Matthew Kennedy, Technical Manager (South)


An engineer for more than three decades, Matthew has spent more than 20 years in the materials handling sector.

Matthew previously ran a company that conducted CFTS Thorough Examinations. He was so impressed by the peace of mind the scheme gave his clients that when the opportunity to join the organisation came along, he seized it.


Shaun Prendergast, Technical Manager (North)


Shaun is well known to the CFTS membership, having built an excellent reputation since joining as assistant technical manager in 2012.

Since joining CFTS, Shaun has especially enjoyed supporting the accredited companies with their technical queries, and delivering training to engineers all over the country.


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