Our Senior Leadership Team

Alain Loosveld

Alain Loosveld

Managing Director - Telecom

Having joined Morrison Utility Services over 15 years ago, Alain’s most recent appointment as Managing Director Telecom came in January 2017. Alain has over 25 years telecom industry experience gained in the UK, Ireland and Europe. Alain is responsible for M Group Services’ Telecom division which includes Morrison Telecom Services together with Magdalene and Avonline Networks. He has a Master’s Degree in Economics and Business Administration.

Pat Carolan

Pat Carolan

Managing Director

Pat joined Morrison Utility Services in 2003. In March 2019 he was appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Morrison Telecom Services. He has over 30 years experience working across the utility and infrastructure sector, specialising  in leading large frameworks and capital programmes of work. Pat is a Chartered Civil Engineer (MICE) and member of the Institute of Directors.

Bryan Casey

Bryan Casey

Finance Director

Bryan joined Morrison Utility Services at the formation of the division in March 2019. Prior to this appointment Bryan has held a number of senior finance positions in the utility sector over the last 6 years, at Balfour Beatty and Veolia, and prior to this across other sectors including retail, hospitality, training, and facilities management. Bryan is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Kate Branagh

Kate Branagh

Head of Delivery & Improvement

Kate joined Morrison Utility Services in 2004 as a streetworks administrator and has since undertaken a number of roles across Business Process & Systems, Electric, Water and Gas contracts. She moved to join the telecoms division in 2016 as General Manager Operations Centre and has most recently been  promoted to a role of Head Of Delivery & Improvement in 2019. Her main responsibilities are to ensure delivery and performance on our NEMSA contract across the Southern region and to build a strong relationship with the OR partner management team. Kate has a BSC (Hons) in Regional Science from Reading University and is a qualified Lean Six Sigma Black belt.

Chris Priest

Chris Priest

HR Director

Chris started his career as an Officer in the RAF before taking on HR roles in the education sector and as a HR Business Partner for Marshall Motor Group. He joined Magdalene in 2016 as their HR Director and, following their acquisition by M Group Services in September 2017, he transferred to Morrison Utility Services in order to support the BT and Openreach contract. Now heading up the HR function for Morrison Telecom Services, he is responsible for shaping and delivering the Telecom people strategy.

Allen Darnell

Allen Darnell

Head of IT and Business Performance

Allen Darnell joined Morrison Utility Services in 2005 and has managed IT and business change across all utility sectors including gas, water, telecom, electricity and metering. Allen’s most recent appointment as Head of IT and Business Performance Improvement for the Telecoms Division came in October 2018. Allen is responsible for process & system development, IT infrastructure & support, research & innovation and onshore & offshore back-office operations.

Richard McCullough

Richard McCullough

SHEQT Director

Having been with Morrison Telecom Services since 2004, facilitating a wide variety of lead Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) roles that has lead him to his current position as SHEQT Director for Morrison Telecom Services. Richard is a chartered member of IOSH and has 30 years of experience operating within the utility and infrastructure sectors.