Meet The Team

Chris Freeman

Chris FreemanChairman & Managing Director

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Chris FreemanChairman & Managing Director

Chris founded Alpha Power Cleaners in 1997, starting out on his own and taking the business forward to where it is today. Chris believes that a high level of customer services is paramount to retaining existing clients and developing new customer relationships.

A measure of his success was to be appointed a leading Accredited Karcher Premier Servicing Dealer across the East Midlands. Prior to this, Chris worked in the hire trade since his early years. Outside of work, Chris has a keen interest in motor sport and in particular karting. ‘Team Alpha’ won the Le Mans championship in France in both 2009 and 2013.

Clive Roberts

Clive RobertsGeneral Manager

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Clive RobertsGeneral Manager

Clive joined the company in 2003, bringing with him a wealth of experience gained throughout the years in various diverse businesses.

Starting his early career within the pharmaceutical industry, and achieving the position of Senior Engineering Technician. He then embarked on a career in sales and marketing, spanning over 30 years, resulting in directorships of two of the largest companies supplying the Gaming & Associated Industries both in the U.K. and abroad. A keen golfer, but now only in fine weather!

Rob Freeman

Rob FreemanAssistant Manager

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Rob FreemanAssistant Manager

Rob has worked at Alpha for a number of years, starting in his early teens on a Saturday morning, cleaning the vans and workshops. He joined the company full time in 2011 after studying Business and Management at De Montfort University, Leicester and graduated with a First class degree.

His main passion outside of work is football, where he follows Liverpool FC. He also plays and is club secretary for a local team, AFC Sporting Charnwood playing in the Leicester & Charnwood Sunday Football League. Other hobbies include taking his two cocker spaniels, Tilly and Dash on long walks.

Lucy Freeman

Lucy FreemanCustomer Support

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Lucy FreemanCustomer Support

Lucy re-joined the Alpha team in 2017, after a few years away raising her young family. Lucys role now includes supporting office functions as well as being a point of contact for our customers.

Outside of work, Lucy enjoys spending time with her children, taking them to football and socialising with friends and family.

Carole Freeman

Carole FreemanCustomer Support

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Carole FreemanCustomer Support

Carole joined the Alpha team in 2015, filling a role within our customer support team. One of Carole’s primary roles is to ensure that customers are liased with and service calls are booked to keep customers machines performing, minimising costly down time. Previously Carole has worked within the logistics industry.

Dave Freeman

Dave FreemanTechnician

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Dave FreemanTechnician

Dave joined Alpha back in 2004, coming in from an engineering background, he has proven to be another key team player. He is our resident pressure washer expert, what he doesn’t know about a Karcher presure washer is not worth knowing!

Dave has a keen interest in motor sport, another karting enthusiast, and regularly watches Formula 1 and various other forms of racing. He also follows football and supports his beloved Sunderland AFC.

Scott Haymes

Scott HaymesTechnician

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Scott HaymesTechnician

Scott has been with Alpha since 2006, joining the team after several years as an engineer in the printing industry, and has become our senior and most experienced technician. Scott has a broad knowledge accross all machines, from pressure washers to the larger LPG floor scrubber driers.He is predominately on-hand in our workshop to ensure all hire machines are full functional and working to the very best standard.

Scott’s main hobby is fishing which he does at various locations throughout the region. He also follows football, where he supports his local team Leicester City FC.

Luke Freeman

Luke FreemanTechnician

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Luke FreemanTechnician

Similarly to Rob, Luke has been with Alpha since his early teens, working at the weekends maintaining service vans and workshops. Luke also worked at Alpha as an apprentice whilst he was completing his college course in Electrics. He joined the team on a full time basis in 2010. His years of experience now serves him well as he visits customers site, carrying out service/repairs and lately, site surveys and demonstrations of equipment.

Luke has an interest in motor sport, yet another go-karting enthusiast, and has raced for ‘Team Alpha’ on a number of occasions. His other hobbies include taking his kids to football and tinkering with his car.

Steve Ridding

Steve RiddingTechnician

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Steve RiddingTechnician

Steve joined the Alpha team in 2013 and is a fully qualified technician. As with all our technicians, Steve has a broad knowledge across all machines types and will be another familiar face to our customers, as he and his service van travel around the Midlands (and further sometimes!) completing scheduled services and repairs.

Steve is a pool enthusiast and regular competes in a local pool league.

 

Mick Newby

Mick NewbyTechnician

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Mick NewbyTechnician

Another member of the team that has now been with Alpha for a number of years. Mick joined Alpha as a technician in 2015 and brought with him years of experience from various different industries. Like Steve, Mick has a wide knowledge across all machines types and will be another familiar face to our customers, as he and his service van travel around the Midlands (and further sometimes!) completing scheduled services and repairs.

Mick hobbies outside of work include fishing, shooting and walking

Dave Leader

Dave LeaderTechnician

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Dave LeaderTechnician

The latest addition to the Alpha team, Dave brings his knowledge and expertise from an engineering background to the team. This experience, along with the skills and qualification of the other members of the team, means that the Alpha team has a wealth of experience across many areas and is adept to meet the wants and needs of all our customers. Dave becomes our sixth technician and is responsible for repairs in our workshop, delivering hire machines and is also a dab hand at DIY throughout our premises.

Daves hobbies include DIY, walking his dogs amd going to concerts.