Chris Mann

Chief Executive Officer


Chris founded the company in 2006. It is Chris’ experience, passion and vision that continue to drive the business forward. He truly embodies our independent spirit. Chris was awarded the Regional CEO of the year at the 2015 UK Private Business Awards.

Chris also has a passion for horses and spends many of his weekends supporting his daughter at various competitions.


Tel: 0844 74 000 74

chrismann@matrixnetworks.co.uk

Rob Sparkes

Managing Director


As Managing Director, Rob has overall responsibility for the day to day running of the business. Having started his career as a craft apprentice he has over 20 years’ experience at all levels of the utilities industry.

With three sons, free time is at a premium, but when time allows Rob can be found supporting Northampton Saints Rugby Union team.


Tel: 01604 654282

robsparkes@matrixnetworks.co.uk

Neil Walsh

Operations Director


Neil is responsible for ensuring our clients get the best service possible. Having joined the utility industry early in his career, Neil has experience across all areas of the delivery of utility infrastructure solutions. Neil also manages the day-to-day project operations ensuring they complete on time and budget.

Neil has an interest in motorsport and running and has completed numerous half marathons.


Tel: 0844 74 000 74

neilwalsh@matrixnetworks.co.uk

Matt Sanderson

Finance Director


Matt provides a rigour to the financial management of the business. Prior to joining Matrix in 2011, Matt gained experience of working in some of the UK’s biggest businesses.

A keen cyclist, Matt can often be found training for cycling challenges, or just enjoying commuting to and from work. He is also an FA Level 1 Coach, and manages his son’s football team in the Warrington Junior Football League.


Tel: 0844 74 000 74

mattsanderson@matrixnetworks.co.uk

Paul Beck

Sales Director


Having held similar senior roles in leading businesses in the UK and overseas, Paul is responsible for leading Matrix Networks Sales, Marketing and Business Development growth.

Paul has previously played cricket to a high standard and, despite ‘getting on a bit now’, still plays for his local village team. If he’s not playing cricket he loves taking in a Rugby Union match.


Tel: 01604 654282

paulbeck@matrixnetworks.co.uk

Wendy Andrews

Commercial Director


As Commercial Director, Wendy is responsible for commercial procedures including tendering, budgeting, design, contract negotiations and procurement of land rights.

With a teenage son, Wendy has a busy family life, but can always find time for a good night out.


Tel: 0844 74 000 74

wendyandrews@matrixnetworks.co.uk

Nayan Mehta

Account Manager


Nayan’s experience ranges from telecommunications, new media the utility sector. Responsible for our clients nationally, Nayan is a key hinge point in understanding and managing the diverse range of our customers needs.

With a keen interest in classic cars, travel and food, his travels have taken him to the Himalayan mountain range and the glaciers in Patagonia Chile.


Tel: 01604 654 282

nayanmehta@matrixnetworks.co.uk