Helical Pile Solutions   ❯   Company   ❯   Team


Our team has over 60 years’ experience working at the forefront of the helical piling and foundation tooling industry. We are as knowledgeable in our industry as our customers are in theirs.

Nic Brooker

Managing Director

Nic has been in the Foundation Tooling business since he left school at 17. Over the last 40 years he has run manufacturing companies in the UK, Australia, USA, Dubai and Singapore.

Previously he was Executive Vice President and shareholder of Pengo Corporation, the US based Drilling Tool manufacturer. He also founded and ran Universal Augers Ltd before it merged with PRO-DIG in 2013. PRO-DIG Europe is now one of the leading European manufacturers of Foundation Drilling Tools and supplies many of the major Piling and Construction Companies in the UK & Europe from its 50,000 Sq Ft Facility in Cambridgeshire, England.

When not working Nic enjoys spending weekends away with his family and friends on the beautiful Norfolk coast. He and his family like to ski in the winter and walk in the summer, doing their best to stay fit and healthy despite hectic working lives.

Peter Farr

Operations Director

In 2003, Peter was part of the team that introduced helical piles to the UK and has remained at the industry’s forefront ever since.

After 15 years in the helical piling industry, Peter joined Keller, the largest geotechnical specialist in the world, as a Senior Estimator for three and a half years. In his time with Keller, Peter introduced helical piling to Keller UK before leaving in 2021 to join Nic Brooker in setting up Helical Pile Solutions Ltd.

Over the last 18 years, Peter has worked with some of the UK’s leading piling manufacturers and suppliers to apply his knowledge and experience to a wide variety of projects including the 2012 London Olympics and Rampion Offshore Windfarm.

When not working Peter spends most of his time with his wife and two boys. He enjoys taking his boys to play football at their local clubs and other sport activities including mini golf, tennis and swimming. Peter enjoys playing golf himself and regularly takes part with a golf society. When not partaking in sport activities the family loves going out for walks and spending time with family and friends.

Alex Brooker

Finance Manager

Alex joined Helical Pile Solutions in January 2024 as a Finance Manager. Although Alex has only been with us full time since early 2024, he has benefitted from growing up with our sister company Brooker Piling Solutions.

Previously working in finance since 2016 and qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 2019. Alex has enjoyed working as an auditor servicing the Cambridgeshire corporate and not for profit market before working for Associated British Foods in their Bakery & Ingredients businesses.

Outside of work Alex is a passionate Peterborough United supporter following them home and away most week with his wife Lottie and brother Henry.

Henry Bendon

Sales & Marketing

Henry joined Helical Pile Solutions in January 2024 as a Sales and Marketing Assistant.

He earned an Undergraduate Degree in International Business Management and a Masters in Governance from the University of Lincoln.

Outside of work, Henry is an avid supporter of Peterborough United, following the team both home and away. Additionally, he is passionate about American Football, having played for four years during his time at university.