• Brian Baker

    Brian Baker

    Group Chairman

    Trained initially as an electrical engineer before joining Landis & Gyr in the building controls industry some forty years ago, Brian went on to work for Satchwell progressing through various roles from project engineering to managing the UK Sales team during his time there.

    Brian formed ATS in 1993 to concentrate on the delivery of fully engineered solutions using in-house capabilities. The company has been built on Brian’s vision to provide a stable foundation in supplying high quality engineered solutions with a clearly defined customer focus.

    Brian has recently moved to the position of Group Chairman overseeing the progression and expansion of the business through the energy & service sector and the opening of the business’s London office.

  • Mathew Baker

    Mathew Baker

    Managing Director

    Mathew joined ATS as a Project and Design Manager in 2003 delivering some of the company’s largest projects to dates such as the Bvlgari Hotel, Knightsbridge and No.1 Glass Wharf, Temple Quay.

    Mathew advanced to the position of Operations Director in 2008, helping to shape and define the business. Concentrating on project delivery, departmental governance, Health & Safety management, departmental P&L & QA procedures, he provided a focus in key area’s ensuring growth for the business.

    Now continuing his progression, Mathew is focused on the culture, values and overall performance of the Company as Managing Director.

  • Annette Churchill

    Annette Churchill

    Project Manager

    Annette joined ATS in 2018 and has over 20 years’ experience within the building controls industry. Annette started her career as a project engineer with a specialist controls company gaining the knowledge and experience to allow her to develop further. Annette has delivered multiple high-end, high-profile commercial and residential projects from inception to completion. She has excellent communication skills with a focus on high quality customer service.

  • Rob Nevay

    Rob Nevay

    Operations Manager

    Rob joined ATS in 2011 with over 13 years’ experience in the industry. Having started as an apprentice, he has worked in all aspects of BMS operations from Manufacture, Design, Commissioning, and Project Management. Through this he has gained an excellent 360° understanding of Building Services, Mechanical and Electrical systems and is able to apply that knowledge to delivery and implementation in his role as Operations Manager.

  • Ben Seabourne

    Ben Seabourne

    Project Manager

    Ben Joined ATS in 2014 and has over 20 years’ experience in BMS and automation. His past experience includes 12 years working as a Controls Engineer and BMS Technical Manager for a major M&E company. Ben has an excellent grasp of mechanical and electrical services and a wide range of knowledge in control systems which he has brought to his current role as Project and Design Manager. Ben draws on all of this expertise, supporting his customer’s projects from design through to completion.

  • Steve Baker

    Steve Baker

    Project Engineer

    Steve jointed ATS in February 2018 as a Project Engineer. Transitioning from the electrical industry to HVAC in 2013 gaining experience in data centre, education and care sectors. Steve began his career as a field engineer in controls progressing to design and project management working with a range of systems including Tridium, Trend, Siemens and Priva – engineering solutions across multiple applications.

  • Paul Battersbee

    Paul Battersbee

    Sales Manager

    Paul joined ATS in 2016, bringing with him over 28 years in BEMS. Paul has had various roles within the industry ranging from Project Engineer, Operations Manager, and more recently as a Sales Manager. Paul’s expertise enables him to offer knowledge for a vast array of BEMS solutions along with technical expertise and the ability to offer turnkey solutions. With his commitment to customer service and quality, Paul ensures clients demands and expectations are always met.

  • Steve Giles

    Steve Giles

    Service Manager

    Steve joined ATS in 2019 as the Service Manager bringing with him 17 years’ experience in the BMS industry. Steve has gained a vast experience in various roles from service engineer through to project manager while working for both Manufacturers and Trend Technology Centres.
    Steve has held Trend Expert status in past, and while he has a wide field of expertise in Trend, he also has Honeywell, Johnson Controls, Kiebeck and Peter experience.
    Steve is a very customer focused person and is looking forward to delivering a service to our clients that is second to none.

  • Ben Wathen

    Ben Wathen

    Service & Energy Manager

    Ben joined ATS in 2019 in an energy management role. Ben has worked in the industry for over 20 years’ with experience in building automation installation
    and maintenance of large/small scale HVAC control systems for industrial, commercial, residential, military and government projects.
    Ben is currently working with a high profile client to reduce energy usage through improvements within the BMS and other building systems.

  • Sue Sedgwick

    Sue Sedgwick

    Financial Controller

    Sue qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2003 and is now a fellow member.  With a number of years of excellent all-round accounts experience covering Management and Financial Reporting, Sue specialises in the Construction Industry.

    Working for several years for one of the UK’s largest scaffolding companies as Financial Controller before relocating to Weston-super-Mare, Sue joined ATS in January 2016. Utilising her wealth of knowledge and experience within the sector she ensures the team provide the highest standards of accuracy, efficiency and customer service whilst developing the financial management systems and policies, to improve and increase efficiency.

  • Mel Bushell

    Mel Bushell

    Reception & Administration

    Mel joined ATS in the Summer of 2015 and is the first point of contact for all visitors and enquiries. With over 30 years’ experience working in PR, for Corporate Financiers and an insurance building reinstatement company, Mel brings with her a wealth of knowledge within the administration sector organising all of the admin activities that facilitates the smooth running of the Business.

  • Mark Cross

    Mark Cross

    Commissioning Engineer

    Mark joined ATS in 2012 as a Commissioning and Software Manager, bringing with him over 14 years’ experience within the BMS industry in maintenance, commissioning, application engineering and project management.

    Mark’s “can do”, practical approach ensures a planned, programmed, auditable and structured approach to the delivery of the company’s software applications and that they are always executed with the highest level of accuracy.

  • Ed Extence

    Ed Extence

    Software & Commissioning Manager

    Ed joined ATS in 2013 bringing with him many years’ experience within the BMS sector. Having started his career in panel building he has progressed through project management to commissioning. 

    With an extensive range of projects applications and already a Trend Expert, Ed has recently completed the Schneider StruxureWare Certification Program.

    Ed heads up the design and delivery of the company’s software and graphics applications, ensuring the business’s portfolio of market sectors and building types are provided with bespoke BEMS solutions.

  • Vic Ellis

    Vic Ellis

    Software & Applications Manager

    Vic joined ATS in March 2019 as Software and Applications Manager. Having worked within the BEMS industry for over 20 years in various roles from Commissioning/Applications Engineer to Project Manager, Vic brings a wealth of experience in project implementation from design through to completion in both the public and private sectors.

    Vic gained his Trend Expert in 2013 and has worked on a wide range of BEMS systems including Siemens and American Auto-Matrix. He is capable and comfortable in any environment from plantroom to boardroom.

  • Ben Dean

    Ben Dean

    Software & Applications Manager

    Ben joined ATS in June 2019 and has been working in the building services industry for over 10 years. After graduating in Physics, he started his career working with a small but disruptive ventilation systems OEM and played a key role in a successful venture into control systems. He went on to broaden his technical skills providing technical support for a major BMS controls manufacturer, and then expand on his industry knowledge working in a technical sales role for a BMS systems integrator.

    Ben carries out design and commissioning work for a variety of projects.

  • Ben Webb

    Ben Webb

    Commissioning Engineer

    Ben Joined ATS in 2013 as a junior commissioning engineer. Progressing through his extensive training towards Trend Expert and Schneider StruxureWare Operator Status Ben has worked his way up to the role of commissioning engineer. His enthusiastic and proactive approach enables him to see jobs through from pre-commissioning to customer handover.

  • Ross Needs

    Ross Needs

    Commissioning Engineer

    Ross joined ATS in 2017 as a Commissioning Engineer bringing with him 5 years’ experience in system integration, commissioning and delivering Trend and Tridium systems. Anything from Plantrooms to datacentres.

    Ross is currently working towards Schneider StruxtureWare Certification and is a great asset to the company.

  • John Kemery

    John Kemery

    Project Engineer

    John joined ATS in 2009 as a CAD Technician having gained experience as a network engineer creating graphics using both Corel Draw and Paint Shop Pro.

    John has been given the opportunity to experience many aspects of the BMS industry as well as training in Siemens, Trend, Cylon and Schneider products. John supports the project team in all aspects of design from wiring diagrams & technical submittals to graphics & network architecture. Johns’ versatility also enables him to assist with site maintenance as well supporting with the in-house IT.

  • Andy Davies

    Andy Davies


    Andy joined ATS in January 2013 taking on the role of Estimator. Educated at Brunel Technical College Bristol and Bath Technical College he qualified to BTEC HNC in Building Services Engineering (HVAC), Andy started his career with Trend controls in August 1990 gaining 26 years’ experience in the BMS industry. Starting as a trainee engineer and progressing to pre-commissioning, commissioning, software engineering and small projects management moved to the sales/estimating role in the mid/late 1990’s.

  • Steve Bees

    Steve Bees

    Electrical Supervisor

    Steve joined ATS in 2015 bringing with him 20 years’ experience within the electrical industry. As Installation and testing Supervisor, Steve is responsible for overseeing the electrical installations, testing, pre-commissioning and point-to-point software checking – ensuring the smooth running of on-site activities.

  • Phil Rich

    Phil Rich

    Commissioning Engineer

    Phil joined ATS in Oct 2018 as a commissioning engineer, bringing with him over 17 years of electrical and BMS installation experience primarily with Tridium. With continuous on-going training using Trend, Schneider and Siemens, Phil is another great asset to the company.

  • Adrian Baker

    Adrian Baker

    Workshop Manager

    Adrian has been a member of the team since the business was set up in 1993. A fully qualified electrical installer, wiring and energy efficiency engineer, Adrian is also a fully qualified GAS Safe and hot water engineer.

    With extensive experience of all market leading products, Adrian ensures that all panels are built to the required specifications and customer needs. He also assists in panel layout and design, testing of panels, ordering of equipment, administration and is occasionally found on-site when more complicated modifications are required.

  • Nigel Walker

    Nigel Walker

    Health & Safety Advisor / Quality Assurance Manager

    Nigel has been with ATS since 2014 managing the business’s Health & Safety processes and reporting. As a NEBOSH general certificate holder, Nigel has a common sense approach to Health & Safety, ensuring the safety of employees, visitors and others whilst attempting to minimise the impact on workloads.

    In addition, Nigel also manages the business’s ISO 9001 (2015) & ISO 14001 (2015) accreditations ensuring our quality & environment targets are achieved within the tight restraints of the ISO guidelines.

  • Ashley Cutter

    Ashley Cutter


    Ash joined ATS in 2017 on a 3 year apprenticeship through the City of Bristol College. He is currently in the second year of an NVQ Extended Diploma in Electrical Engineering.
    In his spare time Ash likes to play ruby for his local team, Burnham-on-Sea. He is also a keen power lifter and recently completed in the Bdfpa world championships in Glasgow.

  • Kalen Harris

    Kalen Harris


    Kalen joined ATS in 2017 and is also carrying out a level 3 Diploma in Electrical Engineering (QCF) through the City of Bristol College Advanced Engineering. Kalen is gaining hands on experience through assisting engineers on site.

    In his spare time Kalen likes to go kayaking, gaming and going to the cinema. Kalen also has a keen passion for taking things apart and repairing them!

  • Mark Newman

    Mark Newman

    EUS Key Account Manager

    Mark Joined ATS in 2019, bringing with him over 18 years’ experience within the controls industry. Mark has covered a wide range of roles within the industry from Install, Commissioning Engineer, Operations Manager, Sales Manager, and more recently as the EUS key Account manager for ATS.

    The various roles within this industry have enabled him to support and advise the client on a technical level and provide the highest customer focused service. Mark is committed to ensure that the correct solution is provided and delivered at the highest standard and meets all expectations.

  • Stuart Ollis

    Stuart Ollis


    With over 30 years’ experience in the BMS industry, Stuart joined ATS as an Estimator in November 2019. Educated at Brislington Comprehensive and HMS Collingwood, Stuart brings a wealth of knowledge to our estimating department.

  • Andy Vining

    Andy Vining

    EUS Key Account Manager

    With a wealth of experience covering Installation, Commissioning, Project and Service Engineering spanning 16 years, Andy joined ATS in February 2020 as EUS Key Account Manager.