Brian Sherlock

Brian Sherlock, FIoD, CDir.
Managing Director of Vp Brandon Hire Station, a Division of Vp plc supplying plant, tools, safety and lifting equipment.

Association President

Currently Chair of the Board of the HAE/EHA since 2018, prior to this was Chair of the Tools & Equipment Board. Brian is the Managing Director of Vp Brandon Hire Station, a Division of Vp plc. The main focus being on our customer engagement, asset management and compliance, demonstrated by having been HAE Hire Company of the Year, SafeHire Company of the Year and holding ROSPA Gold. 

Prior to this he was the Executive Director of Spa Asset Management, advising PE and VC's on restructures, divestments and acquisitions; Senior Vice President of Finning (UK) Ltd working within Caterpillars EAME region; Managing Director of Hewden Stuart plc increasing revenues to over £300m and rental profits to a record £59.7m, delivering substantial acquisitions, divestments and system integration; Managing Director RGIS Inc. an inventory management company, forming the UK business and then inaugurating European operations as Geschaftsführer of RGIS Inventur Spezialisten GmbH based in Düsseldorf; his initial career was  with Marks & Spencer plc, in store operations across the UK, in Head Office as Manager of Group Internal Audit and in a Regional leadership position in the North West.

He is also a Fellow of The Institute of Directors (FioD May 2008) and a Chartered Director (CDir 2007), he has experience as a Trustee of two Probation Trusts and was an NED of two UK Rehabilitation Companies, one of which as Chair of the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee.