MEET THE NALA TEAM

MEET THE NALA TEAM

DAVID POLLARD

Managing Director

David Pollard founded Nala in 1979 having being made redundant from his previous role as a contracts manager with an electrical contractor based in Darlington. He had worked previously as an electrician and contracts manager at various firms. He started Nala with the strong contact base he had built up and a handful of loyal clients. He is still involved in running contracts and has always believed in offering a reliable and quality service to continue and build on existing customer relationships.

PAT POLLARD

Director

Pat Pollard started the business together with her husband Dave in 1979, and assisted with the administration, estimates and accounts as well as bringing up a young family. She had previously worked as a personnel manager for the Binns department store in Sunderland. Pat continues to be actively involved in running the business within the HR and accounts departments.

NICOLA DUKE

Director

Nicola Duke, BA(Hons) CGMA has been with the business since 2000 when she joined having worked as a management accountant within a production facility. Nicola is a company director and heads up the administration, accounts and HR team. She is also responsible for driving the company’s sales and marketing strategy.

ANDREW POLLARD

Contracts Manager

Andrew Pollard has been with Nala since he started as an electrical apprentice at 19. He has since studied an HNC in Building Services and worked as an electrician before moving into office-based roles. Andrew, along with other contract managers, oversee all projects from design through to completion, managing day to day progress on-site as well as liaising with clients and managing expectations. He is also committed to delivering excellence in installation standards and building on existing and new customer relationships.

IAIN ROBERTSON

Contracts Manager

Iain Robertson joined the business in 2007 having worked in similar roles in previous organisations. He is responsible for overseeing and managing the delivery of contracts for a variety of clients. He also has responsibility for Health & Safety and is a keen driver of safety training within the business and ensuring safe working practices at all times. Iain is also our NICEIC Duty Holder.

TONY DYSON

Contracts Manager

Tony Dyson returned to the business in 2014, having worked for Nala nearly 10 years previously as a contracts manager. He spent his time away working as a COO for an organisation in the Far East, but returned to the UK in early 2014. He is also committed to ensuring works proceed and are completed to programme and monitors coordination with other trades to ensure a smooth handover to clients.

DENNIS GREENWOOD

Estimator

Dennis Greenwood has worked for Nala for over 20 years as an estimator, having previously worked with Dave Pollard at another firm. He is fully committed to the company ethos of fulfilling every existing client’s needs and requirements as well as being approachable and eager to take on tender enquiries from new and potential customers. Dennis continues to work for Nala on a part time basis.

RICHARD JEFFREY

Estimator

Richard Jeffrey is relatively new to Nala, having started in 2016. He brings with him lots of experience not only in estimating but in contracts management, having worked previously as a site manager, commercial manager and commissioning manager for other organisations. Richard previously ran his own successful contracting firm and has introduced new customers to Nala with a view to building strong relationships with them as future clients.

KAREN PHILLIPS

Payroll Administrator

Karen Phillips came to Nala in 2015 having taken time away from work to bring up a young family. As well as managing payroll, Karen is responsible for monitoring and booking staff training to ensure all staff are up to date with best current practice. She also coordinates and ensures our SSIP accreditations are maintained as well as carrying out administrative duties together with Tracy and assisting with invoicing.

TOM BARRASS

Materials Buyer

Tom Barrass joined Nala in 2015, having been made redundant after 36 year working as a packaging material purchasing and production manager for Remploy. He carries out all materials purchasing and procurement for internal and external customers and ensures the timely delivery of materials to site to make sure project installations are not delayed and programmes impacted.

TRACY LAMBERT

Accounts and General Admin Clerk

Tracy Lambert has worked for Nala since 2013 having previous worked as a team leader at Morethan Insurance for 12 years. Tracy runs the day to day accounts work including invoicing, ordering and purchase and sales ledger payments together with general administration and reception duties.

NALA ENGINEERS LTD

Tempest Road, Seaham County Durham, SR7 7AJ Tel: 0191 584 0058 Company reg no 02721388

NALA ENGINEERS LTD

Tempest Road, Seaham County Durham, SR7 7AJ Tel: 0191 584 0058 Company reg no 02721388

ACCREDITATIONS

NICEIC #012971000 Constructionline #59287 Safecontractor #N00110778 CHAS Accredited

ACCREDITATIONS

NICEIC #012971000 Constructionline #59287 Safecontractor #N00110778 CHAS Accredited