Meet The Team

Acutest

Acutest is the trading name of UK Test Instruments Limited. Acutest was established in 1990 to offer a technical instrument supply service to industry under the name of Acutest. From the humble beginnings of the two founding Directors the company has grown to become one of the UK's largest test equipment specialists now operating from several sites around the country. Now employing around 90 staff members in separate trading divisions, the company has established itself as a leading player in the supply, repair and calibration of test equipment.

Andrew Podesta

Managing Director

Account Managers

The team is responsible for the sales of new test instruments and new calibration throughout the UK, covering utilities, EAWR1989, customer comfort, resale and training. The team of account managers cover all of the UK, England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Channel Islands.

David Pollock

Specialist Team

Jamie Rowe

Utility Team

Lee Allen

Utility Team

Marc Sherwood

Specialist Team

Paul Mould

Calibration Sales

Paul Wright

General Team

Richard Guthrie

Utility Team

Tim Harris

Specialist Team

Calibration Coordination Team

Headed by Andrea Newbon, the team looks after all customer contacts regarding recalibration and service of our customer's test instruments, to both UKAS and Traceable Standards. The team of Internal Coordinators cover all of the UK, England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Channel Islands.

Andrea Newbon

Acutest Calibration

Calibration & Service Team

Headed by James Chinnock for service, UKAS and calibration, the team covers service, repair and calibration both in-house and on-site. The team is fully trained by test instrument manufactures. There are three service centres located in Stoke, Newton Aycliffe and Bristol.

James Chinnock

Calibration and Service Technical Director

Phil Prout

Calibration Service Manager - Bristol Site

Operations

Headed by Julie Doyle. The team covers all:

  • Purchasing
  • Invoicing
  • Credit Control
  • Customer queries including warranty work
  • Supplier queries and finance

Julie Doyle

Operations Manager

Logistics Team

Together David and Phil’s team of customer logistics drivers cover the whole of the UK. David’s team is based at the Stoke and Newton Aycliffe sites, while Phil’s team operates from the Bristol site.

Dave Cottage

Stores Team Manager

QA - Environment - Health & Safety

Headed by Jemma Barraclough. The team are responsible for all Acute Sales Quality Assurance, Environment and Health and Safety requirements.

Alan Holden

QA

Jemma Barraclough

QA & HSE Manager

Acutest Training

Specialist awareness training for your product requirements. Product Awareness and Best Practice Awareness Courses available.

Paul Daniels

Training and Sales Engineer

Marketing & Web Team

The team looks after the companies websites, publications and marketing.

Joanne Pilkington

Marketing Co-ordinator

Peter Stankowski

Lead Web Developer

IT Services

The IT department links all four sites together, in both data and communications.

Luke Wilcox

IT Services