Adrian Tolson was born in Wakefield, West Yorkshire in 1966. On leaving school he trained as a motor vehicle technician, where he attained a sound mechanically skill base. Subsequent to completing his training he worked for a number of motor repair businesses before setting up a successful family business in the automotive industry. Following the retirement of his father, Adrian became disillusioned with the motor trade and began an intensive retraining program in order to transfer his existing mechanical skill base to the mechanical services industry, whereupon he worked initially as a pipe fitters assistant most notably for MF Kent. Adrian soon adapted his existing skills to pipe fitting and in 2003 he was head hunted by Peter Duval who was at this time working for a fire protection company which specialised within water mist fire suppression systems.
Within 18 months Adrian became lead engineer within the company and was subsequently responsible for up to 12 teams of installation engineers who were working nationwide. Adrian was responsible for design co-ordination, contract review, procurement, quality control, allocation of man power and system commissioning / handover. Adrian became very popular with the clients project management teams due to his considerable knowledge of the industry and his hands on approach to project management.
In 2012 Adrian joined Premier Mist as Projects Director where he has been responsible for successfully delivering fire suppression systems into some of the most prestigious property developments in the UK. At Premier Mist Adrian project manages a wide range of installations while providing support through the company nationwide maintenance team. Adrian brings with him to Premier Mist extensive experience in the delivery and installation of cost-effective, low-pressure water mist systems. Adrian has extensive experience of engaging with and project managing the M&E, main contractor and management teams and ensures that projects are delivered on time, to budget and to the most exacting safety requirements.
Adrian is one of the main points of contacts for all clients and is responsible for all commissioning and technical issues, site visits, contractor meetings and site surveys.
Adrian has many interests including keeping fit and a great respect for the outdoors, but his love of motorbikes outweighs anything else.
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