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Cathodic Protection Co. Ltd. (CPCL) is a global organisation founded in 1950.

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Cathodic Protection Co. Ltd. (CPCL) was one of the first companies in the UK, set up specifically to provide equipment and engineering services for the cathodic protection of high-pressure gas & oil pipelines, marine structures and storage facilities.

Today the company operates in six continents and combines consultancy, design and manufacture of bespoke materials and systems, with an after-sales service that is second to none. Cathodic Protection Co. Ltd. (CPCL) also leads the market in the field of marine electrolytic anti-fouling systems, with the Cuprion range being used in over 30 countries worldwide.

Our core values

Our core values are entrenched within our business, using the principles of value engineering, ongoing product development and a strong network of strategic partners. We strive to deliver both cost savings and added value to our customers.

Innovation

We continually seek to develop new products, processes and services, which will increase customer satisfaction and provide added value.

Performance

We understand the importance of prompt delivery to our clients, with the emphasis on consistently delivering on-time and to specification.

Teamwork

Our success depends on our team, who are extremely talented and perform to the highest standards. We trust, encourage and empower our staff – our people make us who we are.

Value

We strive to maximize value for our customers. By understanding their requirements we are able to offer appropriate and efficient solutions.

Customer Focus

We aim to build long-term relationships based on our core principles – quality, integrity and reliability. Our success comes only from consistently delivering customer satisfaction.

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Meet the team

At Cathodic Protection Co. Ltd. our team are here to help you. From enquiry through to handover, we work with you every step of the way.Explore our team members of Cathodic Protection Co. Ltd. and find out why their experience in the industry can help you with your project needs.
Rob Holden Managing Director

Rob has over 25 years’ business management experience including 10 years at senior manager/director level in a FTSE 100 engineering company. Rob is responsible for the strategic leadership of CPCL and ensuring that our corporate goal of complete customer satisfaction is consistently achieved.

Chris Martin Operations Director

Chris has worked in the CP industry for over 15 years including 7 years at management level within CPCL. As part of his professional development Chris completed the Advance development program at the Cranfield School of Management in 2018/19 and holds a National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (NEBOSH). He is responsible for the day to day operation of CPCL supporting all departments in the timely delivery of the company’s products and services to clients. Chris also supports in the strategic direction of the business and plays a leading role in building and developing key business relationships.

Dr. Dan Marshall Cathodic Protection Engineering Manager

Dan has over 20 years’ experience in the corrosion industry. He obtained a PhD in Corrosion Science from The Corrosion and Protection Centre, UMIST UK, in 2000. Dan is a Member of The Institute of Corrosion; and is ISO 15257 certificated as a Level 4 Senior Cathodic Protection Engineer. Within CPCL he is the Cathodic Protection Engineering Manager in the CP Systems/Project Department covering the design of CP systems, submission of technical and commercial quotations & project management.

Marcus Hardy Technical Manager

Marcus has been with CPCL for over 10 years, initially in the role of Production Manager, moving to Technical Manager in 2011. Marcus is responsible the engineering, design, and manufacture of all the company’s products, working closely with customers and other departments to ensure that clients specifications and requirements are met, along with maintaining the quality and performance standards our customers expect.

Ed Sparks Sales Manager

Ed has over 15 years’ experience in the cathodic protection industry, during which time he has developed an extensive knowledge of CP applications, particularly steel in concrete CP, and the wider industry. Ed is responsible for major project sales, focusing on securing major contracts and managing key accounts.

Stuart Martin Sales Manager

Stuart has worked in the CP industry in excess of 15 years and is our main point of contact for all enquiries into the business. Stuart is responsible for the management of material sales, as well as servicing our key partner product lines. He also plays a strategic role in the development of new international markets, as well as serving our existing client base, in the preparation and submittal of materials sales quotations and bid packages.

Allan Gray Sales

Allan has been with CPCL since 2016. Allan’s role was initially in internal sales, evolving in 2018 to include external sales. Allan’s prime responsibility is in producing and submitting material sales quotes for major oil and gas companies. As his is a customer facing role, Allan has direct involvement with projects, predominantly in the middle east but also with other worldwide connections.

Adam Weatherill Project Manager

Adam has a BA (Hons) in Business Management and over 11 years’ experience working at CPCL. He is responsible for the day to day running of a supply chain management team, delivering orders to locations throughout the world. Activities involve design, planning, execution, control, and monitoring of supply-chain activities, from initial receipt of raw materials, right through to delivery of consigned materials and equipment to the customers premises.

Simon Filmore Cathodic Protection Engineer

Simon has over 25 years’ experience in the cathodic protection industry and is qualified in electrical installations. A member of ICorr, he is one of our most experienced design engineers and has extensive site experience in the UK, Middle East, North Africa, Central Africa, Europe and Asia. Simon's experience in sacrificial and impressed current cathodic protection systems covers design, site surveys, installation, commissioning, monitoring and maintenance. He is also a trained first aider.

Alessandro Bonetti (BSc, MSc) Cathodic Protection Engineer

Alessandro has an MSc in Materials Engineering from Politecnico di Milano. He is ISO 15257 certificated as a Level 4 Senior CP Engineer for underground and immersed structures, marine metallic structures and inner surfaces of metallic container structures. Alessandro has over 10 years’ experience in the corrosion industry and presently works in the project department on the design of CP systems, technical and commercial quotations and site activities. He has worked extensively around the world, both on and offshore, including Italy, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Turkey, Egypt, Iran, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan.

Matthew Lamb BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering Anti-Fouling Product Manager

Matthew has a BEng (Hons) in Manufacturing Engineering and previously worked within the pump industry. With over 15 years’ experience in the design and manufacture of marine anti-fouling systems, he ensures that all our anti-fouling systems are designed, engineered, and manufactured according to client specifications. Matthew has worked on projects for major oil & gas companies around the world, including; Saudi Arabia, UAE, Turkey, Egypt, Australia, USA and Indonesia and has also completed the OPITO approved BOSIET and MIST training for offshore working.

Phil Taylor BEng (Hons) Microelectronics Anti-Fouling Technical Engineer

Phil has a BEng (Hons) in Microelectronics and is responsible for the management of our large-scale Anti-Fouling projects. Previously having worked in the IT industry, Phil has brought his experience to CPC to ensure that clients’ needs, and specifications are met and works with internal colleagues to deliver technical documentation, project management and design services. He is also responsible for managing communication with customers and suppliers to make sure that projects are delivered on time and to specification.

Rob Mason TR Application Manager

Rob has a BTEC Level 3 in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and has been with CPCL for over 9 years. He has significant hands on experience in building and testing the customer products, placing him in the ideal position to move into product design. Rob has also travelled extensively to sites worldwide.

Jordan Hemming Software Engineer

Jordan has a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science from Manchester University and joined CPCL in March 2014.  He has over 11 years’ experience in the development of remote control and monitoring systems for the cathodic protection industry.

Tom Pain Field Services Manager

Tom has been with CPCL for 8 years since leaving Manchester Metropolitan University and is certified as an ICorr CP Level 2 Technician, a Prince2 Practitioner and has completed the IOSH Managing Safely course. Tom runs the field engineering division and is responsible for managing a team of engineers and technicians that complete surveying and installation work. He is also responsible for all commercial aspects of projects, including tendering, which are predominantly site-based, such as CP system monitoring, maintenance and repair.

Roberto Galindo Senior CP Technician

Based in Latin America, Roberto has an MSc in civil engineering and is ICorr Level 2 qualified. Multi-lingual, he has over 18 years’ experience in all aspects of CP system monitoring, maintenance installation and surveying. Roberto has worked on a wide range of structures and major projects with experience in Europe, Middle East, Asia, North Africa, South America and Turkey. In 2009 he was appointed CPCL’s Libya Branch Technical Manager, where his responsibilities included day to day liaison with clients, completion of tenders and quotations as well site activities.

Chris Pimm Project Engineer

Chris is a certified ICorr CP Level 3. With over 11 years’ site experience, he specialises in the completion and supervision of CIPS and DCVG surveys. Chris deals directly with major operators such as GNI, Southern Gas Networks, Scotia Gas Networks, National Grid and Wales & West Utilities, and has international experience in Madagascar and the Falkland Islands.

Jonathan Moss Senior CP Technician

Jonathan is certified ICorr CP Level 3, he also has a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering. Jonathan has been with CPCL for over 12 years and has had a wide range of experience, working on some of CPCL’s biggest contracts. These include the Thames Barrier, Immingham Oil Terminal and for Interserve Defence in the Falkland Islands.

Motaz Abbas CP Engineer

Motaz has a BSc in Chemical Engineering and is qualified to NACE CP Level 2 and is based in Jordan. Motaz is multi-lingual and is ideally placed to support CPCL’s middle east operations. Bringing a high standard of technical and practical knowledge to all our projects, he has worked on major projects in Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt Libya and Algeria.

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Cathodic Protection Co. Ltd.
Venture Way, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 7XS, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1476 590666 Email: cpc@cathodic.co.uk