Chris Craggs, CEO
Chris grew up in France and Germany, working in hospitality in France for three years before spending 7 years with Trusthouse Forte in food & beverage management. Switching to the supply side, he joined catering equipment dealers CCA based in Maidenhead and gained a rapid understanding of the equipment market. Setting out in the teeth of the early nineties recession, he is passionate about building and creating opportunities for the team. Chris lives near Oxford and enjoys leisurely motorbiking and adventure travel.
Mark Brooker, Managing Director
Mark’s career has spanned sales & marketing and general management in sectors including banking, the automotive leasing sector, and electronic security. After a senior Sales and Marketing executive management role with daily rental player Europcar he became Managing Director for Chubb Electronic Security for Greater London, before moving to McFT. He firmly believes in building high performance cultures and training & development and regularly gets involved in the wider development of people at McFT. Mark hails from a village near Reading, is interested in most competitive team sports, and is a bit of a ‘dab hand’ in the kitchen, so he says!
Alistair Collins, Operations Director
Alistair joined the business in 2014 following 17 years in the coffee industry running supply chain and service operations across the UK. Born in Colombo, Sri Lanka, he spent the early part of his life in Nigeria & Ireland before moving to Britain in the late 70’s. He strongly believes that the development of the team drives the business forward and that the way we communicate is as important as the ability to fix the equipment. He encourages everyone to take ownership at all levels of the organisation. He enjoys personal challenge and supports a number of charitable causes at every opportunity.
George Roberts-Smith, Regional Director UAE
George joined McFT in 2012 following a light spell at Southampton studying Engineering. He spent 3 years in the UK office overseeing a number of process improvement programmes (including the introduction of our tablet system) before packing his bags and heading out to the Middle East. Since arriving in Dubai George has overseen the opening of our offices in the UAE and Qatar and is now charged with the onward expansion of McFT across the GCC. George’s focus on people and commitment to customer service are two of the main factors enabling McFT to quickly find a following of customers in this new market.