Our expert team are what makes Southernsbroadstock one of the most successful names in FF&E. A collection of like-minded individuals that share the same passion and drive to excel.

Executive Leadership

Ashley

Chief Executive Officer

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Ashley

Chief Executive Officer

Having spent over 25 years in London in the manufacturing sector, Ashley brings a wealth of experience to the table. During his tenure as MD at world-leading Swedish office furniture company, Kinnarps, Ashley was responsible for innovative refurbishments of several impressive buildings within the Corporate and Central Government sectors. As CEO of Southernsbroadstock he now leads a team of industry specialists with the aim of becoming the UK’s number one choice for workplace furniture solutions, as well as driving sustainable working practices. His key focus is to successfully grow the business across our four main sectors: Health, Government, Education and Corporate, whilst maintaining our entrepreneurial and customer focussed culture. Southernsbroadstock prides itself on its incisive thinking, end-to-end delivery and supplying the right furniture, fixtures and equipment to optimise space and enhance user experience.

Richard

Chief Finance Officer

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Richard

Chief Finance Officer

CFO Richard Smeaton joined Southernsbroadstock in April 2021 to help the business capitalise upon the significant opportunities available to it in its core and target sectors. His experience of dealing with a wide range of businesses and multiple stakeholders will be essential as the business enters its next exciting stage of growth.

David

Chief Operations Officer

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David

Chief Operations Officer

As Operation Director and proud grandfather to twins, David is looking forward to the next challenge: working with the board, management teams and employees to develop and introduce new and exciting products. David uses his in-depth knowledge to refine and develop our business processes, ensuring we deliver exceptional service levels to Southernsbroadstock’s customer base.

Management Team

Ange

Head of Logistics

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Ange

Head of Logistics

With a wealth of experience in logistics, Ange is looking forward to continuing the improvement of our installation services and customer journey. She is currently looking to expand the logistics team and is excited about welcoming new members on board.

Ryan

Head of Digital

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Ryan

Head of Digital

Facilitating change and leveraging new digital solutions is Ryan’s speciality. As part of his drive for continual improvement, he is planning on bringing more business functions onto our new HubSpot CRM tool and implementing a new Quote Generator solution. Ryan is a Chartered Manager with a BSc Degree in Business Management and a MSc Degree in Innovation & IT Management.

Joe

Commercial Finance & Systems Manager

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Joe

Commercial Finance & Systems Manager

Joe’s role and responsibilities include developing and managing the business’ reporting and management information, as well as focusing on process and system improvements to help Southernsbroadstock run as smooth as possible. He is currently working towards completing the CIMA qualification to add to his already considerable skillset.

Adam

Financial Controller

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Adam

Financial Controller

Overseer of the day-to-day duties of the finance team, keeping a close eye on cash flow and financial planning. Adam is a keen runner, mountain biker and gardener in his spare time, so can usually be found outdoors or on the trails around north Leeds.

Tony

Strategy Project Director

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Tony

Strategy Project Director

Tony has been a much valued part of the Southernsbroadstock team for 24 years, beginning as an account manager and eventually progressing to Sales Director where he built up the Sales team for over 10 years. In his current role of Strategy Project Director, Tony heads up the bid team to work out the best possible strategies to secure success and has been instrumental in winning a number of high-profile framework tenders. After getting hooked on road cycling three years ago, Tony has entered a number of challenging events including a 95 mile and 8000 feet climbing event in the Peak District.

Dave

Production Manager

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Dave

Production Manager

Managing our three sites, Dave works tirelessly to promote positive change in the company, seeking out new ways of optimising and improving processes. A family man with 2 grown-up children, he is looking forward to the arrival of his first grandchild.

Design Team

Nathan

Designer

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Nathan

Designer

Nathan’s responsibilities include 2D spatial layouts, 3D visualisations and walkthroughs, detailed installation drawings, mood boards and presentations. He enjoys working as part of a fast-paced multidisciplinary team, coming up with creative solutions to provide clients with the best scheme for their needs and improving their working environment. In his spare time Nathan enjoys playing golf, or supporting his football team with a few beers to hand.

 

David

Senior Designer

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David

Senior Designer

Nearly 20 years in the furniture industry and over 25 years in design. David’s role is to produce furniture layouts, quality 3D visuals and supporting documentation. He is also responsible for maintaining Southernsbroadstock’s extensive 2D, 3D and Revit furniture libraries. David is always looking at how we can improve what we can offer as a department to our clients, from 3D images to interactive environments.

Craig

Design Manager

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Craig

Design Manager

Craig looks after the FF&E / Schools design team which involves designing loose and fitted furniture in a variety of environments from school settings to laboratories. He is responsible for ensuring that as a business we are BIM compliant with our processes and our knowledge, making sure we have the right tools to deliver BIM projects and be a valued project stakeholder.

 

Lee

Senior Designer

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Lee

Senior Designer

Lee works with our clients, supply chain partners and built environment professionals to take projects through from concept to completion. He develops interior schemes and furniture palettes by collaborating closely with all stakeholders, creating inspiring spaces that allow organisations to reach their full potential. A key aspect of his role is to undertake research, exploring current trends alongside an ever evolving approach to key subjects such as Inclusive Design, Wellbeing and Smart Working.

Justyna

Senior Designer

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Justyna

Senior Designer

Being part of the FF&E / Education division of the business, Justyna works with main contractors on large projects utilising BIM technology. She is passionate about working on this collaborative platform and is excited to be working for a business that recognises its importance for the wider industry, as well as its potential to streamline internal workflow. When not at work, Justyna spends her time designing and making items for friends and family, covering everything from knitting to woodworking.

Chris

Design Manager

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Chris

Design Manager

Responsible for overseeing the Macclesfield team, Chris’ leadership ensures that they excel in everything they do. He greatly enjoys the humour and camaraderie of the Southernsbroadstock design team, and on a more personal note, is a skilled dry stone wall builder.

Customer Service Team

Nicola

Customer Service Advisor

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Nicola

Customer Service Advisor

Having worked for Southernsbroadstock for the past 9 years, Nicola started with the business as an Account Manager and has spent the last 3 years working within the Customer Service Team.  Her role as a Customer Services Advisor involves inputting customer orders with a high level of attention to detail, liaising with customers and providing administrative support to our Account Managers. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family and going for walks with her golden retriever, Romeo.

Christine

Client Services Co-ordinator / Project Co-ordinator

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Christine

Client Services Co-ordinator / Project Co-ordinator

In Christine’s dynamic role, she loves taking on the challenging task of co-ordinating sales orders and specifying the vast number of design lead products available. Christine brings a wealth of experience to the Southernsbroadstock team having worked alongside architects, designers and manufacturers within the furniture industry for over 30 years. Her home life is spent with her family and her granddaughter, who is a bundle of energy.

Shaun

Customer Service Advisor

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Shaun

Customer Service Advisor

Shaun stays busy taking inbound calls from customers, processing orders from account managers and assisting them with any queries. He is proud father to 2 children and enjoys spending as much time as possible with them.

Emily

Customer Service Supervisor

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Emily

Customer Service Supervisor

As Customer Service Supervisor, Emily is proud to work in a team that all club together to get the job done. When she isn’t training new recruits, she can be found co-ordinating deliveries, processing orders and dealing with customer queries.

Ellie

Customer Service Advisor

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Ellie

Customer Service Advisor

A multi-linguist with native-level Portuguese, Ellie co-ordinates deliveries, inputs orders and deals with general enquiries in her role as Customer Service Advisor. She enjoys working within our supportive, close-knit team where her considerable language skills are indispensable.

Hayley

Customer Service Manager

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Hayley

Customer Service Manager

Hayley has worked for Southernsbroadstock for 13 years and has been in the furniture industry for over 20 years. Starting initially as an Account Co-ordinator, she has progressed through the business to become Customer Service Manager and works closely with her team to ensure that we provide the best possible service to our clients. She is mum to 2 girls who keep her well and truly on her toes. Hayley is proud to work with a great team of people at Southernsbroadstock and is looking forward to playing her part in our exciting future.

Are you passionate about furniture?

Join our team, we are always on the lookout for talent to join our teams in customer service, sales, design, manufacturing, and installation.
Contact our HR team on: info@southernsbroadstock.co.uk