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

Business Development Director


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


James Carass

Project Technician


Arguably the best lift engineer in the Northern Hemisphere.

Rob Chambers

Project Coordinator


4 years’ experience within the lift industry as a project administrator. 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.

Liz Walker

Operations Administrator


Helping to keep the Company cogs turning, well-oiled and stocked with replacement parts.

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.

Chris Short

Repairs Manager


After 37 years in the business our Repairs Department holds the knowledge, expertise and motivation to get your lift sorted if misbehaving or improved if getting on, just a call away.

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