We are always on the lookout for Door Supervisors and Stewards to join our team.

Our Story

Sterling Security was started in 2004 by Director Darren Simms and has grown from a company started at a kitchen table in Gloucester to one of Gloucestershire’s most trusted providers of security services.

We wouldn’t be where we are today without our people. We are proud to have such a diverse, skilled and experienced team of professionals within Team Sterling.

Meet some of our team below:

Darren Simms


Darren has over 30 years experience in the security industry, in both the public and private sector. Darren has overall responsibility for the day-to-day running of the company, ensuring that all security staff are allocated to contracts that suit their particular competencies and experience. He is well-versed in customer procedures and all relevant licensing requirements.

Zak Roby


Zak has 24 years experience of working within the live events industry, on some of the worlds most prestigious events including Beyonce’s Formation European tour, the Web Summit, World Future Energy Summit and many more. This, combined with a decade of hands-on security experience has given Zak deep insight into clients’ security needs and standards of operation.

Dewi Scourfield

Health & Safety


Our Health and Safety officer has over 10 years experience in the live events industry, and is involved in overseeing safety protocols for a number of events in Gloucestershire. Dewi’s expertise includes planning ensuring customers meet legal and licence requirements, risk assessment and auditing health and safety, as well as quality and environmental arrangements. He has a proactive approach to safety and a keen eye for detecting issues before they arise.

Dean Ackland



Dean has extensive experience of working within an educational environment, working with vulnerable adults and children, as well as those with Special Educational Needs. Dean has been a key member of the Sterling Security team for over a decade, providing crucial safeguarding advice and assisting with the implementation of safeguarding policies for venues and events.

Lisa Walsh

Associate Operations Manager

With extensive operational experience of managing large scale night-clubs and pubs, Lisa brings exemplary organisational skills and compliance knowledge to managing the Sterling Security office, as well as overseeing the logistics, account management and facilities management.


We are always on the lookout for Door Supervisors and Stewards to join our team. We can guide you through the process of getting your SIA licence and certification, and are always looking for ways we can provide opportunities for continuous professional development. If you have a professional attitude, are well-presented and a great communicator, then don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

To enquire about Careers at Sterling Security, please get in touch with us using the details below. We look forward to hearing from you.


Sterling Security Solutions, Riverside Works, Severn Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2LE