Meet The Team

We are proud of the longevity of our customer relationships and the person who gave us our very first order in 1983 is still a client today. No matter how large or small your enquiry we will respond promptly, enabling you to quote your customer as soon as possible. If you require technical advice we are happy to provide this and often work in partnership with our clients and their end-users to ensure peace of mind the right finish for the right application is built into the design stage.

Managing Director
Kirsty Davies-Chinnock
Kirsty is also Director and Chair of the British Stainless Steel Association as well as holding other non-Executive roles. She is passionate about stainless steel and aluminium in the architectural sector and the built environment. Kirsty also hosts The Women in Industry Podcast and has launched the Women With Metal Conference.
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Senior Account Manager
Sharron Wright
Sharron joined PPS in 2011 after a successful career in retail management. She is well respected in the industry for her friendly and helpful manner and enjoys nothing more than developing relationships with customers. Her favourite polished finishes are from our Circle Polishing section and she often represents PPS at exhibitions and industry dinners – if you see her please do say hello.
Account Manager
Adam Stokes
Adam joined PPS in 2014 and has worked hard to develop and advance his technical skills both in terms of material defects and material applications. He is always keen to get involved when a Nuclear or Pharmaceutical job is in production and to work with the team in the testing and measurements of the polished finish.
Purchase & Accounts Controller
Melissa Edwards
Melissa joined PPS in 2021 and is responsible for purchases, stock control, aged debtors and creditors. She also works with the Team on general administrative tasks and assists the Directors on internal and external auditing.
Production Director
Paul Bashford
Paul joined PPS in 1984 as a member of the production team. Quickly becoming integral to the company, he has had various roles with supervisory and managerial responsibility and in 2019 joined the Board of Directors. Paul is a qualified ISO9001:2015 internal auditor and a mental health first aider, always there for the team to talk to.
Works Director
Richard Chinnock
Richard joined PPS in 1996 and like Paul did, soon made himself an integral part of the team. Specialising in the management of the bright polishing section he was promoted to Works Manager and in 2019 joined the Board of Directors.

Join our team

Are you passionate about polishing stainless steel, aluminium, brass, copper and bronze? Do you want to work in a world-class facility as a part of a dedicated, friendly team? Are you bored with ‘good enough’ and hungry for a real challenge?

If so, we want to talk to you.

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