Established in 2011 Truckminder has grown to develop and engineer an award winning anti-fuel theft device, TM3. Originally the business developed a leading Catalytic Converter / DPF protection system, TM1. This progressed into devices which protected the ECU and Battery from theft. The secret of what makes the Truckminder the leading anti-theft system provider, lies within its unique technology.
The Truckminder team has invested heavily in Research and Development leading to the identification of specific attacks on fuel tanks and catalytic converters. This has been accompanied by working closely with leading organisations within the haulage industry, ranging from telematics providers to services depots and distributors, with whom we look to and continue to build partnerships with.
Paul Lester CBE – Chairman
Paul Lester is Chairman of six organisations: Greenergy International, John Laing Infrastructure Fund, Knight Square, Parabis and Signia Wealth.
Previously from 2002 to 2010 he was chief executive of VT Group plc, the ship building and support services company. He was also Chairman of Marine Current Turbines from 2010 to 2012.
Paul also held the position of group managing director for Balfour Beatty plc. the international engineering, construction and services group, from 1997 to 2002, and chief executive of Graseby plc. from 1990 to 1997 following senior management positions at Schlumberger and the Dowty Group plc. Paul has also previously served as president of the Society of Maritime Industries, the BSA and the EEF.
Paul is a Chartered Engineer, FIMechE and Honory Doctors of Law and also a fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.
He is also a lifetime West Bromwich Albion Supporter.
Filip De Kock – Managing Director
Filip is the Owner and Founder of Truckminder Worldwide Ltd.
Filip is from Belgium and has been living in the UK for the last 12 years. His life has revolved around the automotive industry, his passion being for Harley Davidson Motorbikes. He has spent many years in the USA exporting these specialist bikes.
Filip’s new passion is Truckminder, he has spent the last 4 years continuously developing and building the company and is very honoured to have both Paul Lester and Clive Finnis on board.
Clive Finnis – Designer & Engineer Director
Clive has a Batchelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. B.Sc (Eng) from Queen Mary College, University of London and subsequently did post graduate management studies at Bournemouth University in Accountancy, Statistics, Psychology, Sociology, Personnel Management, Marketing, Production Management, Economics.
Clive is Managing Director of Orbit Technologies Ltd which, over the years, has produced designs for prestigious companies such as British Aerospace, Cobham Aviation, Sony, Intel Corporation and the MoD. Clive is the chief designer for the TruckMinder range.
Ian Lester – Director
Ian is our strategic business development director who has worked across manufacturing, property and construction. Ian, who has a degree in Marketing and Business Management, previously worked in London for a number of leading companies including Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL). Ian also has experience in dealing with international clients having worked with companies based in Asia, America and mainland Europe.
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