About Us


Chris Johnstone and Mick Bowra joined British Gas (Segas) in 1968 and their career paths included operational management, and the training and assessment of gas fitting operatives. In 1994 they left British Gas and set up VR Publications Limited, which provided a comprehensive portfolio of services and support materials for the gas industry, that included:

ViperGas was launched in 2002 providing technology services supplying over 150 training centres, National Grid, EU Skills, and other large organisations in addition to direct services to individual operatives.

Our Team

David Day, our Managing Director, joined in 2006. David began his career with a leading London advertising agency and has been instrumental in the development of software, web and mobile applications for organisations such as Microsoft, Goldman Sachs and Visa.

Ian Drennan, our Technical Director, joined in 2015. Ian brings vast technical experience to the team following an established career with Corgi and Gas Safe Register.

Arron Blythe, our Sales Director, joined in 2020. Arron has worked in the gas industry his entire career, from management positions at City Heating Spares and Southern Area Sales Manager for Anton Industrial Services.

Company Information

Viper Services Group Limited
Registered in England & Wales Company No 11665064
VAT Registration No 319 2628 95