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 2023/2024

President: Mr Brian Jones

Immediate Past President: Mr Bob Collins

Chairman: Mr Steven Mulholland

Chief Executive: Mr Stu McInroy

Regional Council Members

  • South West: Darren Blackburn, Plantforce Rentals Ltd
  • South East: Warren Wilkinson, Explore Plant & Transport Solutions
  • 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: Dan Thompson, Speedy Hire Plc
  • 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 Ian Gordon
  • Mr Chris Gill, L Lynch Plant Hire & Haulage
  • Mr Steve Wright, Sir Robert McAlpine
  • Mr Garry Orr, Synergy Hire Ltd

Life Members

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