Our governance structure ensures the effective functioning of our organisation.

Governance guarantees we adhere to legal requirements, uphold our ethical standards, and effectively manage our resources for the benefit of our members and stakeholders.

Each of these roles is integral to the effective functioning of the AEMT, ensuring we fulfill our mission to support our members and stakeholders. They allow us to operate with transparency, accountability, and efficiency, making the AEMT a leading organisation in the electrical and mechanical trades industry.


The Officers of AEMT include the President, Vice President, Junior Vice President, and Treasurer. These individuals are responsible for steering the organization, working together with the General Manager and the Council to manage and direct the operations of the AEMT.

Shaun Sutton

Shaun Sutton

Immediate Past President, Central Group, Kitling Road, Knowsley Business Park, Prescot, Merseyside L34 9JA

James Stevens

President, Preformed Windings, Unit 3, Vector 31 Industrial Estate, Waleswood Way, Rotherham, S. Yorkshire. S26 5NU.

Honorary President: The Honorary President plays a crucial role in ensuring that the AEMT complies with all legal requirements, overseeing the organization's finances and risk management, and representing the organization to our stakeholders. The President also acts as an ambassador and advocate for the AEMT and attends key events such as the AGM or annual conference.
Mark Brady

Mark Brady

Vice President, Hayley 24/7, Unit 1 Castle Mill Works Birmingham New Road. Dudley. DY1 4DA.

Honorary Vice President: The Honorary Vice President shares many of the same responsibilities as the President, working in close coordination with the President and Chief Executive to ensure the strategic and business direction agreed upon by the Council is followed.

Andy Patten

Treasurer & Junior Vice President, ADC Electricals, Burtree Works, Brindley Rd, Hertburn Ind Est, Washington, NE37 2SF, Tyne & Wear.

Honorary Treasurer: The Treasurer provides governance oversight of the organization's finances on behalf of the whole council. In partnership with the council, the Treasurer is responsible for ensuring the financial resources of the organization are used in the best interest of members and in accordance with the organization's objectives.


Council Members:

The Council is the governing body for the AEMT, providing strategic leadership, direction, and support to the management team. The Council delegates day-to-day operations to the Chief Executive, ensuring that all actions align with the organization's vision, mission, and strategic direction.

Derry Sheehan

International Council Member, Avonmore Electrical, Roskeen, Mallow, Co. Cork, Republic of Ireland.

Howard Lyn

International Council Member, Rapid Solutions, BEGOC Business Centre 93 Zarifa Aliyeva Street, Baku. AZ1000. Azerbaijan.

Tom Beatson

Tom Beatson

Council Member, Beatsons Fans & Motors, 16-54 Newhall Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire. S9 2QL

Chris Powles

Chris Powles

Council Member, SULZER ELECTRO MECHANICAL SERVICES UK LTD, 6502 Solihull Parkway, Birmingham Business Park, Marston Green, Birmingham, B37 7WL, West Midlands, UNITED KINGDOM

George Knowles

Council Member, Knowlton and Newman Ltd. Unit 4, The Admiral Park, Hilsea, Portsmouth, PO3 5RQ

Anette Boulter

Council Member, Hidrostal, Unit 1 Stadium Park, Altofts Lane, Castleford, WF10 5PZ

Gordon Miles

Council Member, Gordon Miles, The Royal College of Emergency Medicine

Patrick O'Neil

Associate Representative, WEG UK Ltd, Broad Ground Road, Lakeside, Redditch. B98 8YP

Kirstie Davies

Kirstie Davies

Associate Representative, EMiR Software, No. 1 The Chambers, Bowden Business Village, Harborough Road, Market Harborough, LE16 7SA

General Manager:

Thomas Marks

Thomas Marks

General Manager, AEMT, Towerhouse Business Centre, Fishergate, York. YO10 4UA

The General Manager is responsible for implementing the strategic goals and objectives of the AEMT, ensuring the Council can fulfil its governance function, and maintaining accountability to our diverse constituents and stakeholders. The General Manager is expected to possess strong leadership, strategic thinking skills, and a commitment to continued professional growth and development.