gareth jones

Gareth Jones

Interim CEO

Joined the group

October 2018


Gareth has 27 years’ experience in finance having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1993 with PwC. In recent years he has worked as Chief Financial Officer for LSE listed Applied Graphene Material. Prior to this he was at Emco Wheaton Division of private equity owned Gardner Denver Inc., the global provider of industrial equipment, technologies and services, where he joined as Finance Director in 2013. Prior to this he spent seven years as Finance Director of private equity backed start-up, Vireol Bio-Industries plc, which was seeking funding to design, construct and operate a bioethanol process facility. Between 1995 and 2006 Gareth was employed by Syltone plc. After its acquisition by Gardner Denver Inc. in 2004, Gareth became European Finance Director and then Divisional Finance Director of the Blower Division. In this capacity he was responsible for the day-to-day financial operations of the Group’s largest division, operating across four continents, with revenues of circa. $480m. He graduated from the University of Nottingham in 1989 with a BEng.

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