Expert Consultancy & Training Services

To Ensure Complete Compliance

Mission Statement

M&M Consultancy and Training Services are a Scottish based company providing subject matter expert consultancy and training courses to public and private sector for the safe management of Heating Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) systems throughout the UK and overseas.
M&M Consultancy and Training Services is a leading provider of expert consultancy and training courses for the safe management of Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) systems. Based in Scotland, we serve clients across the UK and internationally.
With a team of highly experienced and qualified professionals, we are dedicated to providing our clients with the knowledge and skills they need to effectively manage their HVAC systems and ensure the safety of their buildings and occupants. Our team has extensive experience in the design, installation, commissioning, maintenance, and operation of HVAC systems in a wide range of settings, including commercial, industrial, and residential buildings.
  • We offer a wide range of services, including:
  • On-site consultancy and training, tailored to the specific needs of your organization
  • In-depth assessments and audits of existing HVAC systems
  • Comprehensive training courses for HVAC professionals, covering the latest industry standards and best practices
  • Support and guidance for the design, installation, and commissioning of new HVAC systems
  • Our team is fully committed to providing the highest level of service and support to our clients. We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver effective solutions that meet the unique needs of each organization we work with.
At M&M Consultancy and Training Services, we are committed to providing our clients with the knowledge and skills they need to manage their HVAC systems safely and effectively.

Meet the Founders

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Ben Martin

Co-Founder of MMCTS & Authorising Engineer
Ben Martin, the co-founder of M&M Consultancy and Training Services Ltd (MMCTS) and an appointed Authorising Engineer for the NHS, has made significant strides in the ventilation and healthcare sectors. His entrepreneurial spirit is evident in the successful establishment and subsequent sale of Duct Clean Services (DCS)

A notable achievement under Ben's leadership at DCS was the launch of the first and only Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) accredited training academy in Scotland. This feat demonstrates Ben's unwavering dedication to elevating industry standards and workforce competencies, particularly in ventilation.

With MMCTS, Ben continues to leverage his extensive knowledge and experience, particularly in the healthcare sector. He specializes in providing expert consultancy on ventilation systems, ensuring they meet crucial standards like His advice is invaluable to NHS clients striving to maintain and enhance their ventilation systems.

As Managing Director, Ben combines meticulous attention to detail with a profound understanding of the commercial nuances of the industry. His ability to devise technically sound and strategically astute solutions, tailored to client needs, has garnered him considerable respect in the field.

A distinctive aspect of MMCTS under Ben's guidance is the accreditation of its training programs through the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), aligned with the national occupational standards. This pioneering approach in the UK sets MMCTS apart, showcasing the company's commitment to providing accredited, high-quality training that meets rigorous national benchmarks.

In his role at MMCTS, Ben Martin is instrumental in driving the company's success. His expertise and visionary leadership are key to our mission of delivering superior consulting and training services, focusing on raising standards and competencies in healthcare engineering systems, especially in ventilation.
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Jamie Minhinnick

Co Founder
Jamie is a well respected engineering consultant with a strong history of delivering Authorising Engineer (Ventilation and Pressure Systems) services to public and private sector clients. He is a Chartered Manager, Incorporated Engineer and Member of the Institute of Healthcare Estates and Engineering Management. With over 25 years of experience in developing and delivering safe systems of work and associated consultancy, Jamie was instrumental to many healthcare organisation responses to the Covid19 pandemic and provided SME advice in response planning and the delivery of NHS Nightingale facilities.

His combination of managerial and expert technical knowledge, coupled with a well-developed understanding of risk management make him the ideal consultant for briefing complex situations at Board and Executive level to better understand the risks identified and develop effective, safe and legal risk management strategies.

Our Team

Leigh Kowalski

Authorising Engineer
Leigh Kowalski is a dynamic and highly motivated Authorising Engineer, renowned for his exceptional leadership skills and unwavering commitment to excellence. With a career marked by diverse experiences in high-pressure environments, Leigh has honed an extraordinary level of self-discipline and adaptability. His ability to thrive in complex situations is underpinned by a strong foundation of technical expertise and a forward-thinking approach.

Leigh's communication skills are second to none, enabling him to engage effectively with a wide range of stakeholders. He is known for his mature and approachable manner, which, combined with his technical acumen, makes him an invaluable asset in any project. His interpersonal skills further augment his role as a leader, allowing him to build and maintain strong relationships across various levels of an organization.

At the core of Leigh's professional philosophy is a drive for operational excellence and an innate ability to inspire those around him. His experience spans multiple challenging scenarios, equipping him with the insights and skills necessary to navigate and lead through intricate and fast-moving environments.

In his role as an Authorising Engineer, Leigh brings a strategic perspective, backed by a deep understanding of the technical and regulatory landscapes. His expertise is not just in ensuring compliance but also in elevating standards, thereby contributing to the overarching mission of enhancing safety and efficiency in the healthcare sector and nuclear sectors.

Steve Launt

Training Manager & Authorising Engineer
Steve Launt is an integral part of the M&M Consultancy and Training Services team, serving as a dedicated Training Manager and an expert Authorising Engineer. His specialisation spans both ventilation and pressure systems, making him a valuable asset in the realm of healthcare engineering training.
In his role, Steve leads the creation and delivery of comprehensive training programs in both ventilation and mechanical pressure systems. His approach to training is firmly grounded in aligning with healthcare standards, with a strong emphasis on enhancing industry competencies and ensuring regulatory compliance.

Steve’s expertise in both ventilation and pressure systems is a testament to his broad knowledge base and his commitment to multifaceted training solutions. He excels in adapting these complex subjects into accessible and engaging training courses, tailored to meet the specific needs of professionals in the healthcare sector.

As a former Sector Estates Manager at Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, Steve's experience in managing healthcare facilities is extensive. He ensured compliance with relevant healthcare standards, SHTMs, and policies, demonstrating his in-depth understanding of the challenges and requirements of healthcare systems management. This gives Steve a unique insight into the real challenges faced by NHS Estates teams.

Steve's qualifications, including an HNC and BIFM Level 4 Diploma in Facilities Management, an HND in Marine and Mechanical Engineering, and various specific training certifications, underscore his well-rounded expertise. These, combined with his hands-on experience in healthcare settings, form a solid foundation for his training programs.

His appointments as an Authorised Person in the NHS in various disciplines showcase his versatility and deep understanding of healthcare engineering. Steve is not just a trainer; he is a mentor, guiding professionals to excel in their roles with his comprehensive and practical training approach.

At M&M Consultancy and Training Services Ltd, Steve Launt is instrumental in driving our mission forward. He is committed to elevating industry standards and competencies in healthcare engineering systems, particularly in ventilation and pressure systems, through expert training and authoritative guidance.
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Water Hygiene
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Associate support

M&M Consultancy and Training Services is committed to providing the highest quality services to its clients. To achieve this, we have built a network of expert associates throughout the specialist ventilation industry and built environment, who can be called upon to support us when required. This allows us to provide a range of services unrivaled in the industry.

Our associate support service includes access to:
  • Commissioning, validation and verification engineers: These experts can ensure that your ventilation systems are installed and commissioned correctly, and that they perform to the required standards. They can also provide validation and verification services to ensure that your systems are fit for purpose.
  • Authorising Engineers and Authorised Persons (AEs and APs): These experts can provide independent, third-party assessment of your ventilation systems and ensure that they meet the required standards.
  • Competent designers: These experts can design and specify ventilation systems that meet your specific needs and comply with current regulations.
  • Consultant microbiologists: These experts can provide advice and support on the control of microorganisms in ventilation systems, and ensure that your systems are designed and operated to minimize the risk of infection.
  • Project and program management services: These experts can provide support for the management and coordination of ventilation projects, ensuring that they are completed on time and within budget.
  • NEC Project Supervisors: These experts can provide support for the management and coordination of ventilation projects, ensuring that they are completed on time and within budget.
By working with M&M Consultancy and Training Services, organizations can have access to a wide range of expert associates who can provide them with the highest quality services and support. This allows us to provide a range of services unrivaled in the industry and ensure that our clients' systems are designed, installed, and maintained to the highest standards.