Our team; an extension of your business

With over 50 collective years experience of working with some of the largest and most innovative companies in the UK we’re a partner you can rely on.

Our team comprises specialist in-house expertise across consultancy, execution and maintenance. Collaboration drives everything we do and by working as one team, each function adds value to the next. The result is a solution that delivers significant value beyond the core aspect of your project.

Mark Poulton

The founder of the company, Mark has been involved with M&E contracting business’s for over 20 years. In that time Mark has been responsible for growing the company into its current form. A committed and passionate leader, Mark now focuses on the strategy of the group steering it toward the future. With experience in all aspects of running a business, Mark ensures the group runs as you would expect and to provide a workplace where people can thrive.

Ian McDowell

As Managing Director, Ian is responsible for the management of the group. Ian has a wealth of experience delivering challenging Cap-Ex projects around the world and is the go-to specialist for an enviable number of the world’s leading manufacturing companies. With over 30 years of experience, Ian has proven himself as a dynamic leader. Prior to joining KeyIS Ian has held other successful directorships, most notably for his role in a large specialist M&E contracting business.

Saul Beresford

Saul is the director responsible for the Kings Lynn office. With a keen focus on the food & beverage sector, Saul has built an exceptional client base and leads a team that consistently delivers for its customers. Being a time-served electrician, Saul has progressed through various roles and as such has a deep knowledge of his sectors from consultation to completion - there is no project he can’t deliver.

Garry Williamson

As the head of our office in Newhey, Garry has built a team that covers a wide array of sectors from small works through to larger capital projects. Garry started in the industry as an apprentice for Haden Young and has since harnessed 21 years of experience in the sector working his way up to his current role. Prior to joining KeyIS Garry held several other successful leadership positions giving him the experience to successfully operate and expand the division he now leads.

Paul Hankey

A long-standing director of the group, Paul is key to the smooth operation of the business. Spanning subjects such as health & safety, quality & environmental, Paul’s in-depth knowledge of these areas coupled with his experience on how the group operates, ensures that all members of the group are aligned with the operational expectations of the board. Paul has successfully delivered large and complex projects throughout his career.

Paul Marsden

As the lead for all CAP-Ex projects, Paul is responsible for ensuring the safe and smooth delivery of the projects we undertake. Paul is a highly experienced operator, with a vast amount of experience spanning all aspects of a project. Whether it be pre-construction, installation, contractual or commercial Paul can enhance any project team he is involved with. Paul has held senior roles at some of the largest contracting businesses in the UK and is a solid member of the team at KeyIS.

Paul O'Brien

As the head of the service & maintenance division, Paul is responsible for aftersales. A proven leader with a deep technical and commercial understanding, Paul has built many successful teams over the years and continues to do so at KeyIS. Many of this division’s customers are the longest relationships in the group, a testament to the high-quality services they provide. Paul’s previous leadership roles include national sales responsibility for a FTSE250 technical services provider.

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