Management Team

Mark joined us in January 2016, bringing with him a wealth of experience after 20 years in the electrical appliance industry.

Based in Warrington, Mark has spent the last 10 years as Managing Director of a company with a strong wholesale and distribution customer base.

Mark Abbott

Managing Director

Based in Belfast, Michael joined Ansell in 1993, a year after Ansell Lighting was founded.

From his first role in the warehouse, Michael has also held positions in the sales office and as an area sales manager, before becoming Sales Director twelve years ago.

He is responsible for sales development for the wholesale sector in Ireland.

Michael Carson

Director

Based in Warrington, Martin co-founded the Ansell company in England, which commenced trading on 1st August 2001.

He has thirty years' sales experience within the electrical industry, starting in the electrical wholesale trade which lead to many years within the manufacturing and distribution sector.

His responsibilities include company development and market strategies.

Martin Prince

Director

Anish joined us in September 2017. Having previously worked for a consumer electronics insurer he brings with him experience from both the product and service industries.

He is responsible for the finance teams across our Warrington and Belfast sites. He is also leading the digitisation of our operations. Anish qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte.

Anish Chotai

Finance Director

Based in Warrington since September 2001, Craig has extensive knowledge of production processes with experience in all aspects of manufacturing, assembly and testing. Coupled with a good knowledge of the electrical wholesale and electrical installation industry

As Commercial Manager Craig's responsibilities include supply chain management and product sourcing.

Craig Taylor

Commercial Director

Jason joined us in June 2016, bringing with him a wealth of experience in Operations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Health & Safety and Distribution from working in a number of large high-volume companies in varying sectors which include automotive and domestic electrical appliance Industry.

As Operations Director Jason’s responsibility included Warehouse Management, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Technical Department, Returns and Health & Safety and delivering projects to continue to develop our growth into 2018 and beyond.

Jason Dwan

Operations Director

Mike Collins is our Southern Regional Sales Manager. Mike joined Ansell in 2011 and was an Area Sales Manager in the South East for 4 years.

He has a wealth of experience in the Electrical wholesale and lighting markets.

Mike oversees all sales development in the South region.

Mike Colins

Sales Director

Mike Talbot is our Northern Regional Sales Manager. Mike joined Ansell in 2002 holding positions in a number of departments within the company before becoming Area Sales Manager for the North West region for 5 years.

He has a wealth of knowledge in the lighting industry.

Mike oversees all sales development in the North region.

Mike Talbot

Sales Director

John is based in Belfast where he has responsibility for both the Belfast and Warrington companies.

A qualified Chartered Accountant, he has over twenty years' experience in a variety of commercial enterprises spanning a number of industry sectors before joining Ansell in 2007.

He is responsible for managing the day to day finances of the business, including the development of computerised financial information systems and provision of comprehensive management reporting.

John Cummings

Company Accountant

Sarah came to us in early 2016. She joined us with 13 year’s experience in Human Resources Management and with a Dual Honours in Business Administration and HR Management.

Having previously worked for a global transport organisation, Sarah is well equipped to oversee the HR Management on both our Warrington and Belfast sites.

Sarah Ankers

HR Manager

Richard has worked in electronic motor speed control, commercial retail display installation and then finally settling in lighting for the last 21 years.

Richard’s main disciplines more recently have been focused on new product design, product quality and OEM customer development.

Richard Kemp

Head Of Innovation

Rachel joined Ansell Lighting in 2013 with several years of experience in marketing.

Having previously worked in an in-house design agency, Rachel is well equipped to oversee the design and implementation of the entirety of Ansell Lighting’s marketing programme.

Rachel Morris

Marketing Manager

Andy is based in our south China office in Dongguan City.

With an HND in Electronic Engineering and more than twenty-five years' in the lighting industry, Andy has considerable expertise, in concept design and manufacturing processes. Additionally, his ten years' sales experience as a Business Development Manager resulted in the introduction of, new concepts and specifications for external sales teams.

His responsibilities includes managing China operations and interfacing with the UK management team.

Andy Miller

Overseas Product Manager

Based in Warrington, Ken began mananging the lighting design department in January 2016. LIA accredited, he joined Ansell 8 years ago and has expeience in both Asia and the UK.

He is responsible for providing creative lighting design and energy efficient solutions.

Ken Chua

Lighting Design Manager

Chris is our technical manager. Based in Warrington, he joined Ansell in October 2011.

Chris has a wealth of technical knowledge, before joining Ansell he held the position of technical engineer at a pharmaceutical company.

Chris oversees the technical, returns and production departments.

Chris Boocock

Project Manager

John oversees our warehouse functions both Warrington and Belfast.

John has a wealth of experience in logistics and warehouse management, having worked at managerial level in Norbert Dentressangle, DHL and TDG as either warehouse or depot manager.

John Tucker

Warehouse Manager

Based in Warrington, Wayne joined Ansell in March 2004

After studying Business and Finance at Bolton University, he spent ten years within the CNC engineering industry

Wayne oversees customer care within the business ensuring Ansell provides an excellent level of customer service at all times

Wayne Topping

Customer Care Manager

Based in Warrington. George joined Ansell in 2001.

George is responsible for stock levels / acquisition of goods & services needed by the company

Determining quantity & timing of deliveries

George Caruana

Purchasing Manager

Dean has work for Ansell lighting since 2007, starting in the warehouse and moving into the sales team in 2010.

Since then Dean has developed a wealth of lighting knowledge, leading to a supervisory role in 2015 and then moving into the Sales Order Processing Manager role in April 2018.

Dean is responsible for overseeing the Warrington Sales office, covering order entry, customer service, Ansell Online & the returns processing team.

Dean Cunliffe

Sales Order Processing Manager

Carl Moss is our Sales Manager based in Belfast he joined Ansell in August 2001. He has a wealth of sales knowledge having previosuly worked in counter sales for a car part firm.

Carl manages the day to day running of the sales office, dealing closely with warehouse and accounts departments.

Carl Moss

Sales Manager

Bob is our UK specifaction manager Joining Ansell in January 2009 Bob was an Area Sales Manager for a number of years before taking the postion of UK specification manager. He has a wealth of knowledge in the lighting industry

Bob Thornton

UK Specification Manager