OUR STORY

After his military career, Jonathan founded Horus in Oxford in 2006; this began our enduring connection to the City of Oxford. It’s our home town and where our roots are. 

In the intervening years, we have been continuously developing and growing to become a leading UK company providing intelligence-led, end-to-end security services. Our Head Office remains in Oxford, and we have satellite offices in the City of London, ‘Horus Asia Pacific’ in Singapore and Horus North America in Austin, Texas. 

Horus is a team of fiercely-motivated, vastly-experienced and dependable experts. Together, we have an unrivalled understanding of the complex threat landscape with a single mission: providing a continuous vigil to identify, advise on, and mitigate risk.

OUR STORY

After his military career, Jonathan founded Horus in Oxford in 2006; this began our enduring connection to the City of Oxford. It’s our home town and where our roots are. 

In the intervening years, we have expediently grown and continuously developed to become a leading UK company providing intelligence-led, end-to-end security services. Our Head Office remains in Oxford, and we have satellite offices in the City of London, ‘Horus Asia Pacific’ in Singapore and Horus North America in Austin, Texas. 

Horus is a team of fiercely-motivated, vastly-experienced and dependable experts. Together, we have an unrivalled understanding of the complex threat landscape with a single mission: providing a continuous vigil to identify, advise on, and mitigate risk.

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OUR CORE PRINCIPLES

Proportionality

We seek to provide balanced and relevant solutions to the challenges that our clients face.

Ethical Principles

We follow the highest standards with everything that we do.

Transparency & full legal compliance

Our clients can rely on Horus products and services either in the civil or criminal courts

Support

We listen to our clients and develop our services to deliver what they want.

Continuous development

Development in our people and our technological resources keeping Horus relevant and current in the marketplace.

HORUS STATISTICS

Over 14 years delivering security services to our clients

14 + years
Delivering Security Services
10 +
Expert Sectors
30 +
Analysts & Researchers

OUR PEOPLE

  • Jonathan - Founder & CEO
  • Tim - Shareholder

ABOUT


Jonathan was born in Worcester (The Faithful City) and grew up in Herefordshire. He entered The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in September 1982 on 'Standard Military Course 31' and commissioned into the Intelligence Corps in April 1983. He is a decent German Linguist and despite the Army School of Languages’ (Beaconsfield) best efforts, an extremely ‘dire’ Russian Speaker. Jonathan spent a privileged career in Military Intelligence seconded at different times to all three National Intelligence Agencies. He served on Intelligence Duties in Northern Ireland, The Balkans, Germany, Cyprus and Iraq and was awarded a Mention in Despatches in 1993 for service in Northern Ireland. Jonathan retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in late 2005.

On leaving the Military, Jonathan’s first project was at the University of Oxford. As a result of the project being extremely successful, Jonathan founded Horus Security Consultancy Ltd in April 2006.

Jonathan has three grown-up daughters and lives in Oxford with his partner Kate, a professor at the University of Oxford.

ABOUT


Tim Collins was born in Belfast in 1960. After University he joined the Royal Irish Rangers in West Berlin before volunteering for the Special Air Service (22 SAS) in 1988. He took part in the first Gulf War as an SAS Captain. He attended the Army Command and Staff Course in UK and US in 1995. He was appointed as the operations officer of 22 SAS in 1995. Rejoining the Royal Irish in 1997 he led his company on operations in East Tyrone. Taking command of the 1st Battalion The Royal Irish Regiment in 2001, he led the Battalion on operations in East Tyrone and the Liberation of Iraq. He was awarded the OBE in 2003. He retired from the Army in August 2004 as a Colonel.

Since his leaving the forces he co-founded New Century, serving with the USMC. Pinpoint Corporate Services is the UK registered Company. As a civilian Tim led his men in Iraq and Afghanistan. Tim has written a best selling memoire “Rules of Engagement” as well as writing and presenting numerous TV films. His Army career saw him serve in Northern Ireland, the Falkland Islands, Germany, Cyprus, and Gibraltar. He served in 22 SAS from 1999 to 2000, and in 2001 he was appointed commanding officer of 1st Battalion Royal Irish – who he would lead into battle in Iraq two years later. Collins gave the now infamous eve-of-battle speech to his troops s in Iraq on Wednesday 19th March 2003 which was quickly praised around the world for being an inspiration to world leaders and infantrymen alike.

In January 2004, Colonel Tim Collins announced his resignation from the army and in April 2004, Colonel Collins was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, for services to the British Army.

Due to rapid growth over recent years, Jonathan and Tim have decided to review our governance structures which we hope to unveil later in 2021.
David Yates remains our internal legal counsel and we’re seeking external guidance.

David

Legal Counsel

David is former one star British Army Officer and now Defence Advisor with over 35 years experience in the Legal, Defence and Consulting environment. Steeped in a military operational background, having provided legal advice on all aspects of operations and having commanded the British Army’s Operational Law Branch, he also acquired deep experience in Criminal Justice, Risk and Change Management. In 2012 David transferred his military experience to consulting, in the UK and Middle East region, and has supported defence and security clients covering a variety of topics ranging from security investigations, data protection, strategy development, organization transformation and project management.

Expert People

Horus Operations Team

ABOUT

The Horus Operations team manage the workforce to ensure day-to-day operations are executed efficiently.

Our core management team are mostly drawn from the Military & Law Enforcement and backed up with a broad swathe of young academics and talented people from a range of backgrounds.

e: info@horus-security.co.uk t: +44 203 137 5505

Senior Security Consultant
ABOUT

Tel has been with Horus for seven years and has a wealth of experience as a specialist consultant, leading on several keynote construction projects, as the principle Security Design Advisor. 

He is a registered SABRE Professional, a registered SABRE Assessor, a Certified Protection Professional with ASIS International and a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals. Tel served a full career in the Intelligence Corps of the British Army and has previous corporate security experience within the banking sector and Government departments.

e: info@horus-security.co.uk t: +44 203 137 5505

Head of Insight & Principal Analyst
ABOUT

Kevin has been with Horus for five years, before joining us he had a full career in numerous specialised Intelligence Officer roles within UK Law Enforcement. Kevin has a specialised deep understanding of all forms of extremism and considered a subject matter expert. 

He has extensive Intelligence and Analyst training including; ibase Intelligence Analyst, Computer Forensics, Cyber Crime, National Intelligence Analysis Training, NCA Intelligence Skills. Kevin leads our team of Researchers and Analysts, providing a range of innovative intelligence products to our clients. 

e: info@horus-security.co.uk t: +44 203 137 5505

Security Consultant
ABOUT
Andrew is a former member of the Royal Military Police who also had a long career with the Police Service in the UK, A career Detective with experience across a broad operational spectrum within law enforcement and the corporate sector.
 
After some six years with Horus, he has developed a specialism of supporting clients on the ground who face the challenge of delivering contested infrastructure projects. More recently, Andrew has oversight of Horus’ Business Development embarking on a change programme to develop our service offerings further cementing our position in the marketplace.  
e: info@horus-security.co.uk t: +44 203 137 5505
Security Consultant
ABOUT

Charles has been with Horus for seven years following a full career with the Police Service in the UK. A career Detective who served in numerous Intelligence roles and has a highly developed professional experience and knowledge working in challenging environments. 

Charles is responsible for the operational implementation and delivery of our services to our clients.

e: info@horus-security.co.uk t: +44 203 137 5505

Security Consultant
ABOUT

Richard is a former Police Officer who has been with Horus for three years. Since joining the company, he has led on a wide range of projects including consultancy support to an international hotel chain in Africa, to a university campus to a Major Airport.

Richard was a Senior Security Advisor and Senior Investigator for a large UK based worldwide airline, giving him a developed understanding and insight of the Aviation sector. Responsible for Physical Security & Resilience for buildings and construction sites requiring specific provisions under the Aviation Security Act, as well as complex security investigations involving stakeholders from multi-national organisations and Law enforcement agencies worldwide.

e: info@horus-security.co.uk t: +44 203 137 5505

Horus North America Consultant
ABOUT

Ed is leading our US operations which we are currently developing

Ed is a graduate of the Missouri University of Science & Technology and the Vanderbilt University School of Law. He is a past member of the state bar associations of Tennessee and Missouri. Ed spent over 25 years as a Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He held various investigative, management and leadership positions while assigned to FBI Headquarters, four field divisions and an overseas posting. He also served as a lawyer in the FBI’s Office of General Counsel and as the lead agent in several special assignments.

Following his retirement from the FBI, Ed was employed for fourteen years as the Chief Security Officer (CSO) of two Fortune 500 pharmaceutical companies, both companies operate globally with facilities and personnel located in dozens of countries around the world. As he was the first CSO at both companies, therefore he was responsible for developing and establishing all aspects of the global security programs at these companies. Ed also served on the risk management councils of both companies, and initiated and then led the crisis response program at one pharmaceutical company. He also was involved in developing and operating background screening programs.

e: info@horus-security.co.uk t: +44 203 137 5505

Our Team Leaders

CC

Insight Team Leader

EJ

R&D and Tech Team Leader

KT

Screening Team Leader

CS

Business Support Team Leader

SJ

Investigations Team Leader

AOH

Operations Manager

HORUS GROUP

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