Get to Know

Time to make some professional friendships – get to know the people behind the products!

Shane Martin

Shane MartinDirector, Tipi Spaces
01884 277306, www.tipispaces.co.uk

What does your company do?
Supplies luxury ivory-white Nordic tipis for weddings and events.

What makes your company’s services special?
The first supplier in Devon to offer ivory-white Nordic tipis. The ‘white’ canvas creates a brighter interior and requires less energy to light.

Describe yourself in 10 words
Outdoor loving engineer with a fascination for how things work.

How would your co-workers describe you?
Meticulous, efficient, practical genius. Will always find a solution.

Shane MartinCraziest thing you have done
Rode a motorbike for the first time through the jungles of Cambodia; negotiating landmines, rickety bridges and having the time of my life!

We’re in a bar – what do you order?
A dark and stormy.

Favourite animal and why?
My dog and our tipi mascot Snoopy!

Favourite current telly?
Anything set in space. I am a proud geek!

 


Jim Bush

Jim BushHead of business, BiemmedueUK and Arcotherm
01773 836999, www.arcotherm.co.uk

What does your company do?
Sales of heating, cleaning and drying equipment, spares and accessories

What makes your company’s services special?
We are constantly adapting to market conditions, at the same time we work closely with our suppliers to develop product for evolving markets.

Describe yourself in 10 words
Hard working, result driven, supportive, family man.

How would your co-workers describe you?
Ambitious, fair, understanding, supportive, professional.

Jim BushCraziest thing you have done
Ridden a motorbike on a public highway at 145mph without the correct licence.

We’re in a bar – what do you order?
Good quality ale like Thornbridges Jaipur or Hendricks and tonic.

Favourite animal and why?
Dog, they are loyal, faithful and a true member of the family.

Favourite current telly?
Devils, plot is full of twists and turns that keep you guessing all the way through.

 


Lucy Brooks

Lucy BrooksSales and marketing, Greendown Shepherd Huts
0117 986 9685, www.greendownshepherdhuts.co.uk

What does your company do?
Handcrafts bespoke and unique accommodation for the luxury glamping sector.

What makes your company’s services special?
Attention to detail, high quality finishes and passionate talented craftsmen.

Describe yourself in 10 words
Organised, imaginative, cheerful, fun to be around, keen to help.

How would your co-workers describe you?
I think they would say I’m creative, reliable and focused.

Lucy BrooksCraziest thing you have done
Taking on a 150 year old wreck of a house – it’s been an experience.

We’re in a bar – what do you order?
A large glass of Sancerre or an espresso martini.

Favourite animal and why?
My dog informs me it would be him, an English springer spaniel.

Favourite current telly?
Bridgerton – I love Regency architecture and costume.

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