Meet the Team

David Downie.

Non-Executive Director

  • David joined The VPS Group in December 2018 as a Non-Executive Director
  • David holds a BSc in agriculture, and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. David has wide experience of UK blue-chip executive board roles, combined with multi-industry, public and private non-executive director experience
  • Between 1988 and 2005, David was a senior executive at ASDA (initially a Plc, now part of Wal-Mart), performing key roles such as Director of Retail Finance, Retail Director and Logistics Director. David has also held senior executive roles in The 4U Group, HSS Hire where he was Chief Operating Officer, and most recently Agrii, a subsidiary of Origin Enterprises Plc, the specialist agronomy company serving UK Farmers, where he was Chief Executive Officer
  • David is Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of the NWF Group plc, a specialist agricultural and distribution business delivering feed, food and fuel across the UK

5 core values that drive our success

Customer Focussed

100% customer focussed in our approach to temporary security.


We are hugely passionate about our business, and have been for over 30 years.


We take great pride in our professional approach to temporary security.


Being fully transparent, is key to developing long lasting relationships with our customers.


Teamwork is the foundation on which VPS Group is built. It's something we instil in every member of our team.

Our Accreditations

VPS Site Security is approved by the SIA within the Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) for Security Guarding, Key Holding and CCTV.

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