About Us

WHY HART?

Hart’s mission is to provide a secure environment, protecting our clients’ personnel, assets and reputation – enabling you to focus on your core business. We genuinely operate over land, sea and air and can assist clients anywhere in the world. Here is what we believe sets Hart apart from the rest.

OUR POSITIONING

As the founding company of the Chelsea Group (a diverse group of companies including specialised managed services, risk management and security, aviation security, leadership development, power generation, strategic consultancy, portable housing and camp operations) we can offer a unique breadth and depth of services. The Chelsea Group provides multiple layers of expertise, and the ability to provide cost-efficient, end-to-end solutions. From South America to East Africa, we have a global capability and can draw upon experience that few of our competitors are able to match.

‘The Chelsea Group employs 8000 people in over 50 offices across 48 countries'

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OUR HISTORY

Hart is a privately owned business, founded in 1999 by our chairman Lord Westbury MBE. Our business ethos, vision and reputation, has grown under this leadership to become the successful and respected risk management company that we are today. As a privately owned business, we have the financial strength to invest in projects guaranteeing the delivery of quality service and are able to make swift strategic decisions.

One of the most well-established security companies in the industry, our proven track record lies at the heart our ongoing success.

OUR COMPLIANCE
& LICENSING

Compliance and governance values are embedded into the way we operate across all areas of our business. We are fully licensed in all markets of operation and proven to be sound in terms of ethical and financial governance, complying with all applicable national and international laws and regulations. The ethics which underpin all our business activities are found from within the International Code of Conduct and we hold certifications to recognised international standards.

Hart contributed to the development of the International Code of Conduct (ICOC) for private security companies and is one of the initial signatories

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OUR GLOBAL EXPERTISE,
LOCAL INSIGHT

Our multi-layered, global experience provides a level of expertise you can trust. In country our expatriate management teams partner with local companies and recruit and promote local nationals. This not only gives us access to invaluable local knowledge and intelligence networks, enhancing security by a sense of local ownership, but also benefits local communities and the economy. Hart is committed to training and empowering the communities that we work within.

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OUR PEOPLE

We are proud of our people. In the complex and challenging operating environments of today’s world, our accomplished management team is an invaluable asset. We place implicit trust in our trained employees on the ground; our delegated effective decision matrix ensures quick decision making, avoiding time delays.

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