SSI Services Executive Committee


SSI SERVICES Managing Director

David Taylor


Dave was appointed SSI Services Managing Director in 2015, having previously held the position of Commercial Director for the Group. During his tenure Dave has overseen several acquisitions and significant growth through the diversification of the Group’s service portfolio. In addition to the water, wastewater and water hygiene sectors, SSI Services and its businesses now operate within the rail, highways, gas, construction and local authority markets. Prior to his appointment within SSI, Dave was the owner and founder of Data Contracts Specialist Maintenance (now known as OnSite Specialist Maintenance).

Integrated Water Services Water Hygiene Managing Director

Colin Davies


Colin was appointed IWS Water Hygiene Managing Director in January 2018. Colin has previously held senior roles with United Utilities, E.ON and Capital One. Most recently, he was the MD at Metro Rod and the COO of Utility Services Group within Enserve. Colin has experience in developing both people and organisations and is focused on commercial results.

OnSite Central Limited Managing Director

Alan Plante


Alan was appointed to the board of OnSite in 2005 and has held the position of Managing Director since 2010. Prior to this Alan had worked for the specialist drainage survey contractor Insight Surveys which was acquired by the group in 1999. He has over 35 years’ experience in the drainage industry, ranging from closed circuit television sewer inspection, sewer flow survey, sewerage network operations, including sewer cleaning. Skills Include hands-on operational management to overall business management and business development, both in the UK and overseas.

Hydrosave Limited Managing Director

Simon Dray


Simon Dray – Hydrosave & AES Managing Director Simon has worked in the water industry for 28 years, over 10 years as Managing Director of Hydrosave. He is also a Director of Advanced Engineering Solutions Ltd, a gas and water pipeline management company purchased by Hydrosave in 2017. Simon’s career experience has principally been focussed on asset management, network optimisation and application of new technology. He has extensive technical experience having worked on water network improvement consultancy projects, leakage management and investment strategy plans in the UK for 10 years. He has been a chartered member of CIWEM for 18 years, is a member of the FWA innovation steering group, a member of the Institute of Water and the Chartered Institute of Management.

G STOW Limited Managing Director

Stuart Mobbs


Stuart is a water management professional with 30 years’ experience in clean water networks and operations. He was appointed G Stow Managing Director in 2018. Prior to this Stuart was the Technical Director for Group sister company Hydrosave. Stuart has led a number of projects in the areas of strategic mains replacement, non-revenue water reduction, risk based serviceability modelling, hydraulic performance and capital renewal appraisals for water utility clients throughout the UK and Internationally.

Integrated Water Services Managing Director

Richard Palmer


Richard was appointed IWS M&E Managing Director in March 2018. Richard has had a vast amount of board level experience within customer oriented businesses and he has a proven track record of mentoring senior teams.

Gemma Fincher

Head of Bids & Marketing


Gemma has been with SSI Services since 2016 and is an experienced bid and marketing professional with twelve years’ experience in bid management. Gemma has a proven track record of developing and delivering successful bids across the nuclear, power, industrial, waste, utilities, highways and Civils sectors. Gemma leads and manages the company Bid Teams and provides strategic direction to the Group Marketing and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) plans. This is pivotal in step changing SSI Services digital marketing capability and ensuring the Group achieves its ambitious growth targets.

Bob Stokes

Head of Fleet South Staffs Plc / Managing Director Fleet Services


Bob formed the Fleet Service business in 2002 and has over 34 years’ experience within the Fleet industry. He is responsible for a national fleet of 2000 vehicles across the UK for South Staffordshire Plc that incorporates two water supply businesses in addition to specialist contracting arm, SSI Services. Fleet Services are primarily a fleet management company for small and large fleets, across the UK. They offer a “one stop shop” for all fleet requirements that provides bespoke Fleet Management services for both the Group and external customers. These include the leasing industry, local authorities, housing associations and the dealer network.

Finance Director

Steve Thomas


Appointed as SSI Services Director of Finance in July 2017, Steve brings a wealth of experience having held leading finance positions in a number of SSI businesses since joining the group in 2000. Steve was part of the Senior Management team who formed IWS in 2004 and successfully developed the business through both acquisition and organic growth. ACMA qualified, Steve works closely with the finance teams at each of the SSI businesses towards the achievement of both individual and collective SSI Services financial objectives.

Omega Red Group Limited Managing Director

Neil Shailer