Key People

Mark Causier


Managing Director

Mark holds the position of Managing Director, overseeing the strategic direction of the group and the technical and commercial focus of the wider team. As part of his day to day activities Mark also the lead director of our extensive pipework division. He has a wealth of experience in managing and directing large scale plant installation projects and mechanical and electrical engineering services. He ran his own pipework installation and fabrication company before moving into senior  and director level positions in the machine moving industry.

Phil Llewellyn

Phil Llewellyn

Finance Director

Phil joined the group at an exciting time of growth as we developed operations across new locations in the UK. The finance department responded and underwent changes to facilitate the new direction. He brings extensive senior level financial experience and technical accounting to his role, as well as knowledge from a diverse range of commercial sectors having worked for global brands.

Claire Mellows

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Business Development Director

Claire has experience in both the machine moving and mechanical and electrical engineering service industries working within the sales and marketing functions. Her knowledge of team and people management paired with a customer-focused approach allows her to strategise a group-wide coordination between new business generation and internal resourcing.

Colin Williams

Colin Williams

General Manager

Colin is the General Manager of Vanguard VML Group and takes the senior lead on all operational decisions across the company. He is also the electrical projects' manager coordinating any engineering specifications for mechanical and electrical services within our machine moving, relocation and installation services. His background in the electrical industry provides valuable insight into that area of our service offering.

Neil Kennell

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Major Projects Manager

Neil's specialist skills are in worldwide power press installation, new machinery installations and global relocations. He provides support to all the group's nationwide depots and teams. He accesses the client's requirements and renders this into detailed specifications for the engineering projects in terms of costings, contracts, compliance, methodology, risk assessments and health and safety.

Wayne Cryer

Wayne Cryer

Regional Manager North

From an electrical background before moving to specialist machine logistics. Wayne looks after projects of varying sizes for Vanguard VML Group, whilst coordinating northern operations with our Head Office. He has a customer-led approach to project management, spending time observing onsite to get to know the clients and fully understand requirements and procedures.