Ian McCall, Managing Director

With over 24 years’ engineering experience, Ian completed his apprenticeship as a Marine Engineer before making the swap to Building Services in 1998. Ian has in-depth knowledge of building services operations, maintenance and energy management and uses this to advise clients as to the best approach to operating and maintaining their facilities in line with their business needs. He pushes the team at Alba to continually develop and has successfully introduced the very latest technology to our service provision. All of this has led to Alba achieving substantial growth year on year and numerous industry accreditations and awards.

Lynda McCall, Financial Director

With over 11 years’ experience as a qualified Chartered Accountant, Lynda and her team have been responsible for building up the strong financial position of Alba, which has been a key ingredient in our success over the past 14 years.  Lynda’s team work well together to get to the root cause of any issues that arise, ensuring any irregularities within our reporting systems for legal entities and clients are resolved. Lynda and her team are responsible for the accurate timely delivery of all company invoicing as well as management accounts to our Board of Directors.

Douglas MacLeod, Operations Director

Douglas has over 30 years’ experience within the facilities sector having completed his apprenticeship in plumbing/heating engineering.  He joined Alba in 2008 and specialises in providing technical and maintenance solutions to our clients, as well as organising large projects and leading our engineering teams. He is a calculated risk taker with a strong business acumen and a “can do” attitude. Douglas has the ability to easily build trust and credibility with our clients, managers, and employees and also has a proven track record of motivating staff to achieve exceptional business performance with an understanding of key client issues.

Klyne McAllister, Commercial Manager

With over 7 years’ experience in facilities services, Klyne has a wealth of commercial, financial and controls knowledge which she uses to ensure efficiencies within the Alba team and for our clients.  She continually focuses her teams on providing an excellent standard of client service and has implemented bespoke financial and services software throughout all areas of Alba. Together with this new system and Klyne’s proactive attitude she has implemented controls and processes within the company which are designed to help our people focus on the external objectives of delivering every time, on time and with added value.

Robert Ayr, Contracts Manager

With 30 year’s experience in the refrigeration & air conditioning industry, Robert completed his apprenticeship as a refrigeration & air conditioning engineer, having worked in the industry as a field technician carrying out tasks from maintenance & repair to commissioning of all types of refrigeration systems from small cold room’s to large chiller plants. Over the years he has gained the knowledge and experience that can assist and advise a variety of clients & businesses regarding HVAC products, with Roberts positive attitude and the support of the Alba team he believes that we can support & deliver exactly what our clients requirements are.

Allan McCall, Contracts Manager

Allan started his employment with Alba FS in March 2010. He started a Service and Maintenance apprenticeship at North Glasgow College a few months later. During his apprenticeship he was awarded apprentice of the year on 3 occasions. He completed the apprenticeship in 2014, after which, he began working on various public and private sector contracts, as well as carrying out the servicing and repairs on site.  He would also assist with the planning, reporting and delivery of every aspect of the contracts. This resulted in him being made Lead Engineer and then Supervisor. He was promoted to Contracts Manager in 2018 and completed a HNC in Building Services Engineering in 2020. Allan continues to lead our team by example and is always on hand to assist our engineering team when they are out on site.

Walter Lynes, Accounts Manager

With 40 years experience, in Electrical and Telecoms Engineering. Working with high level companies throughout the UK and Europe. Project and maintenance manager working in Airports, commercial and industrial sites. I strive to keep up with new technologies and changes to create better efficiencies. Exciting times are ahead with new technologies driving the need for carbon reduction.

At Alba we are driving efficiencies with energy savings for our customers. We strive to be a one stop shop for our clients which makes everyday a new challenge. The directors at Alba are very progressive and invest in new technologies, with EV charging being a new product we can offer our clients.