Meet the Team

Working with HVSS means you’re working with some of the most talented and experienced people in the industry. We are committed to providing an outstanding service and our team look forward to working with you on your projects and developments. 

Our Directors

Garry Turner

Managing Director

Garry is an experienced Chartered Engineer with a Master's degree in Business (MBA). Garry holds 27 years of electrical industry experience and 17 years in the ICP market.

Garry holds responsibility for the business through all of our departments and specialises in driving growth and profitability whilst building strong relationships. He loves helping people develop and taking care of the important stuff!

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Ambitious, Enthusiastic, Fearless

Sean Taylor

Sales and Design Director

Sean heads up our Sales, Tendering, Design and Engineering Support departments and with over 40 years of experience in the industry, he provides a great deal of expertise.

He specialises in private electricity networks, adopted LV/HV infrastructure and primary substations and has been working at HVSS since December 2012. He enjoys working with such a vibrant, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable team

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Courageous, Encouraging, Resilient

Richard Parkes

Construction Director

Richard has been in the construction industry for 19 years and worked at HVSS since 2016. He was our Construction Manager before becoming a Director and is now undertaking a degree at DMU in business management.

He oversees the construction side of the business and enjoys the mix of projects with their varied size, complexity and challenges within our ambitious, dynamic and rapidly growing company.

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Kind-hearted, Supportive, Inspirational

Senior Management Team

Meera Shah

Financial Controller

Meera oversees all of the finance functions within the business. She produces monthly accounts, organises supplier payments, reviews monthly projects and manages cash flow for HVSS.

She has over 10 years of experience in finance and, whilst has only been in the industry for a short time, she has made a big impact. She loves that everyone is so welcoming and always willing to help.

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Friendly, Sociable, Helpful

Emily Oldfield

Office/HR manager

Emily has worked at HVSS since 2014 and she currently manages our HR, recruitment, fleet, PPE and facilities management.

She is currently studying for her CIPD qualification to develop her knowledge further and will be focusing on employee relations as her role grows. Emily loves that every day is different and enjoys getting to know all of the employees across the business.

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Considerate, Approachable, Organised

David Lane

Major Special Projects Manager

David manages a technical team that focuses on the tendering and delivery of HV and EHV schemes across the UK. With 40+ years in electrical, mechanical & civil construction environments, David offers a wealth of experience and knowledge.

He is also a Chartered Electrical Engineer and specialises in electrical transmission, distribution & power generation construction.

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Determined, Meticulous, Professional

Daniel Scott

Design Manager

Daniel has over 20 years of experience in the multi-utility industry. He joined us in 2018 as a Design Engineer and progressed to become our Design Manager.

Daniel has expertise in electricity, gas and water networks for residential and commercial developments. He enjoys developing the team and building processes as the business grows.

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Methodical, Understanding, Disciplined

Jayan Laxman

Regional Sales & Tendering Manager

Jayan specialises in Electricity, Gas, Water and Fibre connections with over 10 years of experience within the infrastructure industry. Jayan has an MSc Degree in Engineering and is now currently pursuing his Chartership in Engineering. He is always looking to be on top of innovation and changes within the market.

He manages the Sales & Tendering team and is involved in technical sales, consulting, training and is always looking to expand the business and enlist new clients.

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Caring, Passionate, Dedicated

Michael Turner

Regional Manager – North

Michael holds 20+ years of experience in Construction and has been working in the Multi-Utility industry since 2011.

He supports the Project Managers in the North and works to deliver projects on time and within budget. He specialises in electricity projects and builds strong client relationships. He enjoys being part of a team full of good people!

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Trusting, Calm, Kind

Jim Theobold

Regional Manager – South West

Jim started as an electrician over 20 years ago. He then worked for ICP's, moved into project management and is now our Regional Manager of the South West.

His experience has taught him that customer relations are very important to him as he manages projects and his team. He likes that everyone in the company is approachable and willing to help.

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Charismatic, Fun, Memorable

James Desilva

Regional Manager – Midlands

James started off as an electrician and then moved into the utilities sector in 2016. He offers expertise in project management and staff development.

James heads up a team of Project Managers in the Midlands and day-to-day oversees the management of customer relationships and looks to problem-solve where necessary.

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Hard-working, Motivating, Pioneering

Michael Powell

Regional Manager – South

Michael holds over 16 years of experience in electrical engineering and started in utilities in 2014. He is currently undertaking a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) with a focus on leadership.

He specialises in project management and supports the project management team in London and the South East. He motivates the team by providing safe, effective, and high-quality solutions for HVSS clients.

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Fastidious, Open-minded, Compassionate

Regional Sales Managers

Tracey Pajak

Regional Sales Manager South

Tracey joined HVSS in July 2022, having worked within 3 of the 'big 6' energy suppliers, ICP's and IDNO's since 1996.

Tracey specialises in customer experience, sales and marketing within the company. Tracey works with clients in the South to generate new connections whilst managing the relationships with our existing clients.

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Goodhearted, Friendly, Hilarious

Richard Brook

Regional Sales Manager North

Richard has been working in the electricity and gas industry for over 50 years. He has experience in working at senior level, managing teams and the creation of start-up businesses.

He focuses on building strong customer service and business development. He also manages accounts within the business and helps make projects succeed with strong client relationships. He enjoys being part of the team and using his experience to help colleagues and clients with projects.

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Driven, Knowledgeable, Brainy

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