Poole Team

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, clay pigeon shooting 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 has been with us since 2005 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 and lives in Blandford.

Debi Gale – Office Manager

Debi has been with ETS since we moved into our new premises in 2013 and lives in Bournemouth. 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 & Supervisor

Jordan has been with ETS since an apprentice in 2007. As well as being a mountain biking fan, Jordan’s other passion is Manchester United and snooker. Jordan lives in Bournemouth.

Adam Smith – Technician

Adam has over ten years experience within the industry and came to ETS Trucks in 2016 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 since 2013.

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

Ollie Webb – Technician

Living in Poole, Ollie has been part of our technician team since 2016. Ollie’s hobbies lie in anything that has a motor attached to it.

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 2015. Jack loves his classic cars.


James Sunderland – Apprentice

James joined us as part of our apprenticeship programme and joined us in 2016.

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.


Blandford Team

Jim Lalor-Ricketts – Technician & Supervisor

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.

Rosie Goddard – Administrator

Rosie is our administrator at our Blandford site and a trusted pair of hands in the ETS family. Rosie enjoys European driving tours and you’ll see her walking her dachshund dogs.

Alan Mawer – Technician

Alan has been in this industry since 1992 and provides a wealth of experience. He loves cooking, anything with a VW badge and a big family man.

Chris Kerley – Technician

Chris loves the Dorset countryside, so Blandford gives the perfect setting. He started his career as a technician in 2004. Chris is a big rugby fan and enjoys spending time with his new family.

Sean Gormley – Apprentice

Sean is part of our apprenticeship programme that started in 2016 and a valued member of the ETS team. He loves driving and has always been a keen fan of tractors.