Meet Our Team.

Jason Hague

Executive Managing Director

Jason has been a working and touring professional for over 18 years, and a lecturer in Live Events for over 7 years. He is an experienced lighting and sound engineer who has provided his services to many big name clients. Jason is also a qualified training professional with a degree level teaching qualification as well as being a qualified apprenticeship assessor and BTEC standards verifier. Jason created NES to provide a high quality service to our local and national partners, as well as to create outstanding productions for audiences around the City of Hull to enjoy.

Jonathan Foulds

Executive Technical Director 

Jonathan has been working in the music industry for 16 years. Since 2019 he has spear-headed the companies fast-growing AV department and warehouse facilities. He is a renowned touring FOH engineer with companies such as Production North. His portfolio ranges from swing tech, lighting tech, video tech, back-line tech, systems engineer, session drummer, and much more. He is a professional music tutor for Youth Workshops and private lessons, and has a thorough understanding of every type of businesses needs for event services.

Ashley Hagyard

Non-Executive Community Director

Ashley has been a working professional for over 15 years with a number of his own businesses. He is an experienced and professional audio and video engineer with an impressive portfolio of industry works from Health & Safety with governing bodies to technical work in professional touring arena’s, stadiums, festivals, and theatre. Ashley is an experienced business developer and during 2020 moved to a community liaison role to help us drive growth and new services, as well as supporting local arts charity organisations.

Dale Alcock

Executive Operations Director

Dale helped found NES into the business it is today.  In 2019 he officially became the Director of Operations. Dale came into the industry 6 years ago, bringing his construction experience in joinery, scaffolding, and rope access with him. Working to ensure a high quality delivery of services, he manages our recruitment, crewing services, talent runners, our stage hire builds, and set fabrication.  

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