High Access Appoints New Finance Director

High Access has appointed Phil Wong as finance director to support ongoing business expansion.

Phil joins High Access from Laing O’Rourke. With vast experience within overarching financial and operational strategy, Phil comes into the company during a period of growth, having recently secured £3.3m in funding from the Business Growth Fund (BGF). Phil will play a large part in shaping future growth as the Manchester-based business expands, launching depots throughout the UK.

High Access employs the highest number of at-height operatives in the North West and plan to expand the teams across London and Birmingham in response burgeoning property development and redevelopment market.

Niel Bethell, managing director at High Access said: “We have been building momentum behind the scenes for some time now. Having recently relocated to larger premises and launching a new depot in London, we have also been expanding our team. With the addition of Phil, we are now well placed to go for growth.”

Commenting on his appointment, Phil Wong said: “High Access is a dynamic, growing firm with a truly unique offering. The recent backing from BGF is testimony to this and I am eager to get stuck in as the company embarks on this next chapter.

“We are hungry for growth and set to continue increasing our market share because we can provide the very best service to our commercial property customers.”

High Access has built a first-class reputation for health and safety and holds a number of safety accreditations in a highly regulated market. The firm owns its own equipment and employs staff directly, which means it can respond quickly and efficiently to customer requests. The business was accredited as a UK living wage employer in May 2016.

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