About Us

Dobson Owens are passionate about security and committed to making the workplace safer

“Our vision is to maintain a transparent and quality consultancy service that is highly respected within the sector and provides affordable and accessible services to all organisations, regardless of size, to enable them to effectively manage risk in the modern business environment.”

Dobson Owens is owned and operated by Co-Directors Andrea Dobson and David Owens who have over 40 years’ experience in the security industry from operational deployment in high security environments, to strategic management and consultancy in public and private sectors.

Dobson Owens was founded with an underlying passion to enhance security services within organisations to add value beyond physical measures and target hardening.

Andrea Dobson BSC CSMP® F.ISMI®

Andrea has over 25 years demonstrable experience in the security industry including HM Prison Service and as Security Manager at the University of Sunderland. She is dedicated to professionalising security services and ensuring that security is a business enabler as opposed to a restrictor.

Andrea has a BSc in Criminal Justice and is in the top 5% worldwide to have completed the global leading Level 6 Certified Security Management Professional diploma (CSMP®) through the International Security Management Institute. She now mentors current students, internally verifies the programme, assists in the development of assignments and was awarded fellowship status in 2016.

Andrea is also a registered member of the Association of Security Consultants (ASC) and has achieved Registered Independent Security Consultant (RISC) status.

Contact Andrea on Linked-In

David Owens

David has worked within the security industry for over 20 years. He has vast experience of working within high security environments where the threats presented are complex and require multifaceted strategies to mitigate. He is committed to providing holistic solutions to security problems; blending physical, procedural and cultural measures to provide hardening of assets, but also long term, manageable solutions. His specialities include control room operations and associated procedures.

David received numerous commendations within his service and received the Jubilee Medal in 2012.

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Dobson Owens work strictly in accordance to BS 8549:2016 – Security Consultancy Code

All staff have demonstrable enhanced DBS checks

Dobson Owens are an active member and contributor to Business Network International (BNI)

Want to find out more about our services?

If you would like to know more about any of our security agency services or policy development support, please get in touch using the contact form or on 0191 375 0073.
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