Harvey Houlston, Program Manager. San Leandro, California.

Harvey Houlston, Program Manager, San Leandro, California

Harvey was born in Kent in the United Kingdom, and graduated as a Civil Engineer from the University of London. He moved to the United States in 1986 and has worked in the construction industry for more than 20 years and in telecommunications construction for about 15 years.

Harvey started in the construction industry as a Laborer, working his way up to Carpenter, Superintendent and eventually Project Manager. Harvey joined G4S Secure Integration  in 1992 as a Field Engineer. In 1994 he was promoted to Construction Manager, then Contracts Manager and became a Project Manager in 1996.

In 2003, Harvey became a Program Manager and has been involved in the development of several large complex security projects for both government and commercial clients . His main responsibility as a Program Manager is to oversee other Project Managers in his area, and his role is customer centric.

“A Project Manager is much more involved in the day-to-day implementation of a project. I am more involved in the overall completion of the project and more importantly, the satisfaction of our clients,” he said.

“I like working for G4S Secure Integration  because we have the most extensive resources and access to technology in the industry … we can serve our customers better and win more contracts than any other competitor. I really like the management here. They are excellent and provide us with great training.”