Our Team

Ben Fothergill
Sales Leader - UK & Ireland
Phone: 07875 999159
E-mail: Ben.Fothergill@honeywell.com

Ben has over 20 years’ experience working within the fire industry, including sales and design, and has worked for Honeywell since 2010. He took up the role as Morley-IAS Sales leader in 2017, and took over the Notifier Sales leader position in 2020. His experience enables him to support customers at all levels of the fire detection business.

Mick BullMick Bull
Business Manager - South East
Phone: +44 (0) 7881 502953
E-mail: mick.bull@honeywell.com

Mick has been in the Fire industry 14 years and has worked for top brand manufactures. After 6 years with Morley-IAS Mick moved to another leading manufacurer for 3 years to expand his knowledge on indicating equipment. Mick also spent a year selling Radio Systems into the market place giving him further knowledge in Fire Systems and the wireless side of the industry before moving back to Honeywell with Notifier.

Mick brings with him a wide knowledge of product and a strong belief in helping the customer find the right equipment solution for the right application.

Mike HobbsMike Hobbs
Business Manager - South West, South Wales and Jersey
Phone:+44 (0) 7973 902208
E-mail: michael.hobbs@honeywell.com

Mike lives in the Bath area and is married and has two daughters. He has worked within the fire industry for the past 10 years and has gained experience in the industry while working for such organizations as ADT, Chubb and Eaton (Cooper Lighting & Safety).

Mary FreerMary Freer
Business Manager - Midlands & Ireland
Phone: +44 (0)7855131329
E-mail: mary.freer@honeywell.com

Mary worked in call / contact centres for most of her career up until joining Honeywell in 2010 as Customer Services Manager.

Mary now manages the midlands and Ireland regions bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience from the manufacturing, supply chain and logistics industries which she leverages to bring real value to our customers.

Mary has a passion for ensuring we deliver the highest quality to our customers in everything we do - constantly striving for continuous improvement in all aspects of her role.

Tom LeightleyTom Leightley
Business Manager - North East, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Iceland 
Phone: +44 (0)7778 155401
E-mail: tom.leightley@honeywell.com

Having worked in the fire industry for 20 years, Tom has covered most aspects from engineering through to management. He has spent ten years in sales and design of Fire Detection and Alarm Systems and over 4 years as a Regional Sales Manager for Morley-IAS before moving to Notifier. Tom's strengths are being aware of customer needs and always being ready to go the extra mile to deliver a professional service. Having spent so much time within the industry he is often called upon to advise and assist in project designs and offers impartial interpretations of current legislation and standards. Tom's goal is to keep driving Notifier forward to be the "Number One" choice for Fire Detection and Alarm Systems drawing on the commercial strengths of Honeywell. 

Hugh McQuaidHugh McQuaid
Business Manager - North West and Yorkshire
Phone: +44 (0) 7866 530689
E-mail: hugh.mcquaid@honeywell.com 

With over 30 years experience within the fire industry in sales and service, Hugh has a broad range of knowledge enabling him to have a clear understanding of how best to serve the needs of Notifier ESDs.

He is personally committed to providing an efficient and prompt service to customers in order to make Notifier first choice in the industry.

Donald McFarlane
Commercial Director & Site Leader UK&I
Phone: +44 (0) 7831 179312
E-mail: donald.mcfarlane@honeywell.com

Donald has been in the fire industry for over 35 years & spent the last 20 within the Honeywell business. Donald started his career as an Electrician and was also awarded 'Apprentice of the Year'. He later joined Honeywell as an Area Sales Manager specifically for Scotland and later managed the Gent sales team. He took over his present role of UK Commercial Director at the start of 2018 and has a wealth of knowledge both, in the fire industry and within Honeywell.

Technical Support - UK & Ireland

Phone: +44 (0) 203 4091779 - option 3 
Email: technical.support@notifierfiresystems.co.uk


Derek Mander
Business Development Manager - Aspirating Systems VESDA and FAAST
Phone: 07787536832
Email: Derek.mander@honeywell.com 

Derek has been involved in the fire industry for 34 years, the majority of the time being involved in air sampling smoke detection. He joined Honeywell with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the design, implementation, installation and commissioning and sales of VESDA air sampling smoke detection as well as our ECO/XCL gas detection. In his role he will be supporting Honeywell Fire customers as well as key fire trade customers on the full VESDA portfolio of products and the class C FAAST detector.


Jim Thompson
Business Development Manager - Aspirating Systems VESDA & FAAST
Phone: 07786252182
Email: Jim.thompson@honeywell.com

Originally from an engineering background (HND Electro Mechanical Engineering), Jim spent his early career at BRE testing fire detection devices and eventually pioneering the testing of ASD. He moved to VESDA (Vision Systems) in 2003 in a sales and technical support role before taking responsibility as a Regional Sales Manager for over 10 years. He has approximatley 20 years experience in ASD system design and Support. 2020 has seen him transferring into the Honeywell Commercial Fire team in the UK to continue that support working across the Honeywell Fire product ranges.