Meet The Team

ATEC security specialists deliver a full range of security expertise that provides customers with insight and reliable support throughout the lifecycle of a security project. From consulting and design, through R&D, testing and implementation, to proactive aftercare and support, you are in the experienced hands of knowledgeable security experts.



Simon Adcock

Chief Executive Officer
I started my career at ATEC (then a small branch of an established family engineering business) aged 19. I was on a fast learning curve, doing everything myself except for the accounts.

John Adcock

I graduated in Production Engineering at Aston University and Carole and I started our first company in 1973 when the boys were one and three years old.

Carole Adcock

Financial Director
John and I started what was then A & J Building Products Ltd, in 1985. We manufactured police station cell doors and benches in conjunction with our engineering company.

Steve Warrington

Chief Operating Officer
My career started in electrical utilities 29 years ago. I worked my way through the ranks and it seemed to be the natural progression to move into the security industry to develop and manage installations.

Technical Services

Paul Dale

Technical Services Engineer
I have been in the security industry for 25 years and have spent 7 years with ATEC. I love technology in any form and I also love a challenge.


Lee Buckerfield

Compliance Manager
My background prior to working at ATEC was as an Apprentice and then Project Engineer at Land Rover and MG Rover for over 10 years.

Stores & Procurement

Simon Smith

Stores and Procurement Manager
I started with ATEC Security 11 years ago at the age of 18. Since then I have seen the company grow and my role as Procurement Manager change daily as we develop new ideas for customers.

Design & Bid

Daniel Payton

Key Account Manager
I have worked for ATEC for just over 4 years, in which time I have been a Support Engineer and a Senior Support Engineer.

Dave Fantom

Technical Design Manager
I’ve been in the electronic security industry for over 25 years now and started my career with Chubb Alarms, as it was known back then in 1990, as an apprentice engineer.

Tonino Schafer

Senior Technical Design Engineer
I am Tonino Schäfer. I’m originally from Deutschland but grew up in Ogden Kansas U.S.A. I was always taking things apart and trying to put them back together again in ways that they were not originally intended to be.

Weng Tsang

Technical Design Engineer
My background is in the multi-disciplinary background of electro-mechanical engineering.


Mark Taylor

Project Manager
I've been in the security industry for 22 years and with ATEC for 6 years.

Alex Burn

Project Manager
Having spent over 4 years working as a Project Engineer for ATEC, I am now working as a Project Manager I have recently gained PRINCE2 practitioner accreditation.

Pete Stevens

Senior Installation Supervisor
I started in the security industry straight from school in 1997, I joined ATEC in 2005 and have worked on many different projects as we delivery whatever the client requires from supervising road construction, to installing a camera.

Les Hankin

Installation Supervisor
I have been in the security industry for over 25 years and joined ATEC Security in March 2005.

Paul Sharman

Installation Supervisor
Prior to joining ATEC in 2008, I had 15 years experience in the security industry. I am now in my 21st year and I still enjoy working with all the new technology.

Paul Charles

Installation Supervisor
I have been in the security industry for over 25 years now, previously working at Johnson controls.

Dennis Mogotsi

Installation Supervisor
I’m Dennis Mogotsi, a Service and Support Engineer for ATEC Security.

Fast Track

Adrian Grey

Senior Fast Track Supervisor
I have been in the Security industry since 1987. I have trained from an apprentice and done most roles including service, installation and major project work.

Nil Patel

Fast Track Installation Engineer
I joined ATEC in November 2013 and have enjoyed the challenge that each working day has bought me.

Sean Payne

Fast Track Project Supervisor
I joined ATEC as a Fast Track Installation Engineer 2 years ago and have now been promoted to Fast Track Project Supervisor

Finance & Administration

Davinia Clinton

Assistant to the Financial Director
I started with ATEC in March 2013. In that time I have seen the company grow.

Operations & Major Projects


Chris Rich

Service and Support Manager
I have been with ATEC since I was 19 years old. Starting as an Apprentice and working my way through the ranks.

Paul Welbourn

Senior Service and Support Coordinator
I have worked for ATEC for 7 years, but have worked within the security industry for almost 23.

Carly Fadouaki

Service and Support Administrator
I have been with ATEC for 4 years, and have recently moved to Service and Support Administrator. My day to day role is varied....

Support North

Mel Parker

Service and Support Coordinator
I have worked at ATEC for 12 months as a Service Co-ordinator. Previous to this I worked at Npower for 2 years as a Reporting Analyst.

Dan Rich

Service and Support Engineer
I started with ATEC, and this industry, in 2009, and thanks to ATEC I have learned a great deal and have begun being promoted up through the ranks.

David Tonks

Service and Support Engineer
I have worked in the security industry for seven years and I have been with ATEC for 4 years.

Paul James

Service & Support Engineer
Prior to starting at ATEC in July 2012 I spent a number of years as a professional painter & decorator.

Support South

Darren Purkis

Service & Support Engineering Supervisor
I have worked for ATEC for 6 years, in which time I have been a Support Engineer and then promoted subsequently to Service & Support Engineering Supervisor in 2016

Danny Forder

Senior Service and Support Engineer
After 12 years serving in the REME, with my final tour being in Northern Ireland working on CCTV cameras, I joined the southern team at ATEC.

Anthony Pollard

Service and Support Engineer
I have worked in the security industry for about 15 years and before that I worked in electronics and as an Electrician.


Sharron Bryant

I have been working for ATEC part-time for 14 years. I enjoy being part of the ATEC team and consider them as family.