Meet the Team

Quality, Service, Delivery & Choice – all provided by our dedicated team.

  • David Wreakes
  • Matthew Roberts
  • Alison Keys
  • Robyn Povey
  • Eve Richardson
  • Bailey Robinson
  • Richard MacMillan
  • Daniel Megson
  • Ryan Moore
  • Dan Crosswaite
  • Tim Allam
  • Jason Ball
  • Robert Dickinson
  • Billy Ritchie
  • George McGuire
  • Scott Lally
  • Peter McGrath
  • Dan Smith
  • David Rhodes
  • Ash Pellegrina
  • Sanwal Amjed
  • Danish Akram
  • Takieh Khan
  • Jason Thomas
  • Raza Asanapath
  • Mohammed Shaaban
  • Kripesh Mundath
  • David Wreakes

    Name: Dave Wreakes

    Job Title: Commercial Manager

    I started at Albion in November 2015 as Senior Sales Administrator before being promoted to Commercial Manager in April 2019.

    Role at Albion: I oversee the Sales team, ensuring that they provide the first-class service that you have come to expect from Albion! I also oversee and assist the Contracts Support team to make sure that the service that contractors and consultants receive is seamless, and that project information is turned around in a timely and efficient manner.

    Experience: I have over 18 years’ experience in sales, and I have also done a bit of purchasing over the years too!

    Interests: In my spare time I enjoy going on bike rides with friends and family. Once a year, I complete a charity bike ride, although the routes differ, it tends to be around 65-70 miles. This year we cycled from Humber Bridge to Barnsley and we raised money for the cancer ward at Sheffield Hallam Hospital.

    Football Team: Barnsley F.C.

    Favourite Drink: Beer!

    Contact me on dwreakes@albionvalvesuk.com or by phone on 07951 726 930

  • Matthew Roberts

    Name: Matthew Roberts

    Job Title: Senior Sales Administrator

    I am the newest member of the Internal Sales Team, I started at Albion in May 2023!

    Role at Albion: I assist the Sales team, ensuring that we provide the first-class service that you have come to expect from Albion! I assist customers to find the correct product for their application and check orders before they are released to the warehouse.

    Interests: Outside of work I enjoy days out with my wife and children, I have a keen hobby in musical theatre where I operate sound and lighting for a number of local theatres and societies.

    Favourite Roller Coaster: Dragon Khan at Port Aventura

    Favourite Show: Back to the Future at the Adelphi Theatre

    Contact me on mroberts@albionvalvesuk.com

  • Alison Keys

    Name: Alison Keys

    Job Title: Internal Sales Administrator

    Started at Albion in January 1995!

    Experience – I have been at Albion since the company was founded in Barnsley 26 years ago! In those early days I was involved in all business functions, from invoicing to orders and everything in between! It has been a pleasure to watch the company start from scratch and grow to where it is now, it is unrecognisable when compared to where we began! Although the company has grown exponentially over the years, it still has the same family-feel, it’s a very relaxed and sociable place to work! It really is my home from home!

    Favourite Place: Venice

    Favourite Film: Top Gun

    Contact me on akeys@albionvalvesuk.com

  • Robyn Povey

    Name: Robyn Povey

    Job Title: Internal Sales Administrator

    I started working at Albion in August 2018.

    Background: I started at Albion as an apprentice studying Business Admin at 18 years old, after passing my qualification I became a fully fledged member of the sales team! Prior to this, I held a couple of part-time roles in the hospitality and retail industries whilst attending school and college.

    Interests: In my free time I love to eat chinese food and watch a good movie or boxset! My favourite actor at the moment is Stephen Graham!

    Favourite Sports Person – Anthony Joshua (Boxer)

    Favourite Drink – Prosecco

    Email me on rpovey@albionvalvesuk.com

  • Eve Richardson

    Name: Eve Richardson

    Job Title: Internal Sales Administrator

    Started at Albion in March 2019

    Experience: I have over 15 years’ experience working in sales and customer services, as a chatty and bubbly person this is my perfect role! I love nothing more than building rapport with customers and I believe this is the key to providing exceptional customer service! In one of my previous roles I even won the ‘Best Customer Service Advisor’ award.

    Interests: I love spending time with my family and friends, and especially long walks in the countryside with my husband and my dog, Lola (Labrador).

    Favourite Film – Any chick flick with a happy ending!

    Favourite Music – R&B from the early 2000’s.

    Contact me on erichardson@albionvalvesuk.com

  • Bailey Robinson


    Name: Bailey Robinson

    My job role is Internal Sales Administrator.

    I started at Albion in November 2020 as an apprentice, since then I have passed my apprenticeship with a distinction, and I am now enjoying my time as an integral part of the sales team.

    Background: Before starting my apprenticeship in Business Admin at Albion, I studied A-Levels in Maths, Physics and Business Studies at Barnsley Sixth Form College. Whilst I was studying, I held a couple of roles within the hospitality sector, waitering and assisting in the kitchen.

    Favourite Sport: Football

    Football Team: Manchester City

    You can contact me on brobinson@albionvalvesuk.com

  • Richard MacMillan

    Name: Richard MacMillan

    Job Title: Internal Sales Administrator

    Started at Albion in April 2021.

    Experience: I have 15 years’ experience in sales and customer service, which also include a number of years within the valve industry! During my career I have had experience managing a team where I was responsible for maintaining service levels and relationships, with I feel fits in with Albion’s ethos perfectly!

    Interests: In my spare time I am an avid supporter of the Elsecar Main FC – both Under 9’s and Under 7’s!

    Favourite band: Iron Maiden

    Instrument I play: Guitar (very poorly!)

    Contact me by email on rmacmillan@albionvalvesuk.com

  • Daniel Megson

    Name: Daniel Megson

    Job Title: Internal Sales Administrator

    Started at Albion in April 2021.

    Experience: I started working in the building services industry at 18 years old and have never left! I have worked for many merchants in the industry over the years, in both internal and external roles. Not only do I have extensive experience in all things valves, but due to my varied roles I also have a wider understanding of the building services industry in general.

    Interests: When I’m not in work I like going out to the cinema, playing snooker & watching formula 1.

    Favourite Food: Indian

    Favourite Movie – The Wolf of Wall Street.

    You can email me on dmegson@albionvalvesuk.com

  • Ryan Moore


    Name: Ryan Moore

    Job Title: Internal Sales Administrator (Ireland)

    I started working for Albion Valves (International) Ltd in June 2017, I was the only UK-based employee until 2019! Nowadays, I work for Albion Valves (UK) Ltd looking after all of the sales from Ireland and Europe.

    Role at Albion: I am the main point of contact for all of our customers, I arrange all transport, documentation, customs paperwork and invoicing, and also liaise with factories on production.

    About Me: After spending over 20 years at the mercy of customs and shipping partners, I would love nothing more than to have a superpower which enables me to deliver goods in the click of my fingers – it really would help me to provide the world-class service that I strive for!

    Interests: I enjoy visiting unusual places; I have had afternoon tea at the top of Mount Fuji and I have fed a toucan in the rainforest of Belize!

    Favourite Film: Coco

    Favourite Cake: Mrs K’s Banana Bread!

    Contact me on rmoore@albionvalvesuk.com or call me direct on +44 (0)1226 729905

  • Dan Crosswaite

    Name: Dan Crosswaite

    I started working for Albion in April 2020 as Regional Contracts Manager for the North of England and the Midlands; in October 2023 I was promoted to Sales Director.

    Role at Albion: I oversee Albion’s external personnel (Area Sales Manager and Regional Contracts Managers), so you will now find me all around the country visiting distribution, contractors, and consultants! As well as this, I also manage the internal Projects Team to ensure the whole projects function runs seamlessly.

    Experience: 10 years’ experience within distribution and 11 years’ experience within the valve industry.

    Favourite Place: Las Vegas

    Something you didn’t know about me: I am a fully qualified mortgage advisor

    Contact me on 07377 045 955 or dcrosswaite@albionvalvesuk.com

  • Tim Allam

    Name: Tim Allam

    Job Title: Northern Area Sales Manager

    I started working for Albion in February 2008.

    Role at Albion: Growing the Albion brand and building customer relationships.

    Experience – After joining Albion with zero knowledge of the industry. I speant 7 years working in Internal Sales before being given the opportunity to work as an external Area Sales Manager, which I thoroughly enjoy. I love getting out and about and meeting customers old and new!

    Favourite Football Team: Barnsley FC

    New-found hobby: Golf

    If you are based in the north of England and have any enquiries or require any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me by email on tallam@albionvalvesuk.com or by phone on 07946 171 708.

  • Jason Ball

    Name: Jason Ball

    Job Title: Southern Area Sales Manager

    I started at Albion in June 2023.

    Role at Albion: I will be working closely with Albion’s network of independent distributors.

    Background: I have over 37 years of experience in the industry, over the years I have worked for both manufacturers and distributors.

    Interests: In my spare time i enjoy carp fishing, playing golf (badly!), and visiting the beach.

    Favourite food: Curry.

    Favourite drink: JD or red wine!

    Contact me on jball@albionvalvesuk.com or call me on 07977 458114

  • Robert Dickinson

    Name: Robert Dickinson

    Job Title: Midlands Area Sales Manager

    I started working for Albion in October 2009!

    Role at Albion: Building relationships and developing new business with customers in my area.

    About Me: 25 years in the industry and still learning, having worked in distribution and manufacturing. Our two children keep us very busy when not at work!

    Favourite sport: Cricket.

    Favourite hobby: Playing Guitar.

    If you are based in the Midlands and have any enquiries or require any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me by email on rdickinson@albionvalvesuk.com or by phone on 07960 075 231.

  • Billy Ritchie

    Name: Billy Ritchie

    Job Title: Scotland and Northern Ireland Area Sales Manager

    I started working for Albion in December 2021.

    Role at Albion: I hold a bit of a hybrid role in that I am the main point of contact for distributors, contractors and consultants within my area, I like to think of it as a technical sales role!

    Background: I have 35 years’ experience in the construction industry and more specifically 19 years’ experience in HVAC!!

    Interests: In my younger years I was a black belt in judo! Nowadays, I enjoy golf and walking my two dogs.

    Favourite Band: AC/DC

    Favourite Food: Steak

    If you are based in Scotland or Northern Ireland and have any enquiries or require any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me by email on britchie@albionvalvesuk.com or by phone on 07913 122 468.

  • George McGuire

    Name: George McGuire

    Job Title: Ireland Area Sales Manager

    I started at Albion in June 2022.

    Role at Albion: My role is to build brand awareness and desireability for Albion amongst contractors and consultants, whilst also developing relationships and working with Albion’s existing network of independent distributors.

    Background: I am a Scotsman living in Ireland! I have over 20 years’ experience within HVAC manufacturers and distribution which has seen me work throughout the UK and Northern Europe.

    Interests: I enjoy watching cricket, playing golf, and the odd bit of karaoke!

    Favourite Cuisine: Italian

    Favourite Actor: Jack Nicholson

    Contact me on gmcguire@albionvalvesuk.com or call me on 07939 973 273.

  • Scott Lally

    Name: Scott Lally

    Job Title: Regional Contracts Manager (North)

    I started working at Albion Valves (UK) Limited in January 2024.

    Role at Albion: Working with Consultants and Contractors across the North of England and the Midlands to get the right valve fit portfolio for their projects.

    Background: I have 10 years’ experience in Plumbing / HVAC Merchants and 10 years’ experience in Building Drainage Manufacturing.

    Football Team: Bolton Wanderers

    Favourite Sport: Darts

    For any project requirements you can contact me on slally@albionvalvesuk.com or by phone on 07398 162607

  • Peter McGrath

    Name: Peter McGrath

    Job Title: Regional Contracts Manager (South)

    I first started working for Albion in 2010 where I spent 4 years as their Southern Area Sales Manager, I then left the company to pursue another opportunity before re-joining Albion again in August 2018 as Regional Contracts Manager!

    Role at Albion: Seeing Contractors to promote Albion Valves and then working with them on projects / contracts.

    Experience: I have worked in valve supply industry for over 30 years with various distributors and merchants in the industry.

    Interests: Films, geography, walking, CrossFit and weightlifting.

    Fun Fact: In April 2021 I walked nearly 800km making me 12th in the world for the most KM walked in that month.

    Favourite UK destination: Devon

    For any project requirements you can contact me on pmcgrath@albionvalvesuk.com or by phone on 07415995894

  • Dan Smith

    Name: Dan Smith

    Job Title: Regional Contracts Manager (South)

    I started at Albion in June 2023.

    Role at Albion: I will be meeting M&E contractors and consultants to show them the benefits of dealing with Albion, from the availability, technical back up, and sheer breadth of the range. This will enable me to secure projects and back feed the sale through our network of independent distributors.

    Background: I have been in the building services industry since 1998! I have worked in various technical/sales orientated roles dealing with flushing/chemical cleaning, balancing of systems, pressurisation of systems and filtration, however, the majority of my career has been involved in the manufacturing industry of tube, valves and fittings.

    Interests: Back in my youth I use to be an avid U2 fan, and I have lots of their music on vinyl, some are worth a quite a bit of money these days! I love to spend quiet time at home with my family and dog.

    Contact me on dsmith@albionvalvesuk.com or call me on 07932 934783

  • David Rhodes

    Name: David Rhodes

    Job Title: Technical Manager

    I started at Albion in September 2021.

    Role at Albion: As Technical Manager my key role within the business is to provide support to our internal and external sales team and assist our customers with both technical support and site issues.

    Background: I have over 35 years’ experience working within Technical Engineering and Quality Manager roles within an environment of advanced manufacturing formerly within the plastics and rubber industry and more latterly with a large tube, fittings, and valve manufacturer.

    Favourite Team: Everton F.C. (However, as a teenager I captained Merseyside boys!)

    Sport I play: Golf (Although I am a bit out of practice!)

    You can contact me on drhodes@albionvalvesuk.com or call me on 07535 385 933.

  • Ash Pellegrina

    Name: Ashley Pellegrina

    Job Title: Project Coordinator

    I started at Albion in April 2021. I was appointed to be the intermediary between suppliers, contractors, the contracts support team and external sales reps.

    Experience: Before joining Albion, I worked in the Electrical sector, gaining many years of experience as Store Manager and Operations Manager, which probably explains why I am a bit of a ‘Smart Home Geek’ and love all smart home technology!

    Interests: Outside of work, I love to go on date nights with my wife, go on weekend adventures with my two boys, and play football with the lads or catch up with them over some food!

    Football Team: Sheffield Wednesday.

    Sport: Boxing.

    You can email me on apellegrina@albionvalvesuk.com or call me direct on +44 (0)1226 729 909

  • Sanwal Amjed

    Name: Sanwal Amjed

    Job Title: Materials Scheduler/Estimator

    I started at Albion in July 2019, straight from university!

    Role at Albion: As part of the Contracts Support Team, I review all project enquiries/documents/schematics and complete take-offs, sizing schedules and a BoM ready for another member of my team to quote.

    Background: Automotive Engineering (BEng)

    Favourite Sport: Cricket and the gym

    Favourite Band: The Beatles

    Email me on samjed@albionvalvesuk.com

  • Danish Akram

    Name: Danish Akram

    Job Title: Materials Scheduler/Estimator

    I started at Albion in July 2022.

    Role at Albion: My role within Albion is to review all projects enquires, documents, schematics, sizing schedules, completing take-offs and Bill of Materials.

    Background: Automotive Engineering (BEng)

    Interests: In my spare time I enjoy exploring the countryside with my wife and spending time with our cats!

    Favourite Sport: Tough one… boxing or F1!

    Hobby: Driving / Racing

    Email me on dakram@albionvalvesuk.com

  • Takieh Khan

    Name: Takieh Khan

    Job Title: Materials Scheduler/Estimator

    I started at Albion in September 2023.

    Role at Albion: I am responsible for reviewing all project enquiries, schematics and sizing schedules, before completing take-offs and Bill of Materials for Albion’s customers and users.

    Background: Studied BEng Automotive Engineering at Sheffield Hallam University.

    Favourite Sport: F1

    Favourite Football Team: Manchester Utd

    Email me on tkhan@albionvalvesuk.com

  • Jason Thomas

    Name: Jason Thomas

    Job Title: UAE-Based Sales Director for Albion Valves (International) Ltd

    Started at Albion as an employee in January 2019 and did some consultancy work for them before this.

    Role at Albion: I am responsible for all export markets with a primary focus on the Middle East, Africa and Indian Subcontinent. I am responsible for establishing distribution networks in all export markets, and work with those partners to develop specifications and approvals with designers, developers, and end clients.

    Background: I have lived in the Middle East from a very early age. I began working in Dubai in 1990 after finishing my education, and have been in the valve industry ever since. During that time I worked for many of the leading valve manufacturers in the building services, waterworks, oil and gas sectors.

    Fun fact: I enjoy reading, swimming, travelling, and rugby (though only as a supporter these days, and some may argue never as a player!)

    Contact me on jthomas@albionvalvesuk.com or call me on + 971 50 5080728

  • Raza Asanapath

    Name: Raza Asanapath

    Job Title: UAE-Based Regional Sales Manager for the Middle East and Africa for Albion Valves (International) Ltd

    Started at Albion in May 2019 and did some consultancy work before this.

    Role at Albion: I am based at Albion’s Dubai office and am responsible for developing and managing the sales of the complete Albion range of valves in the MENA region.

    Background: I hold a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, and I have 15+ years of experience in technical sales, product development and marketing.

    Football team: Liverpool F.C.

    Favourite sport: Badminton and Cricket

    Contact me on raza@albionvalvesuk.com or call me on +971 50 6534715

    Raza says “I believe that I was born to do sales and solving complex customer requirements. I always put the customer first and I am on hand any day, anytime, to assist. Any task is achieveable if we do it with passion, perseverance, and for the sheer joy we get when it is achieved.”

  • Mohammed Shaaban

    Name: Mohammed Shaaban

    Job Title: Regional Sales Manager for Egypt and Africa for Albion Valves (International) Ltd

    Started working for Albion Valves (International) Ltd in July 2022.

    Role at Albion: I manage every aspect of Albion’s expanding operation in Africa – including appointing and managing distributors.

    Background: I am a dynamic International Sales and Marketing Manager with 18+ years of experience in diversified industries. I’m a trained Electrical Engineer who worked as Electrical Engineer for two months before starting my sales career, flying worldwide.

    Interests: Playing Basketball (before gaining weight!), fishing, travelling, cars, driving, cooking, and, last but not least, sales!

    Favourite country: Malaysia

    Favourite dessert: Anything chocolate flavoured!

    Contact me on mshaaban@albionvalvesuk.com or call me on +20 102 506 9000

  • Kripesh Mundath

    Name: Kripesh Mundath

    Job Title: Sales Engineer at Albion Valves (International) Ltd

    I started working for Albion in December 2022.

    Role at Albion: My role is to support Albion Valves (International) Limited’s sales and logistics.

    Background: I have a Mechanical Engineering bachelor’s degree and 9 years of experience working in MEP Field.

    Interests: I like exploring different foods, playing and watching football, and hanging out with friends and family.

    Football Team: Liverpool F.C.

    Favourite Sports Person: Steven Gerrard or Lionel Messi

    Contact me on kripesh@albionvalvesuk.com or +971 (058) 5633136

  • David Wreakes
  • Matthew Roberts
  • Alison Keys
  • Robyn Povey
  • Eve Richardson
  • Bailey Robinson
  • Richard MacMillan
  • Daniel Megson
  • Ryan Moore
  • Dan Crosswaite
  • Tim Allam
  • Jason Ball
  • Robert Dickinson
  • Billy Ritchie
  • George McGuire
  • Scott Lally
  • Peter McGrath
  • Dan Smith
  • David Rhodes
  • Ash Pellegrina
  • Sanwal Amjed
  • Danish Akram
  • Takieh Khan
  • Jason Thomas
  • Raza Asanapath
  • Mohammed Shaaban
  • Kripesh Mundath