Meet the team

We are a company that is regarded by its employees as one they are proud to work for, that communicates with them, listens and responds appropriately, values them and invests in them.

The Board

Our Board of Directors take a personal interest in every project, and make themselves accessible to every customer

Steve Hulse Managing Director

Steve joined Skerritts as Managing Director in December 2011. With 35 years experience in the electrical contracting business his key role is to lead an experienced, focused, and happy team providing customers with a high level service and a 'can do' approach to pricing, quality and delivery.

Stephen Hall Director

Steve joined Skerritts as Design Manager in 2000 having previously spent 6 years working in an M&E consultancy practice. He became a Director in 2003 and a full Board Member in 2011. Steve is responsible for overseeing projects from the client's initial conception, through design and pre-construction, to practical completion on site.

Sue Gaunt ACMA Finance Director

Sue started working at Skerritts in 1991 as Company Accountant and became a Board Member in 2001. Sue has a comprehensive knowledge of Skerritts and the industry and plays a central role in the financial management of the business.

The Team

We have a team of highly experienced, qualified and dedicated engineers and administrative staff who are all pivotal to our success.

Martin Atkins Contracts Director

Martin joined Skerritts as Contracts Director in November 2014 having spent 25 years working for a well-established electrical contractor. Martin heads up our contracts teams, providing leadership and support as well as continually developing our excellent Health and Safety culture.

Steve Gillam Senior Contracts Manager

Steve joined Skerritts as Senior Contracts Manager in December 2011 having worked more than 20 years successfully delivering projects of varying size and complexity. Steve is extremely well equipped to deliver the most challenging of projects on time and within budget, whilst maintaining a high level of client satisfaction.

Dave Cartlidge Senior Contracts Manager

Dave joined Skerritts in December 2016 bringing with him 16 years of experience within the Commercial and Industrial sectors. Dave manages contracts of varying size and from the onset forms an invaluable link between the Design, Construction and Client Teams. In October 2019, Dave was promoted to Senior Contracts Manager.

Rob Mellor Estimating Manager

Rob joined Skerritts as Design & Estimating Manager in 2011. Having previously managed a successful Estimating & Contract Management company, he has a wealth of experience in all aspects of electrical contracting and has 25 years’ experience within the industry.

Matt Ackrill Design Engineer

Matt joined Skerritts as Trainee Design Engineer in March 2008. Sponsored by Skerritts, Matt attended college day release for two years achieving his HNC in Electrical Engineering and was subsequently promoted to Electrical Design Engineer in 2010. Matt is a highly experienced and respected engineer and plays a pivotal role within our design team.

Ashley Zagarella Design Engineer

Ashley joined Skerritts as Electrical Design Engineer in 2014 having spent 9 years within the electrical contracting industry. Beginning as an apprentice engineer, he has since become a highly accomplished and experienced design engineer. Ashley has a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering and is a member of the IET.

Shaun Watts Electrical Estimator

Shaun joined Skerritts in March 2018 as Electrical Estimator. In his first 18 months Shaun has helped secure projects across all sectors of our business and has become an invaluable member of our team.

William Whittaker

William Whittaker H&S Manager

William Whittaker BSc (Hons), MSc, MILT, Grad IOSH, ACQI started working with Skerritts in 2008 as Health and Safety Manager. Since then William has continued to monitor and develop our H&S Culture. William also assisted with the implementation of Skerritts management systems which were certified to ISO 9001 in 2015.

Glenda Trotter Office Manager

Glenda joined Skerritts as Office Manager in February 2014. Having played a pivotal role in our gaining ISO 9001 accreditation, Glenda is tasked with managing our quality systems and general office administration.

Sue Bartlett Contracts Administrator

Sue joined Skerritts in April 2015 after working 13 years at a well-established Midlands electrical contracting company. Sue works with our Contract & Design teams providing administration support.

Serena Hughes Accounts Manager

Serena joined Skerritts in April 2015 to assist our Financial Director, and has 30 years accounting experience within the electrical contracting industry.

Nicola Jackson Accounts Assistant

Nicky Joined Skerritts in April 2007 and is a dedicated member of the accounts team. Her role includes purchase ledger integrity and payroll.

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