After many years in the industry as an approved Electrician, Foreman, Supervisor, and Manager, which included working on Hazardous area equipment worldwide, he joined Loughborough College as a lecturer in 2005. He became course leader for the AEMT Motor Rewind Apprentice Scheme and JTL Apprentice Electricians Scheme.
Karl has worked within the rewind industry since 1987 developing a broad and deep knowledge of the sector. He joins the team full-time and has been tasked with finding the answers to members questions, whether they be standard engineering practise, or explosion proof (Ex). He will also be supporting the Ex repair courses and helping develop awareness and integration of the new repair standards BS EN & IEC 60034-23 for the repair, overhaul and reclamation of rotating electrical machines. Starting his apprenticeship at York based service centre Eclipse Engineering, Karl trained as a time served electrical rewinder and fitter, where he worked extensively with low voltage machines, pumps and gearboxes. In 2011, he left Eclipse to move into sales then moved on to Featherston as workshop manager, where he gained experience in handling medium to high voltage equipment. He later became works manager of Kirkby Lindsey in 2015 where he was also the responsible person for signing off all Ex equipment.
Peter has over 25 years in the areas of compliance, test, inspection, and certification. He started as an electrical apprentice back in 1986 with GEC steadily working through the levels until achieving degree level. In 1996 Peter began working with Ex and has since contributed towards hazardous area standard development, building of test labs, and helped many businesses with their Ex certification, zoning, QA, testing, inspection and maintenance.