CPA Council

The CPA Council consists of individuals drawn from the Membership who volunteer their time to oversee the function of the CPA and set policy and strategy for the successful running of the Association. Regional representatives are elected to Council and other positions confirmed at the Annual General Meeting.

Life membership is also awarded to those who have made significant impact to the running and future of the Association.

CPA Council 2022/2023

President: Mr Brian Jones

Immediate Past President: Mr Bob Collins

Chairman: Mr Steven Mulholland

Chief Executive: Mr Kevin Minton

Regional Council Members

  • South West: Darren Blackburn, Plantforce Rentals Ltd
  • South East: Vacant
  • South Eastern Counties: Mrs Kirsty Archbold-Laming, Southern Hoist Services
  • Southern Counties: Mr Phil Leahy, Sunbelt Rentals UK
  • Greater London: Mr Kevin Smith, SCCS Survey Equipment Ltd
  • West Midlands: Mr Aaron Davis, P. Flannery Plant Hire (Oval) Ltd
  • East Midlands: Mr David Simmons, Sinbad Plant Ltd
  • East Anglia: Mr Bernie D Chapman, W R Chapman & Son
  • North West: Vacant
  • Yorkshire: Mr David Holder, HTC Wolffkran Ltd
  • Northern Counties: Mr Mark Anderson, GAP Group
  • Scotland: Mr Steven Mulholland, Mulholland Plant Services Limited
  • Wales: Mr Sion Morgan-Jones, ACOP Group Ltd (Vice-Chairman)


  • Mrs Nadine Clark
  • Mr Trevor Gamble
  • Mr Ian Gordon
  • Mr Daniel Thompson, Speedy Hire Plc

Life Members

  • Mr Bill Law, Mr Denis Morgan, Mr Colin Wood