At Marpal, we believe our team are our greatest asset, and the key to our success as a business so far. Our team members bring together a diverse blend of skills, backgrounds and personalities to create a customer focused company that is enjoyable to work with and gets the job done.

Paul Littlewood BSc (Hons) IMaPS

Position: Managing Director


As Managing Director, Paul has overall responsibility and control of the company’s operations. Paul is a focused individual, who demonstrates exceptional organisational skills and is highly committed to ensuring that a high quality, reliable service is provided across all departments.

After obtaining a 2:1 BSc Honours Degree in Construction Management, Paul worked as a Site Manager for Taylor Woodrow before moving to Bovis Lend Lease where he worked as a Site Manager and later a Planning Supervisor. In 1998, Paul left Bovis Lend Lease and became the founding Director at Marpal.

Paul has accumulated over 20 years’ experience in construction health and safety and is an Incorporated Member of the Association for Project Safety. Paul has successfully delivered a wide variety for projects as Planning Supervisor, CDM Co-ordinator and CDM Consultant. Such projects include major refurbishment, demolition and new build schemes of diverse complexities and differing values within industry sectors such as defence, health, education, leisure, commercial, rail, industrial, processing, nuclear etc.

Tom Price IMaPS Tech IOSH

Position: Associate Director/Senior CDM Consultant/Head of Asbestos Management Services


Tom possesses a wealth of knowledge and experience in construction having worked in various management roles over the last 30 years. Tom has spent the last 15 years working within the health and safety sector fulfilling roles such as CDM Co-ordinator, Asbestos Surveyor and Asbestos Manager.

Having joined Marpal in 2007 as a Senior CDM Co-ordinator, Tom became Associate Director in 2009. Since 2011, Tom has headed the Asbestos Management Department and has managed asbestos on behalf of a number of high profile Clients across their property portfolios.

Tom is also a qualified P402 Asbestos Surveyor and has undertaken hundreds of Management and Pre Refurbishment/Demolition Surveys to UKAS standards. Tom has also obtained the BOHS P405 Certificate and manages asbestos abatement works on behalf of Clients.

Tom is an Incorporated Member of the Association for Project Safety (IMaPS) and a Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Tech IOSH).

Adrian Gouldin BSc (Hons) MRICS GIFireE

Position: Head of Fire Safety Services


Adrian Heads the Fire Safety Department and has a wealth of experience in evaluating fire strategies, agreeing fire safety designs in buildings and carrying out fire risk assessments. After obtaining a BSc (Hons) Degree in Building Surveying, Adrian later obtained Chartered status and is a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

Adrian has the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety & Risk Management and is also a member and registered fire risk assessor with the Institute of Fire Engineers (IFE). Adrian has carried out Fire Risk Assessments for most types of non-domestic buildings, prepared Fire Evacuation Strategies for high risk premises such as care homes and leisure facilities and also consults on fire safety precautions/strategies/means of escape during the design development phases on projects within industry sectors such as residential (apartment blocks) health care, education, leisure, industrial, commercial etc.

As a Chartered Building Surveyor, Adrian’s knowledge extends beyond fire safety as he also has extensive knowledge of building types, their construction and potential hazards that could affect people; in a previous role, Adrian was the Principal Building Control Surveyor leading a team of surveyors for a Local Authority.

To find out more or to have a chat with one of us about how we can help you with your health and safety compliance, give us a call at our Derby office today on 01332 668877.

John Lewis BSc Hons AaPS

Position: Head of CDM Consultancy Services


John joined Marpal in 2008 as a CDM Consultant, Health & Safety Advisor and an Asbestos Surveyor. Since March 2016, John has become Joint Head of CDM Services. As well as coordinating the Department, John’s role involves allocating sufficient time and resources to various projects/ commissions and liaising with Clients.

John has proved to be a dynamic individual and has accumulated over 11 years’ experience working in construction health and safety. Through John’s career, he has worked within many sectors including defence, processing, manufacturing, health care, education, housing, commercial and retail throughout the UK.

John also acts as a Health and Safety Advisor (Competent Person) ensuring organisations are compliant with current Health and Safety legislation and best practice.

John is also a qualified P402 Asbestos Surveyor and has undertaken hundreds of Management and Pre Refurbishment/Pre Demolition Surveys (formally Type 2 and Type 3) in accordance with “Asbestos: The Survey Guide” HSG 264 & the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012; other roles have included re inspections, asbestos awareness briefings etc.

David Fisher BA BSc Hons AaPS

Position: Head of CDM Consultancy Services


David is the Joint Head of the CDM Department and is responsible for the coordination and delivery of CDM Services. David is committed to developing and maintaining strong Client relationships.

David is self-motivated and highly dynamic and has successfully fulfilled the role of CDM Co-ordinator over a 9 year period and since 2015 has been assisting Clients, Principal Designers and Principal Contractors to comply with their duties under the CDM Regulations. David has worked within industry sectors such as Defence, Health Care, Education, Leisure, Housing, Commercial and Retail Sectors.

David’s thoroughness throughout the CDM process ensures that duty holders are informed, aware of the health and safety issues and remain compliant with the CDM Regulations.

David is also a qualified P402 Asbestos Surveyor and has also undertaken hundreds of Management and Pre Refurbishment/Pre Demolition Asbestos Surveys in accordance with the “Asbestos: The Survey Guide” HSG 264 and the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 on a variety of different types of properties.


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