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Tom Devine



Tom is the founder of TMS Protection Limited, and his commitment to the business has been vital for its growth into one of the south east’s leaders in the security industry.

Tom served as a Police Officer with Kent Police, and has implemented the skills and knowledge gained during this time in the business model.

Qualified in Level 5 Crowd Management, Tom’s vision and experience are key to the company’s success.

Tom is also a director of TMS Protection’s sister company TMS Cleaning.

Tom enjoys going to the gym, playing football and spending time with his family.

Ian Rogers



Ian joined the TMS Protection Management structure as our Operations Manager and has quickly become a valued member of our team in the role of Contracts Manager.

Using his years of experience gained whilst working as both a Security & Soft Services Manager, Ian understands the importance of working together as one team to achieve our goal.

Ian is primarily responsible for our Security Guarding and Cleaning sectors, including the day to day management of our operation and will always endeavour to help all of our customers and employees with their queries.

During his time with the business, Ian has been pivotal in the progression of our operations into new markets across the country, whilst nurturing our existing work force and clients.

Ian’s hobbies include sea fishing on his boat, DIY and spending time with his family.

Georgie Powell



Georgie has a wealth of experience in planning and operational strategies and very quickly became a key individual playing a pivotal role in the Operations and Human Resources departments. Promoted firstly to Operations Manager, Georgie progressed further to become one of Contracts Managers.

As Contracts Manager Georgie is responsible for the overall management and service delivery of our Door Supervisor and Events Sectors.

Georgie holds a Level 5 in Crowd Management and is a qualified Community Policing Volunteer (CPV) with Kent Police.

Georgie’s hobbies include socialising with friends, exercising and spending time with her son.

Joanne Effemy



Joanne joined our team in 2020 during the global Corona Virus pandemic as our Marketing Manager, after excelling in an operational role during these times. COVID-19 was an horrendous time for all of us, however Joanne was described by her colleagues and our customers as a shining light with her positive and “can do” attitude.

Joanne has vast experience in Marketing and Operations, therefore combines experience from both roles to drive our growth and development in all sectors of the business.

Joanne is now responsible for all of our Marketing and Business Development and works alongside our Training department to promote our services as well as liaising with new and existing clients. This has been a great addition to our Head Office team and we look forward to Joanne enhancing our business.

Joanne enjoys travelling to different counties, socialising with friends and going for walks.

Gemma Rogers



Gemma, from her previous roles, brings experience in specialist teaching and business and administration skills, along with knowledge and experience from within the security industry.

Responsible for maintaining TMS’s fleet of vehicles, and coordinating our mobile unit patrols, Gemma ensures driver compliance and all assignment instructions and standard operating procedures, including fire alarm testing and emergency lighting compliance checks are meticulously followed and recorded.

Gemma acts as the first point of contact for all client and officers key holding site inspections.

Gemma enjoys spending time with her husband and four children, and is an avid Harry Potter fan!




Still actively involved in Security as a Head Doorman, James’ decision making and management skills are also utilised in the office as one of our Contracts Managers.

Working alongside Ian and Georgie, James is responsible for our Key Holding and Mobile Patrol sectors. This is a key area of our business, so James assists with growth and development whilst maintaining a positive relationship with our workforce to help manage performance.

James also plays an active role supporting recruitment, appraisals and training.

James enjoys spending time with his son and playing pool!




Having come from a role which involved team guidance and support, safeguarding and maintaining confidentiality, Lorna now performs the role of Administrator.

Responsible for recruit applications, new employee vetting, completion of employment records and supporting our interview process, Lorna continues to support new members of TMS staff through their induction and training programme.

When Lorna is not studying for her NVQ L3 in Administration and Assessing Vocational Achievements, she enjoys reading, and watching darts and football. She has even met the legendary Eric Bristow!




Thomas, who is currently studying Biochemistry at University, also holds a passion for business management and an expertise in database application.

Dividing his time between study and work with TMS, Thomas is responsible for processing invoices, credit control, setting up new clients, managing payments to sub-contractors and ensuring the correct protocols and processes are in place. Thomas has been instrumental in improving efficiency and plays a key role in continuous improvement of processes.

Thomas enjoys playing guitar and chess, and has a love for languages – fluent in Russian, Spanish and French!

Tia Davies



Tia started her career at TMS within Operations and progressed to Event Coordinator. Tia is also a qualified Trainer.

As our Events Coordinator, Tia meets our customers on site to understand requirements and provides operational management of event on the day. As the main point of contact Tia is responsible for maintaining communication and smooth delivery of events.

When delivering our in-house training, Tia shares her expertise to help develop in our staff an effective and efficient skill set.

Tia enjoys going to the Theatre and Musicals and cherishes her time with family and friends.


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