Our People

Andrew Miller
Managing Director

Andy Miller co-founded the CPS business in 1997 and has over 25 years experience of working in the composite panel market.

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Since 2015, Andy has assumed the role of Managing Director of the business and takes an active role in the successful delivery of all our major contracts, drawing on his expertise of project undertaken across a range of project types. This ensures that CPS not only meet but exceed client expectations.

Andy works closely with our own Commerical Department on well as our clients architectural and design teams to advise on aspects of specification and compliance for all installations. Given his extensive knowledge of contract specific issues, Andy oversees the Contracts Division of CPS and houses with our Project Managers to ensure critical timelines are met in respect of individual projects.



Richard Beswick
Sales and Commercial Director

Richard joined the CPS business in 2016 bringing with him a wealth of experience gained during his 25 years in the sectors in which we operate.

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With a strong background in business development, Richard assumes overall responsibility for all commercial activity on behalf of the business as well as developing and implementing our sales and marketing strategy. He has been involved in a large number of prestigious projects both at home and abroad and prides himself on his ability to build relationships with clients old and new.

This wide-ranging historical client base ensures that CPS is well represented across a diverse network of specifiers and end users.

Alongside his commercial responsibilities, Richard also oversees the activity of our finance department.



Rachael Buglass
Accounts Administrator

Rachael joined CPS at the end of 2016 and has over 19 years experience of payroll and accounts administration.

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She takes responsibility for the financial elements of our business and as such, has contact with all key accreditations and debtors in respect of payments and the provision of financial information.

Rachael works closely with our commercial department to ensure accurate and timely information is provided at all stages of our major contracts.



Rob Fleming
Office/ H&S Co-ordinator

Based at our Hull head office, Rob Fleming holds the position of office and health and safety co-ordinator. Rob joined the business in 2008 to assist the company directors in implementing the company health and safety policy. This is a critical role given the nature of our operation and working environments.

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Rob also takes a role as office co-ordinator providing essential liaison with the CPS project managers regarding equipment and plant required on site as well as the procurement of materials for projects. He also prepares the O&M information for our clients upon completion of all works.



Chris Kelly
Contract Surveyor

Chris is enjoying his second spell with CPS having previously been with the business between 2002 and 2012. Chris is primarily involved with the surveying of contracts on behalf of the business.

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Chris is instrumental in liaising with our key clients to agree the accurate and timely valuation of projects at their various stages to ensure mutual satisfaction regarding agreed scope of works. A key part of Chris’s role is to carefully monitor the variations which can occur during the course of project delivery and provide a conduit between financial departments on agreed cost of works.


Project Team


Bill Allen
Project Planner

Formerly part of our Project Management team based on site, Bill now performs the crucial role of document control for all our major contracts. This is essential in ensuring that all architectural, design team and client requirements are correctly interpreted, whilst complying with all current legislation.

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This performs a critical first step towards a smooth supply chain process for which Bill also liaises with major suppliers regarding material specifications.


Paul Shakespeare
On-Site Project Manager

Paul is dedicated to on-site activity on behalf of the business and takes responsibility for the installation of projects. Having been involved on several of our most significant contracts over his many years with the business, Paul is well versed in liaising with client’s project teams and the associated services which go into successful project delivery.

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This performs a critical first step towards a smooth supply chain process for which Bill also liaises with major suppliers regarding material specifications.



Karl Smith
Project Manager, Resource

Previously one of our site supervisors, during early 2017 Karl has assumed the role of Resource Manager within our Project Management team. Drawing on his extensive experience of a wide variety of industries and the installations required for them, Karl allocates the appropriate labour for the skills required on each specific contract.

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Working UK wide, Karl works closely with other members of our Project Management team to ensure timely project delivery to the highest possible standard.