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.

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 Harry and assisting with invoicing.

PHIL ATKINSON

Electrical Project Engineer

Phil came to Nala in June 2021 in his first office role. Prior to this Phil has worked as a National lead Electrical Inspection and testing engineer and site supervisor. 

With over fifteen years of experience in the industrial and commercial sectors he is the perfect fit for the Electrical Project Engineer. Phil’s role capitulates all the aspects of an Electrical engineer with the additional administrative duties.

HARRY SCARR

Account Assistant

Harry Scarr joined us in August 2022.

Prior is working for Nala, Harry has held of Tax Advisor for HMRC and Purchase Ledger Clerk for SCS Upholstery, as well as numerous Account Assistant roles.

Harry is responsible for the day to day accounts including invoicing, sales and purchase ledger payments and general administration duties.

TOM BARRASS

Electrical Buyer

Tom Barrass returned to Nala in August 2022 as an Electrical Buyer.

Tom semi retired in 2020 to spend time with his family.

Tom’s role within Nala is connecting with suppliers, sourcing and ordering materials. As well as communicating with site personnel and administrative duties.

 

 

ALAN LAWSON

Electrical Buyer/ CAD Draughtman

Alan Lawson joined us in May 2023, as an Electrical Buyer and CAD Draughtsman.

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Alan is responsible for sourcing and ordering materials alongside Tom as well as amending and creating As fitted layout drawings.

 

PAUL GOULD

Electrical Project Engineer

Paul Gould joined us in May 2023, as an additional Electrical Project Engineer.

Pauls previous roles include Team leader at Nissan and Supervisor for a major power station construction Project.

Within Nala Paul’s role is to aid Contract Managers with co ordinating labour and materials, site liaisons with supervisors and clients. Paul is also a CAD Draughtman and supports Alan with as fitted layout drawings..

 

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