Eddie Gilmour - Managing Director

Eddie is a former Royal Marines Commando where he served for five years performing in a number of high-risk security roles.

He later joined Strathclyde Police where he became one of the most qualified surveillance trainers in the UK. He worked as a Detective within the Special Branch and was involved in a number of high-profile undercover operations both in the UK and abroad.

His deep knowledge of security and safety was the stimulus for Eddie to take these specialised skills and install deep learning within the private security sector.

As the Managing Director of Vigilo he ensures that the high standards of professionalism, meticulous planning and attention to detail from his previous life are embedded as the DNA of the company and our staff.

Vigilo provide security services to a number of the world’s most exclusive brands at top London Luxury retail boutiques. Such is the trust in the systems and processes of the company Vigilo is entrusted with the international movement of luxury items. 

Over the past 32 years of working in security Eddie has systematically enhanced his skills building up an extensive knowledge of what makes security effective and efficient, and is rightfully proud  of the year on year growth the business continues to achieve.