Who We Are

Owner & CEO - Lourens Van Der Spuy

Lourens commenced his career as a soldier in the South African Defense Force and since has over two decades of experience within the Private Security Industry.  He has held various senior positions with some of the major security firms in South Africa and is regarded as an expert in his field.  He is duly registered with PSIRA as an accredited Training Instructor and in addition he is qualified in Special Events Security, Armed Response, Cash In Transit and Hospitality Security. Lourens further has extensive experience in retail, investigations, transport & logistics, stock control, general business management, business systems and business SOP drafting, implementation and auditing.

Business Development Manager - Francois Erasmus

Francois commenced his career as a permanent force soldier within the South African Defense Force for several years, after which he pursued his career within the Private Security Industry for the past 19 years.  He worked closely with the SA Police Services during both his Military and Private Security career and assisted with various under cover and investigative operations. Francois is a PSIRA accredited Training Instructor, a Martial Arts Instructor, Close Protection Officer, renowned Motivational Speaker, SHEQ Qualified practitioner and Industry Marketing specialist with extensive general management experience.  He is privileged to have managed numerous high profile business units within the guarding, armed response & retail industries with tremendous success.

Business Operations Administrator - Elvino Stalmeester

Elvino heads up the Operations Administration division of LVDS Security Services.  He is efficiently trained and skilled in Office Administration, Merchandising, Sales, Retail, Public Relations and Labour Relations.  Elvino is responsible for ensuring accurate client quotations and invoicing and is highly numerate with analytical skills. Elvino brings a fresh approach to strong customer relations to LVDS Security Services.

Investigation Officer - Lawrence Andries

Lawrence joined LVDS Security Services in 2016 and is an experienced, ex, full time SA Police Officer and SA Police Detective.  Prior to joining the SA Police Services, Lawrence joined the Police Revervist unit and was awarded the best reservist of the George SAPS branch for 1997.  Lawrence has extensive experience in the field of investigations and have had major successes with cases that he investigated.  In his spare time he was involved in a local community radio station as a presenter for more than a decade.