Our Team

Ian

Chairman

Ian is totally committed to his staff, clients and the development of the business. A hands-on Chairman. Organic growth, our service levels and consistently meeting the needs of our clients are key drivers for Ian and the business.

Away from work Ian is a family man with a love of dogs, horses and is actively involved in local charities.

Nick

Managing Director

Nick brings a wealth of business growth experience within the B2B sector, having worked with major institutional investors in addition to being a main board director of a fully quoted London Stock Exchange company.

Nick’s strategic and commercial expertise will accelerate the groups growth whilst maintaining the company’s excellent reputation for service

Away from work, Nick has three grown-up daughters, spread around the world in New York, Singapore and London. Living in Harrogate, he is a keen tennis player representing  Chapel Allerton in the Yorkshire League (now playing more doubles than singles on account of the aches and pains now associated with each game and his wife reminding him that he is no longer 18).

James

Business Development Director

James now has over 25 years’ experience within the facility services Industry and having held numerous Senior Management positions, James is a well-respected shareholder / member of the senior team.

Since starting his own company and more recently merging with Cleanall to form Aston Services Group, he has maintained a hands-on approach to leading and developing the strategy, by putting the staff and customer needs, at the forefront of the business performance.

A positive thinking and disciplined individual, he brings to the table excellent leadership, organisational, decision making and communication skills.
Away from work James is a dedicated family man with one daughter. He has a passion for motorsport and racing cars around the UK and Germany, on various track day events.

Alistair

Sales & Marketing Director

Alistair has a wide range of experience across a broad spectrum of sectors. His passion lies primarily in the retail and leisure industry along with the development of multi-site portfolios.

Alistair is a straightforward and open individual who firmly believes in providing the client with the service they have bought and being there for his customers after the ‘deal’ has been done. His long-standing relationships with his customers is a testimony to this approach and commitment.

In his mid-forties Alistair is being kept on his toes by his long-suffering wife and young children though still manages to fit in playing rugby for Bury, albeit at a much slower and more injury prone pace!!

Darrell

Operations Director Cleaning

Darrell is a highly motivated person with extensive operational and support skills and a firm advocate of delivering ‘value for money’ for the client and exceeding their expectations of service and support.

Outside of work Darrell is a lifelong Burnley FC fan and is also a keen runner with a love of cruising the high seas.!

Simon

Operations Director Security

Simon has a great many years of working within the security industry and has held a number of senior roles in managing the delivery of this service to both national clientele as well as to a more locally focused customer base.  He is passionate about customer service delivery and is very focused on making sure that his team always go the extra mile and that they strive to over deliver in all that they can do.  Simon is very well connected within the security industry and is able to call upon additional specialist resources should the need every present itself.

As the newest member to the Board, Simon brings with him passion, ambition, proven commercial acumen and a vast amount of contract delivery experience all of which dovetails beautifully into the Board’s other areas of focus, ability and skill set.

Outside of work, Simon is the proud father of three adult children; he is more likely to be seen watching rugby than playing it; he is a born-again golf enthusiast who is working on improving his game. Simon supports a local neighbourhood charitable organisation that he helped cofound which focuses on community spirit, supporting the betterment of the area and providing an enhanced neighbourhood watch activity to boot.

Melanie

Financial Controller