Team Members

You would expect that the Addison Team is highly experienced in their various fields, the other element they share is their openness and ability to go the extra mile to ensure that our clients needs are not only met, but exceeded. We bring our independent and focused ethos to the table on every occasion.

Marcus Addison


Marcus has been a mainstay of Addison since the Project arm was formed in 1997.  With a strong background in contract and cost management, Marcus is able to support the business from a commercial stance and his skills are often utilised when setting up major contracts on behalf of our clients. He is actively involved in the day-to-day management and customer facing elements and a driving force across the whole group.

Steve Davies


With over 40 years experience in Engineering management, Steve has recently taken over as head of the senior management team. Steve has the pivotal role of shaping the business, developing the organisational structure to achieve excellence in quality of service and maximum efficiency and will motivate and focus the teams to implement the company’s vision. Steve’s role will include, making sure that the company follows a path of continuous improvement, sustained business growth and commercial success. 

Cyril Clark


Cyril joined the Addison Group in March 2016. He is a long standing FCCA qualified Accountant, working at a senior level for over a decade. Previously employed as a Client Manager for a large Chartered Accountancy Practice, he had his own portfolio of SME clients with turnovers up to £50m and has been a key member of the team since he started with us.

Richard Horrocks


Following an extensive career at ICI after joining as an apprentice, Richard came on board with Addison at the very start. He recently moved across from his longstanding Engineering role to take up this new position. One of the drivers of the business that has made us the company that we are today.

Ian Dolan


Ian has worked with Addison for many years as a contractor, bringing a huge amount of process and other engineering support to the business. He recently accepted this role and it has been a seamless transition, strengthening the management team and providing new impetus to the operational side of the business.

Dave McMahon


Dave joined the team in late 2022 and stepped into the head role at our Hillhouse office shortly after. He is an apprentice trained engineer with an electrical and mechanical background and brings with him a wealth of experience from within Operations, Maintenance, Process Improvement and Project Management. Dave is passionate about driving culture towards world class and strives to bring about improvements in productivity and quality. He has spent his career working in various sectors including Automotive, Chemical and Food and Drink Manufacturing.

Alex Thompson


Alex is a Chartered Chemical Engineer with experience covering a broad range of industries including LNG, LPG, Ammonia, large volume organic chemicals, upstream oil and gas, Biodiesel and speciality chemicals. Over his career he has worked for both contracting and operating companies.  He started At Addison as a Process Engineer, stepping up to officially lead the process team in 2022.  His success in that role has led to his appointment as Engineering Director for the North East in 2023. 

Kevin Heron


Kevin has been the Business Development Director at Addison Project for over 20 years.

He is recognised as being a leading figure in the industry in his field and is responsible for bringing in new accounts, ensuring all existing accounts receive the best possible service, looking for potential acquisitions and seeking to expand the business throughout the UK. 

Lee Heron


Part of the team since 2007, Lee has recently handed over his Procurement activities and has taken up a new role as Business Development Director. He played an key role in establishing the Daresbury Park office and is actively involved in our growth across the UK.

Kevin Simmonds


Part of the team since 2020, Kevin has a host of experience in Business Development and Marketing from across the industrial sector and works across all of the Addison businesses. With a primary focus on growth for Project across the UK, he is a key player in our successful NE operation. He continues to work with the Precision arm from a commercial angle alongside delivering a Group wide Sales & Marketing Strategy taking us forwards in what is an exciting period for Addison as a whole.

Tim Sellicks

Tim has over 30 years experience in Industry. Joining to expand our presence in the South of England, he brings a wealth of commercial, technical and practical experience on projects across all manufacturing sectors, large and small. Tim’s role is very much a hands on, face to face support to customers, showcasing the businesses wide engineering project capabilities.

Dean Barker


Part of the team since 2006, Dean initially joined the business as a construction manager and has progressed through the company to head our operations on the Construction side of the business.  Whilst also providing HSE support and guidance across all disciplines from the Hillhouse office, Dean takes on the responsibility for achieving excellence in customer service, along with supporting the business on the wider growth strategy.  

Luke Cartwright

Luke brings a wealth of experience as a seasoned project professional with a robust background in managing diverse multidiscipline projects, including EPCM. His expertise in project and contract management, coupled with a proven track record of successful project delivery, positions him as a key leader within our organization. Luke’s role extends beyond oversight; he is dedicated to instilling a culture of excellence within our project management team, ensuring that each project not only meets but exceeds client expectations. With a keen eye for detail and a strategic mindset, Luke is committed to driving our projects towards seamless and successful delivery, reinforcing Addison’s commitment to excellence and client satisfaction.

Mark Verdon


Mark joined the business back in April 2019 to head up Precision, bringing with him over 34 years of industry knowledge.

From starting his career at the grass roots of engineering, serving his time as a CNC machinist, Mark has gone on to work at all levels within the industry, ranging from small to medium sized subcontract companies to more recent roles within Rolls-Royce Civil Aerospace engaging in supply chain management and purchasing.

Having worked extensively across multiple industry sectors his role is to help in the development, transformation and growth of the business whilst promoting our core values, ethos and strengths.

Geoff Coulborn


Part of the team since Addison was founded, Geoff undertakes the role of General Manager in the company. Leading by example, he is often involved in the “business end” of jobs ensuring the team deliver on their promises.

Steve Mayer


Steve has been with the Addison team since 1997 and is a mechanical specialist with a long history of supporting clients with their pipework and fabrication requirements. He is very much hands on, involved throughout the execution of a job to ensure our clients are continually delighted.

Gina Peacock


New to the team in 2020, Gina is our Operations Manager based in the North East office.

Gina has extensive recruitment experience sourcing professionals in the chemical, oil & gas, construction and engineering sectors, both within the UK and internationally. Gina is also a key player in supporting the management team with our employee resourcing requirement. She is passionate about the Process Industry and is enthusiastic about Addison’s future.

Sophie Addison


Sophie has been a part of the Addison Team for many years providing support across the group. With an extensive creative background in education, Sophie has recently focused on improving our market visibility and helping to grow the Academy. Sophie supports the group in our business growth endeavours and is passionate about the whole Addison team and their capabilities. She is a very positive influence around the group and is proficient in finding solutions, with a commitment to delivering exceptional levels of customer service at the top of her list.

Phil Bates


Phil joined Addison in 2003 as an apprentice Mechanical Designer. He has undertaken multiple roles for the business, both in the office and on our client sites, gaining valuable experience. After leading the mechanical design section, Phil has progressed through the ranks to become Technical Director. He is focused on working with the Business Development team to ensure our proposals are of the highest quality, giving us the best possible chance of securing new work. Phil also continues to support all our mechanical design teams with his extensive knowledge of our design procedures and systems.

Ray Lynch


One of the longest serving team members, Ray spent his early career manufacturing gas turbine blades and vanes and the production of bespoke machine tools.

He joined Addison in 1989, during this time he has fulfilled many roles, progressing from the shop floor to higher management and is currently Senior Account Manager supporting the Aerospace sector.


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General Enquiries:

Career Enquiries:

Project Enquiries:

Hillhouse: 01253 898 200

Daresbury Park: 01928 786 000

Teesside: 01642 694 000

Precision Enquiries:

T: 01253 898 292

Engineering Enquiries:

T: 01253 898 280

Regional Offices:

Hillhouse Business Park, Thornton Cleveleys, Lancs, FY5 4QD

Daresbury Park, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 4BS

Riverside Park, Middlesbrough, Teesside, TS2 1RU

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