About Us

With over 50 years experience, our mission is to use technology to develop innovative solutions and services which exceed our customer’s expectations. To achieve sustainable year on year growth through providing quality and innovative products and services. We will provide a strong market message that will provide our clients with confidence and trust that their needs will be met in full. Total customer satisfaction will be the heart beat of the business.

Founded in 1950, Todd Research has a proud history of designing, manufacturing and supplying X-ray scanners, metal detectors and blast suppression equipment across a diverse range of public and private market channels.

At the heart of our business is our Cabinet X-ray scanner offering. Since developing the world’s first mailroom X-ray scanner in 1973, we’ve expanded our product range to cover a wide range of security solutions, each designed to aid the detection of suspect devices.

Our history, experience and world-renowned expertise sets us apart from our competitors. With a highly-skilled team focusing on research and development, we provide innovative solutions that suit the specific requirements of every customer we work with.

It’s this combination of forward-thinking expertise and time-honoured precision manufacturing that has enabled our business to grow from a small, local operation to a global enterprise with customers from a range of organisations in over 80 countries.

Meet the Team

An organisation is only as successful as the people that comprise it. At Todd Research, our team has a proven track record of delivering service excellence for our customers. Here you can find out more about our management team and key members of staff.


A former member of the British Army, Jason has extensive knowledge of IEDs (Improvised Explosive Devices). Since leaving the army, he’s worked in a range of private security roles and currently oversees all aspects of the Todd Research sales division. He’s also a level 3 fitness instructor for his local community group.

Jason Wakefield

Sales Director

A graduate in International Business with German, Caroline previously worked in the telecommunication and biomedical industries before joining Todd Research in 2011. In her role as Support Manager, she works closely with our Sales and Engineering divisions to ensure that the needs of our customers are met. Caroline is a keen runner, her biggest achievement being the completion of Brighton Marathon.

Caroline Banks

Support Manager

Joining the company in 2010, Charlotte has worked in a number of roles within the company, including Receptionist and Customer Service Executive. Now our Sales Support Coordinator, her main duties are to work with existing customers to ensure their safety and security needs are met, along with arranging our threat assessments service. In her spare time, she enjoys days out with her family and socialising with friends.

Charlotte Jones

Sales Support Coordinator

With experience in a range of industries including Aerospace, Utilities, Automotive and Rail, Martyn brings a wealth of experience to the Todd Research team. His day-to-day involves reaching out to prospective clients in the North, and helping customers to develop strategies to prevent, protect and prepare their businesses.

Martyn Stanley

Business Development Manager (North)

Having started his Engineering career with Todd Research over 35 years ago, Mark has worked his way through the ranks to become Operations Director. He oversees all aspects of our service delivery and manages our Engineering team. He’s also a member of the Magic Circle and a part-time DJ and entertainer.

Mark Boshell

Operations Director

Graydon has worked in several roles since joining Todd Research in 2007. As the Technical Manager, and first point of contact for customers and the field service engineers, his expertise and extensive product knowledge allows him to provide vital support. He is always happy to answer calls day or night. Working with distributors and suppliers, Graydon is also an integral part of new product development. In his spare time, Graydon enjoys fly fishing and golfing.

Graydon Rigby

Technical Manager

Stewart joined the team in 2019, his experience leading up to being part of the Todd Research Team has enabled him to work closely with a number of industry sectors including Central & Local Government, Utilities, Corporate Clients, and a variety of other sectors offering consultative solutions in Security and Inventory management. With over 20 years of experience, Stewart is able to offer a strong consultative element to his role, Stewart is here to help whether you are starting to put together your strategy or you have a detailed assessment in place.

Stewart Hart

Business Development Executive

Our Partners

Over the last seven decades we’ve established a global network of partners, with customers and distributors in every corner of the globe. Our close working relationships with our trusted partners has enables us to expand our business into over 80 countries worldwide.