Top Track 250

From passenger screening at Heathrow to managing visitors at Tate Modern, Wilson James has been supplying security staff since 1988. Founded by chief executive Mark Dobson, 46, and chairman Gary Sullivan, 57, this Essex business also provides security guarding and CCTV technology, and helps construction companies manage issues such as traffic control and site safety.

This profile reflects the company at time of publication and does not reflect any changes that may have subsequently occurred. Fast Track and its sponsors do not endorse, guarantee or recommend investment in any of the companies.

Company details
Year2017
Rank212
CompanyWilson James
ActivitySecurity and facilities manager
LocationEssex
Sales £m*132.5
Operating profit £m*3.8
Main shareholdersMark Dobson (56%), Gary Sullivan (28%), Stuart Lowden (15%), other (1%)
Staff3,227
Founded1988
Websitewww.wilsonjames.co.uk

If applicable:

* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda