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Meet The Team
Chairman of the PRA
Brian joined the PRA as Chairman in 2009 after more than 20 years as Managing Director of George Hammond PLC – a Top 50 indie. He drives the Association's wide-ranging policies through his representation of thousands of independent retailers to government and other key industry bodies. He regularly appears on TV with BBC, Sky and ITN all using his wide ranging industry knowledge as does both national and regional BBC radio channels.
020 7307 3429
Gordon Balmer joined the PRA in October 2014 as Commercial Manager however is no stranger to the PRA having perviously worked as a consultant advising in the area of payments which include debit/credit and fuel cards.
PRA Membership Manager
Steve has been involved in the petrol retailing sector for 23 years. He began as Forecourts Operations Manager for Greens Motors Ltd, a family run motor & fuel business in West Wales responsible for day to day operation of three sites (1 licensed & 2 dealer).
PRA Technical Director
Phil's engineering background started in the motor industry where he completed his apprenticeship and qualified as a motor vehicle technician. During his time with Hadleys of Basingstoke, he was given the opportunity to develop the forecourt side of the business and developed a range of sites across Hampshire and Berkshire. He was actively involved as a member of the original Petroleum Retailers Association back in the seventies.
01256 851 273