We are a Trading Fund of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), led by Danny Payne, CEO. We provide a range of integrated, secure services worldwide to the FCO and other UK government departments, supporting the delivery of government agendas. We also provide services to foreign governments and international organisations closely linked to the UK.
Operating and delivering worldwide, we design, build and provide secure services in more than 250 embassies, high commissions and other critical government facilities across 168 countries. Services include protective security, estates and construction, cloud computing, communications and monitoring, logistics, translation and interpreting. This is combined with a portfolio of global maintenance work. FCO Services also manages the UK National Authority for Counter Eavesdropping (UK NACE), helping protect UK assets from physical, electronic and cyber attack.
Securing value for money is at the top of the government’s agenda as the country begins to emerge from one of the longest recessions in living memory. We play a vital part in supporting the government achieve this aim by providing the public sector with the services they require within these challenging financial boundaries.
We aim to exceed customer expectations and in doing so, build a deep understanding of our customers’ requirements, interpret their security needs and deliver services that produce effective public value.