New Year Honours!!

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  The year of 2018 well and truly began with fireworks as our very own Greg Francis, senior officer in the NCA’s National Cyber Crime Unit Prevent Team, received recognition in the Queen's New Year Honours.


Many of you may know Greg as brother to 3ness Director, Paul Francis, and as the founder of Fit2Fite, the popular fitness class which features at all 3ness events. However, the fitness fanatic and family man has recently been rewarded for his efforts on- and off-duty with the British Empire Medal!!!
Greg’s law enforcement career started more than 20 years ago with a local authority team dealing with fraud before he joined Her Majesty’s Customs & Excise. He served as an investigator, taking on drugs traffickers, before enhancing his skills as staff officer when the Serious Organised Crime Agency was formed. His wealth of experience is now focused on dealing with the ever-evolving cyber crime field – where the projects in which he has been involved have made a significant impact.


Outside of work, Greg has competed internationally in karate, achieving a silver medal at the 1990 World Karate Championships, as well as being an assistant coach for the England team and an ambassador for the sport.

Greg has served as a magistrate and worked on a major project to mentor and coach young offenders from Black and Minority Ethnic communities in London through the charity ‘100 Black Men’.

In his current role he has been instrumental in the Cyberchoices campaign, aiming to prevent young people becoming criminals in the use of technology. 

We are extremely proud to have Greg Francis BEM as part of the 3ness family and would like to congratulate him on his incredibly well-deserved award!!!

Further congratulations have also been made to Margaret Burgess, Etlin Duberry and Ereka Service (see image left-to-right), owing to their unwavering support over the last 20 years of Paul's journey from FAB, to MBRACE Fitness and last but certainly not least, to 3ness!

Over the years, the lovely ladies have always shown their support not only at weekenders and the holiday, but have also helped us make a difference by supporting our charity events.

The awards of '3ness Recognition Reward - In Grateful Appreciation of Your Continued Support', were proudly presented at our Ultimate Christmas Ball on Saturday 16th December 2018, which was attended by over 1,100 guests.

We once again thank the ladies from the bottom of our heart for their treasured support over the 23 years and hope to continue this in happiness and good health for many more to come!!