BEL Valves (Commercial Director)
Paul Sargeant is the Commercial Director at BEL Valves, a high integrity valve and actuator manufacturer based in Newcastle upon Tyne.
As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, Paul is responsible for all commercial and contractual aspects of the business, including export compliance, sales, projects and finance.
Paul joined BEL Valves in 2017 as Commercial Manager, leading the inside sales teams based in Newcastle and Milan, before becoming Director in 2019. Previously, Paul held the Commercial Manager position at GE Oil & Gas at its flexible pipe business (formerly Wellstream). Prior, Paul spent five years with Joy Global/PH Mining as a Sales Engineer and latterly a Sales Manager for its aggregate and coal mining conveyor business.
Having started out as a mechanical engineer 25 years ago, Paul has a broad depth of technical and commercial knowledge and skills.
Currently living in Newcastle, when not working, Paul enjoys biking and going on hikes, as well as planning the next adventure with his family.