Colin Gale – Managing Director

Colin started the company in 1994 and has a hands-on role with the business. Away from ETS, Colin enjoys nothing more than motorcycling, photography and time with his family and grandchildren.

Darren Gale – Director

As a partner in the company, Darren is involved in the day-to-day running of the technician teams. Based in Blandford, Darren’s hobbies include anything with an engine and a keen mountain biker.

Ryan Parker – Parts Manager

Ryan was recognised, in 2008, as MAN Apprentice Of The Year and has been an imperative member of the ETS team since then. Similar to a number of team members, another of our Manchester United fans.

Debi Gale – Office Manager

Debi has been with ETS since we moved into our new premises. Debi is one of the first faces you will meet when coming through the ETS doors. Her responsibilities include managing the MOT test facility.

Chris McDevitt – Invoicing & Warranty Manager

Chris has been part of ETS since 2005 and closely supports the customer base. Living in nearby Parkstone, Chris is a keen motorbiker as well as enjoying the outdoors with his dogs.

Jordan Branch – Technician & Shift Leader

Jordan has been with ETS since an apprentice in 2008. As well as being a mountain biking fan, Jordan’s other passion is Manchester United.

Jim Lalor-Ricketts – Technician & Shift Leader

Jim has been with ETS since 2005 and a key member of the team. Jim lives in Blandford and enjoys living nearer to the countryside with his wife and three children.

Richard Jess – Technician

Richard has been with ETS for over ten years and a loyal member of the team. Living in Poole, Richard’s roots lie further afield in Coventry.

Adam Smith – Technician

Adam has over ten years experience within the industry and comes to ETS Trucks with an experienced head on his shoulders. Outside of the realms of being part of the technical team, Adam is a huge fan of 4×4 off-roading.

Kevin Christopher – Technician

Kevin is a dependable pair of hands and a key part of our technician team.

Kevin provides a wealth of experience and an extremely knowledgeable pair of safe hands.

Ollie Webb – Technician

Living in nearby Merley, Ollie has been part of our technician team since 2017. Ollie’s hobbies lie in anything that has a motor attached to it.

Les Buxton – Techograph Specialist & Technician

Les is our tachograph expert and has a wealth of knowledge on this side (for more info email Les joins the rest of the Manchester United fanbase at ETS.

Ryan Gilmer – MAN Sales Executive

Ryan works for both MAN and ETS. As sales executive his responsibility is field sales and a key point of contact for our MAN customers. Originally from Durban, South Africa, Ryan moved over to the UK with his wife and son, seven years ago.

Paul Brockwell – MAN TGE Van Sales

When a brand new TGE van has been released from MAN, Paul is the main point of contact here at ETS Truck & Van.

Paul comes with a wealth of experience from another commercial vehicle provider and his knowledge of the marketplace is extensive.

Jack Geer – Parts Adviser

Jack makes sure everything ticks perfectly as our parts adviser. Jack lives in nearby Oakdale and has been with us since 2017.


James Sunderland – Apprentice

James joined us as part of our apprenticeship programme.

What James makes up for in terms of years of experience, he delivers in energy, enthusiasm, a willingness to learn and the goal of becoming a technician.

Janet Edmonds – Accounts

Janet is a steady pair of hands based here in our head office, in Poole.

Whilst someone you might not always see on your visit to us. Janet, is such a key member of making sure everything ticks from a business perspective.

Max – Head Of Security

Max has gradually made his way up the ETS ladder to our head of security.

He has the pet-tential to go far with us, albeit he does love a walk around the Nuffield Industrial Estate.