Our People

OUR TOP TEAM

Russell Heagney

RUSSELL HEAGNEY

COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR

THINKER & PLANNER 

Russell led the growth and sale of Custom Communication Systems Group over a 15-year period leading to a trade sale to Virtua UK in 2013.

From a sales, product and electronic background, Russell leads the strategy at M&T for the delivery of technology based projects.

Andy Gates

ANDY GATES

ENGINEERING DIRECTOR

ENGINEER & INVENTOR

Andy's responsibilities include the day to day operational management of the company including civil engineering delivery.

Andy is the former Managing Director of Astral Specialist Contracts Ltd who were acquired by Virtua UK in 2015. His practical business and engineering management background spans over 25-years.

Karen

KAREN BOURNE

ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

ORGANISER & PROBLEM SOLVER

Karen played an instrumental role in the growth and sale of Custom Communication Systems Group to Virtua UK in 2013. Her accounting and administration background is balanced with HR management and business acumen skills. Karen has joined M&T to organise our back of house activities and ensure that we operate to the highest of standards.


Jason

JASON BOURNE

PROJECT MANAGER

Jason is responsible for managing and delivering M&T's projects.  His management background has given him a wealth of experience in everything from large complex projects down to smaller works.  He brings with him a can do attitude and works on the ethos of 'Its not just about doing it right, its about believing and wanting it to be done right'.  



Matthew

MATTHEW LUNN

PROJECT MANAGER

Matthew brings Electrical and Communication Site Management expertise to our team. He has been involved on a range of commercial, industrial and rail projects over the past 20 years.  He is a hard working individual committed to achieving the highest of standards in his assignments.  He likes a challenge and values strong,  good relationships with his colleagues.


 

Oliver

OLIVER GATES

SITE MANAGER

Oliver is a hard working member of the team who is responsible for managing the engineering teams.  He is a committed individual who always sees a job through to the end.  He brings to M&T a wealth of experience in telecoms ranging from civil engineering projects to installation of major DAS systems.  



Karen

DAVID HICKS

SPECIALIST SITE MANAGER

David adds a new dimension to the Machine and Technology brand. Having an experienced antenna rigger, steel erector and IRATA qualified rope access technician as part of the team enables us to plan, manage and execute work at height across both the construction and telecommunications sectors.