Our people engineered around you

Like our solutions, our teams are engineered around you.

Comprising a vibrant mix of chemical, process, electrical, project and service engineers, our people are trusted to deliver projects and solutions that add real value to your business.

There’s a huge range of expertise on offer, from long-serving veterans to fresh-faced recruits. Thanks to their integrity and knowledge we can support you every step of the way, building lasting relationships around your unique needs and goals.

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Operational United Kingdom

Operational UK, also covering Eire, specialises in Dryer Optimisation and RTO Systems, Air Pollution Control & Heat Recovery Systems in Printing, Packaging, Paper, Ceramics,
Textiles, Food and Bakery Industries.

  • Paul Bedworth

    Operations Director for Operational UK Ltd

    Paul started his engineering career in the Nuclear industry completing his apprenticeship as a mechanical design engineer, this was followed by a number of years working in the waste and pure water treatment and chemical industries. He joined Operational UK in 1996 as a project engineer. Over the years he has progressed by taking on more responsibilities and widening his remit and knowledge of the industries we work in. Running many of our major projects in the UK and around Asia, also overseeing our service department. At the end of 2016 he took up his current role working alongside Brian, where they are aiming to drive the company forward and meet the high standards that our clients expect and deserve.

  • Brian Borrill

    Sales Director for Operational UK Ltd

    Brian is a Chemical Engineer with 35 years industrial experience, spending most of that time in technical sales and on-site contract management roles in the steel, glass, foundry, process and nuclear decommissioning industries. Typically his clients have been large multi-national companies and he has spent significant amounts of time in the USA, Middle East and Japan developing new business opportunities.

    Brian has particular expertise in process intensification and optimization, process mixing, product formulation, slurry handling and transportation, and reduction and treatment of process waste streams.

Operational France

Operational France, also covering North Africa, specialises in Integrated Optimisation, RTO & Heat Recovery Systems in the Printing, Packaging, Paper, Automobile and
Ceramic Industries.

  • Phillippe Irlinger

    Managing Director France

    Thermal engineer UTC/Cranfield institute – 25 years experience in heat recovery and thermal process optimisation.

  • Nathalie Hillou

    Executive Assistant / Office Manager

    25 years experience in administrative, commercial and financial management.

Operational Germany

Operational Benelux & Deutschland, also covering Eastern Europe & Scandinavia, specialises in Integrated Optimisation, RTO & Heat Recovery Systems in the Printing,
Packaging, Paper, Textile, Carpet, Chemical and Glass Industries.

  • Hans van Collenburg

    Managing Director (Benelux BV & Deutschland GmbH)

    Hans is a sales orientated MD with a focus on Customer relationships and Product Leadership. By working across several countries in Europe he has a lot experience in Export and International Business Development. His drive is to help production facilities in the area of energy, process enhancements and production efficiency improvements and is very passionate about the outcomes that are achieved.

  • Wolfgang Jazdzejewski

    Sales Manager Operational Deutschland GmbH

    Wolfgang joined Operational in September 2000 Prior to this, he had over 20 years of experience in project business with focus on process technology.

    His technical backround enables him to recognize the requirements of his customers and to implement them in a tailor-made solution.

Operational Netherlands

Operational Benelux & Deutschland, also covering Eastern Europe & Scandinavia, specialises in Integrated Optimisation, RTO & Heat Recovery Systems in the Printing,
Packaging, Paper, Textile, Carpet, Chemical and Glass Industries.

  • Hans van Collenburg

    Managing Director (Benelux BV & Deutschland GmbH)

    Hans is a sales orientated MD with a focus on Customer relationships and Product Leadership. By working across several countries in Europe he has a lot experience in Export and International Business Development. His drive is to help production facilities in the area of energy, process enhancements and production efficiency improvements and is very passionate about the outcomes that are achieved.

  • Marc Rolfes

    Process Manager

    Marc is responsible for Process design and Sales support. He has worked at Operational for over 30 years and has developed an enormous amount of knowledge to serve our customers. Marc started as a field installation engineer and has fulfilled all technical positions since (service, engineering, surveys and projects).

    Marc’s strong points are – identifying process problems, finding solutions and calculating optimised situations for the best client outcome.

Operational Spain

Operational Iberia, also covering Portugal, specialises in Heat Recovery Systems in the Ceramic,Tiles, Automobile, Paper and Food Industries.

  • Carlos Llauder

    MD of Operational Spain

    Carlos is Managing Director at Operational Iberia, with an MBA from IESE Business School and more than 20 years of experience as a general manager and strategic consultant. He has an international profile, and has managed clients in Spain, Italy, Chile, Portugal, Mexico and United States for groups such as Telefónica Móbiles, Endesa, Abertis, Cie Automotive, Leche Pascual, Panrico and Ercros among others.

     

  • Joan Mases Fernandez

    Sales Manager of Operational Iberia

    Joan is an experienced Project Engineer, with 20 years’ service at Operational. Having attended ETSEIT, Engineers Industrials Terrassa in Spain, and experience as a Project Engineer for ASENGIN he has developed valuable project management and technical abilities. He is a Specialist Heat Recovery Project Manager and Sales Manager for Operational Spain.