Our People

Our People

Derek Mooney


Derek has been involved in the security industry since he founded Action24™ (then Action Alarms) in 1981 alongside Pat Maloney (see below). Derek has led the business from the very beginning and has grown the company and brand to the healthy position it holds today. Derek oversees the installation and design of all intruder alarm systems for our clients.

Pat Maloney


Pat has been involved in the security industry since he founded Action24™ alongside Derek. Pat oversees all aspects of our Locksmith, CCTV and Access Control divisions. Pat specialises in overseeing security solutions to our clients that are cutting edge and tailored specifically to the clients needs and budget.

Aaron Mooney


Previously Commercial Director, Aaron stepped into the role of CEO in January 2019. Aaron is responsible for the overall direction and vision of the company. Aaron has over 15 years experience in both the Financial Services and Security Industry, holds an honours degree in Business Management and is a member of the Association of Chartered Management Accountants (ACMA). He is current Chairman of the Electronic Security Division of the ISIA.

Peter Brady


Previously Business Development Director with Action24, Peter stepped into the role of CTO in January 2019. Peter is responsible for the overall Technical Development of our business with particular focus on our domestic monitored alarm offering.

Peter has a Degree in Electronic Engineering and has over 25 years’ experience in the security and telecoms industries, including 8 years as Chief Technical Officer with eircom PhoneWatch.

John O'Brien

Group IT Manager

John joined Action24™ 15 years ago and is our technical expert. John oversees our most complex installations and is responsible for ensuring that Action24™ engineers are kept up to date on any technical and legislative changes. John has played a key role in some of our largest installations, most notably Paddy Powers “Power Tower” HQ and The Point Village.

Derek Langan

Commercial Sales Manager

Derek has over 25 years’ experience in the industry (initially as a qualified electrician) and is responsible for business development and management of our large scale installations. Derek has worked in all areas of the security industry from installing and servicing security systems through to management positions.
Derek has overseen many large scale installations for Action24 which include CCTV, Intruder Alarms, Access Control and Turnstile systems. This experience gives Derek the technical knowledge to design solutions for the most challenging project.

Alan O'Donovan

National Sales Manager

Joined the team in November 2018 to spearhead the growth in the domestic & small-size business market.
Alan has 10+ years experience in sales, management and customer focused roles across a variety of industries and over 3 years working directly in the security industry, both in Ireland and Australia. Alan has a Masters Degree in Strategic Management & Planning and a Degree in Business Studies.

Operations Team

Our management team are ably supported by our customer service, engineering and finance teams, many of whom have been with us from (almost!) the beginning (they know who they are!). Our success is quite simply built on our staff. Dedication, professionalism and expert training ensure that our service offerings meet and hopefully exceed our customer expectations at all times.