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Introducing our Team

Andy Parfitt – Chief Executive Officer

Bio:   Andy joined as CEO in March 2020 to set-up AMP Power Protection after the take-over of Harland Simon UPS.  Andy has over 30 years successful experience in Power Protection ensuring he gives his customers the best technical and commercial solution to solve and support their critical systems and application against power problems.

Andy is a keen golfer and a sports watcher and loves to travel to experience what wonders the world has to offer.

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Haydn Langley – Project Manager

Bio: Over 30 years experience in electromechanical design and project management within control, power, automation industry . Prince2 practitioner.

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Tim Rimmer – Compliance Manager

Bio: Tim has been part of the AMP Power Protection team since its inception in 2020. He is an IET member and a qualified Mechanical Engineer with over 25 years’ electronics industry experience. Tim’s skill set ideally suits the AMP Power Protection working philosophy, covering a broad range including testing, quality management, project documentation, supplier control, and materials.

Away from work, Tim enjoys cycling, walking, live music, eating out, and a good pub quiz.

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John Slaughter – Design Manager

Bio: Over 30 years experience within UPS industry. Design, manufacture, service & support. Previous positions with Sola, Carter Sullivan & Harland Simon.

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Lisa Farthing – Office Manager

Bio: Over 8 years’ experience in the UPS industry, Qualified CIPD Level 3 in Human Recourses & IOSH Managing Safely.

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Martin Peacock – Managing Director (AMP Procurement)

Bio:  Martin Co Founded  AMP Procurement Ltd in September 2016 – Procuring complex electrical solutions, as well as COTS minor electrical equipment for various government agencies including the ministry of defence , social housing projects and the NHS.

Martin is a keen golfer and enjoys holidays with his family.  He is also involved in running a local football team.

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Gary Henderson – Financial Controller

Bio:  Gary joined AMP in September 2016 as Financial Controller and is responsible for the Group finances. Gary trained as a Chartered Accountant with PwC in London and has extensive experience of high growth small and medium sized enterprises. Gary reports to the Board on AMP Procurement and its sister company AMP Power Protection.

Gary is married with four sons and can often be found on his local golf course in St Andrews or working in his garden.

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Martin Shiels – Strategic Procurement Officer (AMP Procurement)

Bio:  Martin joined the AMP team in January 2019 as a buyer, he quickly progressed in the business and is now our Strategic Procurement Officer. Martin is heavily involved in evaluating suppliers, products, and services, negotiating contracts, and ensuring that approved purchases are cost-efficient and of the highest quality.

Martin is a keen footballer playing part time for Shotts Bon Accord. He is very proud of making his pro debut for Stenhousmuir in 2021 and setting the winning goal.

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