Leadership Team


John Coughlan

Director – Chief Executive Officer


John Coughlan joined TSP Engineering in 2014 with overall responsibility for driving strategy, operations and continuous business improvement. John possesses a significant record of delivering operational improvements, efficiencies and customer satisfaction across Europe, ASIA, North America and Mexico, with an ability to quickly understand the mission, vision and values of a customer focused organisation. He’s previously held senior non-executive and executive positions in many organisations including, Aerly Bird Transglogal, UpRight, Celestica, ITW Avery Weightronics, Dianorm Teo as well being appointed to a range of senior committees, enterprise boards and liaison groups.

John was named UK Manufacturing Champions Manufacturing Leader in December 2016 and was shortlisted as Leader of the Year for the InCumbria Awards and BECBC Business Awards 2017


Paul Simpson

Finance Director


Paul Simpson is a CIMA qualified accountant with 25 years’ experience and strong links with manufacturing environments. He has acquired expertise through a diverse range of permanent and interim placements in senior finance roles which have included directorship appointments within several SME businesses.

Paul joined the business in January 2015 and is responsible for finance and commercial guidance.

About TSP Engineering Ltd

TSP Engineering delivers high quality, innovative bespoke solutions. As a total solution provider we offer a full range of services including project management, design, manufacture, refurbishment and in-house testing facilities.

Located on Britain’s Energy Coast we employ over 210 people and operate from one of the largest and most comprehensively equipped workshops in the UK. With our years of engineering and manufacturing experience we guarantee to deliver exacting standards of quality and excellent levels of service.

We offer fabrication, machining, fitting, assembly and testing facilities, with a floor capacity of 19,200m2, two five-meter deep manufacturing pits and a lifting capacity of 130 tonnes.

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TSP Engineering Ltd
Curwen Road
Derwent Howe
Cumbria, CA14 3YX

Tel: (01900) 68000
Email: tsp@tsp-engineering.co.uk