Paul brings experience of strategic planning surrounding large and complicated projects Wessex Fire & Security has appointed Paul Joy as Major Works Installation Manager. The company, based in Shaftesbury, Dorset, is part of the Wessex Group and works across the south of the country. Paul's previous experience Paul Joy has previously run his own electrical contracting business and has also worked for some of the biggest names in the sector. The industry veteran who lives in New Milton, Hampshire, brings experience of strategic planning surrounding large and complicated projects. He said: “Wessex Fire & Security is incredibly well-regarded throughout the industry and it is enjoyable to be working for such a professional company. “Wessex has some impressive contracts and dedicated engineers who make things easier for me. “I’m looking forward to helping grow the business by further developing the good working relationships Wessex Fire & Security has with its clients and demonstrating how effective we are.” Wessex Fire & Security, MD comments Chris Stott, MD of Wessex Fire & Security, said: “To bring in a hugely experienced manager such as Paul signals our ambition. “His expertise in project management will be put to very good use overseeing our larger contracts. “While we work across domestic and commercial sectors, Paul’s role will very much be with the major works.” Wessex Fire & Security is over 30 years old, employs 76 people and has a turnover of more than £7m.