Security Officer of Distinction Award

We are extremely pleased to announce that one of our colleagues has been awarded an ACS Pacesetters Security Officer of Distinction Award 2022!

Martin Wain from Templars Square Shopping Centre in Oxford has been recognised in these prestigious awards for his outstanding contribution to the security sector and has received one of 12 awards in a ceremony that took place at Windsor Racecourse on the 25th May 2022. 

The awards set out to reward Security Officers who have gone above and beyond in their duties. The winners are selected by a panel of industry leaders and senior officers from all branches of the emergency services.

We would like to thank Martin for his outstanding contribution, not only to Westgrove but to Templars Square and the security industry as a whole.

This follows on from the success of last year with Martin’s colleague Majid Khan also being awarded this accolade. As a business we also nominated the following colleagues for their hard work and commitment over the past year and thank them for their continued support. 

Ben Jaggers, Telford Centre went above and beyond to save the life of a member of the public who he believed was about to take their own life.  Through intuition, Ben recognised what was happening, through determination was able to prevent it happening and through empathy was able to comfort and support the person until professional help arrived.

Dave Phillips, Marketplace for his dedication to Marketplace for over 20 years.  Dave shows extensive knowledge of the site and his role and has fantastic customer service skills.

David Field, Ryemarket for providing lifesaving CPR to an unresponsive female during the pandemic.  David remained extremely calm, confident and in control of the incident and was able to bring the lady back to life.

Jake Quieros, Castle Quay, during an incident at an adjoining hotel, Jake was inspirational in the way he managed the situation outside of the hotel, liaising with hotel staff, police, the public and managing the situation in an exemplary manor.  Afterwards, during the team debrief, Jake recognised how the incident had affected his team and comforted, reassured and offered help and guidance.

Congratulations to all of our colleagues who were nominated for an ACS Pacesetter Security Officer of Distinction Award, you are all winner in our eyes.