Meet the Team
Philip has been with the company since 1978 having served his apprenticeship with TM Saunders of Folkestone he started as an electrician before joining the team in the office as estimator in 1985.
In October 2000 GW & E Wright were incorporated and he was appointed Managing Director. In November 2017 he and his wife Joanne acquired the company’s total shareholding from the previous owners.
Ben started his career with G W & E Wright in 2002 as an Electrotechnical Apprentice. Following his initial training at college, Ben steadily worked his way through the roles, from apprentice, electrician to site manager. Then in 2012 he took a change in direction, swapping out his screwdrivers for a calculator and joined the office commercial team. Several years later, Ben was promoted to Managing Surveyor and more recently in 2020 Ben was appointed as Production Director.
Kevin joined the company in 2015 after spending 28 years at Hornby Hobbies Ltd. With his wealth of experience, Kevin deals will all matters financial as well as being Office Manager for the busy Ashford office.
John was appointed as a non-executive director in 2014, following his 30 year career as finance director at Hornby Hobbies Ltd. John has bought a wealth of experience to the business and continues to provide guidance and support to senior management.
Steve is a fully qualified electrician having served his apprenticeship in his younger years. Steve’s employment began in 1998 as a supervisor. Soon after he was promoted to Contracts Manager and later Senior Contract Manager. Steve has a wealth of knowledge across all construction trades and is always keen to assist our clients in 'getting the job done'.
Jonathan kick-started his career in the electrical contracting industry as an apprentice aged 16. In 2016 Jon joined with G W & E Wright as a Project Manager, running the electrical package on a Berkeley Group development, in West London. Jon was recently promoted to Contract manager and is now overseeing several of our projects in London and the South East.
After studying for a degree in Audio Technology in Southampton, James moved towards the electrical industry by joining his families electrical company in 2011. After gaining experience in all forms of electrical installations and completing his apprenticeship, he joined the G W & E Wright commercial team in 2015.
Jason joined the company back in in 2011 to assist the busy procurement team. Developing his knowledge Jason soon found himself working alongside the estimating department, finally progressing into his current role as Estimator.
Angela has worked for the business since 2010 as Lead Buyer. Angela supports a wealth of industry knowledge which originates from her strong background within the electrical wholesaling industry.
Customer Care Coordinator
Lynn began working for G W & E Wright in 2014 as a Customer Service Coordinator. With a background in Customer Care and a valued reputation amongst our clients, Lynn continues to exceed expectations.
Jane has been a loyal employee of G W & E Wright for over 40 years. Until recently Jane was Company Secretary playing a leading role in the financial aspects of the business. In 2015 Jane took semi-retirement and now manages payroll on a part time basis.
Jean joined the company in 2012 after a 25 year career in Banking. Jean's CEFA finance and customer service experience has made her an important addition to the finance team.