Meet The Team

Humayun Shahzad

Group Chairman

Shahzad is an experienced entrepreneur with many successful assisted business startups to his name. Known to his friends as the missing Dragon, Shahzad has been involved in business since 2003. His business acumen and financial understanding has enabled his portfolio of success to grow over the years. Shahzad has used the 15 years of acquired understanding of the UK Security Industry, gained from the success of STM Security to start a new venture with the inception of Cutlass Security Group Limited, a new vibrant Security Organisation with an aim to be the #1 security company of choice through consistent positive delivery at all levels of service provision.

Role in Organisation

Finance & Procurement Management

Organisation Direction in conjunction with CEO

Brand Awareness and Strategic Growth

Core Skills

• Business Development
• Financial Awareness
• Customer Service Awareness
• Corporate Sector
• Public Sector
• Transport Sector
• Personnel Engagement
• Operations Management
• Business Management

Key areas of expertise

• Networking
• Public Speaking
• Entrepreneur
• Business Acumen
• Business Development Trends
• Experienced Negotiator
• Influencing and managing change
• Problem Solving
• Service Enhancements

Steve Chapman 

Group Managing Director

Steve has over 30 years industry experience within man guarding, events and training, working with some of the leading suppliers throughout his time in the industry, Steve decide to take a career change and has spent the last 15 years working within the compliance field covering various standards including ISO9001, 14001,45001, 27001, CE marking 1090, UKCA marking and SIA approved contractor scheme. Having joined cutlass in 2020 to help develop and enhance the compliance within the organisation, he moved swiftly into business development securing a large contract within the first 2 months. Steve has a vision to ensure the business meets and exceeds the expectation of, clients, stakeholders and staff,  to be achieved through providing an effective approach to business continuity and growth.

Role in Organisation

  • Business Management
  • Strategic Growth
  • Organisation Direction


Core Skills

  • Compliance
  • Business Development
  • Customer Understanding
  • Public and Private Sector
  • Operations Management
  • Team Building

Key areas of expertise

  • Operational Understanding
  • Managing Change
  • Problem Solving
  • Compliance Requirements
  • Public Speaking
  • Industry Understanding

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Recruiting Professionals Required


We are currently recruiting SIA Licenced Security Professionals and non SIA Licenced Support Service staff – If you’re a passionate worker and think you have what it takes, send your resume and details to for all opportunities.

Cutlass Security Group

Head Office

Cutlass House, 16 Cranbrook Road,
Ilford, Essex, IG1 4DL

Cutlass Security Group Limited
Company Registration No. 11561644

Manchester Regional Office

453-455 Cheetam Hill Road,
Manchester, M8 9PA

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