Gary Bright

Managing Director

Began as apprentice lift engineer, in September 1975, 40+ years in lifts, still learning.

David Whorwood


Ask David to help with your design and layout in all modern methods of construction, a specialist installing passenger lifts within timber frame and light gauge steel structures, Modular and MMC design.

Louise Honey

Operations Director

Celebrated her 15th anniversary with the Company in January 2019, and regards Ideal Lifts as her 2nd home. Believes, there is no such thing as problems, only solutions.

Marc Coles

Commercial Manager

Continually driving the Sales Team and ensuring that all the I’s are dotted and T’s are crossed!!

Kevin Bell

Project Engineer

Began as a apprentice Lift Engineer in 1991, Kev never stops working……. or learning!

Alexis Brown

Sales Executive

Having worked within the construction industry since 2010, Alexis is the longest serving member of the sales team. Alexis has a keen interest in agriculture and if not at work she’s usually found outside in a field somewhere!

Rob Chambers

Project Coordinator

Over 6 years’ experience within the lift industry as a project coordinator. Dealing with all customer and business needs from sales stage through to delivery. Organising supplier collections on time, every time!

Gail Cleverdon

Marketing and Business Development

‘Little Miss Marketing’ the job involves promoting lifts…and making what the Directors say printable…who wants a glamourous or stress-free life anyways?

Kieran Coyle

Apprentice Design Engineer

Our newest recruit, currently studying towards an NVQ Level 3 in Digital Design Engineering and a Level 3 Diploma in Construction & the Built Environment.

Paul Gibbings

Sales Executive

Newest member of the Sales team. One of the very few people in the world who finds lifts fun and interesting!

Laura Humberstone

Accounts Administrator

With 12 years’ experience of working in an accounts department & a keen interest in management accounts and financial reporting. Holds AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting – Level 3 and is currently working towards Level 4.

Steve Pillivant

Operations Coordinator

Working within the Project team…bringing a proactive approach to our business operations. Steve has interest in air traffic control. Also, the office practical joker!

Kevin Reid

Project Manager

19 years within the lift industry as Installation / Project Management, still learning.

Kelly Stevens

Accounts Administrator

Worked as part of the accounts team at Ideal Lifts for 5 years. AAT Level 2 qualified, working towards Level 3. Mainly deals with accounts receivable.