Insight is our substantial security network that spans the African continent. Our risk-driven approach provides a clear understanding of risk triggers, actors, vulnerabilities and client priorities. This enables us to design and implement better solutions.
Meet The Team
Insight understands that local talent is the key to sustainable success in Africa. We recruit carefully and promote from within whenever we can. To make this more possible we screen and recruit with care. Then we assess and develop individual training needs. We aim to build satisfying careers.
Insight is led by a dynamic team with broad international experience.
Ashton is the Group Chief Executive Officer for Insight. He was a founder shareholder and director of Insight and served the company in various board and senior executive capacities before taking on the role of CEO in early 2018.
Anthony is the Head of Group Operations for Insight. Anthony is responsible for operationalizing strategy and ensuring the accurate delivery of industry leading, compliant, innovative, and efficient security solutions across oil and gas, diplomatic, humanitarian, mining, banking, commercial and HNW clients.
Phil Williams is the Group Technical Manager for Insight. He Joined Insight in 2017. Phil specialises in systems design and in delivery of projects in the field. He has in-depth knowledge of project management, implementation and commissioning.
Sharma is the Group Financial Controller for Insight. Sharma focuses on consistent delivering of high value management information and partners with commercial and operational teams to drive sustainability and growth. He builds highly productive teams which delivers quality results within lean organizational structures and processes
Stella Kagwi is the Group HR Coordinator for WS Insight since January 2016. Stella’s main responsibility is organisational vitality. This is achieved through facilitating human resource processes within the business entities to support the achievement of the group’s strategic objectives as well as planning, implementing, and evaluating human resource policies and practices.
Lorraine Wafula is the Operational Auditor for Insight since October 2018.
Lorraine is responsible for developing and implementing an effective internal audit function for Insight, which provides independent and objective assurance and consulting services, as well as driving change in finance and operations across the organization designed to meet the Group’s objectives.
Paul Glynn is the Country Director for Insight in South Sudan; he has been delivering geographically diverse security contracts across the country for the past seven years. Paul has an innate understanding of the challenges and opportunities of operating in austere environments. He is responsible for planning and implementing security procedures in the kinetic surroundings, as well as budgetary and financial control of the entity.
Abbas Dbouk is the Country Manager for Insight in Democratic Republic of Congo. He joined Insight in 2016 as a regional manager for eastern DRC before taking up his current role.
Abbas has extensive security experience and skills acquired through his early military training and through extensive business experience as an employee and an entrepreneur.
Philip is the Country Manager for Insight Tanzania. He joined Insight in 2012 as a management trainee in South Sudan and has progressed to senior management roles.
Philip has extensive operational and managerial experience and leads on business development mandates. He has held numerous roles across sectors and geographies and has a deep understanding of our clients needs and how to deliver those.
Andy is the Country Operations Manager at Insight South Sudan. He joined insight in 2019 and is responsible for the management oversight of human resources, recruitment, training, welfare, payroll, and financial controls on security projects as well as strengthening client relationships. Andy has 15 years of experience as a Specialist Operations and Security Risk Manager.
Hanna is a Country Manager for Insight Kenya. She joined Insight in 2018 as a member of the risk team in South Sudan, and took on the role Country Manager for Kenya in 2020. Hanna has extensive security and risk management experience and is responsible for the development and the delivery of security solutions for Insight and its clients.
Richard is a Risk Management Adviser and leads Insight’s risk team in South Sudan. He has worked with Insight for over four years.
Richard is a career security and risk management adviser with 37 years’ experience in the security and information sectors, both military and commercial, and has worldwide experience in operations from East Africa to Central America to Afghanistan.
Erik leads the consulting team for Insight Consulting. He has worked with Insight in strategy and risk related roles since 2017.
Declan Galvin is the Head of Information, Insight and Intelligence (3i) for Insight. Declan manages the 3i team responsible for information products, analysis, and for providing risk advisory solutions to clients.
Charles joined the Insight team in 2020, bringing 20 years of global commercial
security risk management experience. Born and educated in Africa, Charles
served 25 years with the British Army in various operational roles across four
Insight employs over 7,000 local staff
Deployed across an expanding gegraphical footprint, we are prudent in the screening, recruiting, onboarding and development of our people. We invest in effective management, supervision and mentoring. And we provide world-class training and safe working environments.
Insight plays an active role in community welfare.
Wherever we operate, we find a way to use our skills and capabilities to benefit local communities. Our Safe Lighting scheme transforms the lives of thousands of people with its intelligent application of renewable technology. Having light at night increases domestic security and creates more opportunities for children to study and socialise.