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DAVE COOPER FPE Global Chief Executive Officer

Dave Cooper

Chief Executive Officer

Dave joined FPE Global in March 2016 and is leading the company through its current phase of growth.

Before joining FPE Global, Dave was instrumental in the transformation of Matcon in various positions, including Operations Director and Managing Director.  A Mechanical Engineer and MBA graduate, Dave’s expertise comes from more than 15 years of supplying capital goods into various process industries including food, pharmaceutical and many others.

Dave is now working with the team at FPE Global to deliver significant and unique value to the firm’s customers and shareholders.  During his time so far Dave has redefined FPE’s Strategic Plan, which focuses the business on key industry sectors where the firm’s expertise is best aligned with value creation.  In addition, Dave is spearheading the roll out of many other strategic priorities, including relocation of the firm’s UK based operations and development of a brand new state of the art Test Facility.


Tim Hines

Chief Financial Officer

Tim joined FPE Global in September 2016 to drive the company’s ambitious financial strategy. Tim is an expert in financial management.

With over 11 years’ experience in senior positions at major companies including HJ Heinz, Kellogg’s, and KPMG, Tim joined FPE from mining equipment manufacturer Joy Global, where he was responsible for delivering strong financial control as the firm’s Finance Director.


ROGER SPEARMAN FPE Global Site Operations Director

Roger Speakman

Site Operations Director

Roger joined FPE Global in March 2007 before securing the role of Site Operations Director in 2013.

Roger’s is highly experienced in managing high value Heritage restoration and construction projects both on and off shore. Roger ensures the delivery of marine pier rebuilds, marine engineering, structural steel installation and refurbishment. He has the proven ability to deliver on large construction projects under strict time frames.

Derek Wood, Operations Director

Derek Wood

Operations Director

Derek joined FPE Global as a Project Manager in June 2007 and was appointed as Operations and Engineering Director in 2011. Derek is responsible for the successful delivery of all process systems and equipment contracts within the business.

With over 20 years’ contracting experience in the bulk materials handling sector, predominantly in Process System Design and Project Delivery in the food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries, Derek is technically very strong.  He is a Chemical Engineering graduate with an MSc in Bulk Solids Handling Technology and his expertise lies within managing customer facing projects for major blue-chip clients.

JEREMY BOOTH FPE Global Sales Director

Jeremy Booth

Sales Director

Jeremy joined FPE Global as Sales Director in July 2015. Jeremy has extensive industry knowledge and has worked in the materials handling and process equipment sector for over 25 years

Jeremy’s areas of expertise are Pneumatic Conveying, Mechanical Conveying, Size Separation, Size Reduction, Mixing, Dosing and Formulation.

Jeremy is responsible for providing custom tailored process solutions, ensuring the customer receives the maximum return on their investment.


Peter Williamson


Peter joined FPE Global as Chairman in August 2015.

Peter is a graduate engineer, with an MBA. Between 1993 and 2010 Peter worked in various positions for BTR Automotive, Metzeler, Trelleborg, Xerium Technologies and IBP Group in locations in Europe, USA and Asia. Since 1999 he has worked in businesses owned by private equity, with Metzeler belonging to CVC and Xerium Technologies an Apax portfolio business. His final executive position was as Group CEO for IBP Group (a Sun Capital Partner portfolio business) and since then has worked as an operating partner for Better Capital and has a portfolio of Non-executive appointments, including FPE Global.


FPE Global at ProPak Asia

FPE showcases at key exhibition in firm first

This year FPE Global will be participating at ProPak Asia exhibition for the first time.  Taking place from June 14th – 17th at the Bangkok International Trade [...]

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