Meet The Team
Robert GibsonManaging Director
Robert joined Merkland Tank in 2017. Prior to this Robert had spent 23 years in the Power Generation Industry with various companies. He is highly focused on providing excellent customer service, accompanied with strong leadership skills. Robert has a desire and remit to grow the company to the next level through expanding the company’s policies and procedures to gain further accreditations. Outside work Robert enjoys spending time on his motorbikes or with family and friends.
Robbie has worked in Merkland Tank for over 35 years and has a deep understanding of the industry in which Merkland operates. The industrial sector has changed over the last 3 decades and it is our challenge to continue to evolve the company to not only service the industry needs but to be constantly at the forefront of technology and innovation. When not working Robbie pursues interests in Travel, classic cars and sailing.
Kirsty has worked for Merkland Tank for the past 24 years and was appointed as Director in 2015. Kirsty has worked in all departments of the business and is the main point of contact. Kirsty is highly experienced and motivated and is looking forward to the development and growth of the business under the guidance and experience of Nevis Capital LLP. Outside work Kirsty enjoys walking her dog – Bailey, spending time with family and friends and has a keen interest in football.
Steven JacksonOperations Manager
Steven has worked in the industry for 25 years and joined Merkland Tank in 2008. He has worked in various positions both on site and office based. Prior to this he worked in the ship repair industry for 11 years in supervisory positions and Health and Safety roles.
In his role as Operations Manager he has control of the day to day Operational and Project Management needs within the company. He has experience in all aspects of the business and has good communications skills and specialises in working to meet our client’s deadlines and requirements.
Douglas has more than 30 years experience in working in various engineering, Operations Management and Health and Safety roles working for companies including ALCAN and Rolls Royce PLC. He joined Merkland Tank Ltd in 2003 and having held a number of management roles within the company he brings this experience in Estimating and Project Management to ensure our clients and their projects are efficiently estimated, planned and managed.