Meet the Team
Paul Beet – Managing Director
Paul has worked in the security industry since 1997. Previously he was a member of the Armed Forces, having served in the Parachute Regiment for 9 years. Paul joined Astra Security in 2006 as Managing Director.
Steve Bird – Operations Director
Steve has over 20 years experience of working in the security industry, working specifically within CCTV and Access Control.
Steve is Operations Director and is responsible for all health & safety operations within the company. He is IOSH qualified and oversees Astra's NACOSS NSI Gold accreditation compliance.
Barry Granger – Engineer Resource & Relationship Manager
Barry has been in the service industry for over 25 years. Barry oversees the engineer infrastructure which is the core of the business, and ensures that customers are delivered the best possible level of service at all times.
Barry is also responsible for the security screening compliance of all engineers to BS7858 standards.
Steve Rees – Senior Project Manager
Steve manages a varied portfolio of customers, delivering solutions to their individual security needs. Steve also researches exciting new markets and products to ensure Astra Security have the cutting edge when it comes to technology and opportunities.
Steve currently holds a current SMSTS qualification and current CSCS card.
Scot Bratcher – Senior Project Engineer
Scot has worked in the security industry for 25 years. He provides support to all customers and other field based engineers throughout the UK.
Matthew Stanley - Senior Account Manager
Matthew is responsible for the daily management of key accounts held by Astra. By working closely with our customers, Matthew ensures that the unique requirements of their businesses are delivered by our teams of engineers at all times. Matthew currently holds SMSTS and CSCS qualifications
Sarah Steer - General Manager
Sarah oversees the finance and HR function of the business as well as general troubleshooting. She oversees all areas of compliance including financial, taxation, industry accreditations, and HR. Sarah is a member of the AAT and is ATT qualified
Tom Hookey - Service Account manager
Tom manages the busy and fast paced service department at Astra and brings with him extensive knowledge and experience from an electrical engineering and project management background. Tom oversees the smooth running of the service department processes, and ensures that we deliver an excellent service level to all of our customers, using the skillset and industry knowledge gained.