About Us

Guardian Venue Management International is an Australian Family Owned and Operated security corporation offering an extensive line of security services.

About Guardian Venue Management International (GVMI)

GVMI is a family owned and operating business located within the South-Western Sydney region, delivering services throughout the Australian domain.

In 2004, Michael Lakkis pinpointed weaknesses and inadequacies within the industry, which led him to the act of founding GVMI. Michael continues to lead and inspire the workforce through his forceful drive and passion reflective within our five core values, being; Integrity, Diversity, Safety, Community and People first. These core values focusing directly on the importance of Individuals and putting their necessities and wellbeing first.

At GVMI we know our most valuable asset is our employees. GVMI employees recognise and uphold the importance of high quality services, therefore being illustrated through our site oriented employees, making us the defined professionals within the industry today.

Meet some of our team:

Michael Lakkis

Managing Director

Pene Bloch

Director of Operations

Carlos Andrade

Business and compliance manager



Joseph Makimare

operations Manager

Adam Gilbert

Event Operations  

Pauline Vasilis

Accounts Manager

Maria De Pasquale


Theresa Nour

Accounts Assistant

Talysha Pelite-Jellyman

Junior Operations Assistant

Carla Kazzi