Our History

Watchguard Security & Investigations (PVT) Ltd. was inaugurated in 1992 by Major Welikala with a staff of just 6 home security guards. Although the company was not large in clientele or manpower at its inception, its biggest asset was the leadership of Major Welikala, who was passionate and driven to grow this small-scale security services company into the country’s leading provider of civil and private security services. His extensive experience and connections in the field of security and military operations from diverse parts of the world enabled him to slowly but steadily achieve his goals of making Watchguard the bestsecurity services company and private detective agency.

Major Welikala was also determined to continuously innovate and improve the private/corporate security servicesand security systemsprovided, in order to keep up with new technologies and developments. Over time, the subsidiary security services companies under the Watchguard group kept growing, each offering its own unique list of managed security services. Having started with just home security guards, Watchguard grew from a simple security services company to providing VIP protection, private bodyguards, investigative services, electronic security systems, training programs, security guard patrol services, and fire disaster management, with so much more to come.

The Watchguard Group of Companies has advanced in leaps and bounds over the 25 years it has been in operation. The company has successfully gained a reputation that supersedes all of its competitors as the top private security services and corporate security services company, and is an entity that is trusted by many of the leading establishments in the country. It is a market leader and undoubtedly the top civil security firm in Sri Lanka.

Today, Watchguard employs over 3000 private security guardsand operations personnel. Together, weprovide personal and corporate security to a clientele of over 450 prominent businesses, as well asVIP protection to high-profile individuals.

Watchguard’s success as the best security services company can be attributed to ourtalented and hard-working company leaders, private security guards, security personal, and all other employees. They work to provide many different aspects of managed security services and a level of safeguarding that cannot be found in any other security firm in Sri Lanka.

Watchguard Security & Investigations (Pvt) Ltd. having commenced as a fledgling company with 06 Security Guards in 1992, has now become the Market Leader in Security Solutions.

Contact Watchguard
  • Address: No : 246/3,Hill Street, Dehiwala, Sri Lanka.
  • Email:info@watchguard.lk
Hot Line
+94 [0] 777 844 907