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Chief Executive Officer

Nick Frangoulis

An operationally focused leader, Nick brings extensive sales, operations and business management experience in the security sector and other service industries to the role of Chief Executive Officer.

Faced with a complex and rapidly changing industry, Nick has a mandate to drive business transformation throughout the security business by showcasing Wilson Security as the leader and pioneer for industry change, plus delivering the most effective, efficient business model to meet our customers’ and stakeholders’ needs.

With a large workforce of security professionals in what is ultimately a ‘people business’, providing care and support to our people is critical – and something that Nick is committed to delivering as CEO.

Nick joined the organization in 2011 and has held multiple roles, including as Group Chief Operating Officer. Backed by this industry and commercial know-how, he provides authentic leadership to build our capabilities and competencies. This includes leveraging latest technology to deliver greater transparency, productivity efficiencies and end-to-end customer excellence.

Chief Financial Officer

Rick Westerhoff

Rick Westerhoff is a dynamic leader with a rich blend of experience in professional services, retail property, and security. Since joining Wilson Security in 2011, initially in a pivotal commercial role within the Victorian business, Rick has consistently showcased his strategic, operational, and resource management prowess.

His hands-on approach to managing the business from both strategic and operational angles, coupled with his commitment to delivering industry-leading security solutions, has cemented Rick's reputation as a strong leader within the Wilson Security framework.

As Chief Finance Officer, Rick's daily responsibilities revolve around monitoring the economic stability and growth of the company to ensure that Wilson Security continues to represent the lowest commercial risk, providing our clients with yet another layer of protection. A qualified accountant and an active member of CPA Australia, Rick holds a Bachelor of Commerce.

Chief Operating Officer

Nick Schijf

Wielding his expertise in accounting and finance, Nick delivers sustained growth to financial and business operations. During five years at Wilson Parking, Nick brought sound judgement and communication skills for better customer outcomes.

Prior to working at Wilson Parking, he spent 12 years leading commercial activities across service industries, including building solutions and access control.

An accountant by trade, Nick’s experience broadened his practice into business and financial operations, delivery of the business, and customer management.

Relating with the front line of the business, Nick considers customer engagement crucial, as well as helping frontline workforce understand the requirements of customers. He believes this engagement has a positive and longstanding impact on the business and its customers.

General Manager Comcare, Welfare and Corporate Social Responsibility

Beti Dafovski

Beti is an accomplished workers compensation executive with over 30 years of industry experience in Federal and State jurisdictions.

Before joining Wilson Security, Beti held executive roles across transport, logistics, healthcare, manufacturing, automotive, and public order and protection industries. She is also an executive member of the Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Licensees Association.

A driven, diligent and passionate professional, Beti is responsible for Wilson Security’s Comcare self-insurance workers compensation licence. Her responsibilities include compliance across governance, regulatory and prudential requirements, as well as the welfare and rehabilitation of all employees who sustain work-related injuries. 

As the National Comcare Manager, Beti is proficient working with the organisation’s leadership team to implement strategies to mitigate both human and financial liabilities, whilst remaining compliant with the legislative instruments.

Beti is also the dedicated custodian of the organisation's Corporate Social Responsibility program. This role sees her passionately overseeing Wilson Security's partnership with the Alannah & Madeline Foundation, sponsorships and numerous activations and initiatives across the communities in which we live and operate within.

General Manager Strategy & Commercial

Carly Povey

Carly joined Wilson Security in early 2024 and brings with her an extensive leadership track record spanning the UK, Europe and Asia Pacific.

With 22 years of experience in the aviation sector, along with the logistics and FMCG sectors, she has led diverse teams at both start-ups and established organisations ripe for ongoing transformation. She has a strong track record of delivering positive disruption in highly competitive industries, underpinned by a drive to unlock sustainable value for people and customers.

In her most recent role, Carly was Chief Commercial Officer of an Australian start-up centred around positive digital disruption, redefining the customer experience and challenging industry norms. Previously, she led strategic transformation in several iconic Australian organisations. Her leadership brings with it a deep regard for people development and strategic partnerships. A drive to seek innovative solutions to positively disrupt is inherent in her leadership style.

As GM Strategy and Commercial, Carly will play an integral role in challenging and supporting us as we continue to shape the future of our business, including innovating our technology offering to improve customer and people experience.

Executive General Manager

Con Lygizos

A seasoned security professional with more than 20 years experience within the security industry, Con joined Wilson Security in 2006. With a solid background evidenced by multiple roles held in senior leadership positions for competing security organisations, together with senior security and risk roles with some of Australia’s leading retailers, Con is one of our most highly skilled and respected security practitioners.

As Executive General Manager, Con utilises his exceptional negotiation, innovation and customer service skills to consistently deliver results – something to which our many clients can attest. Con holds a Diploma in Business and Security Risk Management.

General Manager Risk and Compliance

Paul Brazier

A trusted operations focused security professional, Paul joined Wilson Security in 2007 with a long and broad experience in law enforcement, retail loss prevention and security manpower.

As General Manager Risk and Compliance, Paul manages our regulatory compliance, having wide industry and business experience gained from national account management of key large accounts, oversight of our 24-hour Operations Centres, operational training strategy and delivery and specialist security functions.

Paul’s current responsibility extends to managing a team of security specialists providing high-level operational support to our operations and customers through services that include security risk management, close personal protection, specialist guarding and technical security services.

Paul has led large-scale and complex events, including Australia’s host year of G20 meetings and the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Paul brings maturity, operational savvy, and a strong compliance focus to his role.

General Manager Defence

Grant Moffitt

Grant Moffitt, a respected General Manager, is renowned for his ability to foster strong, collaborative relationships and establish enduring business partnerships. Since joining the team in January 2015, he has demonstrated his expertise in managing large-scale and multifaceted contracts, often in highly visible and politically sensitive environments subject to extreme scrutiny.

A respected and proud veteran, Grant has successfully navigated a series of contract management responsibilities, including significant roles at the Manus Island and Nauru Processing Centres and the 2018 Commonwealth Games, before taking the helm of the Defence contract in 2020.

At Wilson Security, Grant channels his leadership skills and contractual acumen to ensure seamless operations and exceptional service delivery, reflecting our commitment to excellence and innovation in security solutions. His strategic approach and dedication to building robust partnerships underscore his vital role in our leadership team, driving success and upholding our reputation as an industry leader.

General Manager

Greg Watson

Joining Wilson Security in 2016 as the Regional General Manager for Victoria and Tasmania, Greg has full responsibility for managing the business operation, including the strategic direction and alignment with customer and industry requirements. Greg has extensive senior management experience in the security and facilities management industries following an earlier career in education and training. With a strong track record developing organisations and achieving growth, Greg has also been responsible for delivering quality services across all industry sectors.

Committed to providing the highest levels of customer service, Greg is an operations specialist accustomed to offering tailored solutions for complex assignments. He has been involved in managing the transition of numerous new contracts and providing security and event staff at Major Events for international and local events across sports, entertainment and government.


General Manager NSW

Christine Thornton 

Christine began her career at Wilson Security in Human Resources in 2017, moving rapidly into Account Management and then State Management. Christine has recently been promoted to General Manager – NSW. Her focus has always been to deliver exceptional service, contract compliance and to develop and maintain client partnerships.

Christine is an experienced contract manager with a demonstrated history of working in the security and investigations industry. She is skilled in project and change management, process and procedure reform, recruitment, people and commercial management. Christine is a strong operations professional who graduated from Griffith University.

By providing exceptional customer service, Christine inspires to drive change to positively impact the lives of those working in and around her. Coming from varied industry backgrounds, she brings experiences in education, publishing, design, retail, human resources and security to achieve business outcomes.

General Manager VIC & TAS

Duncan Reid

Bringing over three decades of management experience in service delivery, Duncan Reid serves as the General Manager at Wilson Security. His signature strength is driving business growth through a relentless focus on customer needs and delivering cost-effective and reliable solutions.

Duncan is a strategic thinker, passionate about achieving outcomes through innovative and traditional approaches. He has a track record of cultivating high-performance teams, consistently delivering exceptional results.

With extensive experience spanning operations, sales, and Health Safety and Environmental management, Duncan ensures that strategy transforms into tactical plans, communicated effectively and executed with precision.

At Wilson Security, a 'people business,' Duncan understands the importance of providing unwavering support to our large workforce of security professionals. His leadership ensures that our frontline staff are well-guided, fostering an environment where outstanding customer service is the norm.

General Manager Customer Experience & Markets

Janine Hill

With more than two decades dedicated to people services and technology solutions, Janine loves to ask our customers what they think or how can we help and excels at developing long term relationships. She swiftly aligns business strategies to evolving market expectation or needs and encourages innovative thinking to deliver successful outcomes.

Janine actively engages with industry associations and partners relevant to the markets we serve, contributing her extensive knowledge and expertise to the broader community. Janine has completed industry accredited Security training, holds a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Psychology and is a Certified Customer Service Trainer.

A champion of positive change, Janine values the creation of great workplace experiences as she passionately believes this is a driver of an exceptional experience for our customers. Janine’s leadership at Wilson Security underscores her commitment to excellence in customer service and market expansion. This commitment is marked by her strategic approach and profound understanding of diverse operational facets within the security and service sector.

General Manager Strategic Key Accounts

Bruce McKinnon

As General Manager of Strategic Key Accounts at Wilson Security, Bruce brings over 30 years of experience in business development, transition management, and strategic account oversight. His role is pivotal in directing the national Key Account Management Team, focusing on driving a high-performance culture while ensuring the setting of clear, strong team goals and objectives.

With a strong foundation in delivering high performance, Bruce's leadership is instrumental in maintaining Wilson Security's status as a premier security solutions provider. His exceptional organisational skills and ability to anticipate needs align with the company's standards of excellence. At the same time, his versatility supports its dynamic growth.

Bruce's comprehensive approach to account management is geared towards sustaining Wilson Security's industry leadership. He draws on his extensive background in sales, customer service, and project management.