Who We Are

Orbital Gas Systems is the world leading provider of engineering, design, installation and commissioning of measurement, control & instrumentation systems to the UK and beyond, serving the energy, power and processing sectors.


Orbital is located centrally in the UK, operating from a purpose built 46,000 sqft technology centre incorporating a manufacturing hall, offices, logistics, testing laboratory, training centre and dedicated client FAT facilities.

Orbital Gas Systems Pledge

We are commited to the wellbeing of our team and the environment, safety, service and creating innovative solutions for our customer and the greater good of the industries we serve.

  • Safety – Safety is at the forefront of all we do.
  • Innovation – We are laser focused on technology and solving customers’ problems.
  • Service – We are dedicated to treating our customers, both internally and externally, as we wish to be treated..
  • Environment – We are looking for ways to reduce are footprint and make all solutions even more eco-friendly. This includes a company commitment to renewal sectors and creating new solutions.
  • Our Team – Our people are the path to our future.

Our Leadership Team

Matt Allen
nZero Group
Managing Director

Matt’s role involves providing a clear direction of travel to our people, customers, and partners so they’re bought in and want to be involved in our journey. This involves getting the right people on the bus in the right seats, ensuring customers are happy and both Thyson and Orbital are profitable and growing shareholder value.

Matt has been with Thyson for nearly seven years, spending the first four years as Finance Director before taking over as Managing Director. Following a first-class honours degree in Mathematics, Matt qualified as a Chartered Accountant prior to 10 years in mergers and acquisitions and private equity. Matt then enjoyed a successful six years as a Finance Director where he was instrumental in restoring profitable growth to a Financial Services business.

Neil Stuchbury
nZero Group
Sales & Marketing Director

Neil’s experience is in both sales and engineering. He has spent nearly his whole career working for both Orbital and Thyson, starting out as an Engineering Graduate at Orbital in 1997, progressing to senior roles in both companies. 

His passion is for spearheading innovations, harnessing available technologies and breaking boundaries, ensuring both businesses are well positioned to deliver exciting fresh opportunities that lie ahead, supporting our partners, customers, and everyone’s mutual benefit and success.

Russell Brown
nZero Group
Innovation & Technology Director

Russell’s engineering and commercial experience spans more than three decades, gaining significant technical, process, and operational experience having worked for organisations around the world.

Russell was repatriated in 2011 taking a senior role at Orbital and more recently moved to Thyson, in both businesses striving for exceptional customer satisfaction. He is a Chartered Engineer, achieved an MBA, and is passionate about renewables, knowledge transfer, new technology, and process optimisation that can improve our customers operational experience.

Nick Maguire
Orbital Gas Systems
Operations Director

Nick joined Thyson in June 2016, after many years with Orbital, in a career spanning over 35 years, providing commercial and technical integrated solutions within the engineering sector, predominately within the oil and gas industry. 

He is an integral part of the senior management team, bringing senior engineering, commercial management, and manufacturing experience, as well as change management to his role, driving change and efficiency.

Andrew Wood MBA
Orbital Gas Systems
Head of Manufacturing

Andy has been with Orbital since 2015, when he joined as Head of Manufacturing. He’s a highly experienced and motivated, with 17 years’ experience in Operations, having managed manufacturing and plant operations for Tier 1 and 2 suppliers to the Commercial and Defence aerospace market and automotive related leisure vehicle market.  

Jonathan Smith
Orbital Gas Systems
Head of Commercial

Jon joined Orbital in 2014 as a Quantity Surveyor and was quickly appointed as Commercial Manager, taking on responsibility for the Project Department. Since then he’s held a series of senior roles, becoming a Director in 2019 and Managing Director in 2021 before being appointed Head of Commercial following Orbital’s acquisition by nZero Group in May 2022. 

Tristan Roberts
Orbital Gas Systems
Head of Engineering & Projects

Tristan has been with Orbital since 2006, where he began as a Service & Commissioning Engineer. His experience in the business has seen him hold Design Engineer, Senior Project Engineer, Project Manager and Engineering Manager before taking his current role as Head of Engineering & Projects.

With a wealth of technical expertise, high profile project delivery experience and an excellent customer satisfaction record, predominately within the oil and gas industry, Tristan is the focal point for key clients, the technical lead for core business areas and is responsible for Orbital’s overall engineering design and project delivery.