Senior Leadership Team




Senior Leadership Team John McVeigh – Executive Director
John commenced his career in the construction industry as a civil engineer 35 years ago, and has a long and distinguished career in the development and delivery of complex Multi-Utility Infrastructure. John was instrumental in the initial acquisition of the Instalcom business by O’Connor Group in 2002 and under John’s leadership, Instalcom has developed the four main business streams it currently provides services for today. John ensures that the business is strategically positioned to meet planned growth potential whilst exceeding customer’s expectation and maintaining upper quartile SHEQ performance.


Senior Leadership Team Vince Bowler – Managing Director
Vince joined Instalcom and was appointed Managing Director in 2019, having previously spent over 30 years at The Murphy Group; most recently as the Sector Director of the firm’s Power Business. Over the years, Vince has had personal involvement in the establishment and delivery of some of the UK’s largest Transmission &Distribution network developments operating in both regulated and non-regulated business sectors ranging from the 2012 Olympics to the recently commissioned NEMO Link HVDC Interconnector between the UK and Belgium. Vince’s strength is his extensive knowledge of all facets of the construction process and his ability to manage the integrated delivery approach that Instalcom now offers.


Senior Leadership Team Lisa Moran – Financial Director
Lisa Moran our Finance Director has been with the business for over 15 years and works closely with all departments to help them plan and manage their budgets and deliver strong financial performance. With a clear strategy and hands on approach she ensures the monitoring and maintenance of a strong cash flow and efficient and effective preparation of accounts and financial planning.


Senior Leadership Team Paul Alderton – Communications Director
Paul has amassed over 25 years of experience in the Telecommunications Industry, and joined Instalcom in 2002 as the company were acquired by OCU Group. Paul began his career with Ashbourne Communications during the period of transitioning cable TV networks into the UK, following which Paul was appointed to part of the CH2MHill Global Senior Leadership Team who managed the development of primary international Fibre Networks in Germany, Spain, and Eire. Paul has extensive knowledge of the UK Telecommunications market and is the primary interface with our growing customer base to include Openreach, Colt Communications, and Gigaclear.


Senior Leadership Team Danny Dix – Operations Director
Danny began his career in the Telecommunications Industry as an intern with BT prior to joining the Instalcom business in 1991. With over 30 years industry experience Danny is widely recognised as an expert in the field of complex network planning and solutions and has been involved in the construction and development of the UK’s leading network providers operating platforms that service todays commanding requirements. Today Danny directs a national management team that deploy over 300 Network Planners and Engineers to support our customer base on a 24-7-365 basis. Danny also leads our Apprentice and Graduate Intern programme with links to key learning institutes and faculties where young talent have an ambition for a career in the industry.


Senior Leadership Team Mike McNultyHDD Director
Mike McNulty is the Horizontal Drilling Director responsible for our Drilling Division; Mike has been with O’Connor Utilities for over 10 years. Mike has worked in the civil engineering industry for over 20 years and has specialised in directional drilling and trenchless technology for the last 16 years. He is highly respected within the trenchless construction industry and he manages a highly skilled team of specialist operators and highly qualified technical support staff.