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Meet the Staff

Meet our team

Meet the experienced team behind GMS Training Academy.

Kevan Green

Kevan Green

Legionella & Plumbing Trainer

Kevan has specifically worked in the legionella and water hygiene industry as a PPM Technician & Legionella Risk Assessor with 15 years’+ experience.

Previously worked in the sports & leisure industry in Leisure Centres & Swimming Pools for over 24 years, from 1981 up to 2007, looking after the Health & Safety side of the business including water quality & safety, including Legionella PPM works. Kevan also carried out all aspects of staff health & safety training & pool lifeguard & 1 st aid training and swimming pool water treatment training.

Kevan has a wealth of experience and knowledge to pass on to our course candidates who will benefit massively from this.

Stephen Parry

Stephen Parry

Legionella & Water Hygiene Trainer

Stephen is a Contract Manager at GMS Services Ltd, He looks after various contracts and customers throughout the UK. He joined the company in 2006, starting with PPM work before moving onto Risk Assessing in 2012.

Since joining GMS Services, Stephen has gained a wealth experience in the industry as well as qualifications which include Legionella Risk Assessment, P900 Control of Legionella in water systems and Water Regulations.

Stephen provides his portfolio of clients with legionella awareness training which he really enjoys. He is passionate about passing on his own knowledge to those who require a basic understanding of legionella control.

Ben O’Berg

Ben O’Berg

Legionella Trainer

Ben is a Contract Manager at GMS Services Ltd, looking after various contracts and customers throughout the north of England. He joined the company in 2013, starting with PPM work before moving onto Risk Assessing in 2015. Prior to joining GMS, Ben had 15 years’ experience in management of H&S, which involved water treatment and sampling. Since joining GMS Services, he has gained vital experience in the industry as well as qualifications which include Risk Assessing, P900 Control of Legionella in water systems and Water Regulations. Ben provides his portfolio of clients with legionella awareness training which he really enjoys. He is passionate about passing on his own knowledge to those who require a basic understanding of legionella control.

Carl Ollerton

Carl Ollerton

Legionella, Water Hygiene & Plumbing Trainer

Carl is currently the Technical Director of GMS Services Ltd. He identified a shortfall in the training services available in the industry with a wide range of organisations providing various versions of legionella and plumbing training.

Carl provides training for all the courses GMS currently offer. He comes with a wealth of industry related knowledge and experience dating back to 1999.

This includes being a qualified Mechanical Engineer with practical on-site experience under his belt. This ranges from domestic and commercial plumbing / heating to legionella risk assessments and water system disinfections.

Carl is also a member of the water management society.

Gemma Ollerton

Gemma Ollerton

Centre Manager

Gemma Ollerton is a Company Director at GMS Services Ltd who joined the company in 2000 from leaving College, where she had studied GNVQ Business Studies.

Gemma completed NVQ in Administration whilst working at GMS Services Ltd in 2003.   Gemma also gained training and qualification in carrying out the companies ISO 9000 internal audits and ensured processes where implemented, maintained and training delivered to all employees.

Gemma moved into a HR role as the company continued to grow to ensure policies and procedures were in place to comply with legislation and provide a fair and safe working environment for all employees.

In 2020 Gemma successfully completed her CIPD Diploma providing a good understanding of HR people management.


LCL Awards
ISO 9001
Gas Safe
Water Safe
Legionella Control Association
Chas