Made up of highly experienced and creative product designers, engineers, joiners and space-planners, Staverton’s team understands how to combine form, function and flexibility.

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Brian Banks

Brian has worked at Staverton for the past 20 years. He started as upholsterer, quickly learned all aspects of the business and progressed to the position of Shopfloor Manager. Brian has many interests, but is specially attracted by cars. He loves track days and if he had to choose a particular car it would definitively be the limited-production plug-in hybrid McLaren P1.

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Carlo Delucchi

Carlo joined Staverton in 2016 and is responsible for the company’s marketing activities. With over 8 years’ worth of experience working in marketing and communications in different industries, Carlo brings to the team his diverse know-how, creative thinking and analytical skills. When he is not defending our brand, the typographically-correct and friendly Latin professional boasts his love for vintage ties.

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Caroline Warren

Caroline’s 23 year career with Staverton comes in two parts, with a rather surprising stint as cabin crew for British Airways in-between. A high-flier, Caroline knows Staverton inside out and has worked in numerous roles including sales, administration and payroll. A huge sports fan (although she stresses it’s watching it not playing it that she likes) Caroline also loves books, be they fact or fiction.

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David Liddell

David, Staverton’s Channel Development Manager, has a strong sales background. Prior to working at Staverton he excelled in senior management positions. David joined our team after a long stretch of 22 years in the office furniture industry. In his spare time, David enjoys spending time with his family, song writing, playing guitar and piano, and walking his chocolate Labrador Benson.

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Gail Wood

Gail has been with Staverton for more than 30 years and provides customer liaison on Staverton’s major projects as well as working closely with finance and administration. Outside of work Gail is an avid crafter and baker plus she loves walking and is an active member of her local church.

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James Barke

A product designer for the last five years, James joined Staverton full-time after impressing the directors with his vim and vigour on his university placement. Full of ideas and the newest techniques, James has been highly involved in the development of the new sit-stand desk. Arguably Staverton’s biggest music enthusiast (punk rock is his favourite) he’s also a keen guitarist, songwriter and player of retro video games.

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Jamie Wilson

Jamie has over 5 years’ experience in the industry, supplying furniture to the Public and Private Sector. Jamie’s role is to focus on business development for the sales team and promoting the brand. He also loves to exercise and spending time with his friends and family.

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Mark Powell

Prior to joining Staverton in 1999, Mark worked in the construction industry. He started as a machine shop operative and his passion for the job drove him to learn the secrets of the many machines involved in Staverton’s daily operations. He is now machine shop Manager and has total responsibility for the shop’s activities. Mark is a family man who enjoys walks in the countryside, quiz nights with friends and sports.

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Paul Edward

Paul is Staverton’s managing director and one of Staverton’s most knowledgeable and passionate team members. Paul started his career in office furniture in 1978 and has been a driving force in Staverton’s success ever since. A dog-lover, tennis fan and keen social butterfly, Paul also enjoys spending time at his home in Spain and on the slopes of the Alps.

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Phil Whittaker

One of Staverton’s longest serving members of the design team, Phil is an experienced workplace designer and space planner with a keen interest in ergonomics. Outside of work Phil is a member of a Scout caving group and enjoys world cinema, contemporary literature and drawing.

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Richard Wild

Richard became Staverton’s technical administrator in 2000, but not before a rather varied career including working in a toyshop, as a driving instructor and as a call centre manager. A proficient juggler (we’re not joking), Richard has a keen eye coordinating all technical aspects of Staverton’s projects with complete accuracy.

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Rob Hicks

Rob joined Staverton as Sales Manager for the West Midlands region in January 2017. He is an experienced business developer who has worked providing interior solutions for both manufacturers and dealers since 1988. His impressive background in the office furniture industry is a valuable asset to the team. When Rob is not at work, he enjoys watching his teenage sons play sports, following Aston Villa —his local football team. Rob also loves music, enjoys going to gigs and is a big Black Sabbath fan.

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Roger Holt

Roger is one of Staverton’s product design team, having worked on the development of some of the firm’s most popular products PR and CL. Super active outside of work, you’ll most likely find Roger pedalling or climbing up a mountain thanks to his love of the great outdoors.

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Simon Watts

Simon has 30 years’ experience in the office furniture industry and has a great understanding of the marketplace. He is an equity shareholder with strategic and overall responsibility for operations in the South East. Simon has formed and maintained positive long term client relationships with a number of blue chip companies.

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Tony Cole

Tony is Staverton’s chief design and manufacturing director.  Tony is the very heart of Staverton, using his 30+ year’s experience in manufacturing and engineering expertise to devise a solution for every design challenge.
His no-nonsense Yorkshire approach guarantees plain talking, even for the most complex of design solutions. Outside of work Tony enjoys art, architecture and music.

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Tracey Bastow

Tracey is another long-standing member of the Staverton team. Working as quality and environmental officer Tracy ensures that Staverton maintains its ethics, standards and production obligations including ISO 9001, 14001 and the FSC chain of custody. Tracey is a keen theatre-goer.