Gratte Brothers Group Welcomes
Third Generation of Grattes!

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Three fresh members of the Gratte family take the helm.

Gratte Brothers Group has proudly remained a family-owned business since Derrick and Andre Gratte first established the business as an electrical contractor over 75 years ago. The business has come a long way since 1946, largely due to the leadership of the second generation; Ian Gratte, Martin Gratte and Ian Bass, who have overseen Gratte Brothers’ exponential expansion both in size and scale over the past five decades. Under their stewardship, the Company achieved a number of firsts, incorporated a comprehensive range of new services and acquired a number of new premises as the business continued to grow whilst importantly always maintaining the original vision and culture of Gratte Brothers.

Whilst the second generation will remain with the Company on the Group Board, there comes a time for the baton to be passed to the next generation of leadership in the same way that it was once passed on to them by Derrick and Andre. As of January 2022, the Group welcomes the third generation of the Gratte family to the helm. Gratte Brothers Group will now be driven forward by Derrick’s grandsons, David Gratte, Group Managing Director; Steve Gratte, Group Risk Director and Chris Bass, Group Sales Director.

David, Chris and Steve were first appointed to the Board in 2016 and with a combined 52 years of service will bring with them an unrivalled knowledge of the business and the industry together with a personal dedication to the Company’s ongoing growth and success and to maintaining the reputation and culture of Gratte Brothers.

David Gratte, Group Managing Director commented that;

“Steve, Chris and I are both proud and honoured to have been appointed to lead Gratte Brothers Group as it enters the next generation. We will continue to work with all of the teams and people that make Gratte Brothers what it is today to lead the company forward and we have no doubt that Gratte Brothers will continue to flourish. Steve, Chris and I will personally ensure that we uphold the values, heritage and excellence that makes Gratte Brothers so unique and which the company is so well known for.”

We would like to say a huge thank you to the second generation for their incredible leadership throughout their tenure. Please join us in wishing the new operational Board Directors a warm welcome.

If you’d like to get in touch with Steve, Chris or David, please direct any business enquiries to, or wish them well via LinkedIn.

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