Our Team

Ben Fothergill 
Sales Leader 
Tel: 07875 999159
Email: Ben.Fothergill@honeywell.com

Ben has been working within the fire industry for over 20 years, in various capacities including design and sales. His experience enables him to support customers at all levels of the fire detection business.

Gary Thomas
Business Manager
North and Scotland 
Tel: 07884 265195
Email: gary.thomas2@honeywell.com

Gary joins Honeywell Morley-IAS with over 25 years in the fire industry. He started out as an estimator, before moving into project management and later sales. He joined the VESDA team supporting EMEA and later moved to sales becoming an ASD specialist gaining over 17 years of experience.

Tom Halden
Business Manager
Midland and South 
Tel: 07747 804233
Email: Tom.halden@honeywell.com

Tom has been in the business for 14 years and started his journey into life safety in the return and repairs department for VESDA detection products. In 2014 he was internally promoted to his current position of Field Application Engineer and technical support for the VESDA, ICAM, ECO and OSID range. He was responsible for field support, sales support, phone support, design support and Training of all the product ranges. Tom joins Honeywell Morley-IAS with his wealth of technical knowledge and will utilise that to help support and to ensure success for his distributors while building a strong working relationship.

Pat McHugh 
Business Manager 
Tel: 00 353 872848405
Email: pat.mchugh@morleyias.co.uk

Pat has worked in sales for over 20 years in the electronic engineering and fire systems industries and has also served an electrical apprenticeship. He works closely with consultants, end users and electrical contractors in partnership with the professional and experienced staff of the Morley-IAS network of distributors for Fire Systems in both Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland. Pat's experience enables him to provide impartial advice on the best possible fire system solutions for either new builds or refurbishment/upgrade projects. 

Derek Mander
Business Development Manager - Aspirating Systems VESDA and FAAST
Tel: 07787536832
Email: Derek.mander@honeywell.com 

Derek has been involved in the fire industry for 34 years, the majority of the time being involved in air sampling smoke detection. He joined Honeywell with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the design, implementation, installation and commissioning and sales of VESDA air sampling smoke detection as well as our ECO/XCL gas detection. In his role he will be supporting Honeywell Fire customers as well as key fire trade customers on the full VESDA portfolio of products and the class C FAAST detector. 


Jim Thompson
Business Development Manager - Aspirating Systems VESDA & FAAST 
Tel: 07786252182
Email: Jim.thompson@honeywell.com

Originally from an engineering background (HND Electro Mechanical Engineering), Jim spent his early career at BRE testing fire detection devices and eventually pioneering the testing of ASD. He moved to VESDA (Vision Systems) in 2003 in a sales and technical support role before taking responsibility as a Regional Sales Manager for over 10 years. He has approximatley 20 years experience in ASD system design and Support. 2020 has seen him transferring into the Honeywell Commercial Fire team in the UK to continue that support working across the Honeywell Fire product ranges.