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S&G specialise in the provision of design, installation, commissioning and after-care for HVAC mechanical services.

Our projects cover the commercial, retail and leisure business sectors.

With regional offices in London, Wales and the Midlands we are able to offer a complete service throughout the UK.

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Founded in 1999 we have built a reputation for providing a fast, friendly and professional service, delivering systems which are tailored to optimise project quality, cost and programme objectives.

We operate throughout the United Kingdom, servicing projects ranging from single unit installations to major new-build and refurbishment projects.

Our service is underpinned by close working relationships with suppliers of quality equipment coupled with detailed knowledge of product performance across the wide range of available systems.

Management Team

Paul Copner
Managing Director

Paul Copner

Having originally started with S&G back in 2007 Paul was promoted to Managing Director in November 2018. Alongside Nic Roberts he has the responsibility of the day to day running of all aspects the company encompassing our three regional offices in Wales, London and the Midlands.

Although in a new role Paul continues to oversee the majority of the operational side of the business. This includes compliance to Health &Safety, Training and Accreditations in addition to working with other departments to ensure financial, staff performance and customer satisfaction targets are met.

Nic Roberts
Commercial Director

Nic Roberts

During the recent Management restructure Nic was promoted to Commercial Director and has joint responsibility of the day to day running of all aspects the company alongside Paul.

Nic has worked in the HVAC industry for 20 years specialising in VRV & VRF systems. Over the last few of these he has headed up business development predominantly in our London Office. He is now responsible for developing new business throughout the company whilst maintaining our current client base's needs, with a hands-on approach to design and project management.

Phil Lane
Projects Director

Phil Lane

Phil joined S&G back in 2009 and over this time he has been a key figure in establishing our Midlands Office. With accountability on larger national bespoke Projects for major clients, Phil draws on his 40 years of industry experience to exceed expectations on turn key projects.

Although predominantly based within our Midlands Office, Phil also oversees and advises the Project Managers from our other offices on their larger projects and is on hand to lend his expertise if and when required.

Ceri Wilkes
Finance Director

Ceri Wilkes

Ceri started with S&G back in 2009 as our Finance Manager and was vital to the expansion of the company and the set-up of our Midlands Office.

Ceri has over 20 years of financial management experience gained predominantly within the HVAC and Construction Industry and she looks after all of the standard accounting routines for the Company. This includes the production of the Management Accounts and Crucial Business Reporting and communicating these back to the Directors.

Although she is based within the Midlands Office, her role delivers the finance function of the business across all the S&G offices.

Colin Foster
Senior Technical Manager

Colin Foster

Colin joined S&G in 2009 as our Senior Technical Manager dealing with all aspects of design and estimating. Based in our Midlands office dealing with larger commercial and industrial projects, Colin also offers group technical assistance to our other offices as and when required. 

Colin has 45 years of experience in the HVAC sector in all aspects of air conditioning, ductwork, pipework and public health services covering a wide range of projects including more specialist areas such as data centres, clean rooms and close control environments. 

He has formed long standing relationships with many major clients and M&E consultant engineers often providing technical support during tender presentations.

Phil Went
Senior Design Engineer

Phil Went

Based within our Midlands Office, Phil joined S&G back in 2012 as part of the technical design team. He has the daily responsibility of completing calculations, system selections, project cost estimating and providing formal specifications and quotations to clients, working on a vast range of air conditioning, mechanical ventilation and heating projects.

With his vast expoerience within the industry he has worked on a wide range of commercial, industrial, retail and domestic developments.

Phil graduated from Birmingham City University with a HNC Building Services Engineering (Mechanical) qualification whilst working in the industry. He also oversees the in-house CAD department.

Rhys Barrett
Senior Project Manager

Rhys Barrett

Rhys started with S&G back in 2009 as one of our installation engineers and within a few years he made the progression to Project Manager.

With 17 years of industry experience and a building services engineering background, Rhys is able to deliver projects to a high standard and within budget whilst maintaining customer expectations throughout.

Although he is based in our Wales office Rhys is familiar with working nationwide and overseeing a vast range of projects. Over the last few years he has been responsible for running a lot of our larger projects for our key clients within Wales and surrounding areas.

Anthony Gregson
Project & Sales Manager

Anthony Gregson

Anthony joined S&G back in 2015 as a Project Manager and has worked in the HVAC industry for a considerable time with over 20 years in the field. He has predominantly worked in the air conditioning sector, specialising in Split and VRV / VRF systems.

With a proven history of successfully working on both commercial and domestic projects, in both hands-on installation roles and supervisory roles and he has become a key figure within our London Office.

Although predominantly based within London, Anthony has overseen projects throughout the United Kingdom and Channel Islands.

Tristan Davies
Project Manager

Tristan Davies

Tristan joined S&G as a Project Manager in 2021 with 15 years served in the HVAC industry. He has experience in estimating, designing, project delivery and commissioning of multi-million-pound projects.

Tristan gained a Higher National Diploma in Building Services Engineering in 2010 whist working as a Mechanical Project Engineer. As part of his role, he has successfully managed all mechanical packages on numerous projects including ventilation, heating and cooling, public health and specialist gasses. He has experience in new builds and refurbishments in the sectors including commercial, industrial, health care, education and data centres.

Based out of our Wales office, Tristan will strengthen our delivery of larger projects and assist in design and estimating.

Ben Tester
Project Manager

Ben Tester

Ben recently joined the S&G team in 2022 as a Project Manager and will predominantly run the mechanical HVAC projects for the London office.

He has worked in the plumbing, heating and gas industries for over 24 years, and has progressed from a mechanical fitter on industrial contracts, through to being a domestic and commercial Heating Engineer, a Regional Manager and in the last 4 years a Project Manager.

He offers a wealth of experience both practically, with people management and through mechanical design, having acquired his CAD certifications and Health and Safety qualifications.

Ben will strengthen our delivery of larger mechanical projects in the South of England.

Stuart Glass
Project Manager

Stuart Glass

Stuart joined the S&G London Office in 2024 as a Project Manager and brings with him over 30 years of HVAC industry experience from starting as a trainee draughtsman and progressing to Project Manager.

Predominantly working in the Telecommunications industry overseeing the installation of packaged, modular and split AHU’s within Telephone Exchanges throughout the UK and Channel Islands.

Over the years he has been involved in many Fresh Air cooling, Adiabatic Cooling, Chilled Water and DX installations, covering VRV/VRF and split systems. Most recently involved in the installation of 3 x 100kw CRAC/DAC unit installations within a large BT telephone exchange as well as store refit of air conditioning VRF and split systems to a large furniture store chain.

He has overseen many residential and commercial projects including both Cat A and Cat B fit outs.

Paul Thatcher
Service Manager

Paul Thatcher

Paul has recently joined S&G in 2022 as our new Service Manager and will predominantly work from our Wales Office.

With over 19 years experience in the maintenance industry he has a wealth of knowledge running teams of multi-skilled engineers across Wales and the West and will help us to deliver a first class service to our various Planned Preventative Maintenance Customers.

Part of his role will be to manage our Service Team and to oversee all maintenance requirements and reactive callouts making sure we continue to grow in this important sector. 

With Paul's experience as a qualified electrican we will now not only be able to provide support on HVAC requirements but also assist where needed with other areas of building services.

Ross Tobin
Projects Supervisor

Ross Tobin

Ross started with S&G back in 2018 as a Senior Engineer within our installation team and has recently made the progression to Projects Supervisor.

With 20 plus years of experience in the industry Ross has worked on countless HVAC projects throughout the country. His new role sees him oversee multi-trade teams on various large-scale projects including specialist installations such as Data Centres.

He is responsible for ensuring that all installation works are carried out to the highest standard and there is continuity in all our installations across our projects. Ross will liaise closely with the relevant S&G Project Managers as well as the Client Team to oversee any on site design, scheduling and commissioning programmes are met.

Joe Hamer
Trainee Design Engineer

Joe Hamer

Joe recently joined S&G in 2023 as a Trainee Design Engineer. Day to day, he assists in completing calculations, system selections, project cost estimating and providing formal quotations to clients, working on a range of air conditioning, mechanical ventilation and heating projects.

Joe is a former field engineer with 5 years of experience working on specialist ventilation systems across the UK. He is now quickly expanding his knowledge of building services under the guidance of our experienced technical design team.

From 2024, Joe will be working towards a HNC Building Services Engineering qualification at University College Birmingham alongside his work at S&G, further enhancing his expertise and contributions to our projects.

Teresa Smith
Accounts Assistant

Teresa Smith

Teresa joined S&G in 2023 as an Accounts Assistant and is based within our Midlands Office.

Teresa has over 30 years of experience in financial management and brings a wealth of experience to company. Teresa’s current role is to work under our Finance Director and offer support to the companies Finance Department.

Her tasks are mainly focused on Service Department invoicing and purchase ledger.