Dr. Alford is an inventor, explosives engineer and a doctor of chemistry. Dr. Alford founded Alford Technologies in 1985. Alford is considered the pioneer in water projecting disruptors driven by high explosive. Alford’s explosive charges are some of the most highly regarded in the industry.
Roland is the second generation Alford in the company. Trained in mechanical engineering, he brought both his engineering skills and business acumen to the company when he joined it full time in 2002. In addition to running most aspects of the company, he is responsible for design, development and manufacturing and sales of Alford products.
Retired from the Royal Navy after 36 years as a Warrant Officer 1 Clearance Diver in 2017. Roles included DE&S, Navy Command HQ, Defence Diving School, Diving Inspectorate, DEODS and operational units within FDS. Possessing extensive knowledge in military diving, underwater demolitions and EOD (CMD & IEDD) Andy provides technical project management for equipment development, trials, training and documentation on our land based and underwater systems.
Jez served with the British Military for over 22 years both in the UK and Overseas before leaving the service in 2015. During his time in the Army Jez became a specialist in Counter Terrorism and Bomb Disposal, latterly working with the UK Government delivering specialist capability in support of the Home Office CONTEST Strategy. Prior to that Jez worked with the Foreign office delivering both training and advice in South Asia as well as being responsible for providing the Bomb Disposal network that supported the London 2012 Olympics.
Jez worked as a consultant for Alford Technologies on a number of projects, including the Didcot Power Station demolition, before joining the company full time in May 2018.
Having served globally with the UK Armed Forces and Royal Engineers for more than 25 years, Matt retired as a Warrant Officer Senior Military Instructor working in areas including Demolitions, Breaching, EOD and Search. Amongst his many roles, he provides technical support for projects including equipment development and documentation, primarily on land-based system. Implementation of technical services including demonstrations, training and working closely with our customers, agents and international organisations across the world.
Retired from the Royal Navy as a Warrant Officer Clearance Diver in 2007 with over 30 years naval diving, underwater demolitions and EOD experience. Clive provides technical support for equipment developement, training and documentation on our land based and underwater systems.
Isabella has been with the company since 2009. In her capacity supporting the Sales & Marketing for Alford Technologies, Isabella has been supporting our Distributor Network in the promotion of Alford equipment to their customers and in procurement support. Isabella also runs the marketing for the company.
Chris has been with the company since 2016. In various roles as PA, senior administrator, HR manager and finance manager, Chris has worked in, with and alongside the military throughout her career.
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