GAS Board

Meet some of the Team

Since our launch in 2012, The Great Annual Savings Group’s dedicated team of Business Solutions Managers have been working hard to help businesses save money on their running costs.

As costs across so many business sectors continue to soar, our unlimited supplier access and buying power, makes our team the perfect choice for businesses who are looking to keep their running costs low.

Our customers trust us to pass on the best possible business tariffs, ensuring great savings are made on a range of services including; utilitiesenergy auditswaterfire safetytelecoms, insurance and electronic payments.

All of which can be managed ‘under one roof’ with no need for you to shop around or negotiate the best deals – our experts are here to do it all, leaving you to concentrate on your day to day business activities, with the peace of mind that you will never pay any more than you should on running costs.

Meet some of our team and get in touch.

Work For Us

If you’re talented, ambitious and are interested in working in a fast-paced environment where high performance is rewarded, then a career at Great Annual Savings (GAS) could be for you. Not only are we increasing the size of our sales team at our head office in Seaham, we’re looking for regional business development and sales teams to build upon our growth nationwide.

Meet the executive team

Our people are what truly make us great, and that starts with our executive team.

Experts in their fields, our leadership team have accumulated a vast array of knowledge and experience, playing significant roles in FTSE 250 companies and leading PLCs throughout the UK. Together, they are focused on one common goal: helping our customers save more on more.

Brad Groves
Brad Groves

Chief Executive and Founder

Judith Bennison
Judith Bennison

Group HR Director

Mark Jones
Mark Jones

 Enterprise Director

Phil Andrew
Phil Andrew

Corporate Director

Craig Shields
Craig Shields

Operations Director

Matt Herrell
Matthew Herrell

Group Finance Director

Robbie Shearer
Robbie Shearer

Field Director 

Victoria Walton
Victoria Walton

Head of Resource and Talent

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Bradley GrovesChief Executive & Founder

Having founded GAS in 2012, Brad has overseen the company’s huge growth in a short space of time. Starting from modest surroundings in South Shields, rapid progress has seen the business move to its current office in Seaham, which is being expanded across the business park to create an 80,000 square foot GAS campus, featuring one of the finest headquarters buildings outside of London and Manchester.

The majority of Brad’s career has been spent on the boards of FTSE companies, at board level in the private sector and in turnaround private equity.  He was Group MD of Caudwell Group and worked on its sale in 2006 for £1.5 billion.

Brad says:

"Certain businesses we’ve worked with have made six-figure savings over their contract terms. We cover the widest range of business variable costs in the market in one place.  When we get involved with a company, it allows them to focus on their core business.  The extra time we allow them to spend on their strategies can often prove as valuable as the cash we save them."

Did you know?

Brad is the proud Owner and Chief Executive of Spennymoor Town Football Club, who have achieved four promotions and eleven trophies since his takeover in 2009.  His interests outside of business and sport include a passion for animal welfare and he has been an avid dog owner for decades.

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Judith BennisonGroup HR Director

Judith was part of the team who initially set up Great Annual Savings in 2012, she brings with her an abundance of senior management experience, managing the HR/Resourcing functions in numerous fast growing FTSE250 companies including De La Rue International PLC, Blacks Leisure Group PLC and most recently G4S PLC. Judith has played a pivotal role in helping move the business forward with our ambitious growth plans and her impact has seen our head count grow significantly year on year with significant plans in place to manage and lead the continued growth going forward.

Judith says:

"Businesses who are pro-active continually look at managing their costs effectively, those who wait until a recession hits, are reactive and often too late. We want companies to be pro-active and take the pain away by saving costs now, letting GAS do the fully managed cost solution just makes good business sense for any company, whatever the size or industry. Our business ethos is something I truly believe in and want every company to benefit from our help and support, working collaboratively together is a great way to build long term relationships.”

Did you know?

Outside of work, Judith is a member of the Employer Committee for the East Durham area, which helps businesses network with one another in the Durham region as well as helps to attract people & companies to this area. When she’s not networking across the North East you’ll find her doing some form of health & fitness and be having a coffee somewhere with someone!

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