about us

ABOUT US

The Insight Way

core values

OUR CORE VALUES

Strength And Integrity – We are honorable, honest and respectful in everything we do

Be The Best – We continually invest in our people, processes and technology, striving for excellence in our team and in the solutions we provide

Make A Difference – We provide local employment and create a safe environment in which people and businesses can thrive.

Be Commited – Each of us is committed to our values, our colleagues, our clients and the communities we serve.

Agile And Adaptable – We will innovate and adapt to any situation

INSIGHT ETHOS

LEADERSHIP

We have talented people within the entire organisation who can manage how we endure in the future. Our senior people have more than 35 years of combined international experience and are comfortable in any environment worldwide. See more on our Group Executive Team below.

Co-founder of Warrior Security in 2006, Tony has over 15 years’ experience in Commercial Security throughout East and Central Africa.

He has directed operations encompassing over 5000 people and produced training programmes, procedures and systems for large and small clients including the US State Department, UN organisations, NGOs, Corporate businesses and individuals. Tony is an East African Citizen, who retired from the British Army in 1999 with the rank of Major. He has led soldiers in Northern Ireland, Zaire, Bosnia and Kenya. He has also spent two years training cadets at the Royal Military Academy in Sandhurst.

He has an MA in Military Studies from Cranfield University and was awarded the Sword of Honour at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 1980.

Co-founder of Warrior Security in 2006 Ashton is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. Ashton trained as a computer programmer prior to obtaining a BSc(Hons) in Computation from the University of Manchester.

After graduation Ashton qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen in London prior to joining CDC Group plc where he undertook several investment roles including 5 years managing their distressed investment portfolio in East and West Africa. Ashton has a broad experience of different industry sectors and in developing corporate growth strategies

Jonathan joined Warrior in 2006 initially as a Director in Tanzania and the General Manager for Arusha. In Nov 2009, he took over as Country Manager of Warrior’s operations in Southern Sudan, quickly achieving profitability and doubling the growth after 12 months.

Jonathan left the British Army after serving 5 years reaching the rank of Captain. His experience of operations in Afghanistan and Northern Ireland brings considerable benefit of operating in difficult and often dangerous environments. Jonathan is a fully trained Close Protection Officer. He has considerable experience of commercial security and specifically mine security including the movement of highly valuable bullion.

Over the course of 4 years, Jonathan developed the Warrior operation in South Sudan into one of the leading players in the region, securing all the major UN contracts including UNMISS (United Nations Mission in South Sudan) deploying in all 10 states, and making Warrior the undisputed market leader.

Jonathan Simpson brings his formidable experience and talents to the group role as COO.

He has an LLB (Hons) degree in Law from Liverpool John Moore University.

John served with the British Army after which he spent 2 years training soldiers in Central America. He later settled into a manufacturing career in South Africa, Australia and latterly the UK as managing director of a national manufacturer and installer of physical security products. After serving as Warrior’s operations manager in South Sudan in 2011, John has undertaken the introduction and implementation of ISO 9001 quality assurance management systems throughout the group. In September 2016 John Davies was elected to the board of the International Code of Conduct Association (ICoCA) representing the security industry pillar, and sits on the certification committee.

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Co-founder of Warrior Security in 2006, Tony has over 15 years’ experience in Commercial Security throughout East and Central Africa.

He has directed operations encompassing over 5000 people and produced training programmes, procedures and systems for large and small clients including the US State Department, UN organisations, NGOs, Corporate businesses and individuals. Tony is an East African Citizen, who retired from the British Army in 1999 with the rank of Major. He has led soldiers in Northern Ireland, Zaire, Bosnia and Kenya. He has also spent two years training cadets at the Royal Military Academy in Sandhurst.

He has an MA in Military Studies from Cranfield University and was awarded the Sword of Honour at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 1980.

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Co-founder of Warrior Security in 2006 Ashton is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. Ashton trained as a computer programmer prior to obtaining a BSc(Hons) in Computation from the University of Manchester.

After graduation Ashton qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen in London prior to joining CDC Group plc where he undertook several investment roles including 5 years managing their distressed investment portfolio in East and West Africa. Ashton has a broad experience of different industry sectors and in developing corporate growth strategies

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Jonathan joined Warrior in 2006 initially as a Director in Tanzania and the General Manager for Arusha. In Nov 2009, he took over as Country Manager of Warrior’s operations in Southern Sudan, quickly achieving profitability and doubling the growth after 12 months.

Jonathan left the British Army after serving 5 years reaching the rank of Captain. His experience of operations in Afghanistan and Northern Ireland brings considerable benefit of operating in difficult and often dangerous environments. Jonathan is a fully trained Close Protection Officer. He has considerable experience of commercial security and specifically mine security including the movement of highly valuable bullion.

Over the course of 4 years, Jonathan developed the Warrior operation in South Sudan into one of the leading players in the region, securing all the major UN contracts including UNMISS (United Nations Mission in South Sudan) deploying in all 10 states, and making Warrior the undisputed market leader.

Jonathan Simpson brings his formidable experience and talents to the group role as COO.

He has an LLB (Hons) degree in Law from Liverpool John Moore University.

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John served with the British Army after which he spent 2 years training soldiers in Central America. He later settled into a manufacturing career in South Africa, Australia and latterly the UK as managing director of a national manufacturer and installer of physical security products. After serving as Warrior’s operations manager in South Sudan in 2011, John has undertaken the introduction and implementation of ISO 9001 quality assurance management systems throughout the group. In September 2016 John Davies was elected to the board of the International Code of Conduct Association (ICoCA) representing the security industry pillar, and sits on the certification committee.

OUR HERITAGE

We have championed the incorporation of better pay, terms and conditions, and welfare of our guards and as a result driven real and beneficial improvements to performance.  Insight is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants receive consideration without regard to race, age, ethnicity, religion, gender, national origin, disability or any other basis prohibited by law.

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OUR STORY

We have more than 10 years’ experience in providing bespoke and highly professional security services to clients across Africa; including complex environments such as DRC, South Sudan, Zambia and Tanzania.

2016

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Zambia

Grew out of the requirement for convoy escort services operating along the copper belt, and its regional footprint allows for seamless integrated support.

The Company is constantly looking to increase its regional footprint in emerging markets by which it can leverage its unique knowledge of both the continent and operating in post conflict environments.

2014

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Kenya

In 2014 The Company recognized the need to move beyond the conventional offerings of uniformed security guards as a sole means of protection and launched the Insight capability of Risk Management based on intelligence, analysis and reporting, underpinned by state of the art control centres, which incorporate video analytics and remote monitoring of client sites, and risk and consultancy services.

2013

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DRC

The Company has operated in The Democratic Republic of Congo since 2013, beginning in Kivu province on the Eastern side of the country and more recently moving to Kinshasa protecting international organisations and with an emphasis on quality process driven cash-in-transit CIT services.

2008

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South Sudan

Was established in 2008 and quickly established itself as the leading security provider offering unrivalled service in all 10 states. The Company protects just about all the UN agencies including the United Nations Mission UNMISS, World Food Program WFP, UNICEF, UNHCR, most diplomatic missions and Embassies, NGO’s and businesses. Furthermore staff have excelled themselves during unprecedented and ongoing challenges of armed conflict since 2013

2006

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Tanzania

It was the company’s inception in the town of Arusha in 2006. Operations have steadily grown across this large country and now cover just about every strategic region. The Tanzania office also employs approximately 1,500 staff.