Our People

We are proud to offer a uniquely collaborative culture full of talented professionals. Our team blends the technical skills of our global network with result-oriented business acumen. Meet the Optilan team:

Bal Kler

Sales and Marketing Director

Bal Kler

A part of the Optilan family since January 2000

Bal is Optilan's dedicated Sales and Marketing Director, upholding 20 years of service for the company. Bal is responsible for the delivery of group sales budget and marketing activities, within Optilan’s dynamic, fast-paced environment.

While with the firm Bal has led major projects sales, including: Shah Deniz Phase 1 & 2, Channel Tunnel Rail Link Phase 2, Cairn Rajasthan Development project, TANAP pipeline security and leak detection system and Security Enhancement Project for Shell in Nigeria.

Bal has an engineering background and prior to joining the company, he was the Sales Manager at Transmitton Limited for the Oil and Gas division.

Eamonn Brady

Sales Director Telecoms, CNI & Rail UK

Eamonn Brady

A part of the Optilan family since January 2004

Eamonn is responsible for the delivery of sales and sales management across various key sectors including transport, telecoms and Critical National Infrastructure (CNI).

His role includes developing key growth sales strategies, tactics and action plans.

Prior to joining Optilan, Eamonn has held a number of Sales Management roles with telecoms organisations, such as Marconi, Global One and BT.

Andrew Rushton

Sales Director Energy UK/ EU

Andrew Rushton

A part of the Optilan family since July 2019

Andrew is the Sales Director for the Energy Sector for Europe and North Africa.

Andrew brings a wealth of experience to the position spanning diverse market sectors. Prior to Optilan, he has had 25 years in various commercial roles, including international assignments in Azerbaijan and the Middle East. He has led teams and growth initiatives together with leading and supporting international sales teams on global pursuits.

Andrew is an Electrical and Electronic Engineering graduate from Salford University. His professional accreditation's include: a member of the Institute of Engineering & Technology (MIET), a registered Chartered Engineer (CEng), and a registered Engineer (Eur Ing) with Fédération Européene d’Associations Nationales d’Ingénieurs (FEANI)

Jerry Worsley

Regional Sales Director for Middle East

Jerry Worsley

A part of the Optilan family since July 2018

Jerry is the Regional Sales Director for Optilan's Dubai office, covering the Middle East, India and Caucasus.

During his career, Jerry has been involved in a number of major projects including: Leak detection system at the UK's largest LNG import terminal, TANAP the world's longest pipeline monitoring system and BP Khazzan, an 18 site perimeter protection project.

Previously, Jerry has specialised in fibre optic sensing solutions as VP of Sales at Sensornet UK, prior to joining Optasense as Sales Director in 2011. He relocated to the Middle East as Regional Director at Optasense in 2016 before joining Optilan in 2018.

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