Our People

Mechfs prides itself on having an emphasis on teamwork, trust and innovative thinking. This comes directly from our committed
set of employees who above all have a passion for the industry. We are a dynamic collective who believe we can meet the diverse and changing needs of our client’s. We work hard but don’t take ourselves too seriously, we enjoy what we do and have a few laughs
along the way….mainly at ourselves!

Our Team

Paul Sutherland
CEO

Paul is a qualified quantity surveyor with over 15 years experience in the construction industry working in both the private and contracting sectors. Paul believes the company should continue to look for trends and future solutions for clients and to always maintain our core values of leadership, integrity and collaboration.

Paul Firch
Managing Director

Paul is a highly motivated results driven professional with over 25 years M & E experience. He has a proven track record throughout his career of high delivery with blue chip clients. His strong team philosophy of supporting development in individuals, has resulted in delivering outstanding results and service to repeat customers and new customers over the years.        

Mark Millar
Regional Operations Director

Mark is an electrically biased Operations manager, with extensive mechanical experience. During the last 10 years he has successfully secured projects up to and over £10m, whilst working for a wide number of large contractors -  Morgan Sindall, Briggs & Forrester & Rotar

Natalie Sutherland
Director

Natalie has over 15 years experience in supply chain management for some of the largest retailers in the UK. Natalie is responsible for the sourcing and management of key supply chain relationships and constantly striving for best value. Natalie believes in cultivating long term relationships that underpin our clients business.

Leanne Franse
Head of Finance

Leanne is a qualified chartered accountant with a background in auditing and over 10 years experience in a broad range of commercial companies. She is responsible for assisting in the day to day management of the accounting function. Leanne is focused, approachable, has a problem solving attitude and believes that quality information is power.

Janine McMahon
Head of Design

Janine has a wealth of experience in Building Services Design. Working her way up, she progressed through various levels of electrical design to become an Associate. Covering all sectors during her career so far, Janine has also worked with a wide range of consultants, main contractors and local authorities. As Head of design she is responsible alongside her team of producing high quality, innovative and efficient M & E Services design.