Senior Management Team

Our talented & experienced team delivers amazing results.

Julie Fletcher

North West Business Development Manager

Julie has over 25 years experience in a broad range of primarily business development roles across an equally broad range of industry sectors. She joins us after five years in a service sales position with blue chip global organisation Atlas Copco, giving her the perfect contacts and skill set to develop our business in the North West of England.

Mobile: 07896 961175

Stuart Potts

North East Business Development Manager

Stuart bring almost two decades of experience in manufacturing companies supplying a number of sectors from offshore energy to agriculture. The early part of his career saw him in production and manufacturing roles, allowing him to understand and empathise with, the challenges faced by many of our clients. He has spent the last five years in business development roles across the agricultural, construction and commercial vehicle sectors. He brings his unique skill set to a business development role in the North East of England.

Mobile: 07970 280181

Glenn Logan

UK Business Development Manager

Glenn brings decades of experience in business to business sales and development, primarily in the industrial tooling sector. He has worked with a number of household names in the industry and has a vast number of contacts to match his experience. He has proven an asset to the Thompson Group and our continued impressive growth across a number of UK industrial sectors.

Mobile: 07970 704415

Tim Luckhurst-Matthews

Group Solicitor and Company Secretary

Tim has a wealth of experience in commercial, law having practised for many years and provides full legal support and advice for the Thompson Group, as well as holding the post of Company Secretary.

Michael Thurley

Operations Manager - Operations

Michael joined the Thompson Group in March 2017 as a tooling tester, and his skills and enthusiasm quickly made him stand out. In just 11 short months he was promoted to Workshop Supervisor, and shortly afterwards, Workshop Manger. Now as Operations Manager - Services, he liaises with key stakeholders of the business to ensure work is completed on time, with consistency, to the highest of standards. He forms a key part of our professional senior management team.

Mobile: 07791 383893

Mark McCormick

Group HSQE Manager

Mark brings a wealth of experience in HSQE to the Thompson Group senior management team. His background across a broad range of industry sectors, enables him to ensure Thompson's staff, visitors, and contractors alike enjoy the highest standards of safety at all times. He ensures that Thompson's customer service is second to none and that the group’s activities have the minimum impact upon the environment, no matter where they are operating. In the last 6 months Mark has made a massive difference to the business improving safety standards and implementing ISO45001 for Health and Safety and ISO14001 for environmental responsibility.

Gavin Robinson

Group Sales Director

Gavin brings with him, a wealth of experience in sales in the cut and thrust worlds of both retail finance, and vehicle sales. His highly successful career in sales and finance to date, make him the perfect addition to our board of Directors.

Louise Quin

Group Chief Finance Officer

Louise joined the organisation with a wealth of skills and experience in the world of finance. Her professionalism and attention to detail ensure that our busy accounts department runs effectively and efficiently at all times. Although selling products and services is the key to the success of any organisation, professionally managed accounts is equally important, to ensure smooth cash-flow and a financially health business. Louise fully appreciates this and assures it happens at all times.

John Thompson

Group Managing Director

A member of the founding family, John has without doubt, the most experience in industrial power tool application engineering, and is very well known across the industry sector. An apprentice trained manufacturing engineer, he started his career with Thor Tools in 1967 and has over 45 years’ experience. Over his extensive career, he has worked with many blue-chip companies such as Atlas Copco, Chicago Pneumatic, Desoutter and Ingersoll Rand to name just a few.

Kris Simpson

Group Chief Operating Officer

Kris is the archetypal "hands on" senior team member. An apprentice trained mechanical fitter and turner, he joined Thompson Power Tools in 2007 as a mechanical fitter. He rapidly climbed the ranks to Service Manager in 2009, then on to Group Operations Director in 2016. More recently in 2020 he has taken on the role of Chief Operating Officer.

Adam Thompson

Group Chief Executive Officer

A member of the founding family, Adam has extensive experience across a broad range of disciplines and industry sectors. His "can do" attitude and appetite for business development has seen him play a pivotal role in the continued growth and expansion of the Thompson Group of Companies.