Our Teams

If you are interested in working with Ideal Lifts Ltd. or Ideal Lifts Service Ltd. please click here to see information about our current vacancies.

Ideal Lifts Ltd

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 14th anniversary with the Company in January 2018, 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!!

Alexis Burness

Sales Executive

Rob Chambers

Project Coordinator

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?

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

Kevin Reid

Project Manager

18 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.

Ideal Lifts Service Ltd

Steve Matthews

Service Director

Lift tester and font of knowledge.

Alison Bright

Finance Manager

Jonathan Bryant

Commercial Manager

A man with a plan. Always working on innovative ways to improve quality and customer satisfaction. Your point of contact for major projects and refurbishments.

Rachel England

Contracts Administrator

Contracts, services and callouts – what more does a girl need in life?

Michelle Luddington

Customer Service Administrator

Got a query about servicing and repairs or need a minor quote – I’m your girl!

Helen Van Dort

Customer Service Administrator

The newest member of our Admin team, Helen is usually the first friendly voice you hear when you phone us on 01837 659 734