Our People

We understand that our business is only as strong as our people. With many years of experience and passion for what we do, our commitment to providing opportunities to continually develop personal skills and experience is paramount in the success of our valued team. We are an Equal Opportunities employer. Whether it’s the start of your career in Engineering or as part of your continued personal development, we are committed to supporting every team member to develop their core skills.
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Phil Hart
Chief Executive

Firmly focused on the strategy of the business,Phil’s wealth of engineering and management knowledge, coupled with his pursuit for excellence has created an awarding approach to supporting MEP’s customers, inspiring confidence and trust by delivering high-grade engineering solutions through collaboration and consultation.

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Colin Harsant
Managing Director

Colin has a broad background of strategic roles in global automotive Tier 1 and further experience gained in the subcontract engineering industry supplying prestigious Aerospace, Automotive and Medical brands. He leads MEP's management team in striving to continuously deliver industry-leading service levels to our customers.

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Sue Hart
Director & Company Secretary

With extensive knowledge of every aspect of the business, Sue’s calm and methodical approach to compliance and governance, Sue supports central services and Finance through project management of business process improvements, in-direct contract management - and above all keeps the Board in check.

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Helen Hills
Operations Manager

CIPD qualified and having worked in every in direct function of the business, Helen successfully completed MEP’s High Potentials programme. Helen is central to the Management Team with detailed operational knowledge of our systems and processes. Leading Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Planning, Helen’s focus on meeting our customers’ needs is instrumental in ensuring that MEP’s operations run smoothly and effectively, supporting our customers’ success.

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Jamie Thomson
Engineering Manager

Jamie has a wealth of engineering and production knowledge enabling him to offer the best solutions with a great approach to working with our customers. He has built a vast supplier and sub-contract knowledge over his career, striving to exceed customer expectations and go beyond just offering MEP solutions – if we can’t manufacture in house, then Jamie will know the right Supply Chain partner to use.   Jamie is at his happiest when helping our customers meets their goals and objectives.  

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Chris Johnson
Manufacturing Manager

Chris joined MEP in 2023, bringing over a decade of aerospace manufacturing experience from various roles within production engineering, New Product Introduction (NPI) and manufacturing management. Chris holds a master’s degree in engineering management from the University of Greenwich. Chris works to improve our manufacturing operations, ensuring our factory runs as efficiently and effectively as possible. Outside of work, Chris is a keen golfer and lives in Rochester with his girlfriend and Goldendoodle puppy, Mitsy.

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Phill Davis
Business Development Manager

With a B.Eng Degree in Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Phill joined MEP on our Graduate program in 2018. Experiencing all aspects of the business, completing a secondment to the Aerospace Growth Partnership and successfully project managing one of our ATI funded innovation projects, Phill enthusiastically heads up our Business Development activities and is our main contact for all customer enquiries.

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Owen Mansfield
Graduate Engineer

Owen graduated from University of Greenwich in 2022 with a first class M.Eng Degree in Mechanical Engineering, and joinedMEP on our graduate program.  Based in Business Development and Engineering, bringing fresh perspective on both legacy and new products and how they are made precisely and competitively.  He also assists in the management of ATI funded Innovation project, AEPEC.  Owen has also proudly represented his country playing Korfball, a Dutch team sport.

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Lindie Goodwin
Operations Planner

Experienced in customer service and business development, Lindie is laser-focused on demand and fulfilment. If you know MEP, you know Lindie.  She understands the needs of all our customers and liaises with the whole MEP team to deliver prompt and accurate information to them, with a positive and cheery attitude.

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Chrissie O’Brien
Finance Controller

With over 20 years of Accounting experience across many industries, Chrissie is AAT qualified and manages MEP’s Finance team, ensuring operational excellence and financial compliance. Chrissie takes pride in ensuring that the Management Team and Board have the data, analysis and information required to make excellent business decisions.

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Join the team at MEP


For many years we have offered quality apprenticeships to nationally recognised qualifications, working closely with local learning providers, colleges and universities, for entry level apprenticeships right through to higher level degrees.

Our flexible learning approach caters to the needs of the individual as well as the needs of the business, offers on the job training, practical experience, industry knowledge and earning a salary as you learn. 

Get in touch for more information on our Apprenticeships and vacancies and how they might suit you.


If you have completed your degree in an Engineering or a complementary subject and are looking to put your learning and skills into practice, then get in touch.  We take graduates every year on our 2-year graduate program, whereby you will experience every aspect of our business.

Get in touch for more information on our Apprenticeships and vacancies and how they might suit you.

Experienced and Skilled

Looking for new a new opportunity or challenge? We are always interested to hear from skilled machinists, moulders and assembly people.

Get in touch to find out how you can become a part of the MEP family.