Principal Staff

Peter Gagg, CEO

Peter is responsible for delivering global asset management excellence and business improvement consultancy services. With a vast experience in managing teams of consultants and technical trainers, he works with clients on a worldwide basis.

Peter’s knowledge includes providing Asset Management, Maintenance and Manufacturing services, working for over 28 years with clients in Pharmaceuticals, Chemical, Power, Food & Drink, Automotive, Transport and Facilities Management. Peter’s recent client projects include working with Johnson & Johnson, MSD, Dubai Airports, Norland Managed Services, GlaxoSmithKline and BSkyB. Masters degree in Polymer Engineering and is a Fellow of the Institute of Consulting.

John Saysell, Head of Business Development & Training

John is responsible for managing the MCP technical training function. He has almost 20 years of managing change programmes, customers and trainers. If you want to improve your teams’ operational and maintenance skills and knowledge, you are talking to the right man!

Working across sectors as diverse as facilities, power, transport, paper, food, drink and automotive, John’s customers include Babcock, Bombardier, United Biscuits, Heineken and Heathrow Airport. Some of these customers have worked with John for 15 years.

John would like to spend more of his spare time at the velodrome. He has won 5 national titles and has world and European honours. He has a bachelor of engineering and is a chartered mechanical engineer.

Dave Porrill, Principal Consultant

Eleven years in the South African Breweries followed by thirteen years in the pharmaceutical industry, three years in the sugar industry and then one year in the biofuels industry. Dave current and primary responsibility is to grow the maintenance consulting business in the UK and internationally.

Daves specialist skills are in the field of production equipment maintenance and reliability strategies and systems within the FMCG environment. His international consulting prowess is across multiple geographies, by assisting sites to improve all aspects of maintenance and reliability processes and systems, including CMMS implementation and use. Experienced in TPM programme implementation, World Class Manufacturing systems and processes, and modern training and development techniques. The author of several industry papers on maintenance, reliability and production topics, published on 12 occasions to date in the USA, Australia and the UK.

Celia Cionnagh, Operations Manager

Celia is a Director and our Operations Manager. Her responsibilities include: developing and implementing the strategic plans of the business to increase efficiency and effectiveness within the business processes.

She manages the day-to-day activities to ensure that the business functions run smoothly. Her duties include managing and supervising the staff, planning budgets, reviewing expenses, cost cutting and looking for new ways to increase profitability. In addition, she acts on behalf of the business in the absence of other key principal members of staff.

She has a clear knowledge of laws, regulations, and guidelines to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies and organisations. She manages all client accounts for both consultancy and training in terms of support services and is your first point of contact for any enquiries.

Colin Wright, Change Management Consultant

Colin has a proven track record of leading and motivating those around him. By performing effectively as a team player, he is an experienced professional trainer and assessor in the design and delivery of Electrical and Health and Safety training.

His considerable practical experience in the electrical engineering industry has made him the trainer of choice for recent MCP project work that includes: leading the technical training programme as part of Dubai Airports Engineering Change strategy and delivering training to clients such as Carlsberg, Royal Mail, BAA, United Biscuits and Heathrow Airport. Colin is a member of the Institute of Safety and Health.

Phil Taylor, Facilities Management Consultant

Phil has over 40 years’ experience in engineering maintenance and facilities management (FM), specialising in computerised maintenance management systems (CMMS), asset management (ISO 55000), condition based maintenance and building information modelling (BIM). Trained as a Marine Engineer with Shell Tankers, Phil then came ashore to manage maintenance at the renowned Freeman Heart Hospital and gain a BSc in Physical Electronics.

While at the Building Services Research and Information Association, (BSRIA), Phil co-authored a book on low-cost condition monitoring for engineering services. He has led and supported numerous maintenance and FM projects with multi-national supply-side and demand-side clients including EU-wide mobilization of maintenance services, development of a Corporate Real Estate risk management program and development and roll-out of a contractor management program.

Paul Rodgers, Training Practice Manager

Paul is responsible for developing MCP Account and client relationships with a focus on MCP’s training and related services. With extensive experience in Business Development, Sales, Project and Service delivery, he has a wealth of experience in the design and delivery of Business Improvement Programmes, focusing on the Manufacturing and Transactional Services sectors alike.

With an experience of delivering programmes to large corporate accounts worldwide, Paul works closely with our client Directors and Managers to design and develop innovative training and consultancy solutions.

Mark Everson, Technical Trainer

Mark is an experienced trainer bringing a vast array of skills and expertise. He is well equipped to blend his wide-ranging knowledge to effectively design and deliver training programmes to a broad range of audiences from apprentices through to senior authorising engineer level. His pragmatic approach to delivering training in both public and private educational sectors and his membership of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has enabled him to keep in touch with industry developments and innovations. This has already proven to be invaluable in the delivery of training programmes to national and international accounts.

His experience includes delivery of training programmes for a number of high profile businesses including: Hamad Medical City, Doha; British Airports Authority (Heathrow, Gatwick & Stansted Airports); Bank of England; Daily Express Newspaper Group; Severn Trent Water Authority; Clarks Shoes; Unilever; Babcock International; Apetito Ltd and GSK.

Matthew Reason, Technical Trainer

Matthew has a proven track record of leading and delivering technical training. He is an experienced professional trainer and assessor in the design and delivery of Instrumentation, Control Systems and Electrical training. His practical experience in the instrumentation and electrical engineering industry and considerable experience in both national and international training has helped him to stay in touch with the needs of the delegates.

His work includes: leading and delivering the instrumentation, control systems and electrical technical training programme to technicians and tradesmen to clients such as Dubai International Airport, Heathrow Airport, Carlsberg, Royal Mail, United Biscuits, Thames Water, Welsh Water, Jacobs Douwe Egberts, Great Western Trains, Cooper Vision, Foster & Wheeler, BBC, GSK, Horlicks, Reading University, Britvic and Mars.

Richard Fathers, Senior Consultant

Richard brings a wealth of knowledge and experience having worked in various roles for over three decades.

Richard role within the business is to deliver Asset Management Consultancy and Training, Skills Assessments, Asset Condition Assessments, Bespoke training, ISO 55000 Certification, Engineering Consultancy and Continuous Improvement Processes.

Dave Fishwick, Consultant & Trainer

Dave has over 46 years’ experience in engineering manufacturing maintenance, maintenance management, outsourced contracts and facilities management (FM), within the field of production equipment maintenance, and site facilities within the FMCG sector of leading blue chip companies.

Dave is an experienced manager who can hit the ground running, and can liaise and work with all levels of staff. Assisting sites to improve all aspects of maintenance, facility care and contract outsourcing, including CMMS, TPM assessments, implementation and use.

Dave’s recent client projects include working with Johnson & Johnson, Heathrow airport, 360 facilities Abu Dhabi, Dubai Airports, Jaguar Landrover, and GlaxoSmithKline.

Roy Davis, Associate Senior Consultant

A very experienced and capable chartered engineer with extensive knowledge of asset management, total productive maintenance, manufacturing systems and processes, capital projects management, manufacturing machinery, and engineering management. This includes the development and delivery of TPM, asset management, maintenance and reliability training courses.

Roy has delivered consultancy support services to a range of clients within manufacturing sectors including food, drink, pharmaceutical, FMCG, automotive, ceramics, and engineering goods.


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