Rob Symons,  Ben McQuaid,  Lee Carter,  Kevin Jones


Rob Symons

The ‘face of CRJ’.

Rob has over 15 years’ experience of waste management and plant hire operations, his skills range from sales and customer service through to mechanical engineering, waste operations and logistics. Rob also has an involvement in developing waste processing systems for some of the largest waste management organisations in the UK. With a fantastic network of contacts within the waste industry, Rob is positive, dedicated, very hard working and passionate about good customer service.

If you would like advice on your waste processing operations and machine hire, don’t hesitate to contact Rob on 0844 776 2386 or email him at rob.symons@crjservices.co.uk.


Ben McQuaid

Ben has vast experience in the recycling and material processing equipment industry, which led him to start Matpro Machinery Ltd, an equipment dealership representing world renowned OEM brands, in 2014. Following a successful period of collaboration between Matpro and CRJ, it was agreed that Matpro Machinery would become the sales arm of CRJ Services, ‘CRJ Sales’. Ben now sits on the board of directors at CRJ Services Ltd, and heads up the equipment sales division. 

If you would like advice on your waste processing operation and/or machine purchase, don’t hesitate to contact Ben on 0844 776 2386 or email him at ben.mcquaid@crjservices.co.uk.


Lee Carter and Kevin Jones

The original founders of the CRJ business. Lee and Kevin saw an opportunity for recycling equipment hire in the waste industry. Diversifying from farming, they both have a day to day involvement in the business, from financial management and purchasing to people management and processes.

You can contact Lee at lee@crjservices.co.uk and Kevin at kevin@crjservices.co.uk.


Ali Wennell – Business Manager


Ali Wennell


Drawing on over 20 years’ business experience, Ali is responsible for managing the Finance Teams. She is also responsible for Health and Safety, ensuring that the CRJ team and our customers’ employees stay safe when working with our recycling machinery. She also looks after Human Resources and is the main point of contact for our organics recycling contracts, as well as managing new projects and processes at CRJ. Ali is well organised, passionate about CRJ, and helps to keep the team on track.

You can contact Ali on 0844 776 2386 (Option 3) or email her at ali@crjservices.co.uk.


Simon Keen – Workshop Manager



Simon joined our team in June 2019. He is an experienced business manager, engineer and trainer, with a background in heavy plant. Simon is focussed internally, on the quality and efficiency of our engineering teams, and their associated processes. 

Simon can be contacted on 0844 776 2386 (Option 1) or email him at simon.keen@crjservices.co.uk.


Tom Maddock – Service Manager


Tom Maddock


Tom is our service manager. Following 8 years working as a mobile engineer and then team leader of one of our engineering teams, Tom ‘hung up’ his tools and now uses his hands-on experience to troubleshoot and support our customer’s operations. Tom’s role involves arranging the servicing of both the CRJ hire fleet, as well as our customers machines, and is on-hand to dispatch his mobile engineers to keep our customer’s operations up and running efficiently.

Tom can be contacted on 01565 723886 (option 1) or at tom.maddock@crjservices.co.uk

Terry Martin – Workshop Foreman.


Terry Martin


With over 20 years’ experience in engineering, Terry is also a fully qualified Doppstadt Engineer. He is extremely capable, knowledgeable, multi-skilled and has a meticulous approach to servicing, repairing and refurbishing machines to keep our fleet in good working order. Terry looks after the day to day workload of the CRJ based engineers.


Sylvia O’Meara – Hire and Logistics Manager


Sylvia O'Meara


Experienced, dedicated and a great problem solver, Sylvia joined us in 2015 with extensive experience in the waste industry. She is responsible for our hire and logistics department, looking after our fleet of wagons and driver team. Also ensuring our equipment is delivered and collected in the most efficient and cost-effective way. Together with Rachel, she supports our Director, Rob with the management of our customer relationships.

You can contact Sylvia on 0844 776 2386 (Option 1) or email her at Sylvia@crjservices.co.uk


Becky Lunn & Rachel Savage – Plant Hire & Sales Administrator



Becky and Rachel provide a point of contact for customers, ensuring the appropriate information has been sent to them and that all hire documentation is in place prior to any hire starting.  Friendly and helpful, they also speak with customers during the hire period regarding extensions to hire periods, off-hire and any other queries. Together with Sylvia, they support our Director, Rob with the management of our customer relationships.

If you have a query about hiring our equipment or need to off hire a machine, please contact Rachel or Becky on 0844 776 2386 (Option 2) or email them at becky.lunn@crjservices.co.uk or rachel@crjservices.co.uk


Lisa Gibson – Finance Manager


Lisa Gibson


Lisa comes from a financial background and is responsible for the finances of the hire and parts business streams. She provides the management team with valuable information to help run our business. Lisa is hard working, efficient and very good at explaining our charging to customers, and of course, helping to get invoices paid on time! If you have any queries about your invoices from an equipment hire or parts sale, Lisa is your first point of contact. 

You can contact Lisa on 0844 776 2386 (Option 5) or email her at lisa.gibson@crjservices.co.uk.


Vicky Lunn – Finance Manager


Vicky Lunn


Vicky joined us in July 2017 and is a part qualified Management Accountant. She currently manages the finance of equipment sales and the maintenance / servicing of our customer’s machines. Vicky is diligent, efficient and plays a key role in helping our directors to forecast. If you have any queries about your invoices from an equipment purchase or machine servicing, Vicky is your first point of contact.

You can call Vicky on 0844 776 2386 (Option 5) or email her at vicky.lunn@crjservices.co.uk.


Beth Carter – Finance Assistant


Beth Carter


Helpful and thorough, Beth joined CRJ Services in November 2015. She is responsible for all our purchase invoices, manages our green waste intakes and supports the team with a whole host of other admin duties. Any invoices to CRJ should be sent to Beth at the email address below.

You can call Beth on 0844 776 2386 (Option 5) or email her at BethC@crjservices.co.uk.


Tom McLaren – Marketing Manager


Tom McLaren


Joining CRJ in May 2018, Tom is our Marketing Manager. He has a degree in Marketing Management and is responsible for the companies entire marketing activities, which recently included the amalgamation of the Matpro Machinery brand into CRJ Services.

Tom can be contacted on 0844 776 2386 (option 3) or at tom.mclaren@crjservices.co.uk


Wayne Drewett – Parts Sales & Purchasing Manager


Wayne Drewett


Wayne manages our ever growing part sales business, souring quality parts and ensuring we are able to offer great value to our customers. With a background in purchasing and stores management, Wayne is responsible for ensuring that we have the right parts at the right time at the right price. Knowledgeable and supportive, Wayne places all our orders at CRJ, manages relationships with suppliers. 

You can contact Wayne on 0844 776 2386 (Option 4) or email him at wayne.drewett@crjservices.co.uk.


Brian Parker – Stores Manager


Brian Parker


Brian’s career has been in stores management and is keeping our stores at CRJ in meticulous order. He’s passionate about keeping our engineers stocked with the parts they need to turn our hire equipment around quickly and ensure we can respond quickly with any item required on customer sites. He orders some of our fast moving parts and is working hard to get the best prices for CRJ.

You can contact Brian on 0844 776 2386 (option 4) or email him at brian@crjservices.co.uk.


Andy Whalley – Stores Assistant


Andy Whalley - Stoes Assistant


Andy is our Stores Assistant. His main role is to issue stock out to our engineers, manage goods in and out and to help Brian to organise our ever-growing parts department.


Tony Sheen  – Engineering Team Leader (Green Team)


Mark Lawton (Deputy)Graeme Milne, Dave Hunt, Kegan Stewart, Matt Burney



Prez Jakubowski – Engineering Team Leader (Orange Team)



Artur Pronobis (Deputy), Paul Shenton, Steve Solomon, Will Flynn, James Cogdon



Tony and Prez are two experienced engineers who have been with CRJ for a number of years. Both have been promoted to Team Leader positions, responsible for a team each. Focused and hard working, their key role is to ensure our equipment moves quickly and efficiently through our workshop inspection/repair process in the timescales needed for our customers. They are also responsible for looking after health and safety within their teams.

Our hardworking and skilled teams based at the CRJ site are focused on major refurbishments and turning machines around to go back out on hire. These guys get your equipment out on hire on time!


Mobile Service Engineers

Mike Barlow, Matt Burney, Glenn Ishmael, Barry Smith, Andrew O’Donovan


CRJ’s dedicated and resourceful guys in the field. Mike, Matt and Glenn are our qualified engineers who ensure that customers’ operations are kept running with minimal disruption. Covering the whole of the UK, the team are called on to service our equipment and diagnose and fix any faults.


Delivery Drivers and Shredder Operators

Rob Green, Gary Martin, John Ransom, Chad Martin, Joe Symons


Rob, John and Chad are our key delivery drivers. They deliver equipment to our customer’s sites, set up the machinery and complete a full induction for customer staff. Skilled and flexible, they are often the people our customers see most often, therefore an important part of our customer facing team.

Our multi-talented shredder operators spend weeks out on the road attending customer sites to complete shredding work for them. Self-motivated with a good sense of humour, both Joe and Gary provide an exceptional green and wood waste shredding service nationwide. 


Ben Ravenscroft – Yard Ops


Ben Ravenscroft


Ben is based at the CRJ site. He ensures that the site is kept in tip-top order and that machines are prepared for the workshop. Ben has a good sense of humour and is committed to supporting the rest of the team.




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