Meet The Team

Meet The Team

chris watson md-1

Chris Watson - Managing Director

Chris has over 25 years’ experience in the electronic security industry, he set up Mint Security Systems in 2008 and it quickly became apparent that the business was set to grow. He is very interested in all the latest technology and his enthusiasm passes on to his customers and the rest of the team.

Daniel Cubbin - Senior Service Engineer

Daniel Cubbin - Senior Engineer

Experienced in the service and repair of security and fire systems Dan is our longest serving engineer, he has proved himself invaluable to the team. He is able to oversee our bigger jobs and works to an excellent standard.

Lee Benfold - Service Engineer

Lee Benfold - Service Engineer

Lee joined us 2014 with a background in CCTV installation, he is enthusiastic and friendly and will go the extra mile to get jobs finished on time and well.

Jason Best - Service Engineer

Jason Best - Service & Installation Engineer

Jason joined us in December 2017 as we are delighted to have won a contract with a major retailer which has stores the length & breadth of the country. Jason will be servicing the Intruder & Fire alarms for this retailer and also working alongside the rest of the engineers on installations.

photo coming soon

Mark Stocks - Installation Engineer

Profile to be updated soon.

photo coming soon

Brett Shield- Apprentice Assistant Engineer

Brett joined us in October 2018 he is enthusiastic and is learning the ropes fast. He is able to assist the Lead Engineers to a high standard.

Phil Appleton - Assistant Installation Engineer

Phil Appleton - Assistant Installation Engineer

Phil works alongside all our Lead Engineers on installations, a physically demanding role that covers a wide range of duties.

Sarah Prior - Office Manager

Sarah Prior - Office Manager

Sarah joined the Mint Security Systems team in 2013 whilst it was based on the Welbeck Estate. Sarah has the most difficult task of all overseeing the Engineers and making sure they are at their jobs on time and constantly liaising with customers. She comes from a customer service background and works incredibly hard to keep the office running as smoothly as possible.

Kyle Hill - Trainee Engineer

Kyle Hill - Installation/Service Engineer

We welcomed Kyle to the team in September 2017, he has taken a completely new direction in his career and has taken to it like a duck to water. He is a people person having had customer service based roles previously and as our customer satisfaction is so important to us this should be a brilliant asset.

Paul Gratton - Operations Manager

Paul Gratton - Operations Manager

Paul joined the team in September 2017, he has spent the last 15 years working in the IT Industry and worked closely with Mint during this time. Paul will be working alongside Sarah & Chris to help continue to grow the business and develop existing relationships and will be visiting clients to carry out site surveys.

FB_IMG_1540551178269 (2)

Kerry Szeniawski - Office Administrator

Supporting Sarah with all things Admin – Kerry will be a point of contact for customers phoning the office. Enthusiastic and organised she process’s Engineer documents, provides our customers with their documentation and books in service visits. In her spare time she supports her Son on the football pitch & enjoys hunting down bargains.

Luke Fanshaw - Office Admin

Luke Fanshaw - Account Manager

Having started out as our Office Administrator Luke is now managing one of our largest customers.  He is responsible for booking road trips for the engineers up and down the country, booking accomodation, liaising with Engineers and Stores. A keen car booter he spends what he makes on vintage suitcases and fabulous shoes.

Bridget Watson

Bridget Watson - Chief Happiness Officer

Bridget is a multitasking specialist, when it is your own business you muck in and do whatever is required, from photocopying to credit control to HR to tea making, keeping everyone happy is my aim.


Milly & Fudge - Office Dogs

Main duties include begging for people’s lunches and hoovering up crumbs. They adore their walks at lunchtime over the Shireoaks old Pit and can be found lazing on the windowsill & office couch.