The Team – Xcell Misting

Meet the Xcell Misting Ltd Team


Xcell Misting Limited is an innovative Fire Protection Company with a commitment to provide unparalleled quality, service and support for its customers.  The company, based in Norfolk, has a team of engineers located throughout the UK enabling it to provide nationwide support Including Ireland.

Xcell Misting Ltd design, supply, install and commission all types of fire suppression and detection systems, specialising in water mist technology; high, medium and low pressure fire suppression systems.

The team of highly motivated and dedicated Directors have a wealth of experience and training within the Fire Industry allowing them to ensure that all clients’ specific requirements are assessed individually to provide solutions tailored and designed for each particular need. We offer 365/7/24 support for all our customers.


The Core Team

Head of Operations & Technical – Andy Cooke

Andy has worked within the fire industry for 25 years, graduating from site supervisor through projects manager to company Director.  His experience comprises many facets of the industry including installation, project management, service, design and sales in both hands on and supervisory roles. This provides him with a thorough insight into client’s requirements and thus solutions.  Andy is customer-focused and dedicated to finding the right solution for each new project and ensuring that the customer’s needs are met throughout the contract.


Head of Commerce – Kevin Musk

A time-served engineer, Kevin has a wealth of engineering experience, the past 19 years being within the fire industry. Kevin’s focus is firmly on procuring quality equipment, to suit specific requirements and ensuring that all current standards and legislation are met or exceeded.  All materials used are fully traceable and conform to relevant standards.


Head of Finance – Debbie Bingham

Employed as Accounts Manager for a number of Fire Systems Company’s (Brittan Fire, Kidde Fire Protection and Fireworks Fire Protection Ltd) for 23 years, Debbie has a thorough understanding of the specific requirements of the financial control of a fire systems company.  The financial status of the company is safely within Debbie’s hands, ensuring that the company operates successfully within the current financial climate, and continues to grow and develop in the future; giving our customers peace of mind that the support they require for existing or new projects will always be available to them.


Service & Accounts Administrator – Michelle Corston

Michelle currently works as service and accounts administrator.  Dealing with a variety of paperwork and office day to day items.  Michelle’s knowledge of fire systems started back in 1999 working for The Briton Fire Company Ltd as fire alarms administrator then working in accounts, moving to Sonata Security Ltd as service manager and accounts, then BBC Fire Protection Ltd as customer services before coming to Xcell Misting in September 2014.


Sales & Projects Manager – Fernando de Carvalho

Currently operating from our south west office in north Bristol. Fernando has over 40 years’ experience in the BMS & Fire detection and suppression industry, specialising in building management systems, CCTV, fire protection and gas suppression systems. Over his many years in the industry has been involved in applications design, commissioning, project management, site surveys and tender submittals covering most industry applications. Has in the past 25 years specialised in the sales, design, commissioning and project management of Vesda aspirating detection systems and gas suppression systems.  This industry experience provides him with the technical expertise necessary to provide our customers with application solutions, meeting all design and technical specifications and ensuring clients’ requirements are met within the project timeframes and cost effectiveness. Has a passion for establishing good customer relationships, insuring continued customer trust and repeat business.


Technical Projects & Design– Alex Smith

Alex is an engineer with over 12 years’ experience, specialising in fire protection and suppression systems for the past 10 years.  In addition to his Engineering, AutoCAD and management qualifications, Alex is qualified and trained in all aspects of fire suppression and detection systems including, High Pressure Water Mist System Design, FHC Hydraulic Calculation Software (Water Mist Systems), Sprinkler System Design, Inergen System Design, CO2 System Design, Pyrochem System Design, R102 System Design, Vesda System Design, FIA Advanced Fire Alarm and Detection. This experience provides him with the technical expertise necessary to be able to support the company with all aspects of technical solutions, design criteria and specifications to ensure that all clients’ requirements are fulfilled utilising the most suitable solution.


Operations Manager – John Scott

John has worked in engineering operations for over 30 years predominantly in upstream Oil & Gas and latterly in wells decommissioning and subsea engineering.  John is equipped with a wealth of experience in engineering operations management having served successfully as Wellsite Engineer, Project Engineer, Project Manager, Operations Director and General Manager.  His experience has equipped him with a highly developed sense of client focus, client satisfaction and continuous improvement across the entire spectrum of business.

John believes passionately in working partnerships and engagement and will work tirelessly to achieve this this with clients, colleagues and stakeholders.


Operations Manager – Andrew Blades

Andrew has gained a wealth of experience over a 35 year period in production manufacturing, Project and installation works. With this knowledge it has put him in good stead to deal with the complexities and challenges of the fire protection Industry.

For the past 5 years he has been involved in most aspects of the business from planning service and installation works through to customer call outs and small works UK wide.

Customer focused, his current day to day role is to liaise closely with customers, internal staff and engineers on the smooth running of the business. Adhering to ISO procedures and other certified bodies to ensure all activities are carried out to the highest expectation and quality standards.


Service Manager – Jade Aldred

Throughout her experience working with scheduling numerous engineers countrywide, Jade is responsible for managing all the services carried out by Xcell Misting on varying frequencies. She is also the main point of contact for any booking on the workschedule and ensures logistics and skillsets are taken into account. Labour is allocated by Jade and communicated to the engineers, verifying all risk and method statements have been sent and workbooks are arranged along with any possible spares. Jades previous experience working for Haas Automation for over 5 years was organising engineers up and down the country with services, installs and breakdowns and this gives her familiarity of a fast-paced, ever changing environment.


Remedials & Small Works Manager– Ian Perryman.

Ian is a qualified Mechanical and Production engineer with 34 years of experience of the Food Production, Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical industry and has worked worldwide in these disciplines.

Prior to joining Xcell Misting 2 years ago, Ian worked for 5 years as a Purchasing Manager for an engineering company specialising in high speed, automated packaging lines and had previously gained a good understanding of the requirements of the industry through many years as an Installation and Commissioning engineer, transferring these skills to the fire protection industry ensuring that the client receives what is required.


Installation and Service Engineers

Xcell Misting Ltd is fortunate to have a team of highly skilled and experienced site engineers, fully conversant with all varieties of fire systems. We offer both mechanical and electrical installation and service work and pride ourselves on the level of our competency and quality of workmanship gained through years of experience in all aspects of engineering and site work.

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