Our People

Managing Director - James Bullock

• Telephone: 01773 814000 • Email: james@prospare.co.uk

James has been supplying equipment to companies processing bulk powder and granular materials for over 30 years. He has experience in solving problems with a huge variety of different raw materials. Having achieved a BA in Business Studies at night school in his youth, James is fascinated by business and how to improve systems and processes to make the company operate to the best of its abilities. Amongst his many roles within the business, he is particularly involved in launching new products and works closely with the sales team.

Outside of work James is an enthusiastic target rifle shooter, who has represented Nottinghamshire, England and Great Britain on many occasions, both at home and overseas.

 

Operations Director - David Bullock

• Telephone: 01773 814009 • Email: david@prospare.co.uk

David has been responsible for all aspects of procurement, stock control and distribution for over 27 years. He liaises closely with our network of suppliers, regularly visiting their factories all over the world to help ensure quality is maintained and negotiate keen pricing. David manages our ISO 9000 programme and Health & Safety compliance.

David is a keen sportsman who is active in a wide range of sports. His current focus is on mountain biking and he has the bruises to prove it!

 

Engineering Director - Steve Peterson

• Telephone: 07989 955898 • Email: steve@prospare.co.uk

Steve joined the team in 2001 and is responsible for all aspects of the sale of capital equipment such as Teka mixers and Walter washout systems. Steve has had a varied career within the field of engineering, from the precision of a Rolls Royce Apprencticeship to heavy engineering installing crushers and quarrying equipment. This mix of experience has proven the ideal background for his role working with clients at the design, sale, installation and commissioning stages of the projects we undertake. His blend of enthusiasm, product knowledge and a practical ability to get the job done mean he is popular and always in demand.

Steve is a medal winning swimmer who still holds the schoolboy record for 200M butterfly and is reigning ProSpare arm wrestling champion.

 


 

Sales Office Manager – Glenn Warren

• Telephone: 01773 814008 • Email: glenn@prospare.co.uk

Glenn manages the ProSpare sales office with a keen eye for attention to detail. Glenn started his career in the sand processing sector where he gained practical, hands on experience of the full gamut of materials handling issues. In recent years Glenn has increasingly focused on the hygienic sector and is now a specialist in meeting the needs of the food industry.

Glenn is another keen gym goer, who spends most of his time away from the office keeping fit.

 

Sales Office - Jan Hajkowski

• Telephone: 01773 814015 • Email: jan@prospare.co.uk

Jan joined our sales office team in 2013 following a career as a project manager for a leading national construction company. Having gained a wealth of experience liaising with customers to provide technical support, Jan has the ideal background for his role as one of the main points of customer contact at ProSpare. Jan has settled into his new role and established himself as a key member of the team very quickly.

Jan is very keen on a range of watersports and, as his names suggests, likes to Jetski and Waterski in his spare time.

 

Sales Office Coordinator - Jane Paterson

• Telephone: 01773 814005 • Email: janepaterson@prospare.co.uk

Jane is a highly experienced office administrator who joined the rapidly expanding ProSpare team in 2013. Jane plays an important role coordinating the activities of the sales office with our five field based sales engineers, making sure customers gain maximum benefit from the free on-site engineering back up that we offer. Jane is very organised and keeps the whole operation running like clockwork.

In her spare time Jane is a keen runner and swimmer, which is a good job as she needs to be fit to cope with walking her 4 boisterous beagles every day.

 

David Patterson

General Manager • Bulk Materials – David Patterson

• Telephone: 01773 814026 • Email: davidpatterson@prospare.co.uk

David joins ProSpare after a long career as General Manager for who many regard as the leading belt cleaner specialist in UK. His wealth of experience make him the best placed person to manage the bulk materials division of ProSpare, handling all existing products within our wear linings, vibration and conveyor components ranges. His first challenge is launching the new Starclean belt cleaners in UK.

In his spare time David is an avid cyclist. He can be regularly found mountain biking in Sherwood Forest or exploring the Nottinghamshire countryside on his road bike sampling the best cafes in the region for their tea & cake. As pedal power just isn’t enough sometimes, recently David passed his motorcycle test with his sights set on a Triumph motorbike.

 

Tom Bullock

Project Engineer – Tom Bullock

• Telephone: 01773 814023 • Email: tom@prospare.co.uk

Tom comes to ProSpare having recently completed his manufacturing and mechanical engineering degree at Warwick University. His meticulous approach to work brings a great eye for detail to the bulk materials department. Tom will be providing engineering back up and support to ProSpare.

Another target rifle shooter within the Bullock family Tom has represented Nottinghamshire, England and Great Britain at a number of levels around the world. Recently he has also taken to the dancefloor expressing a keen interest in Argentine Tango.

 

Warehouse Manager - Ian Kettell

• Telephone: 01773 814024 • Email: ian@prospare.co.uk

Ian has been running our warehouse for 16 years. Managing the stores is a challenging role that is at the heart of our ability to get the right parts, on the right site, at the right time. We receive thousands of tonnes of components and despatch thousands of parcels every year and it is a testament to the professionalism of Ian and his team that we are recognised for offering the most reliable service in the business. He is another attention to detail junky who runs a tight ship. The stores are immaculate and Ian has the knack of making things happen when the chips are down.

Ian has so many interests outside of work that it is hard to list them all. Suffice to say that photography, airshows and helping out with the local Air Cadets form a small part of his activities.

 


 

Industrial Focus

Southern Region Field Sales Engineer - Dave Curtin

• Telephone: 07976 350945 • Email: dave@prospare.co.uk

Dave brings with him over 30 year's experience of the construction industry in production management positions for several leading concrete producers. Bringing together ProSpare products and Dave's expertise has already helped clients improve Health and Safety and reduce down time.

Dave is a keen free fall parachute enthusiast who spends most weekends jumping from aircraft at 10,000 feet. With over 2600 jumps under his belt Dave has reached heady heights in the sport and competed as cameraman for the Great Britain 4 man team at the recent World Cup meeting in Stupino, Russia. Working for ProSpare should bring him back down to earth!

 

Central Region Field Sales Engineer - Rob Streets

• Telephone: 07977 909757 • Email: robert@prospare.co.uk

Rob is a highly experienced sales engineer with a wealth of experience in all aspects of our broad product range. In his 12 years at ProSpare, he has visited a tremendously varied array of customers in a diverse range of sectors enabling him to help advise clients on how to use our specialist products to get the best out of their plant. Rob specialises in solving wear problems in chutes, bunkers and hoppers and is heavily involved in sales of our range of wear linings, particularly to the Sand and Gravel industry.

Rob used to play football regularly, until the lure of early morning Sunday league fixtures in the cold and wet lost its allure. He has now turned his attention to the golf course very successfully and is official ProSpare bandit.

 

Northern Region Field Sales Engineer - Harry Hanson

• Telephone: 07976 760421 • Email: harry@prospare.co.uk

Prior to joining ProSpare, Harry worked for 10 years supplying vibratory equipment to help solve material flow and compaction problems with a wide range of raw materials experience gained in his previous role, added to his 17 years at ProSpare, provides the ideal mix of practical, hands on expertise that Harry is renowned for. In addition to visiting clients throughout the north of England, he is our resident vibratory specialist who plays a national technical role offering advice and assistance on the black art of vibration.

Harry is another keen sportsman who is involved at a high level in a number of sports, particularly squash, tennis and golf, and it has been noticed that he can get a little competitive at times. He is also a keen traveller having recently visited Australia, Thailand and the USA.

 

Scotland and Northern Ireland Field Sales Engineer - Ray Kemp

• Telephone: 07860 605789 • Email: ray@prospare.co.uk

Ray has been supplying equipment to the construction and building materials sectors for nearly 30 years, having joined ProSpare 14 years ago. This wealth of experience makes Ray a specialist in abrasion resistance and he works closely with clients all over Scotland and Northern Ireland to minimise the impact of highly aggressive local aggregates. Over the last 5 years, Ray has taken on the role of sales engineer for the hygienic sector in his patch, in addition to looking after industrial clients.

Ray is a keen musician, although these days he is more likely to be listening with a wee dram in his hands rather than actually playing on stage himself.

 


 

Hygienic Focus

Paul Northern – Sales Engineer

• Telephone: 07796 260177 • Email: paul@prospare.co.uk

Paul joined ProSpare in 2007 having achieved degree in Geography whilst at University. He served his formative years in our order office gaining knowledge of our wide range of products and customers. Paul specialises in metal detection and BFM connectors.  In 2011 he made the move to the field sales team and has taken to it like a duck to water. Paul lives in the Midlands and covers the central and northern regions.

As a lifelong fan and season ticket holder of Nottingham Forest football club, Paul often needs cheering up on Monday mornings.