Our Expertise

Meet our team of experts

100+ Years Experience Over 100 years' experience
Employed Trainers (100+) - Over 100 employed trainers Over 100 employed trainers
5 Star Review 5 star reviews
Bespoke courses available Bespoke courses available
Ambitious Ambitious

Directors

Combined, our leadership team of specialists have over 120 years’ experience from working in difficult and potentially dangerous environments, and are qualified and competent health and safety experts.

Health and Safety Team

Our specialist H&S Consultants have years of experience and provide practical Health & Safety advice, along with support to meet your legal H&S obligations. They can also carry out safety policy and safety audits, review your safety management systems, conduct risk assessments and competence assessments to National Occupational Standards.

Paul Wilson
Senior SHEQ Manager

Experienced SHEQ Manager with a demonstrated history of working and consulting in a high risk major hazard industry.

Billy Grieves
SHEQ & Risk Manager

Proven health and safety expert championing the continuous improvement of safety and health across the business.

Keith Dunbar
SHEQ Manager, Specialist Projects

Pragmatic health and safety practitioner experienced in providing proactive support to operational business units.

Stuart Jackson
SHEQ Manager, Special Projects

Proactive and highly motivated professional with extensive experience in the management of health and safety.

Management Team

Supporting the directors and H&S team with extensive experience and expertise in their given fields.

Andrew Watson
Special Technical Advisor

Experienced Mines Rescue Officer who has been in management positions for over 40 years..

Wendy Masterton
IT & Systems Manager

Organised and proficient project manager with previous experience of delivering training courses.

Rob Tune
Lead IQA

Ensuring assessors are regulated and assessments conducted in line with best practices.

Lisa Negus
Bid & Market Analysis Manager

Successful Bid Manager with over 20 years’ experience in leading bids in the public and private sectors.

Julie Wilson
Marketing Manager

Experienced marketing professional for over 35 years, focused on building the MRS brand to deliver growth.

Operations Team

All our Operations Managers at each of our seven training centres have worked in confined spaces and continue to do so - with real-life stories to share to make the theory come alive. They are also technical rescue specialists and are passionate about the service they offer. Ensuring that standards are met at their sites, they have the competency to discuss at a technical, operational, or layman’s level any requirements the client may have. They have direct responsibility for producing and reviewing risk assessments and method statements for the task and are competent to draw up and implement rescue plans.

Scott Stoker
Operations Manager

Houghton-le-Spring

Versatile leader with broad knowledge of mines rescue, confined spaces and working at height.

Russell Duff
Operations Manager

Southampton

Maritime training expert bringing vast experience to lead the Southampton team.

Gerwyn James
Operations Manager

Wales

Real, first-hand experiences to share thanks to 16 years with the Fire Brigade plus 14 years at MRS.

Billy Gundry
Operations Manager

Knottingley

Accomplished mines rescuer with 40 years’ skills and experience to lead the Yorkshire team.

Paul Antcliffe
Operations Manager

Swadlincote

Proactive leader bringing insight in the health and safety arena and developing the Swadlincote centre and team.

Liam Parrish
Operations Manager

Cowdenbeath

Extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of health and safety training, including policies, processes and assessments.

John Mowbray
Operations Manager

Mansfield

Leading the Mansfield team with over 40 years mining and health and safety experience to share.

Andy Watson
Operations Manager

Aberdeen

Bringing years of mining, rescue and health and safety experience to the effective running of the North Scotland centre.

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Our Heritage

MRS Heritage


For over 100 years, MRS has provided its specialist skills, experience and knowledge to effect the rescue and escape of mine workers from underground. Read more about our historic heritage, and how it has impacted on our present and future, by clicking here

Experts you can trust

With real life stories to make the theory come alive