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.

  • Ian Harrison of air compressor specialists Pennine Pneumatic Services

    Ian Harrison

    , Managing 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.

  • Matt O'Connor Operations Director

    Matt O'Connor

    , Operations Director

    Matt is driven to achieve high standards of customer service by providing the right environment for employees to succeed. His experience in operations and management positions means he is able to facilitate staff progression through coaching, training and development – empowered employees ensures the customer’ needs are met.

    Striving for customer satisfaction through teamwork

  • Gary Whitaker, MD of PPS compressed air specialists

    Gary Whitaker

    , Compressed Air Consultant

    A born-and-bred Yorkshireman, who started in the compressed air business as an apprentice and went on to start PPS Ltd in 1991, Gary has a straightforward, honest approach and values the loyalty of staff and customers.

    My door is always open.

  • 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.

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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.

  • 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.

  • Picture of Paul Thomas of PPS

    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.