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.

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!

Edward Haley

Project Support Technician

Edward has joined the team as our new Project Support Technician and will be working closely with our Project team. His role is primarily field based, providing a range of support duties, which include, pre installation site surveys and meetings, off-loading and distribution of new lift packages, lift frame installations, on site assistance to subcontract fitters and testers, post installation technical and warranty support and product champion of all new lift packages.

Steve Pillivant

Operations Coordinator

Working within the Project team…bringing a proactive approach to our business operations. Currently studying a National General Certificate in NEBOSH.

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.