Mike Love, Chairman
Operating in the engineering sector for over 40 years, Mike is currently Chairman at SciSys plc, Dillistone Systems plc and the Nepal Trust. A former member of the LSE AIM Advisory Board he has also been chairman at ClearStream plc and non-exec director at STS plc. At RPL he oversees the corporate finance, accounting, audit and strategic investment functions.
Kevin Sage, Managing Director
Representing the second generation of the Sage family’s involvement in precision engineering in Bristol, Kevin has risen from an early apprenticeship to the role of managing director. With long established close contacts across the sector and deep knowledge of all aspects of the business Kevin has spear headed the rapid growth seen at RPL over the past 5 years. As Managing Director Kevin holds overall responsibility for the day to day running of the Company and specific responsibility for sales and marketing.
Rob Laird, Operations Director
A graduate in Mechanical Engineering Rob joined the board in 2012 following the purchase of a majority interest in the Company by Mike Love from Geoff Sage. Rob leads the engineering team hands on at RPL and takes overall responsibility for the infrastructure and all aspects of the information flow within the business, including the operational use of the Company’s MRP system for production and operations planning.
Natasha Laird, Company Secretary
Natasha qualified as a solicitor at Kings College. Also formally qualified as a Company Secretary, working part time, she takes responsibility for all legal and statutory affairs at RPL including employment and supply contracts.