Meet the Team

Jody Appleton.


Group Chief of Staff

  • Jody joined VPS Group in November 2019 as Group IT Director, with accountability for delivering group-wide IT & Information Security transformation. Since then, her role has expanded to Group Chief of Staff. As a recognised expert in business change and transformation, Jody has additional responsibilities including Health & Safety, Risk, Compliance, Audit, Communications, Change and Portfolio Management
  • Joining VPS Group after a successful career at Chubb as Vice-President of IT Strategy and Transformation. Prior to working at Chubb, Jody worked at Aviva, defining, implementing and operating a sizable PMO and Portfolio Management function, leading the organisation through large transformational change.  Following this, Jody took on a broader role as Chief of Staff to the Global CIO.  In this role Jody delivered a significant digital and cultural transformation

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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