Our Team

Our executive team, united by a mission to protect businesses.

Our leadership team are responsible for making sure that the promises ABCA makes to you are always kept. They’re passionate people who live our brand every day.

Philip Miller

Managing Director
After a successful career in the U.S., Philip returned to the UK in 2005 to lead the company founded by his father. Under his watch, ABCA has grown significantly from a local family business into a strong, national organisation, establishing the brand as a leader in Fire and Security Services across the UK, trusted by over 100 companies to protect over 100,000 people.

Chris Pattinson

Sales and Marketing Director
Chris joined ABCA through the acquisition of Tyneside Security, which he owned and ran as Managing Director for 10 years. Chris has the rare skill set of joint experience within both marketing and fire & security. Chris prides himself on his relationship building and – like all ABCA Directors - is available for his customers at any time.

Phil Batson

Finance Director
Every great company needs a stable financial platform from which to build. Not only does Phil provide this and then some, he also has a keen eye for commercial opportunities. Clients can rest assured that ABCA is here to stay for the long term thanks to Phil’s work in maintaining our financial stability and fortitude.

Elliott Lawrence

Small Works Department Director.
Elliott joined the company in 2017 to oversee our Small Works Department. His significant industry experience means he is uniquely positioned to advise ABCA customers through knowledge few have access to. Elliott’s exacting approach is combined with a work ethic aligned to the reality of project pressures - his mantra – you do whatever it takes to get the job done right.

Chris Scott

Operations Director
Chris joined the company in 2007 to further advance efficiencies across the operational side of the business, with a significant focus on process improvement. Chris’ work has helped ABCA maintain our ethos of being focused on the protection of our customers as the company grows across the UK.

Anthony McKinnon

Passive Fire Department Director
Anthony has been with ABCA for over 10 years and loves fine detail. Not only does he guarantee the smooth and efficient delivery of our installation work, he also makes sure every system is fully designed to the correct standards; without exception. No unwelcome surprises for customers, just fully compliant installations.

Alex Scott

Service Director
Alex has been with company for over 4 years and has worked across various departments in this time at ABCA, including Sales, Contract Management and of course Service. Through these roles he has developed a keen understanding of how the whole business works. This knowledge partnered with his determination to deliver an incredible customer experience makes him the perfect choice to lead our Service department.