Our Standards

Aura adheres to international recognized QHSE standards.

Employee welfare and safety is a primary concern in addition to the implementation of processes and procedures that enhance customer experiences through an Integrated Management System (IMS) that binds ISO 9001, 14001 Continuous improvement is sought through the company’s Core Values and Leadership and People Management Competencies that reflect commitments to performance management. People development and training are given a high priority and on-going regular evaluation of performance reflects the importance of people’s skills and knowledge.

Setting and achieving our objectives are a key element in the endless quest for enhancement of the company. Everyone has a role to play and is accountable for maintaining excellence and delivering a “Best in Class” customer experience. Our Vision and Mission reflect what Aura has done best through its history; adding value and driving excellent results

Our Team

To continuously enhance accessibility to market opportunities by establishing long term key relationships with customers and stakeholders by developing propositions and solutions that add value and drive excellent results.


Rob Cowling

Managing Director

I am a degree qualified Building Services Engineer with over 20 years experience in the Industry.

Following my apprenticeship in mechanical and electrical engineering I worked at a number of design consultancies where I gained experience in electrical design and the production of tender documents. For the past 15 years I have worked for main contractors working on a vast array of different types of projects under varying procurement routes.
I will be the main face of Aura Technical Services Ltd and will establish principal business strategies.

I am well known and respected in the industry and am an excellent communicator at all levels. I will take ownership of problems and make key business decisions.


Carla Cowling


I have held a Directors role for Aura Technical Services Ltd since the company was formed in 2014. My specific roles and responsibilities include:

  • Accounts manager
  • Financial controller
  • Insurances
  • Accreditations
  • HR
  • Payments and wages

Ivan Bland

Senior Projects Manager

I have been working in the building services sector for over 35 years.I commenced an apprenticeship in mechanical engineering, & completed to HNC level with endorsements.

By the age of 20 I was running the drawing office at Robey of Lincoln, from there I moved into sales, this lead me to my next role as contracts manager with a mechanical services company, this role eventually became a directors role. In 2000, I joined an electrical contractor, here I was employed to develop the mechanical services role of the business, I joined as contracts manager and again this became a directors role, I held this position till offered early retirement in 2018. At this time I felt too young to completely retire and discussed a flexible role with Aura before joining them in May 2018.


Sam Thistlethwaite

Technical Services Manager

I am a time served electrical engineer with over 15 years experience across many different sectors of the industry. I gained my qualifications through the electrical apprenticeship scheme and worked for many different M+E contractors on a wide variety of technical projects gaining experience across many different fields.

I progressed into senior management positions whilst gaining higher level electrical engineering, Electrical Design,
Management & Health and Safety qualifications.

I am commercially aware, approachable & make lasting relationships with clients and colleagues alike.

I pride myself on being an open, honest & hardworking individual who does not shy away form making tough decisions.