides key support to our operational function through the management of our National Communications Centre (NCC) which is responsible for the scheduling and reporting of our security teams throughout the UK. Harry’s expertise lie within the Operations support role. He has extensive experience in control room management, providing a unique insight into all operational and administrative aspects of a major security operation. He is dedicated to achieving efficiency through staff training and development, service excellence and the delivery of innovation to assist operations and other departments.


Time in Industry: 26 Years
Time at Cordant: 18 Years
Areas of Specialism: Operations support and Communication Centre
Qualifications & Training: Degree in Electronic Engineering

Lee Ennis
Operations Director, Warehouse & Distribution

Lee  joined Cordant Security in 2006 as an Account Manager for a major Warehouse & Distribution client and has progressed through the Company in a number of roles throughout his career.  In 2012 he earned the position of Regional Director for North England with management responsibility for a diverse portfolio consisting of over 45,000 man hours at 177 locations, delivered by a team of Operations Managers across a wide range of sectors. 

Lee’s excellent interpersonal and communication skills have secured his rise through the company proving his excellent leadership skills and his ability to work under pressure.
 

Time in Industry: 20 Years
Time at Cordant: 15 Years
Areas of Specialism: AEO / TAPA / Warehouse Security
Qualifications & Training: IOSH Directing safely & ILM Level 5 in Leadership and Management
Awards: Finalist in Annual Security Excellence Awards

John Preston
Operations Director, Corporate

Following an 8 year Military career, John joined Cordant Security in 1994 initially as a Security Officer  progressing into Operational and Account Management roles, from there moving onto roles involving the commercial aspects of the business and then taking up the position of Regional Director in 2016.

John is a passionate, experienced and professional Director with proven experience of managing contracts within budgetary and legislative constraints. He is dedicated to achieving efficiency through staff training and development, service excellence and the delivery of innovation. John is also a member of the City of London Crime Prevention Association (ColCPA). 
 

Time in Industry: 27 Years
Time at Cordant: 25 Years
Areas of Specialism: Contract management, Client liaison and relationship building, financial & commercial acumen
Qualifications & Training: IOSH Directing safely , ILM Level 5 in Management and Leadership

Nigel Kennings
Operations Director, Corporate

Nigel has a proven track record of successfully managing and developing security contracts and has a wealth of operational experience gained from his 25 years in the security industry. 

He joined Cordant Security in 2003 as a Customer Service Manager for some of our largest corporate and retail clients, responsible for maintaining high standards of service delivery and providing innovative solutions to customer related issues.  He became Regional Operations Manager for the Midlands & South West in 2005 and is now a Operations Director, in our Corporate sector.
 

Time in Industry: 25 Years
Time at Cordant: 16 Years
Areas of Specialism: Corporate Security, Retail Security, Risk Assessments, Disciplinary procedures, Equal opportunities, Selection and interviewing techniques, Screening and vetting & Quality assurance awareness
Qualifications & Training: ILM Level 5 Qualification & IOSH Managing Safely

Dave Ofield
National Accounts Director

Dave after a full military career moved in the security industry.  He has 25 years of accumulated experience in VIP Protection, Event Security, Corporate, Warehouse and Distribution and now he specialises in Retail Security.  He is instrumental in providing retail business solutions for Cordant Security retail clients.

He is responsible for the management of 38,000 operational hours weekly, 1200 professional retail security officers and over 504 stores ranging from Leicester in the south of England to Inverness in the North of scotland.

 

Time in Industry: 25 Years
Time at Cordant: 19 Years
Areas of Specialism: Retail Security, VIP Protection, Event Security, Corporate, Warehouse and Distribution

Darren Fisher
Operations Director, Retail

Darren has accumulated 27 years experience within the security industry, progressing from an entry level position to Operations Director for Retail with management responsibility across a diverse portfolio. Darren joined Cordant Security in 1992 as a Store Detective.

Darren is a passionate, experienced and professional senior manager with proven experience of managing contracts within budgetary and legislative constraints, he is dedicated to achieving efficiency through staff training and development, service excellence and the delivery of innovation.
 

Time in Industry: 27 Years
Time at Cordant: 27 Years
Areas of Specialism: Retail Security