BA (Hons) MCIPR – Managing Director
A founding partner of MCM, Matthew has over 20 years’ experience in crisis management and some 30 years’ experience at senior levels in public relations for the international motor industry.
He started his career in British Leyland in the 1970s dealing with many tough industrial and business issues as well as product-related matters. As PR Manager for Land Rover, he helped build one of the world’s most famous brands before his appointment as Public Affairs Director of Citroën UK Ltd where he stayed for eight years before setting up MCM.
Dip EP FEPS FICPEM MBCI – Chief Operating Officer
Sarah is responsible for the day to day running of the business, and ensuring we have a robust and well-trained response network.
As the former Principal Resilience Officer for Norfolk County Council, Sarah has a wealth of experience in emergency response and business continuity. Part of her previous role was to manage NORMIT, a public/private sector partnership with the aim of promoting resilience and business continuity in Norfolk.
Sarah has managed a large range of emergency exercises, including COMAH sites; she is a qualified trainer and has been instrumental in developing and delivering accredited training courses.
Sarah is a Fellow of both the Emergency Planning Society (EPS) and the Institute of Civil Protection and Emergency Management (ICPEM) and is a Member of the Business Continuity Institute (BCI). Sarah also sits on the Renewables UK Health and Safety Working Group and the Offshore Renewable Energy Emergency Forum (OREEF).
MCIPR – Commercial Director
Bruce is responsible for all of MCM's commercial activities; maintaining, servicing and growing emergency response contracts.
Bruce is a specialist in corporate communications and reputation management, with a former career in journalism and PR spanning 20 years, including time as a retained emergency Media Responder for MCM.
Bruce has covered the whole spectrum of communications disciplines; consumer and corporate media relations, technical, trade and customer relations, marketing, public affairs and crisis communications.
He has represented global companies in the technology, engineering and automotive fields, including Bosch, ExxonMobil, BP, Citroën, Peugeot and Toshiba.
– General Manager
Melanie is responsible for the smooth running of the legal aspects of the Company including all regulatory requirements, recruitment, health and safety. She is a qualified Project Manager with extensive experience of business system improvements.
Specialist in EU, Public Procurement and Contract Law Melanie is supporting the commercial team for new and existing business.
Melanie also has day to day responsibility for all financial and accounting matters for MCM and its response network.
– Office Administrator
Anita has responsibility for the smooth functioning of the information and communications systems that MCM relies on to successfully deliver its 24/7/365 emergency response. These include monitoring the availability and response capability of MCM’s network, managing the exchange of duty rosters between MCM and its clients and facilitating the Document Control system.
Anita is also tasked with the upkeep of our facilities at Response House, including the permanent readiness of our incident management suite and emergency call centres.
BSc MCIPD MCMI MEPS – Business Development
Richard joined MCM in December 2016 with the responsibility for Business Development. Richard was the former General Manager of Witt O’Brien’s Ltd (formally Link Associates International), a long established and respected major provider of training and exercises in the offshore, high-hazard, process and services industry sectors, which recently chose to cease trading in the UK.
Richard’s objective is to build a specialist exercise and training base in areas such as power generation and other hazardous sectors.
Prior to joining LINK, Richard gained 20 years’ experience in command, management, operational, training and strategic positions within the British Army working at both national and NATO levels.
– Associate Support Manager
Mike has been working with MCM for 15 years is responsible for supporting our personnel response services.
A former police officer, Mike co-wrote the contingency plans for the Norfolk Force before taking on the role of Offshore Liaison Officer for the southern North Sea.
In these roles, Mike worked closely with the emergency services, other support agencies and the offshore industry itself in the development of their personnel evacuation procedures. He has excellent ongoing relationships with all stakeholders involved in overseeing or supporting incidents offshore or onshore.