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Head Office
1st Floor
French’s Gate
18-22 Springfield Road
Chelmsford
Essex
CM2 6FA

Mark Emberton
Mark EmbertonManaging Director
Mark joined Waterman Aspen in 1990 and became a Director in 2001. Mark is responsible for the Operational part of the business throughout the UK, having a particular remit for the growth and development of the management team together with recruitment of professional, technical and business support staff. Beyond work Mark’s passions include Manchester City, bird watching, spending time with his family and travel. He’s had gym membership for years but that’s more challenge than pleasure.
Donnie Matheson - 07712 793222
Donnie Matheson - 07712 793222 Director
Donnie joined Waterman Aspen in 2000 as a Principal Bridge Engineer before taking the role of Area Manager. Donnie developed the secondment business in the North East, Yorkshire and Humberside and became a Director in 2017 with a national remit for staff career development. Donnie enjoys travelling, seeing new places and experiencing different environments and cultures. He is also an avid sports fan although participation has reduced to 5-a-side football and occasional rounds of golf.
John Frayne - 07726 694835
John Frayne - 07726 694835Director
John joined Waterman Aspen in 2007. After progressing through the managerial ranks John became a Divisional Director for the West Midlands and South West regions. John became a Director in 2017. A keen angler for more than 30 years with deep sea fishing being John’s passion. He has fished from the Dominican Republic, Norway and the Shetland Isles. In addition John enjoys Rugby Union and follows Wales at as many international games as he can.

Our UK Management Team

Linda McGregor - 07726 995622
Linda McGregor - 07726 995622 Divisional Director
Divisional Director, joined Waterman Aspen in 2006 and leads nationally on Strategic business Development, Marketing and working towards supporting the national management team towards Chartered Management qualification. Linda has been successful in diversification growing a multi-discipline team of Engineers and Technical staff within the business predominantly in the North West. Linda is a regular traveller with interests in art, learning golf (badly) and table tennis.
Chris Young - 07500 944194
Chris Young - 07500 944194Divisional Director
Chris joined Waterman Aspen in 2007 as a Senior Engineer specialising in traffic and highway engineering, and has progressed his career with Waterman Aspen to Divisional Director. Chris is responsible for the West Midlands region, along with leading the national Road Safety Audit service within Waterman Aspen. Outside work Chris is a keen family man and an avid sports fan his passions include cycling, playing football and watching Tottenham Hotpsur.
Danny Green - 07500 944195
Danny Green - 07500 944195Divisional Director
Divisional Director who joined Waterman Aspen in May 2001 and through a number of promotions is now responsible for the professional development of staff and business in the West Midlands. Also an experienced Highway Design engineer, he has delivered some significant highway improvements schemes during his time on secondment to the WA clients. Outside of work, family life keeps him busy whilst also enjoying the company of his friends and watching West Brom and cricket team Warwickshire.
Andrew Bruce - 07726 694290
Andrew Bruce - 07726 694290Divisional Director
Andrew joined the company in 2008, and has played a key role in the growth of business in the North East region, resulting in him taking over the management of the region from January 2017. Andrew’s role involves business development, staff recruitment, management, training and overseeing the North East management team. Outside of work, Andrew spends much of his spare time with his young family. His son is already showing an appetite for regular visits to St James’ Park to follow Newcastle United, so a love of football must be in the blood!
Ruth Devenney - 07552 276382
Ruth Devenney - 07552 276382HR Director
Ruth joined Waterman Aspen in September 2013 and her role covers the broad spectrum of HR disciplines including advising Managers and staff on all HR and payroll issues as well as implementing and reviewing HR policies and procedures to ensure on-going compliance. Ruth enjoys travelling with her husband and dogs on their Dutch-style barge.
Trevor Sadowski - 07391 407765
Trevor Sadowski - 07391 407765Finance Director
Trevor joined Waterman Aspen on January 2020 but has been an employee of the larger Waterman Group since December 2008 working for the Group Finance department. His role encompasses the usual finance responsibilities including monthly reporting, budgeting and forecasting, cash management and management of a team that ensure the company has strict control over its customer invoicing and payments to suppliers. In his spare time Trevor enjoys landscape and travel photography and is an active member of the Royal Photographic Society.

Paul Bradford - 07738 417438
Paul Bradford - 07738 417438Business Support Director
Paul joined Waterman Aspen in 1990 and, after twenty years on secondment mainly working on Major Maintenance projects in the South East, he joined the Business Support team. Paul has the overall responsibility for the Business Support functions, including the management of InTime/InPay, Head Office staff and the company car fleet. He has just celebrated the great achievement of his 30 year anniversary of working for Waterman Aspen. Paul enjoys music and has been a karate practitioner for many years.

Malcolm Wilson - 07712 198898
Malcolm Wilson - 07712 198898 Regional Director - Scotland
Malcolm joined Waterman Aspen in 2001, becoming Regional Director in 2005. Malcolm leads a management team of 5, serving sustained demand for our services and successfully growing our business in roads and transportation, civil and structural engineering across a wide and diverse client base in Scotland. Malcolm is a keen motorcyclist, enjoying the wealth of spectacular rural and highland routes across Scotland and with his wife, June enjoys regular visits to be with their daughter and son-in-law living and working in Miami.
Teresa Hylton - 07884 653256
Teresa Hylton - 07884 653256Regional Director - East Midlands
Teresa became a Regional Director in 2017 and is responsible for nearly 60 staff and managers. Teresa has a background in civil engineering, including surveying, design and project management. She has experience in both private and public sectors and continues to enjoy the technical secondment work. She has strong involvement with the Midlands Highways Alliance, promoting the successes of a collaborative framework with our partners. In addition, Teresa is a STEM Ambassador, helping spread the word and educate the future engineers of the industry.
Vince Mandeir - 07921 699153
Vince Mandeir - 07921 699153 Regional Director - Central
Vince joined Waterman Aspen in 2005, taking up the role of Area Manager in the East Midlands region. Having helped to successfully grow the business in the East Midlands, he was soon promoted to Associate Director and then became Regional Director for the Central region in 2013. Vince’s role entails business development, staff recruitment and management to our specialist secondment service. Vince is an aspiring single figure handicap golfer an avid sports fan who enjoys skiing and has almost walked the entire coastline of England with his dogs.
Andrew Woodliffe - 07391 407951
Andrew Woodliffe - 07391 407951Regional Director - Water
Regional Director for Water and responsible for the diversification and growth in this sector. Andrew joined the company in 2016 and has played a pivotal role in the growth of the water business nationally. Andrew leads on business development, staff recruitment and management in water and he also works closely with water colleagues in Waterman Group and CTi. Andrew has a passion for travel and this often sees him throwing himself head first down a black run with his snowboard strapped to his feet or fishing in the backwaters of Sanibel Island off the West Coast of Florida with his father-in-law.
Neil Soloman - 07834 500223
Neil Soloman - 07834 500223 Regional Director - Y&H
Neil joined Waterman Aspen’s Yorkshire & Humberside Region as an Area Manager in 2004, was promoted to Associate Director, and then to Regional Director in December 2015. His engineering background is in Traffic, Transportation, Road Safety and Highways Development Management, and he is now responsible for the financial management, business development and staff recruitment of his 30-strong secondment team. When he’s not playing squash, you’ll often find Neil’s 30-year old VW Camper at music festivals, or at West Country beaches.
Paul Barclay - 07741 305468
Paul Barclay - 07741 305468Recruitment Director
Paul joined Waterman Aspen in 2015 and is responsible for assisting the company’s regional teams with recruitment.
Based in Chelmsford, Paul leads a recruitment team dedicated to sourcing top talent across the country.
Outside of work you will find Paul at the gym training for his powerlifting competitions, competing at national level, or managing his daughter’s football team.

Tanweer Araf - 07469 119092
Tanweer Araf - 07469 119092 Regional Director - West Midlands
Tan joined Waterman Aspen in 2013 as an Area Manager, and has progressed his career with Waterman to Regional Director. Tan is responsible for the West Midlands region covering the local authority areas of Birmingham, and the Black Country, along with Telford & Wrekin, and Worcestershire. Outside of work, family life keeps Tan busy especially running around after his 2 little children, and fitting in a round golf.
Vincent Valerio - 07500 944276
Vincent Valerio - 07500 944276 Regional Director - London North
Vincent joined Waterman Aspen in October 2019, taking up the role of Regional Director for London North. He has worked in the private and public sectors and is responsible for business development and growth. A born and bred Tottenham Hotspur supporting Londoner, who loves nothing more then exploring countries and cultures through their belly! Enjoys spending time with his family and friends and injury permitting playing Basketball and Football.
Simon Wanklyn - 07884 653249
Simon Wanklyn - 07884 653249 Regional Director - SW and Wales
Simon joined Waterman Aspen as the Regional Director of South West and Wales in 2020. A Chartered Engineer and Project Manager with experience of working in the UK and in the Middle East. A highways, civil, transport and infrastructure engineer specialising in major transport projects including a transport and spectator strategy for a stadium for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Outside work Simon is a keen traveller and enjoys experiencing different cultures and cuisines. A proud Welshman always found watching rugby union and watching Tottenham Hotspur.

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