Team

Craig Hood
Managing Director
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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 £10M turner over company that it currently operates at today.

In August 2014 through increased demand the business incorporated a mechanical division ran by Alex Wilson, 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 Director
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Lee began his career as an Apprentice Electrician with C. P. Hood Electrical and moved through the ranks into a contacts manager position.

After a brief spell at a prestige M & E consultancy carrying out design, 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.

Lee is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Engineering Technology and manages the overall electrical operations at site level.

Ian McMullan
Electrical Contracts Manager
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Ian is the longest standing member of C.P Hood who has been with the Company for in excess of 20 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.

Ian helped the business grow after moving into the office on a permanent basis back in 2004 and is now a Senior 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 liaising direct with the NIC to monitor our compliance issues.

Ian has his own repeat business Clients who use him as their contact for general day to day electrical and compliance work.

Martin Harrison
Electrical Site Supervisor
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Martin’s role as electrical site supervisor stretches across a number of sites dealing with our team’s queries, programme targets and procurement.

He has been an integral part of the company over the last 5 years and has brought 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, major shut downs and electrical installations in such places as Jaguar/Land Rover, Granada, BT & BAE.

Martin also manages our in-house mechanical wiring department ensuring both mechanical and electrical installations are coordinated and both powered, controlled and commissioned correctly.

Brain Smithwick
Health & Safety Advisor
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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.

Alex Wilson
Mechanical Director
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Alex is responsible for the general day to day management of C.P. Hood Mechanical Ltd.

He has brought with him a wealth of knowledge and experience to the already established C.P. Hood Electrical Ltd and driven forward the mechanical division in a relatively short space of time to become an established key player in the mechanical contracting industry.

His design knowledge has been instrumental and now allows C.P. Hood Mechanical & Electrical to offer a full, in-house self-delivery approach to all of our contracts.

General responsibilities include overall management, forecasting, profit & loss, commercial decision making and overall mechanical directing.

He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Building Services Engineering, CIBSE Low Carbon Consultant, Low Carbon Energy Assessor and a member of CIBSE, The Charted Institution.

Dean Reynolds
Mechanical Contracts Manager / Gas Compliance
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Dean joined the business in Aug of 2018, having previously held the position of Gas operations Manager for a large North West based contractor.

Dean has extensive gas technical knowledge and is a member of the Association of Gas Safety Managers and has a very keen interest in Gas compliance.

Having served his apprenticeship with one Britain’s largest M&E contractors NG Bailey, this has offered Dean extensive knowledge in both domestic and commercial sectors.

Dean manages our boiler replacement programme, delivery of over 100 boilers per month carrying out quality checks and being there as a key source of knowsledge for problem solving in the gas compliance division.

Dean also assists with the internal health and safety processes and is able to offer both mechanical & electrical operatives guidance on site to ensure we remain a safer contractor of choice.

Mike Lamb
Mechanical Contracts Manager
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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 into the office back in 2016.

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.

His approachable personality allows him to be the conduit between the site team and the office and operates a positive approach to all tasks.

Dave Sanders
Mechanical Contracts Manager
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Dave’s position is a Contracts Manager at CP Hood and his responsibilities are managing and delivering the projects on a daily basis. He oversees all aspects, including financial control, H&S, procurement, liaison with Site Managers over our direct work force and progress, producing in-depth programmes of work,  Management of Sub-contract packages, co-ordination of trades, on site including overview of engineering issues and overall delivery including Commissioning Management.

Dave has over forty years’ experience working in the mechanical services sector completing several million-pound contracts.

He has also completed a NEBOSH General Certificate and my SMSTS which enables him to assist with all aspects of health and safety issues.

Dave’s in depth knowledge and experience will be utilised massively at C P Hood and he is a massive asset to our team.

Paul Concannon
Design Manager
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Paul is employed as our group design manager, responsible for the production of all our in-house mechanical design drawings & calculations but also coordination between both disciplines working closely with both Jamie and Alex.

He was appointed by C.P. Hood Mechanical Ltd. in December 2017, having previously worked for numerous national and global multi-disciplinary design consultancies.

Paul brings with him his vast experience from working on a range of high-profile projects spanning from residential to educational.

Having completed his Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Building Services Engineering, he now holds an Associate membership in CIBSE, Incorporated Engineer status in the Engineering Council and is also a CIBSE Low Carbon Consultant.

With a keen eye for detail, he acts as the crucial link between clients and site teams to ensure requirements and aspirations are delivered.

Paul is now developing his fee quotation skills becoming accountable from profit & loss during the design phase of our projects.

Chris Morison
Office Manager

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Chris joined C.P. Hood in 2014 and brings with him several years of experience in administration, human resources, facilities management and general office management.

He has extensive experience working in various market sectors including training, financial and entertainment and is an integral part of our joint operation.

Chris is responsible for overall office management, job costing / job performance reviews and financial control including accounts.

Using his impressive ICT skills, Chris has developed a number of intelligent in-house software platforms to efficiently monitor and control both costs and performance on projects across all disciplines.

With the support off Sophie, Chris can now focus more on analytical business expenditure and performance both mechanically and electrically including the management of group operating expenses.

Adam Hart
Mechanical Contracts Manager
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Adam began his career as an apprentice heating engineer and has a wide array of skills in plumbing, heating and pipefitting.

He also ran his own mechanical installation company, which gave him an excellent grounding and understanding of all aspects of the industry both operationally but also commercially.

Adam has carried out mechanical installation works on both new build and refurbishments in a wide variety of sectors. He started his career with C P Hood Mechanical and Electrical as a Pipefitter at site level and has worked hard gaining an internal promotion to his current position as Mechanical Contracts Manager.

Adam is a much valued, hardworking, flexible and trustworthy member of the mechanical team who is constantly excelling in all departments.

Jamie Bore
Electrical Design Engineer
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Jamie is employed as our electrical design engineer, who alongside Lee manages our in house electrical design department.Jamie was appointed to C.P Hood Electrical Ltd.

In June 2017 starting off as one of our in-house CAD Technicians and has progressed to the role of Electrical Design Engineer. He has gained valuable experience along the way working on numerous wide-ranging schemes, ensuring client satisfaction is met throughout the design stages from Preliminary to As-built.

He develops our drawings and design data across all sectors of the industry with valuable knowledge of Autodesk AutoCAD, Revit MEP, Navis works, DIALux and Trimble (Amtech).

He is due to complete his Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Building Services Engineering in June 2023.

Harry Winch
Junior Design Engineer
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Harry works alongside the design team as one of our Junior Designer/Cad Technician.

Harry is currently studying a Liverpool College (Vauxhall Road) and is due to complete his qualification in 2024, he has extensive knowledge of Autodesk packages and has a keen eye for detail when carrying out his drawing and coordination work.

He assists the design team by carrying out Cable sizing, Lighting calculations, Heat Loss calculations, Ventilation Sizing calculations and assists in the production of construction drawings & O&M manuals.

Harry is currently on the Degree Apprenticeship Scheme.

Jordan Ashley
Estimating Manager
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Since completing his apprenticeship, Jordan has remained within the electrical industry and has therefore many years’ experience within building services.

He has worked in estimating, management & Design throughout his career and has a wealth of knowledge and skills within the commercial sector.

He has gained the respect of his colleagues and clients due to his in-depth electrical knowledge, strong design background and extensive electrical expertise.

Jordan has excellent time-management skills enable him to meet restrictive deadlines in a calm and collective manner, and he works in harmony with our multi-disciplined team.

Jordan is responsible for the overall estimating delivery & management.

Peter Orr
Electrical Contracts Manager
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Peter started out as one of our site foreman when he first joined CP Hood back in 2018, he has been the driving force behind some of our most prestigious projects over the recent years including schools, offices and residential blocks.

In 2021 we made Peter head of compliance, he is responsible for ensuring all our sites are up to current standards and regulations, dealing with technical queries, carrying out site visits and ensuring all certification is correctly completed on time.

Peters drive for success has now lead him down the road of becoming one of our Electrical Contracts managers.

Aiden Kirwan
Compliance Manager (QS)
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Aiden joined the growing team at CP Hood in 2022 as a Compliance Manager responsible for all electrical compliance issues across the business.

Aidens key roles and activities are to monitor & manage all day to day compliance issues and has a solid understanding of current Legislation & Regulations.

He has extensive knowledge within the industry and has been a respected member of the industry for over 30 years.

Sophie Lewis
Credit Control
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Sophie joined the office in early 2019 she quickly became a valuable member of the team, Sophie’s role varies including managing the debts of our creditors, ensuring prompt payment Is made, resolving account queries and managing debt recovery.

She has worked in debt recovery / collection and previously worked as buyer for international company and regularly updates and manages our training Matrix ensuring all staff are trained and up to date with H&S training.

She has an NVQ Level 2&3 in business administration and is an instrumental member of the team.

Sue Adamson
Accounts

Sue offers her services on a freelance basis and is responsible for keeping our accounts up to date.

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.

Zoe Shrimpton
Marketing

Zoe is responsible for the upkeep of our web page and assists with the regular social media presence along with production of key case studies, PQQ documents and pre-tender marketing.

She joined the team in 2022 to assist with this part of the business.