Craig Hood – Managing Director
Craig established the Company in 1990 as a sole trader undertaking small to medium contracts and developing relationships with both clients and suppliers. As customer satisfaction has always been the main focus of the business, many of the original clients still see C. P. Hood as their first port of call and repeat business has been a fundamental reason for the success and continual growth of the company. The organic growth continued leading to the business becoming incorporated in 2001. Craig brings extensive experience to the organisation having brought the company from its humble beginnings to the successful company that it is today.
In 2014 through increased demand the business incorporated a mechanical division, namely C. P. Hood Mechanical Ltd which has greatly added the services offered to our long standing customer base. This has proved to be invaluable as the company has continued to attract new business as a one stop shop for joint mechanical and electrical projects.
Lee Hampton – Electrical Design Manager
Lee began his career as an Apprentice Electrician with C. P. Hood Electrical and moved through the ranks into a contacts manager position and after a brief spell at a prestige M & E consultancy, he returned back to C.P. Hood as a Senior Project Manager and now brings invaluable design knowledge that has been harnessed to offer a complete design and installation service to our clients.
Lee’s experience ranges from design, estimating and project management working on a wide range of projects in both the public and private sector.
Anthony Lockett – Electrical Contracts Manager
Anthony started his career as an apprentice at a prestige engineering company and once qualified, he worked for a number of well-respected electrical contracting/engineering companies such as A&B Engineering & Rolls Royce Engineering. He has worked his way through the ranks in his previous employment from electrical site supervisor, electrical area manager to his current role as an electrical contracts manager.
Anthony has invaluable experience of managing contracts and electrical teams across the UK in various work streams from commercial, Industrial and new build project works to social housing contracts.
Anthony also has experience in detailed design and CAD / drawing work.
Steven Spencer – Electrical Estimating Manager
Steven carries over 40 years experience in the industry with a diverse range of attributes.
After working on site for 14 years as an electrical engineer, he decided to move in to the office and use the site knowledge gained and channel this into project management. Moving through his career he has worked for a number of high profile companies such as Scottish Power, Electricity NW, Balfour Beatty, Burtonwood Generators and ADT Fire & Security.
Steven has a wealth of experience in electrical contracting, high voltage design, generators and fire & security.
He is now responsible for estimating & project management and has a diploma in contract law.
Ian McMullan – Electrical Contracts Manager
Ian has been with C.P. Hood for in excess of 15 years and has been an integral part of its success since becoming incorporated in 2001.
Having initially started out as a charge hand, he quickly progressed to site foreman and very soon thereafter became a site supervisor being responsible for the successful delivery of large and complex projects at site level.
He helped the business grow after moving into the office on a permanent basis back in 2004 and is now electrical contracts manager.
Ian carries a wealth of knowledge across all aspects of the electrical installation and has controlled our testing & commissioning processes for a number of years.
Ian Ryder – Testing & Commissioning Manager
Ian is head of Electrical compliance at C.P. Hood. He has been with the company for for 9 years and started as an apprentice for us.
During his time he has picked up vast experience and knowledge of the industry with our commercial and industrial sector projects.
Aspects of Ian’s role as our QS will be to audit sites, carry out inspections on projects from installation to handover and deal with all certification.
He has extensive knowledge with current regulations and due start his design & verification course later this year.
Martin Harrison – Electrical Site Manager
Martin’s role as electrical site manager stretches across a number of sites dealing with our teams queries, progress client site managers and procurement.
He has been an integral part of the company over the last 3 years and has brought a a vast amount of installation and technical experience with him which has aided some of our large projects.
Martin has experience working on some of the industries bigger projects from power plants shut downs/installations in such places as Jaguar/Land Rover, Granada and BAE
Brian Smithwick – Health & Safety Manager
Brian is an independent health & safety advisor who C.P. Hood retain the services of to assist with compliance. Brian carries out random health & safety inspections on all of our sites to ensure we remain fully compliant with current legislation.
He has extensive knowledge is developing bespoke RAMS documents and is familiar with the recent changes to Construction Design Management 2015 legislation and their implications.
The relationship strictly remains independent and Brian will not hesitate to issue us with his own enforcement notices to ensure we remain compliant with HSE / CDM guidance.
Dave Cafferty – Mechanical Director
Dave brings a wealth of knowledge and experience across and has been instrumental in the formation and successful operation of the mechanical division.
Having successfully directed his own mechanical contracting company previously, he is now responsible for the overall structure of the mechanical division including successful tendering, managing time across projects and seeking new opportunities which is paramount to its success.
Dave was a former Director at Picow Engineering and uses this previous position and responsibility to constantly develop and move forward the mechanical division at C.P. Hood.
Alex Wilson – Mechanical Design Manager
Alex joined the Company in February 2016 following 14 years employment as a Senior Consulting Engineer at Steven A. Hunt & Associates Ltd. He has extensive knowledge in Design & Build projects and brings across a wealth of experience including design skills which will be utilised moving forward at C. P. Hood. With both Alex and Lee’s design knowledge and experience, this now allows a complete in-house self delivery from initial design stage through to practical completion.
He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Building Services Engineering, CIBSE Low Carbon Consultant, Low Carbon Energy Assessor and a member of CIBSE.
John Cafferty – Mechanical Estimating Manager
John worked on site for a number of years before deciding to move into the office. He brings with him a wealth of site knowledge gained from being responsible for the installation of heating, domestic services and plumbing on some high profile and extremely complex schemes.
With the site knowledge gained, this is utilised to develop detailed and robust costing schedules, tender returns and quality assurance checks against other tenders completed.
John is also responsible for the project management of mechanical works on site.
Mike Lamb – Mechanical Contracts Manager
Mike is our mechanical contracts manager who is responsible for the day to day running of projects at site level.
He gained invaluable experience on site operating as lead mechanical foreman for C.P. Hood before being promoted 6 months ago.
With the site knowledge he has gained and coupled with his passion and drive for success, this makes him a valued member of the team and a pleasure for clients to work with.
He is the conduit between the site team and the office and operates a positive approach to all tasks.
Jamie Bore – CAD Technician
Jamie has recently joined the company as our in-house CAD technician.
He has advanced knowledge of the Autodesk CAD programme in which he gained from his first year at university where he studied Architectural engineering at degree level.
Jamie decided to seek a more active and hands on role in the Mechanical & Electrical industry and complements our vision to offer all services in-house.
He plans to develop our in-house drawing dept. and has already started to gain valuable knowledge of Autodesk Revit MEP, Navis works and other 3D modelling packages.
Lisa Hood – Company Secretary
Lisa holds the role of overall Company Secretary and ensures that C. P. Hood M&E comply with the appropriate Regulations and Legislation.