Lee Grears is the founder and chief executive of Responsive. He plays an active role in the daily workings of Responsive and is a PCN Level 3 in Magnetic particle, penetrant, radiographic, and ultrasonic testing practitioner and a senior welding inspector to CSWIP 3.2.
His past experience includes welding and fabrication having formally been employed by BAE Systems Submarine Solutions before qualifying in inspection and testing working on board Astute class submarines being built in Barrow-In-Furness. Once qualified Lee remained at BAE for 4 more years as a senior inspector before leaving to work closer to home in Whitehaven. Lee's inspection career has included Sellafield, Cavendish Nuclear, and TSP Engineering gaining a vast amount of experience in not just nuclear but also oil and gas, marine, renewables, power generation, and petrochemical.
Lisa Grears is a founding member and director of Responsive. She is a qualified inspector in magnetic particle, penetrant, and radiographic testing. In 2021 Lisa was named the apprentice of the year by the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing having successfully completed an NVQ Level 3 in Non-Destructive Testing.
Gareth McNally is the lead hand in our NDT and inspection services and is qualified in PT, MT, RT and Welding Inspection, painting inspector, and IICL.
He is currently completing his Degree within NDT.
Gareth is responsible for our Cumbria and the North NDT and inspection service.
Head of Inspection Services - North
Antony is a mechanical testing guru and an integral part of the team overseeing our test house offering welder qualifications, procedure qualification testing, and material science.
Antony is a qualified inspector with CSWIP 3.2, Radiographic interpretation, Magnetic Particle, and Penetrant inspection in addition to IICL.
Head of Mechanical Testing Services - UK
Chris is responsible for the daily operations of our Southampton NDT and inspection branch.
He is a PCN Level 2 qualified radiographer, penetrant, magnetic particle and ultrasonic testing technician, and a level 2 welding inspector. Chris has a vast amount of radiography experience and is qualified in computed radiography.
Head of Inspection Services - South