Interserve is a facilities management company offering services, maintenance and building group, providing services across the whole life of many types of buildings and infrastructure such as hospitals, schools, offices, industrial plant, bridges, waterworks or roads. They offer their services at each stage of the asset lifecycle: they build, help others build by hiring them equipment, maintain, support operations and replace. Around 70 per cent of their services are delivered into the built environment and 30 per cent to plant and infrastructure.
Lord Norman Blackwell Chairman
Adrian Ringrose (CE)
Tim Jones (FD): Prior to joining Novar in 2001 Joines spent six years in a variety of senior financial positions at Exel plc, both in the UK and overseas. His earlier career included positions in the acquisitions team at British Gas plc and the corporate finance department at Hambros plc. He originally qualified as a chartered accountant with Coopers & Lybrand.
John Vyse: Joined Interserve (then Tilbury Douglas plc) in 1993 as Chairman of the division responsible for all UK regional construction and major civil engineering work. In 1996 he was appointed Managing Director for the whole of Tilbury Douglas Construction, with a turnover of over £300 million in major projects, regional building and civil engineering. A year later he also became Chairman of both Westpile and Whittle Contracts, two subsidiary companies of Tilbury Douglas plc. He began his career as a civil engineer and manager, working on a variety of projects from the Thames tidal flood defences to the widening of the M1 motorway. In 1983 he joined Laing Civil Engineering as a contracts manager and by 1987 had been appointed General Manager. John became a director of John Laing Construction and Managing Director of Laing Civil Engineering in 1988, responsible for a business turning over £190 million and working on complex projects such as Sizewell B Power Station, the Pen-y-Clip tunnel, the M5 widening and the second Severn Crossing. Born in April 1948 in the Middle East but was brought up and educated in Kent. He holds a B.Eng from Liverpool University and is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, a Fellow of the Institute of Highways and Transportation and a Fellow of the British Institute of Management.
David Trapnell: Became a non-executive director of Interserve on 11 August 2003 and is also a non-executive director and Chairman of the audit committee at The Royal Mint. Previous roles include Group Chief Executive of Marley and Vice-president of the Construction Products Association.