KpH Staff

Kevin Potter

Managing Director

With over 30 years’ experience in the industry much of it gained working in the specialist field of Petro Chemical Storage Vessels and controlled demolition, Kevin sits as founder and Managing Director of KpH Group.

He is the driving force behind the Company’s growth in the market place and dedicated to forging long term working relationships by exceeding expectations at every turn.

He plays an active role in Commercial and Operational management of key contracts working with our senior management to achieve the best possible results for our clients.

Kevin is heavily involved in all aspects of the business, giving clients reassurance that no issue is too small for his attention.

Lyndsey East

Lyndsey West

Deconstruction Director of Operations

Lyndsey joined KpH in 2014 in the role of Business Development Manager. With a background in Demolition and Quality Management she quickly applied her experience and expertise to improve our tendering and marketing approach company-wide.

With the scope of her role extending into many areas of the business, it soon became apparent that Lyndsey’s aptitude for leadership, business acumen and operational management was an incontestable asset to KpH and, when a vacancy opened for Deconstruction Division Manager in April 2016, there was no one more suited to take on the role.

As our Deconstruction Division Manager, Lyndsey now oversees all aspects of the division; playing a huge part in increasing the company’s turnover and client base; developing the structure of the business; and working closely with the Operations and Site Teams to improve performance and project delivery.

Craig TaylorCraig Taylor

Environmental Division Manager

Since joining the company in 2005 Craig has been an instrumental figure in developing the company’s approach to Environmental Services and improving Health and Safety delivery on site. With the completion of his NEBOSH and IOSH training whilst continuing to perform his day to day duties, Craig filled the role of Health and Safety Manager and quickly put into practice monitoring and management processes to improve site performance.

His background in Project Management for various MOD sites and 10 years spent with the Royal Navy allows his diverse knowledge and experience to be applied to all manner of projects providing pragmatic solutions and methods of work.

Having passed on the Health and Safety baton, Craig now fulfils the role of Environmental Division Manager, overseeing every aspect of the division and driving it forward to expand into new sectors that would benefit from our specialist skillset.

Andrew MackieAndrew Mackie

Deconstruction Operations Manager

Andrew has successfully progressed through the company, from Site Operative to his current position as Operations Manager, since its inception in 2001. Originally supervising our Environmental works, he was instrumental in our expansion into deconstruction and enabling packages. His wealth of experience and knowledge of the industry allows him to effectively manage large scale enabling contracts often for important blue-chip clients.

James KellyJames Kelly

Deconstruction Operations Manager

James has worked at KpH since 2012. Originally employed as a site supervisor within our Strip Out and Enabling Division he quickly demonstrated an aptitude for Site/Project Management and was given the opportunity to develop his skill set in this area. The success of this is evident from his current role as Operations Manager.

Working alongside Andrew and under the directorship of Steve he successfully bridges the gap between the Site Team and Senior Management ensuring a seamless flow of communication at all times.

Steve Peterson

Deconstruction Operations Manager – Supply Chain Specialist

Steve has been a part of the our KpH family since 2013. Originally employed as a skilled Site Operative within our Strip Out and Enabling Division he quickly demonstrated an aptitude for Site/Project Management and was given the opportunity to develop his skill set in this area. Having successfully worked as a Site Manager for 2 years, Steve was promoted in August 2017 to Operations Manager with a responsibility to overview all Projects and their resources to ensure they are adequate.

Steve DellawaySteve Dellaway

Business Quality and Strategy Manager

Steve has worked for KpH and alongside Kevin since the Company’s inception in 2001. With a sales and marketing background he was able to help grow the company’s standing in the market place and ensure that they remained at the forefront of the tank cleaning and removal industry.

Following the restructure of the business to form KpH Group, Steve has moved into his current role as Business Quality, Environmental and Strategy Manager working closely with Kevin to ensure all commercial elements of the group are managed effectively and efficiently.

Marilla King-Smith

Health and Safety Manager

Marilla joined our busy team in early 2016 as a Health and Safety Coordinator. Marilla had already demonstrated her natural acumen and passion for championing Health and Safety during the 3 years she spent running a licensed Asbestos Removal division, and within a few months of her arrival she had completed her NEBOSH General certification and further study in NEBOSH Construction (amongst her many other qualifications). She has now been confirmed in the role as our new Health and Safety Manager.

As our Health and Safety Manager, Marilla will now be building on our solid Health and Safety infrastructure and reputation for excellence, originally implemented and developed by Craig, to streamline our Health and Safety policies and procedures, increase regular monitoring on site and improve our training systems.

Lawrence Ehiemua

Health and Safety Advisor

Lawrence joined KpH in September 2018 and is IOSH and NEBOSH qualified. With many transferable skills from his experience working as a Labourer through to Site Supervisor on the railways; his in-depth knowledge of tools, risk management and methods of working on sites, made Lawrence ideally suited to his role as KpH Health and Safety Advisor. 100% of KpH sites audited by the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) have been Performance Beyond Compliance approved and we have achieved the maximum score in Heath and Safety multiple times. Lawrence now works as part of a team that aims to maintain these high scores and standards.

Karl De Claro

Deconstruction Procurement Manager

Karl joined KpH in 2018 in a newly created role as Procurement Manager. Karl is bringing his law degree, and 15 years of experience as an Operations Manager in the Financial sector, to our lucrative and expanding Deconstruction Division. His role will be to develop a strategic approach to manage the continuing growth of our business and make sure our procurement processes and systems are robust and flexible enough to maintain our high standards.