Transguard Security Services is the Largest in the UAE
United Arab Emirates –
Transguard Group, the UAE’s most respected business solutions provider, has
today revealed that its security services workforce is now in excess of 15,000
professionals, making it the largest private security team in the UAE.
Not just the
largest, but also the most established and recognised security provider in the
UAE, Transguard’s security personnel are qualified under SIRA and PSCOD/ASSD,
the UAE’s strict regulatory authorities. Transguard protects an impressive list
of clients that includes key landmarks and attractions; it also offers customised Quick Response
Team (QRT) solutions, an innovative blend of manguarding, mobile patrols, track
and trace technology and various communication tools, which are currently in
use at several key financial institutions.
creates and delivers a wide range of security services that help keep premises
and people safe. The division is helmed by a team of security experts who offer
consultancy across all key areas such as security risk assessments,
conceptualisation and security strategy and policy. Transguard also offers
Smart Guarding solutions for clients who require a fully integrated guard
“This is an
incredible milestone that speaks not only to the professionalism of this team,
but also to how Transguard has responded to the dynamic needs of the country by
increasing and diversifying its portfolio of security offerings,” stated Dr.
Greg Ward, Managing Director, Transguard Group.
Transguard Security reported an overall revenue growth of 14%, including
contract renewals valued at more than AED 72 million and a workforce growth of
18% (20% of which is based in Abu Dhabi and the Northern Emirates).
onset of the pandemic, our guards were at the forefront of protecting the
nation by implementing and upholding new Covid regulations,” explained Tim
Mundell, Chief Security Officer, Transguard Group. “Due in no small part to
their adaptability and willingness to go above and beyond, demand for
Transguard security grew exponentially in 2021 – and not only for manguarding,
but for our other services as well, including consulting, aviation and embassy
security, executive protection, event security, cash security and more.”
As a leading security company working with prominent business leaders, celebrities, high net worth individuals and government officials, Transguard’s Executive Protection team displays the highest levels of professionalism and cultural understanding and are trained to the highest standards by a UK accredited training partner. Close protection packages are tailored to individuals, keeping their lifestyle and requirements in mind. Transguard is the only close protection provider with airside access. The team, which includes male and female officers, offer around the clock protection services that are backed by a 24×7 command and control centre.
units, which include professionally trained guard dogs and patrol dogs, are
supported by 24-hour manned control rooms. The K9 units are cost effective and
their presence itself as protection or detection guard dogs discourages
threatening or criminal acts.
also delivers world class events security solutions for Dubai’s most
iconic events and venues. Solutions are catered to clients’ specific
requirements and the team is trained to deal with a number of scenarios to
ensure safety of guests and success of the event.
Integrations team, the technology arm of Transguard Security Services, can
project manage, procure, install, integrate, test and commission security
systems. The latest technologies are matched with clients’ requirements to
design and develop tailor-made security solutions, while providing customised
maintenance service and support packages. Some of these include access control,
key management, screening, perimeter detection, video surveillance, and vehicle
and asset tracking.
As a market
leader in cash and ATM management services, Transguard Cash offers
complete end-to-end cash management solutions, supported by a 24×7
state-of-the-art command centre that manages over 6000 ATMs, CDMs and SCDMs with Real-Time Cash and Incident
Management, which also makes Transguard the most reliable and secure cash
management service provider in the UAE. From being the only company in the UAE to offer bulk Cash
Deposit Centres (CDC) to solutions like Smart Cash Deposit Machines (SCDM) and
cash transit vehicles, Transguard provides its unique solutions to a wide range
of clients including banks, financial institutions, major retailers as well as
corporate and VIP customers.
of our security division is just one example of Transguard’s forward momentum,”
Ward concludes, adding: “We have some exciting announcements coming up in the
next few months from several other areas of the business, including facilities
management, hospitality and our new events company, and we’re looking forward
to highlighting the incredible work of our teams very soon.”