Outstanding In House Security Manager
Maj (rtd) Michael Kariuki – SAFARICOM

During his tenure he has promoted excellent staff engagement and growth in the organisation, set standards of safety and security and excelled in managing both internal and external stakeholders.  Judges felt that Major Michael Kariuki’s leadership and management strengths significantly supports staff and assets spread across Kenya.

Outstanding Contract Security Company (Guarding)
Senaca East Africa

Senaca East Africa has a broad set of security products meeting international standards, with training as a key component in maintaining standards. The company has been praised for creating a socially aware and inclusive working environment as well as engaging in charity work.

Outstanding Security Training Initiative
Private Security Training Academy

PSTA strive to promote transparency, integrity and respect as key aspects in the security industry. Their robust innovation in digital transformation, well established partnerships and clear gradual career progress courses were all applauded by the judges, as well as their focus on gender sensitivity.

Outstanding Security Installer/Integrator
Senaca East Africa

Senaca East Africa Limited is one of the largest and leading security firms across the East African market specializing in integrated security solutions. Senaca East Africa has over time challenged the conventional market ethos and approaches and has successfully built its reputation as one of the fastest growing security firms in the EA region, with highly trained resource persons, technically advanced and as a cutting edge security solutions provider. The judges admired their communications through the use of GSM radios and integrated automated systems.

Outstanding Female Security Professional
Caroline Njuguna – National Police Service


Inspector Caroline Njuguna is responsible for investigations in Kenya’s National Police Service, with a passion for service to the community. She is a PhD candidate in Security studies and runs a CBO named boots and brains initiative. She offers free psycho-social support to victims of SGBV and plans educational drives to offer life skills to young people. The Inspector is a change agent where she uses her skills as a trained and certified counsellor and mediator to alleviate human suffering through mental health. She is also recognised for feeding and helping the less fortunate.