Our Leadership Team
Samsic UK is nationally acclaimed and accredited by a wide range of professional bodies, putting us amongst the best cleaning and security service providers in the UK.
Our accreditations ensure that we achieve best practice across the breadth of our services, in relation to health and safety, training, quality assurance, environmental management and more.
Jonathan King - CEO
Jonathan has been working within the Facilities sector since 1982 and as CEO of Samsic UK, he brings with him a wealth of experience gained providing services across a diverse range of Industry sector, size and facility service streams.
As CEO, Jonathan takes the helm in shaping the future strategy and the direction of the Business, working collaboratively with the other members of the Leadership Team. Continuously challenging and seeking ways to drive continuous improvement across all departments is a real passion to him, along with identifying and harnessing innovative and environmental solutions to add real value to our service proposition.
The delivery of a consistent quality service should be the minimum expectation, Jonathan believes in true Partnerships, ensuring mutual benefit to all Stakeholders, whilst bringing some real positive impact to local communities, the environment and society alike.
Andrew Safo-Poku Jnr - HR Director
Andrew Safo-Poku Jnr serves as HR Director, bringing a wealth of HR experience to the team. As HR Director, he oversees the company’s HR strategic initiatives and service management efforts. Prior to joining Samsic, he has worked and managed the Human Resources function in mid-size companies in industries including hospitality and soft service sectors.
He has notable experience in strategic human resource planning, change management, employee benefits performance management, recruitment, employment contract negotiations, compensation, policy implementation, management coaching, training, and development.
Andrew has a BA in Human Resources Management and Business/Marketing Management with honours.
Baldip Brreach - Finance Director
As Financial Director, Bal is responsible for overseeing the finance, Payroll and IT departments, as well as Fleet Management and Building Fabric. She brings to the Samsic team her considerable skill in Financial Strategy and Improving Efficiency, specifically though process improvement.
Bal’s career in accountancy began back on her father’s market stall, where she took control of the finances. After catching the bug for bookkeeping in the family business. Bal went on to study accountancy and Finance at Wolverhampton university. After completing her degree, and her ACCA, she then served 5 years at an accountancy firm in Cannock. In 2011, after this solid grounding in accountancy, she moved to Regent Samsic as Finance Controller.
In her position as Finance Controller, she grew her expertise in the operational side of the business, and implemented a number of improvements to help support the needs of the operation, including introducing the Templa CRM system.
In 2016, Bal was promoted to FD, becoming the youngest board member at just 31. Now, her focus is the team. Her passion is people development, and having begun her career in the family business, those values are now in her blood – she believes in encouraging growth from her team, helping them to flourish and giving them ownership of their areas.
Andrew Hallam - Security Director
Andrew has over 33 years security and facilities management experience, incorporating a wealth of strategic and solution design expertise. He is accountable for all Employee and Customer Engagement outcomes as well as providing strategic oversight of service delivery and Operational Excellence here at Samsic UK.
Andrew is responsible for overseeing the UK security division within Samsic UK to ensure that the business delivers the best possible service to customers, whilst exploring opportunities to increase the company’s value-chain and continual improvement initiatives.
Andrew has notable experience is designing security solutions for customers in both the Public and Private sector, which reduce risk and increase resilience.
John Conry - Managing Director, JPC by Samsic
As Managing Director of JPC by Samsic, John strategically manages service delivery and compliance of JPC by Samsic with an annual turnover in excess of £20 million.
John has over 22 years’ experience in the Facilities Management Industry, bringing a wealth of experience and strategic thinking to the business. He is responsible for providing strategic oversight to a considerable portfolio of single and multi-site contracts across a range of sector and industries.
His role ensures the delivery of high-quality client service through regular contact with clients, evaluating service quality and ensuring JPC by Samsic maintains a consistent focus on delivering high quality client services.
Jonathan Mackie - Sales & Marketing Director
As Sales and Marketing Director for Samsic UK, Jonathan Mackie is responsible for overseeing the growth of the company’s business portfolio, as well ensuring brand profile and market position.
Jonathan has a wealth of experience across the facilities sector, and brings to Samsic UK his considerable talent for strategic thinking along with detailed knowledge of Business Development and commercial positioning.
He has a notable track record of consistently scoping out and winning high level commercial business, identifying new market opportunities, and developing sales on the ground.
Andrew Bryan - Safety, Health, Environmental, Quality (SHEQ) Director
Andrew has over 25 years’ experience in SHEQ related Senior Management roles, from a variety of business sectors including, FMCG, Retail, Facilities, Logistics, Manufacturing and Surface Engineering. He is responsible for providing Samsic UK’s strategic approach to ensuring compliance with UK Legislation, integration and embedding our approach within our ISO.9001, ISO.14001 & ISO.45001 Management systems.
Andrew has a wealth of experience in the Principles of SHEQ Management, which has resulted in Samsic UK developing a positive culture of continuous improvement, increased efficiency, reduction in wastage.
He has notable Health, Safety & Welfare experience, Risk Mitigation models, chemical safety protocols, safety management development programs, workforce engagement initiatives, establishing effective communication systems and management structures, auditing, legislation compliance and safe working models. His role also has focus on Samsic UK’s Environmental & CSR strategy by embedding and developing our 4 pillars and 12 commitments to CSR throughout the business culture. Along with a wealth of Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality qualifications and experience, Andrew is also a qualified Six-Sigma Green Belt project manager.