Our People

Our team of compressed air experts

With a combined total of more than 200 years in the industry, the PPS team boasts a wealth of expertise in all aspects of air compression.

We work with business of all sizes across the UK – contact one of our representatives and we’ll be happy to help.

  • Gary Whitaker, MD of PPS compressed air specialists

    Gary Whitaker

    , Managing Director

    A born-and-bred Yorkshireman, who started in the compressed air business as an apprentice and now heads up the team, Gary has a straightforward, honest approach and values the loyalty of staff and customers.

    My door is always open.

  • Ian Harrison of air compressor specialists Pennine Pneumatic Services

    Ian Harrison

    , Service Director

    Passionate about finding energy-saving compressed air solutions and saving customers money, Ian has many years of technical engineering expertise and a knack for problem solving.

    Achieving excellence in customer service.

  • Graham Patchett, PPS, air compressor specialists

    Graham Patchett

    , Energy Audit Manager

    With a wealth of experience in the compressed air industry, Graham always goes the extra mile for his customers, taking the time to find solutions that best suit their needs.

    If a job’s worth doing, it’s worth doing well.

  • Peter Odell, PPS air compressor specialists

    Peter Odell

    , Sales Manager

    Specialising in compressed air solutions, Peter has considerable experience of taking jobs from design to completion while helping customers drive efficiencies and save money.

    Dedicated to providing excellent customer service.

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    David Jones

    , Area Sales Manager

    With an in-depth understanding of compressed air systems – and how to improve them – Dave is able to offer the best advice to customers based on their needs and activities.

    Not afraid to get in at the sharp end.

  • Image of Veronica Oie, a team member of Pennine Pneumatic Services who provide pneumatics equipment like vacuum pumps and air compressors to Halifax, Bradford, Huddersfield, Wakefield, and Leeds

    Veronica Oie

    , Health & Safety and Human Resources Coordinator

    Holder of an IOSH Management Certificate, Veronica’s role is to implement and develop a positive health and safety culture for the PPS staff and manage the company’s Safe Contractor accreditation.

    Health & Safety gives our customers peace of mind.

  • Kevin Wilkinson, PPS compressed air specialists

    Kevin Wilkinson

    , Installations Co-ordinator

    With many years hands-on experience in air compressor sales and pipe fitting, Kevin is ideally placed to ensure that every installation goes as smoothly as possible.

    My number one motivation is to keep the customer happy.

  • Carl Joynes, PPS compressed air specialists

    Carl Joynes

    , Capital Sales

    Over many years in the compressed air business Carl has developed a high level of technical expertise and works closely with customers to find technical and commercial solutions.

    Treating everyone equally, whatever their role.

  • Alan Kerr, PPS compressed air specialists

    Alan Kerr

    , Area Manager

    Drawing on his extensive knowledge of the compressed air industry, Alan works hard to find the best solution for each customer, overseeing projects and advising on energy efficiency.

    Building trust and long-term relationships with our clients.

  • Yvonne Gianoncelli, PPS air compressor specialists

    Yvonne Gianoncelli

    , Senior Office Administrator

    By streamlining processes and ensuring that the back office functions efficiently, Yvonne helps everything to run smoothly for the PPS team and customers alike.

    You never get a second chance to make a first impression.

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    Paul Thomas

    , Service Manager

    Paul is always on the look out for innovative solutions that will help customers with energy savings, while keeping abreast of new technologies and industry developments.

    Striving to support the customer with a high standard of service.