Northsound has a team of highly skilled qualified engineers who are all CSCS qualified - enabling us to gain the CSCS Platinum Certificate of Commitment. We are committed to continual staff development and training. We have a full training programme in place to ensure that we are providing the most up to date skills and procedures, we will continue to invest in our employees in 2016.
We have a range of expertise within the company and we are pleased to introduce you to some of our key members of staff.
Piers Marks - Managing Director
Piers took over the company in 2010, his background is in pipefitting and welding. Over the last few years Piers has grown the business considerably and his hard working ethos has ensured that the company continues to expand and provide high levels of service to its customers.
When Piers isn’t at work he enjoys spending time with his family and outdoor activities. This year he has a few challenges already lined up and is taking part in the London Paris Bike Ride in July, The Heaven of the South bike ride and his second Tough Mudder race.
Claire Forgione - Operations Manager
Claire is responsible for all of the day to day running of the office. She works closely with the rest of the team making sure that all of their requirements are met and that the operations runs as efficiently as possible.
During her free time Claire loves spending time with her two young daughters. She is also a keen runner, this year she plans to complete four half marathons, including Hampton Court Palace and Windsor Half.
Dave Barnes - Contracts Manager
Dave is responsible for managing contracts across the company, including production engineering, he works closely with clients overseeing their projects. Dave joined us in 2015 and brings with a wealth of experience, with skills in AutoCad, Solidworks, Project and Account Management.
Dave enjoys the rugby and is a keen supporter of Gloucester. He is also an enthusiastic cyclist, he is taking part in the Heaven of the South bike ride this year- a 50 mile cycle through the Cotswolds.
Eric Evans - Workshop Foreman
Eric works within our Woodchester Workshop. He has many years’ experience in engineering and is often found working on our larger projects as well as keeping things running smoothly in the workshop. Eric is also our Responsible Welding Coordinator, he coordinates all the CE Marked jobs and ensures that they are manufactured according to industry standards.
Eric loves a good book as well as trying out some of our local Cotswold's pubs and restaurants!
Cilla Weaver - Accounts and Finance Manager
Cilla works within our office and is responsible for the company’s finance and accounts. She works directly with Piers ensuring the efficient running of the business.
In her free time Cilla enjoys looking after her three legged cat from Thailand who she rescued from the illegal meat trade, walking her dogs and drinking fine wine!
Clive Caswell - Site Manager
Clive has been with the company since the start. Clive is predominately based in one of our client’s factories where he provides a continuous maintenance service onsite and is always on hand to liaise with the customer and to carry out works required immediately. Clive has been working within the industry for over 40 years so has vast experience to offer our clients.
Clive is our green fingered man from Liverpool - a keen gardener who produces a mass of veggies!