Meet the Team

Richard Jones.

Richard Jones

Group Chief Financial Officer

  • Richard joined VPS Group in July 2018 as UK Finance Director, before being promoted to Chief Financial Officer in January 2019. His role at VPS has extended his established and successful working partnership with Lee Newman (VPS CEO)  having both worked at Wolseley, Algeco and now VPS
  • Richard started his career at Alstom before joining Jewson, a building and construction materials supplier, where he held numerous finance roles over the course of thirteen years
  • Richard then joined Wolseley UK — Pipe & Climate Center, the largest distribution business in the heating and cooling products industry, where he was Finance Director, before moving on to Elliot Group, the UK’s leading provider of re-locatable buildings, where he was appointed Chief Financial Officer

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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