About Us

About Us

Britannia Security Group Ltd offers comprehensive advice on every aspect of security from corporate operations, commercial risk and foreign investment to counter-terrorism, close protection and support to governments. The company runs a global network of offices, contacts and associates. Its clients benefit from the extensive capabilities of our personnel, built up through careers in the military, diplomatic and intelligence services, as well as in the police, journalism, the United Nations, finance and commerce.

Originally founded in 1978, Britannia Security Group Ltd became established as a UK government security provider, offering innovative operational and technical support on domestic and international issues. The experience and ethos built over decades and a range of other government and commercial contracts in Iraq, allowed the company to build its capabilities in the Middle East. The definition and requirements of security are ever changing. In recent years, it has grown a successful security service business in support of the extractive industry, focused initially on the Oil and Gas sectors in Iraq, but expanding into East and North Africa. It has also been in the vanguard of developing comprehensive business practices and ethical codes of conduct for the security industry and as such we are one of the first companies to become accredited to the industry standard (PSC 1). Britannia Security Group Ltd now provides a wide breadth of complementary service streams including Kidnap for Ransom Response, technology integration, advisory and intelligence, training, consultancy, strategic communications and protective services. Across these areas we employ over 400 people at any one time and run a fleet of vehicles.

Case Studies

London Olympics

Britannia Security Group Ltd provided specialist strategic and operational security support services for key infrastructure aseets at the 2012 London Olympics. This involved consulting on security design, strategy, planning, operations, and corporate security. We also coordinated security services in train stations and critical transport arteries that provided a holistic approach that successfully kept the Games safe. Our bespoke programme identified high-risk priorities, allowing security manpower to be used more efficiently.

Kenyan Oil Pipelines

Britannia Security Group Ltd provides operational and technical support services to a major international oil and gas client in Kenya. The client is working to upgrade current pipelines, facilities and other critical infrastructure and requires permanent security support with politically sensitive regions. Britannia Security Group Ltd drew on experience developed in Iraq to provide a comprehensive package of security to ensure its clients risks are reduced and return on investment is secured. The company maintains activities in East Africa.

Jamaican Coastal Security

Britannia Security Group Ltd supports public and government agencies in Jamaica to ensure that coastal security is maintained and improved. The Government of Jamaica approached the company for specialist advice to combat narcotic and contraband smuggling in the region. Britannia Security Group Ltd provides now provides a bespoke security support package that works in partnership with the US Coast Guard to ensure criminal operations are disrupted and reduced. Britannia Security Group Ltd has a contract to 2025.