Gary qualified as an electrician in 1992, achieving distinctions in all subjects and being presented with two awards for academic achievement. He then went on to study Electronic and Electrical Engineering and achieved a first class honours degree in 1996. From 1996 he worked for two of the largest Information Technology outsourcing companies leading a team working on large public sector and private sector IT projects. He joined the business in 2002 and has since been awarded financial qualifications with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and achieved an MBA with Bradford University. He is responsible for the financial viability of the business, including the preperation of management accounts, financial planning and future business development. He is also responsible for the management and development of the properties and the management and high level implementation of the quality management system.