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Meet the Team - Johan du Plooy

  • Blog
  • 18th January 2017
  • By Donald

There is perhaps no more fitting way to introduce the 2017 Gallowglass blog, than by profiling our own quiet man, the understated and indefatigable Johan du Plooy.Originally from Cape Town in South Africa, he came to settle in London 2000, and joined Gallowglass Security in 2005.As with many who have prospered, and continue to do so, Johan is a graduate following years of honing his skills and leadership ability in the field. Since then he has distinguished himself on all manner of event security and man guarding assignments, on account of his ...

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Meet the Team - Jaco Nieuwoudt

  • Blog
  • 26th March 2015
  • By Jack Flash

Today we have the pleasure of profiling the indefatigable Jaco Nieuwoudt, the Gallowglass Security Partner for Regional Development, who is based in Greater Manchester.Jaco could rightly be described as a “tour de force”, on account of the sheer energy, enthusiasm and skill that he brings to all facets of security provision and in particular, his epitomising of the Gallowglass ethos. As a consequence he commands huge respect in the events industry and from event professionals alike.Originally from South Africa, his started work with Gallowg...

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Nikolay Kostov – Primus Inter Pares

  • Blog
  • 15th January 2015
  • By Jack Flash

With the prestigious Gallowglass security awards on the immediate horizon, it is only fitting that we profile the inaugural winner of the highly coveted Primus Inter Pares award in 2014; the outstanding Nikolay Kostov. Indeed, it is right to say that the need for this award arose on account of the standards that Nick has set.This grade is reserved to those who are deemed capable of leading security at any event regardless of size of complexity. Eligibility for this award is reserved to a small pool of elite security officers, and to achieve thi...

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Profile of David Jukes the Gallowglass Security Endurance King - By Jack Flash

  • Events
  • 1st October 2014
  • By Jack Flash

We are delighted to profile today, Gallowglass Security Stalwart David Jukes, and to find out a little more about what motivates him to undertake his impressive range of endurance and fundraising efforts this year, and to champion his wonderful causes.Prior to joining Gallowglass Security, Dave enjoyed an outstanding, extensive and varied military career with the Staffordshire Regiment and 3 Rifles; and with them saw active service in all the major theatres of conflict that Britain has been involved in the last twenty years or so. This has in...

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Meet the team - Alex Lepadatu

  • Blog
  • 21st July 2014
  • By Cora J

Today it is the turn of Alex Lepadatu, to feature in our “Meet the Team” series. Alex enjoys a long and exemplary association with Gallowglass Security, having first placed himself on our radar as a potential security talent in a quasi-policing role 2006/7, in a contract awarded by Camden Town Unlimited.Upon graduation from High School in Bucharest Romania, he enrolled at flying school in Bucharest with a view to acquiring his civil aviation commercial pilot’s license; however these plans were interrupted by a holiday to the UK in 1999. F...

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