Meet our
Team

We’re a team of experts in our fields, all working together to deliver the highest levels of customer service.

Executive Directors

Our executive board comprises industry specialists with a wealth of experience in the electricity generation and power sector. They are responsible for the day to day running of the company, along with working in partnership with the non-executives to define future strategy. Their aim is to develop the business with a focus on safety, people and the highest quality standards.

Paul Matthews

Managing Director

Mark Henson

Operations Director

Andy Pinkney

Transformer Services Director

Andy Mill

Group Finance Director

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team

We are always looking to add new people and skills to our team.

Paul Matthews

Managing Director

Paul graduated from Nottingham University in 1992 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He joined Winder Electrical that summer as a Transformer Design Engineer and within five years he had been promoted to Design Manager overseeing all aspects of the Company’s design and drawing requirements. In 2001 Paul became Sales and Technical Director, combining both skills to secure the company’s first ever term contract. In 2004, Paul was promoted to General Manager and in 2019 became Managing Director. Paul has used his 25 years’ experience in the industry to oversee the growth of the transformer business within the DNO sector.

Mark Henson

Operations Director

The newest member of the executive team, Mark joined Winder Power in 2022 to help scale the operational functions. Having graduated in 1999, with a First Class Bachelor’s degree in engineering from Leeds, he has worked across a number of high-tech industries, helping businesses realise their growth potential on the global manufacturing stage. Mark is passionate about digital transformation and enjoys the challenges of developing both people and systems towards achieving sustainable goals within the organisations they work. 

A big fan of the outdoors, Mark lives with his wife and two children on the edge of the Peak District in Yorkshire.

Andy Pinkney

Operations Director

Andy joined the company in 1986 from school. In 1994 Andy was promoted to a management role and gained a broad knowledge of the business by working in all areas including engineering, sales, purchasing and the site services division. In 2003 Andy was promoted to Operations Manager and subsequently Operations Director in 2005. In 2008 Andy was instrumental in managing the business moving into new premises. Andy has played a key part in the significant growth in the business over the years.

Andy Mill

Group Finance Director

Andy is a Chartered Accountant and joined Winder Power in June 2016. He previously held Group Finance Director roles at Lexia Solutions Group and Earthmill Limited, where he gained experience working with Private Equity funders. Andy graduated with a degree in Microbiology from the University of Aberdeen before qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with Moore Stephens in Belfast and London. He also worked as an auditor for PwC in Leeds prior to his move into industry.