Security • Training • Logistics • Systems • Equipment

Key People

General Manager 

John Paul Payas 

John Paul Payas joined OSG as General Manager in June 2012 after 22 years military services with the Royal Gibraltar Regiment ending a successful and exemplary military career as the Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM) with achievements in both operational and Regimental duties. Throughout his career he served in Bosnia, Afghanistan and Sierra Leonne and performed Public Duties at Buckingham Palace as both a Platoon Sergeant and RSM. John Paul participated and headlined several Multi National Exercises in Morocco, Gambia, Bermuda and Jamaica developing training and Operational requirements for National Forces.

John Paul’s appointment as GM of OSG coincided with the merger of three security companies, Security Express, Watch It & Secure It. Under his management John Paul has turned three individual companies into the successful security company OSG has become, with three departments covering everything from Physical Security to CCTV, CIT (Cash in Transit) and Cash Management. Under his direction the company has grown from strength to strength employing over 160 employees.

Another area of the business which John Paul has nurtured and grown into a successful enterprise is Event Management. For the last four years OSG, under John Paul’s guidance, has provided security for the widely popular MTV Gibraltar Calling Music Festival which draws in crowds from Spain and UK. During these Events John Paul has provided personnel Security for artists such as Rita Ora, Kings Leon and The Script, to name but a few.

His military experience coupled with his sharp business sense has put OSG at the forefront of Gibraltar’s Security Industry, making it the market leader in Gibraltar.

Head of Cash Management 

Charlene Catania 

Charlene completed her LPC at the London College of Law and joined the company in 2013. Quickly progressing to a senior management role, Charlene is the Head of Cash Management and responsible for managing both the Cash in Transit Department and Cash Management Centre.

Working closely with both departments, Charlene leads a team of 12, providing a wide variety of services from ATM replenishments, First and Second Line Service, Cash to Master’s and Deferred checking, Repatriation of cash and high value goods. With attention to detail and quality, Charlene and her team deliver a service that meets the needs of the clients with the utmost discretion. 
Charlene has close connections with all the major movers such as G4S, Loomis, Brinks and Ava Global. She also works closely with financial institutions based locally and abroad.
Business Quality Consultant 
Nigel Unsworth 
Nigel has over 30 years experience in the Banking and Financial Services industry and is responsible for providing consultancy services to oversee the quality management for OSG. Nigel also specialises in implementing and improving management systems including ISO Standard 9001:2015. 

Nigel adds significant value with his knowledge of key industries and ensures that the service provided by OSG meets both external and internal requirements. He previously worked for Security Express (Gibraltar) Ltd where he was responsible for the Cash in Transit and ATM activities of major retail Banks. In 2011, the company was acquired by Bland Group International and rebranded as OSG. Nigel was promoted to Head of Cash Management in 2013 and played a vital role in the development and launch of the OSG Cash Management Centre.