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The Pump Centre team is made up of the following people:
John Howarth – Pump Centre Manager
John is the manager of the team and has been involved with the Pump Centre since 1992. His original role as technical consultant involved helping members with technical issues, developing seminars/event and delivering training. He took over as Pump Centre manager in 1999 and under his guidance the Centre has steadily developed and grown.
Roger Marlow – Principal Consultant & WIMES Co-ordinator
Roger is a materials engineer who took over the responsibility for the Water Industry Mechanical & Electrical (WIMES) project over 15 years ago. Working closely with a core team of principal engineers within the Water Industry he has developed and maintained a suite of over 60 common mechanical and electrical specifications.
Jim Eaves - Business Development Manager
Jim joined the Pump Centre as business development manager in 2002. His key role is to interface with the members and make sure that they are getting the best value from their membership. Jim is in regular contact with the members either; face to face or over the phone.
Karen Bridgeman – Membership, Event & Training Co-ordinator
Bob Went – Pump Centre Chairman & Principal Consultant.
Dennis Goodlad – Principal Consultant - Mechanical Engineering.
Kevin Gaunt – Principal Consultant - Mechanical Engineering.
Kevin is an articulate and adaptable engineer with extensive experience within Engineering, Manufacturing and Operational environments. He has a proven track record of developing high performing teams, delivering Capital Projects on time and within budget and implementing technical improvements due to changing legislative, Health and Safety or financial requirements. Kevin is also a Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and past chair of the IMechE’s Water Committee.
Geof Brown – Principal Consultant - Electrical Engineering.
Geoff started in the business as a Student Apprentice with Allen West, in Brighton, taking a college diploma in Electrical Engineering. He became a Project Engineer designing control panels and switchboards mostly in their crane Section.
He worked for SPP in Reading as the electrical buyer, but in reality as a project engineer, working on a number of high profile projects, with both electric motors and diesel engines.
He was recruited by Stromberg as a Project Engineer for variable speed drives, they were taken over by ASEA, who then merged with Brown Boveri and became ABB. He was with them for around 30 years becoming Product Manager and then Consultant.
Steve Moore – Principal Consultant - Rotating Machinery Engineer.
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