We create conditions that enable people, organisations and businesses to thrive in Africa.

We create conditions that enable people, organisations and businesses to thrive in Africa.

About Us


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.

World-class people

Insight is led by a dynamic team with broad international experience.

Ashton Towler
Ashton Towler
Chief Executive Officer

ashton.towler@insightsecure.com

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.

Phil Williams
Phil Williams
Chief Technology Officer

Phil.Williams@insightsecure.com

Phil Williams is the Chief Technology Officer 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. 

​​Stella Kagwi
​​Stella Kagwi
Group Head of Human Resources

Stella.Kagwi@insightsecure.com

Stella Kagwi is the Group Head of Human Resources for WS Insight.  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.

David Ramsamy
David Ramsamy
Head of Shared Service Centre (SSC)

david.ramsamy@insightsecure.com

David is the Head of Shared Service Centre (SSC) for WS Insight. David is responsible for ensuring accurate, reliable and timely financial and management reporting across the group that is responsive to the business needs and emerging requirements to support the group’s strategic objectives.

Andy Fort
Andy Fort
Group Operations Executive

andrew.fort@insightsecure.com

Andy is the Group Operations Executive at Insight, leading on the strategic drive for ‘frontline obsession’ across Central & East Africa.

He joined Insight in 2019 managing the operations for the business in South Sudan and has over 15 years of commercial management experience, along with an extensive background in Security & Risk Management.

Hanna Fort
Hanna Fort
Country Director, Kenya / Group Head of Risk

hanna.fort@insightsecure.com

Hanna currently serves as the Country Director for Insight Kenya. She initially joined Insight in 2018 as a member of the risk team based in South Sudan and later assumed the leadership role for Kenya in 2020. Hanna brings extensive expertise in security and risk management to her role and is tasked with developing and implementing effective security solutions for Insight and its clients in Kenya.

Walter Ayata
Walter Ayata
Country Manager, Kenya

Walter.Ayata@insightsecure.com

Walter is the Country Manager at WS Insight, Kenya, directly responsible for the overall management of the integrated solutions business in Kenya.

Walter’s main focus is driving aggressive sales growth whilst maintaining integrity in our service delivery and reinforcing our reputation as the leading technology driven security solution provider in the country. 

Declan Galvin
Declan Galvin
Head of 3i

Declan.galvin@insightsecure.com

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.

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 employs over 7,000 local staff
Insight plays an active role in community welfare.

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.