Barry has been in the industry since 1984 working exclusively with Mannesmann and Manntech building maintenance systems. He founded Cento in June 1995 as a sole trader specialising in the Façade Access industry and from this initial inception Cento has grown to be the market leader in the supply, installation and maintenance of quality systems. Barry’s proudest moment was the award of the Bloomberg London Headquarters in 2014, a project that demanded the highest quality and performance from all works packages.
Collette has been involved with Cento over the last 10 years, initially working during school and university holidays and then going full time in 2013. Her role focuses on developing the maintenance company through continuous improvement and customer relationships resulting in the business tripling in turnover over the last 4 years. In addition, Collette concentrates on running the business preparing it for the future alongside her fellow directors, focusing on financial, commercial, marketing and human resources.
Lee has been with Cento for over 10 years, starting as a trainee project manager and being made a Director in 2016. Lee predominantly runs the engineering side of the business specialising in project management and design. His biggest achievement to date in the Bloomberg London Headquarters’ multi system installation focusing on unique design challenges.
Martin has been in the industry for 28 years and with Cento for the last 16 years. He has a positive outlook and enjoys the challenge. He is a great problem solver and support to the entire team. His proudest moment to date is the installation of the 36metre, telescopic reach, 70 tonne, Z-luffing BMU at 240 Blackfriars, London.
Will joined Cento in August 2017 after completing his Masters Degree in Agricultural Engineering. He is an associate member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (iMechE) and is working towards chartered status. He has experience within the hydraulic industry, previously working for a global leader in the design and manufacture of hydraulic and electro-hydraulic components. Will is currently project managing new installations and in charge of all LG3 overhauls.
Lucy joined Cento in May 2017 and works within our Maintenance Team. Her key clients are mainly based within the City and Cambridge. Lucy has over 8 years’ experience within customer service and prides herself on delivering excellent service to all clients. She has a positive and can-do approach and is passionate about working within the maintenance team.
Lauren joined Cento in February 2018 and works within our Maintenance Team. Her key clients are based in London, Aberdeen and Belfast. Lauren has over 4 years’ experience working in the construction industry delivering exceptional customer service. She thrives when set a challenge and enjoys building rapport with clients.