Managing Director: Paul Kennedy. ACMI Ba (Hons) Business.
Paul has been in the business for over twenty five years and has wide ranging experience of all aspects of flue and chimney related work including, manufacture, installations, surveying, contracting, design and engineering.
During a successful career working for other companies he has held posts including Manufacturing Manager, Installations Manager, General Manager and Operations Director.
Paul is also a qualified electrician, City and Guilds 17th Edition.
Financial Director: Jennifer Kennedy. BSc (Hons) MSc.
Jennifer has enjoyed successful careers in crop protection as a Development Officer in the UK and Head of Quality Assurance for Central Europe and Scandinavia for Novartis / Syngenta, followed by a teaching career as a teacher of Science to GCSE and Biology to A level. She maintains contact with students as a trainer for the Duke of Edinburgh Award.
Since July 2018 Jennifer has worked full-time in her role as Financial Director.
Installations Manager / Gas Engineer: Brian Harkin.
Brian gained invaluable skills and experience as an NCO in the British Army. Over a ten year career serving with the Royal Engineers in many challenging environments, he developed an innate understanding of how to get the best out of people and how to keep a project on track under pressure. He served as a combat engineer and and learned his trade as a heating and plumbing engineer in the army. Since leaving the army he has continued to employ those skills and has managed large and complex projects at FlueCraft.
Callum began his gas career as a trainee in 2011 and has been a fully qualified gas engineer since 2013. He has been registered with Gas Safe for a number of years.
Before joining the team at FlueCraft in early 2017, he worked on domestic boilers and central heating systems for a year, and high end domestic gas fire and flue systems for two and a half years. Callum is a very 'hands on' engineer and has put his knowledge, skill and experience to very good use at FlueCraft.
Janina is currently studying for a degree in Economics with maths at Manchester University and has recently completed an internship at Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt. She is a fluent German speaker and, as a committed Europhile, is also working hard to get her French to a similar level.
CAD Technician / Flue Designer:
William has many years of experience as a CAD Technician and has gained a wealth of knowledge working on large scale multiple flue projects. He has also worked in the agricultural sector designing large buildings for commercial operations. William's speciality is in the design and installation of high-end domestic fireplace and flue systems, including mechanical and electrical controls and regulatory requirements.