Shropshire Gas's directors are still heavily involved in our day-to-day activities and, supported by a dedicated team of skilled engineers, technicians and administrators, they are proactively committed to driving forward the company's continued expansion and diversification - reaching more of the regions homes and businesses with cost-effective, efficient and reliable services.
Malcolm Carter - Commercial Director
Malcolm founded the company in 1979 after extensive training at British Gas. He utilised these skills to develop the Shropshire Gas brand into the region’s market leading gas service provider. Today Malcolm is responsible for business strategy, development and marketing. As well as chairing the company’s charity initiative he is patron of the Sarah Carter Edwards Trust. He created and manages residential and commercial lettings business Premier Properties and house builder Smartmove Construction.
“At Shropshire Gas we aim to be recognised as the most innovative and flexible provider of essential gas services. We are the first choice for thousands of customers across the region. Our continued focus on understanding and providing what our customers want, has helped us achieve the excellent performance that we are proud of.” - Malcolm Carter.
Jim Walton - Sales Director
Jim joined the company in 1993 after many years working for Nelsons on registered social landlord contracts (RSL). Following a variety of general management roles, he was promoted to Partner in 1999, then appointed Sales Director in 2002. James also serves as a member of our company charity initiative. His responsibilities today include sales, logistics and RSL contract management. He also manages the Excel retail and residential property management business.
“At Shropshire Gas we are committed to operating our business to the highest standards of safety, reliability and efficiency. Thanks to the skills, enthusiasm and dedication of our team we have achieved a great deal. Our robust performance underpins our confidence that we will continue to be regarded as the region’s premier gas service provider.” Jim Walton.
Tom Murray - Technical Director
Tom joined the company in 1987. After 12 years holding various operational positions he was promoted to Partner in 1999. He was then appointed Technical Director in 2002. Thomas also serves as a member of our company charity initiative. His responsibilities today include retail operations and, contract management, with a special focus on customer service. He also manages property rental and construction business Murray & Co.
“At Shropshire Gas we have an ethos of delivering outstanding customer service. We give value for money and provide efficient, cost effective products and services. Our passion for customers and pride in their satisfaction is central to the way we work. Delivering a truly distinctive service forms the corner-stone of what we do at Shropshire Gas.” Tom Murray.