Our People

Our People

We can only achieve our aim of ‘Delivering Beyond Expectation’ if we have the best people. While we introduce new talent into our business and industry, we invest in developing our existing personnel to ensure that they are competent in their roles and can reach their potential.

At Gallagher we firmly believe that supporting this personal growth is one of the key reasons why we have an average length of employment of 5 ¾ years.

  • Tom Gallagher

    Tom Gallagher

    Chairman

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    Tom Gallagher

    Chairman

    Tom provides leadership and guidance to the Board and ensures the business maintains efficient operational delivery practices across its contracts.  

    Tom began work as a subcontractor with D J Ryan in 1993. He commenced work for ARM Services in the Manchester area in February 2000 and in October 2000 T&K Gallagher Ltd was formed.

  • Dan Holland

    Dan Holland

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Dan Holland

    Chief Executive Officer

    Dan is responsible for company strategy, leadership and operational delivery with a primary focus on water and wastewater operations.

    With over 15 years of progressive experience within the public and private sectors, Dan has specific expertise in efficiently securing and then successfully delivering long-term contracts for utility and telecom companies throughout the UK.

  • Stuart Fraser

    Stuart Fraser

    Managing Director

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    Stuart Fraser

    Managing Director

    Stuart is responsible for company strategy, leadership and operational delivery with a primary focus on power, gas and traffic management operations.

    Stuart worked at Enterprise, Leven Energy Services and Spie before his arrival at Gallagher in 2017. Since then, he has been instrumental in company growth with through substantial contributions in strategy and relationship building.

  • Adam Tilbrook

    Adam Tilbrook

    Operations Director

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    Adam Tilbrook

    Operations Director

    Adam is responsible for the operational delivery of our contracts in the Midlands. 

    Adam joined the business in 2005 having spent 15 years for Skanska as Civils Manager and 5 years in the Midlands area carrying out all utility disciplines. Adam has HNC Building Studies and DMS Utility Management qualifications.

  • Vincent O'Connor

    Vincent O'Connor

    GTM Director

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    Vincent O'Connor

    GTM Director

    Vincent is responsible for the management of Go Traffic Management, GRS and Facilities.

    Vincent joined the business in 2007 having been Commercial Manager at GEC Alstom and Associate Director at Balfour Beatty Utilities and previously at Kentons. Vincent has 16 years’ experience in the utilities and construction industry.

  • Matthew O'Sullivan

    Matthew O'Sullivan

    Support Services Director

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    Matthew O'Sullivan

    Support Services Director

    Matthew is responsible for Health & Safety, Environment and Quality, Compliance, Occupational Health and Performance Management.

    He has 21 years’ experience in the construction industry with Balfour Beatty, Daniel Contractors and Land & Marine Project Engineering. Matthew joined the business in 2007. In addition to these central functions, Matthew is responsible for operations across our metering business.

  • Phil Birchall

    Phil Birchall

    Finance Director

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    Phil Birchall

    Finance Director

    Phil is responsible for all financial matters within the Business.

    Phil previously worked at Amey and has provided strong and effective governance and controls since joining the business.

  • Kathryn Duckworth

    Kathryn Duckworth

    Commercial Director and Company Secretary

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    Kathryn Duckworth

    Commercial Director and Company Secretary

    Kathryn is responsible for Human Resources and the commercial management of our United Utilities operations.

    Kathryn joined the business in 2000 as Commercial Manager. She previously worked at GEC Alstom and Blackpool Football Club. In addition to the above responsibilities, Kathryn performs the duties of Company Secretary for Gallagher.

  • Sam Atherton

    Sam Atherton

    Business Development and Back-office Director

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    Sam Atherton

    Business Development and Back-office Director

    Sam joined Gallagher in 2017 with responsibility for Business Development and Back Office Support.

    Sam is responsible for growth, along with our centralised customer services, noticing, planning and communication functions. He also acts as a key point of contact and escalation for several of Gallagher’s key clients.

News

STW contract Mobilisation

After two months of hard work, July sees the mobilisation of our new contracts for Severn Trent Water (STW).

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STW contract Mobilisation

New Rear-ended Grabs

We have recently invested in four rear ended grabwagons which are working on United Utilities contracts. These grabwagons are on a 4 year contract hire with nearly £750,000 being invested.

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New Rear-ended Grabs

EUSR Approved Provider

On the 3rd of July, Gallagher achieved EUSR Provider Status for training, in real terms this means that we can accredit specific training courses starting with Safe Digging and Abrasive Wheels, with EUSR as the awarding body. 

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EUSR Approved Provider

STW Connections Award

We are delighted to announce that Gallagher has been awarded three new contracts as part of Severn Trent Water’s Water Infra Support Services Agreement. 

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STW Connections Award

Severn Trent Water Metering Contract Win

We are delighted to announce that Gallagher has been awarded Severn Trent Water’s Meter Installation and Services Agreement.

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Severn Trent Water Metering Contract Win
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