Grainger brings a wealth of experience to the business having operated in strategic positions of authority and operations within policing in London, the finance sector, local authorities and within the sporting and events industry at international levels.
His extensive background encompasses diverse leadership roles, including serving as the Operational Commander at the Metropolitan Police Training College, and the Royalty Protection Command, acting as the Interim Director of Community Safety for Newham Council, and functioning as the Chief Operating Officer for a specialised Asset Management Consultancy. For the past 16 years, he operated at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, and since 2013 held the position of Head of Security, responsible for delivering all security at The Championships.
In his new role at Carlisle Support Services, Grainger will provide valuable support in several key areas. These include offering strategic and tactical operational advice, conducting gap analysis, and sharing expertise for both day-to-day security contracts and event management. He will work closely with the Director of Counter Terrorism and Risk to guide client interactions, foster integration, and enhance customer satisfaction. Grainger will also be available to work closely with all of Carlisle’s clients on specific and detailed projects, whilst also providing executive level advice where required.
Speaking about his new role, Grainger said: “I look forward to being part of the Carlisle family and see this as an exciting opportunity to contribute to the business strategically as well as operationally, utilising my extensive experience. I look forward to engaging and supporting all colleagues across the company and thank you all for this special welcome.”
Chief Executive Officer at Carlisle Support Services, Paul Evans commented: “We are very pleased to welcome Stephen to the Carlisle family. His extensive wealth of expertise will undoubtedly shape our strategic approach as we further contribute to the industry’s ability to adapt to the ever-changing landscape.”
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