management strategy, operational excellence, extensive engineering services experience.
Andrew has a wealth of managerial experience and a background in engineering experiences.
As CEO of Beck & Pollitzer Andrew oversees all areas of the business in both the UK and the 13 countries that we operate in worldwide. Andrew joined Beck & Pollitzer at an exciting time in its development and led the growth of the business into new markets and sectors.
Charles Matthews O.B.E
extensive industry and corporate experience, specialist in automotive industry.
Charles joined the board in a non-executive chairman role to support both the investors and the operational directors and managers. He brings a vast amount of experience in many areas of manufacturing and in particular the automotive industry.
Charles is non-executive chairman of the board of Porvair Plc. He is also chairman of Norican Group Aps. He was previously a non-executive director of FKI Plc, chief executive of Cosworth, managing director of Rolls-Royce and Bentley Motor Cars, and a member of the Vickers Group Plc. executive board.
Chief Financial Officer
finance, corporate strategies & systems implementation.
ACCA qualified and is a Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA) since 2010, as well as being a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). Alongside this, he holds a BA in Accountancy and Control and an MA in Banking both with First class honours.
Ivo joins us from Inchcape Shipping Services, where he has worked since 2009, where he joined as Group Financial Controller, being promoted to Senior Vice President Finance in 2012 and becoming CFO in 2015. As CFO, he was instrumental in ensuring revenue generation, business model simplification, implementing funding and treasury arrangements as well as developing his teams and the culture of the IT and finance functions within the overall organization.
Group Director – Business Development
international strategic development and large scale project management.
A French national, Romain is now based in London and works from our Dartford Head Office. He first worked for Beck & Pollitzer while undertaking his Masters degree in Industrial Engineering at the Polytechnic of Grenoble, France. He then went on to complete a second Masters degree at the Polytechnic of Madrid before returning to Beck & Pollitzer to manage a number of high profile projects.
Romain has overseen a great number of projects for the company’s key clients, in various industrial sectors across the whole of Europe. In 2010 he went on to further his education by completing an MBA at the London Business School, after which he returned to Beck & Pollitzer and joined the main board with responsibility for all of the UK-based operations, together with France, Italy and Pune, India.
Central, Eastern Europe and Asia
strategic operations management and development.
A qualified marine engineer by trade Janusz has worked for Beck & Pollitzer since 1999 and has been fundamental in the development of the company’s operations right across central and eastern Europe. Janusz is a Polish national who lives in Gliwice, Poland and is based at our main central European office at Sosnowiec, near Katowice.
Following great success in his native Poland Janusz has managed the growth and expansion of the business across eastern Europe, including Russia and Ukraine, and now oversees our operations in nine countries, including Germany and Turkey, as well as Eastern Europe. Janusz joined the board in June 2011 as group operations director for the region.
Group HR and SHEQ Leader
Human Resources strategic development
With substantial previous experience within a major pharmaceutical company, Kevin has extensive expertise in the successful implementation of HR projects across both the UK and Europe, alongside Health & Safety initiatives, Learning and Development programs and Operational Excellence change support.
a Chartered FCIPD Human Resources Director, Kevin has introduced and grown robust policies within Beck & Pollitzer, since joining the company in 2014.
In charge of overseeing Western Europe operations to deliver consistent services to Beck & Pollitzer clients. Fabrice successfully set up and developed the thriving French office.
Project management and strategic operations development.
In 2007 Adrian took an assignment in Russia as Deputy General Manager and eventually in 2009 General Manager of Beck & Pollitzer Russia, building a significant and successful business. A Polish and Russian national, Adrian is now based in London, working in Dartford Head office and managing UK operations.