Senior Management Team

Our talented & experienced team delivers amazing results.

Adam Thompson

Group Chief Executive Officer

A member of the founding family, Adam has extensive experience across a broad range of disciplines and industry sectors. His "can do" attitude and appetite for business development has seen him play a pivotal role in the continued growth and expansion of the Thompson Group of Companies.

John Thompson

Group Managing Director

A member of the founding family, John has without doubt, the most experience in industrial power tool application engineering, and is very well known across the industry sector. An apprentice trained manufacturing engineer, he started his career with Thor Tools in 1967 and has over 45 years’ experience. Over his extensive career, he has worked with many blue-chip companies such as Atlas Copco, Chicago Pneumatic, Desoutter and Ingersoll Rand to name just a few.

Kris Simpson

Group Chief Operating Officer

Kris is the archetypal "hands on" senior team member. An apprentice trained mechanical fitter and turner, he joined Thompson Power Tools in 2007 as a mechanical fitter. He rapidly climbed the ranks to Service Manager in 2009, then on to Group Operations Director in 2016. More recently in 2020 he has taken on the role of Chief Operating Officer.

Tim Luckhurst-Matthews

Group Solicitor and Company Secretary

Tim has a wealth of experience in commercial, law having practised for many years and provides full legal support and advice for the Thompson Group, as well as holding the post of Company Secretary.

Gavin Robinson

Group Sales Director

Gavin brings with him, a wealth of experience in sales in the cut and thrust worlds of both retail finance, and vehicle sales. His highly successful career in sales and finance to date, make him the perfect addition to our board of Directors.

Louise Quin

Group Chief Finance Officer

Louise joined the organisation with a wealth of skills and experience in the world of finance. Her professionalism and attention to detail ensure that our busy accounts department runs effectively and efficiently at all times. Although selling products and services is the key to the success of any organisation, professionally managed accounts is equally important, to ensure smooth cash-flow and a financially health business. Louise fully appreciates this and assures it happens at all times.

Mark McCormick

Group HSQE Manager

Mark brings a wealth of experience in HSQE to the Thompson Group senior management team. His background across a broad range of industry sectors, enables him to ensure Thompson's staff, visitors, and contractors alike enjoy the highest standards of safety at all times. He ensures that Thompson's customer service is second to none and that the group’s activities have the minimum impact upon the environment, no matter where they are operating. In the last 6 months Mark has made a massive difference to the business improving safety standards and implementing ISO45001 for Health and Safety and ISO14001 for environmental responsibility.

Michael Thurley

Operations Manager - Operations

Michael joined the Thompson Group in March 2017 as a tooling tester, and his skills and enthusiasm quickly made him stand out. In just 11 short months he was promoted to Workshop Supervisor, and shortly afterwards, Workshop Manger. Now as Operations Manager - Services, he liaises with key stakeholders of the business to ensure work is completed on time, with consistency, to the highest of standards. He forms a key part of our professional senior management team.