The Company

Established 35 years ago, WOT Fire and Security Group has grown into one of the UK’s leading specialist companies in the Fire & Security industry. We are an independent, British owned company and a member of the Plexus Group. The Plexus Group is the UK’s largest group of independent security companies, offering a nation-wide, personal service and installation capability. WOT Security Group are NSI Gold accredited installers and NSI Gold Fire/ BAFE accredited installers.

What We Do

WOT Fire and Security Group offer a fully integrated package to our customers, with our areas of expertise including consultancy, system design, application engineering, drawings, schematics, specifications, service, maintenance, lifecycle costs and budget planning. We work closely with all clients to provide Fire & Security solutions that are as individual as each company. We invest heavily in the quality of our staff, and are therefore able to use our own IT graduates and engineers to provide an excellence of service that is uncommon in the industry.

The Directors

Paul Morris - Company Shareholder

Paul founded WOT 35 years ago. He had the passion and commitment to build a highly successful Integrated Fire & Security Systems business and is highly regarded within the industry. He really cares about his clients and has customer relationships spanning the length of his 35 year career. Away from work, Paul can be found touring on his motorbike or playing golf.

Sam Whittle - Company Shareholder

Before joining WOT Sam had been Director for Honeywell Australia, General Manager for FFE and represented the Far East for Fire & Security on Honeywell’s World Policy Committee. Since joining the company he has worked tirelessly with Paul to make WOT the high tech business it is today and has developed a graduate scheme, employing and training graduates with industry specific qualifications. When taking a break from work Sam can be found watching the golf and cheering on Chelsea FC.

Andrew Bowes - Director

Andrew has been with WOT since graduating with a Business IT degree. After completing other business roles, his potential was identified and he was fast tracked to Director. As head of the Sales and Projects side of the business, Andrew has handpicked the dynamic team that he manages and they work together to ensure that all of their clients needs are met. He balances work with playing golf and squash, as well as following Southampton FC home and away.


The Office Team

Andrew Hartnett

Design Engineering BSc

Head of Projects

Sam Smeesters

Business Information Systems BSc

Project Manager

George Greenslade

Software Design & Development BSc

Project Coordinator

Kieran Byrne

Computer Science BSc

Senior Systems Executive

Taylan Omer

Computer Science BSc

Applications Manager

Edward Knight

Computer Science BSc

Applications Engineer

Liam Broderick

Business Information Systems BSc

Service Manager

Gemma Rutherford

History BA

Senior Service Administrator

Erin Howard

Service Administrator

Aidan Clifford

Business Information Technology BSc

Client Technical Services Manager

Charlie Hobbs

Service Analyst

Janet Busby-Fox

Politics & Social Policy BA

Head of Marketing

Lindie Bamford

Psychology and Business BSc & MAAT

Finance Manager

Maria Quy

Credit Control

Lucinda Kennedy

Assistant Finance Manager

Pam Hunt

Account Supervisor

Derek Sulzman

Stores Manager

Reece Collis

Stores Assistant

Nigel Self


The Engineers

Mark Henton

Systems Department

Rodney West

Systems Department

Will Martin

Systems Department

Andy Smith

Service Department

Gareth Bowman

Service Department

Steve Robinson

Service Department

Paul Knell

Service Department

Gokhan Erbil

Service Department

Steve Pratt

Service Department

Shaun Ford-Maitland

Service Department

Sam Gomez

Service Department

Christopher Mann

Service Department

Sam Osborne

Service Department

Harley Godzisz

Service Department

Jamie Smith

Service Department

Joshua Patterson

Service Department

Joe Lewis

Service Department

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