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Management Team

Our people are at the core of the Sharpfibre business. Sharpfibre has built an enviable team of highly motivated, professional people who are encouraged and supported to be the very best in our industry. They have the experience, knowledge and management capability to match the highest expectation and demands of our clients.

Many of our employees have been with Sharpfibre since our beginning, providing a wealth of knowledge and experience. Our graduate training scheme and ongoing recruitment programme ensures a constant injection of fresh thinking and innovation providing the perfect combination for handling the most complex requirements.

Andrew Sutters

It is with the deepest regret that we have to inform you that Andrew Sutters sadly passed away on Monday 21 January 2013.Andrew was our Operations Director and one of the founders of Sharpfibre, he had been a well known figure in the fire protection industry for over 25 years and to anyone who knew him he was simply Beany. One of life’s characters with a big personality and an even bigger heart. He will be sorely missed by everyone at Sharpfibre and by those who knew him through the business.

Andrew and his partner Justine had three lovely children and his passing has left a big hole in their lives. We offer our love and sympathy to them at this difficult time.

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Paul Harvey
Financial Director

Paul, along with Andrew Sutters founded the company in 1987. Originally from a sales and marketing background, Paul has over 30 years experience in finance and accountancy. His client focus, commercial knowledge and leadership skills have contributed significantly to Sharpfibre’s growth and financial stability, over the past 25 years.

As well as financial management, Paul is also the Director responsible for Health & Safety throughout the company.

David Harper
Technical Director

David joined Sharpfibre in May 2000 in the role of Technical Director heading the company’s drive towards spray applied fire protection. Prior to joining Sharpfibre, David worked for a number of manufacturers including Cryotherm, Rockwool and Grace Construction Products.

David is extensively involved in a number of industry groups set up to lobby government on changes in fire legislation.  These include the FSGD (Fire Safety Development Group) where he was vice-chairman in 2000 and the ASFP (Association for Specialist Fire Protection), where David had been chairman on two occasions in 2003 and 2011. David is also a member of Mensa. 

Gareth Dean
Sales and Marketing Director

In February 2007, Gareth joined Sharpfibre as Sales and Marketing Director, being responsible for securing and maintaining new business for our UK and European operations. Having worked for a number of market leading specialist contractors, Gareth has a proven track record of successfully delivering complex and time critical tenders across the construction industry.

During his time employed Gareth been responsible for the continued and profitable growth of the business during some of the most difficult and challenging economic conditions to face our industry.

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