Our Team

Our employees are comprised almost exclusively of professional engineers with experience in the oil & gas, process and petrochemical industries. Most engineers are degree or HND qualified and many are members of respected professional institutions.

Our Engineering, Test and Validation personnel hold current offshore survival and medical certificates. Proeon maintain a competence register containing profiles of those individuals carrying out activities within the company which specifically addresses Functional Safety competence and Ex competence. 

Richard Miller
Managing Director

Appointed in 2017, Richard brings with him nearly 30 years of skilled leadership, expertise and knowledge of the oil & gas and energy industries.  During his career, he has been responsible for the successful delivery of multimillion US$ projects and has a proven track record in the development and management of major businesses in the UK and internationally.

With full responsibility for the leadership and development of the business, Richard will play a key role in delivering the company's growth goals as well as building on the company’s outstanding reputation for service and delivery to clients.

Kevin Magee
Director and Safety Authority

Kevin founded the company with Eddie Pond, and now oversees the company's delivery of its core objectives.  A Chartered Electrical Engineer and CFSP with over 25 years' experience in detailed design, project engineering, project management, commissioning, and engineering management roles for a variety of industries. Kevin is an ardent believer in the very best levels of customer support and service. 

Eddie Pond
Engineering Director

Eddie is responsible for the overall engineering and technical delivery within Proeon, having founded the company with Kevin Magee, and oversees the day to day operations of the key delivery teams. A professionally qualified System Design Engineer with over 20 years' experience within the; Oil & Gas, Offshore Subsea, Process and Water industries, including the design and coordination of complete PC and PLC based control systems. 

Commercial & Business Development

Dr Dorian Hindmarsh
Business Development Manager

Dorian is responsible for developing new and existing client engagements and pre-project proposals and interactions. Having joined Proeon in 2012, Dorian heads up the business delivery and sales team, and oversees customer relations to ensure Proeon meets the demand of its growing customer base. Dorian has an extensive background in business development and involvement in low carbon and energy industries in both the UK and Scandinavia. 

Shaun Edgar
Sales Engineer

Shaun is responsible for promoting Proeon's products and services within the market. Having joined the Proeon team in 2017 Shaun provides sales support for new and existing business.  

Project & Engineering

Dale Carter
Engineering Manager

Dale is responsible for the resourcing, planning and delivery of projects, systems, and equipment. A professionally qualified principle Engineer / Technical Manager who is also a certified Siemens & Profibus Engineer with over 20 years' experience within the; Oil & Gas, Nuclear, Water, Chemical, Food & Beverage, and Process industries. Dale has specialist development knowledge in the generation of standards for technical documentation, PLC software, SCADA, and systems design for a variety of customers. 

Stuart Hunt
Project Manager

Stuart is responsible for the overall project management and delivery of Proeon's contracts to the client expectations & has been with Proeon since January 2015. A professionally qualified Design and Project Engineer with over 20 years' engineering & project management experience in the Oil & Gas and Process & Water industries. Stuart maintains our ethos of innovation, reliability, and integrity. 

Glen Smith
Test & Validation /  Service Manager

Glen heads up the Test & Validation team and is responsible for the rigorous inspection and test of systems and solutions developed by Proeon Systems Ltd. In addition, Glen also supports with the coordination of site based installation and commissioning activities onshore and offshore both within domestic and overseas markets. Glen is a professionally qualified Engineer with over 13 years' experience, having joined Proeon in 2012, where he has made a positive impact on the company manufacturing standards, something he is extremely passionate about.

Mark Tuma
Senior Design Engineer

Mark is responsible for the Design, Engineering and Delivery of major projects, since joining Proeon in 2012, and oversees the technical design and engineering of projects. A professionally qualified Engineer and TUV certified Functional Safety Engineer who began working within the industry in 1995.

John Bridge
Senior Design Engineer

John is responsible for the Design, Engineering and Delivery of major projects, since joining Proeon in 2012, and oversees all aspects of the project including; production, testing, commissioning, quality standards and safety. A professionally qualified Chartered Engineer and Certified Machinery Safety Expert with over 35 years' experience in the Oil & Gas, Utilities, Pharmaceutical and Automotive sectors. 

Randall Williams
Fire & Gas Engineer

Randall is responsible for Business Development support within the Fire & Gas sector, since joining Proeon in 2015, and oversees all aspects of Fire & Gas projects. A professionally qualified Engineer and Third Party Certified risk assessor with over 15 years' experience in the; Oil & Gas, Renewable, Process and Manufacturing, and Industrial sectors. 

James Read
Design Engineer / Authorised Ex Person

James joined Proeon in 2015 as an Electrical Design Engineer / Software Engineer and is responsible for the management of Ex systems produced by the Company including; the development of company standards and liaising with Notified Bodies. Given his experience and background in Hazardous Areas, James was also appointed as the nominated Ex Authorised Person for Proeon. An accomplished and knowledgeable Electrical and Ex12 Engineer, professionally qualified  with many years’ experience with control systems, with a strong bias towards ATEX/IECEx applications.


Peter Cranfield
Workshop Manager

Peter is responsible for ensuring manufacturing delivery schedules are adhered to, since joining Proeon in 2012, and oversees the manufacturing department. A professionally qualified Electrical Engineer, with over 40 years' experience in the panel manufacturing industry. Peter is a strong believer in working together with local companies. 

Business Support

Gus Riley

Gus is responsible for providing QHSE support to the team, since joining Proeon in 2016, and to help them further improve their Quality, Health and Safety, and Environmental (QHSE) performance. A Chartered safety professional (CMIOSH), and Six Sigma Black Belt, with a Master's degree in Environmental Management, with over 15 years' experience in Facilities Management and Manufacturing.

Jenny Pond
Accounts Manager

Jenny is responsible for the management of all accounts and financial activity, since joining Proeon in 2003. A key member of the Proeon team with over 20 years' experience in the accounting profession. Jenny also heads up and manages the administration team for the company. 

Kathryn Bullen
Human Resources Administrator

Kathryn is responsible for the management of the Human Resources functions, since joining Proeon in 2015, and oversees recruitment of personnel, employee health and well-being, and identifying training of our staff. Kathryn is professionally qualified in Human Resources with over 10 years' experience in the Oil & Gas and Training sectors.