Our Team

Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Edmund Smith is an entrepreneur by nature and excels at team leadership and has a strong relationship building and people development skills. He maintains an active involvement in several community service organizations & the security industry for over 30 years.

His passion for education, growth and empowerment is a true reflection of his own life. He studied BCOMM at Wits University and an MBA Degree through Henley. Edmund is a Professional Artist, produces and sells oil paintings both locally and internationally via agents in the USA and South Africa. His vision is to continue building Orion into a formidable security force in South Africa.


General Manager
Lance has been in law enforcement and security for the past 22 years, he worked for big corporate companies and smaller security concerns.
At Orion he found a home with a tight , enthusiastic, driven management team. A Company where he makes a difference every day, and where he can contribute significantly to creating safe, secure environments.

Sales & Marketing Director

Marlize Chamberlain studied Travel and started a career in the hospitality industry. She was appointed at Southern Sun as National Sales Co-ordinator. She left the hospitality industry after 10 years to further her career in sales.
She gained valuable experience in a sales position at a Branding & Advertising Firm. Here sales skills were acquired in the Signage Industry and this knowledge was applied at smaller firms where great value was derived in the more challenging environment. Marlize was head hunted by several companies and enjoyed the new challenges working in new industries.

In 2005 Marlize met Edmund Smith the CEO of Orion Security, a company that entered the market only 3 months prior. She accepted his offer and became the 1st Sales force at Orion. Edmund trained Marlize and gave her the direction and guidance for her position today as Sales & Marketing Director.

ORION SECURITY HEAD OFFICE SANDTON JOHANNESBURG enjoyed an awards ceremony for some of our dedicated and loyal staff members for their 10 yearlong service awards.

ORION SECURITY is the market leader in service for over 14 years from our Head Office in Sandton.
As a result, we have expanded to our Regional Offices in the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal.


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