Meet Our Team

Click each picture to read about our team members!

Lisa Walker

Office Manager

Lisa (s)mothers the team and is the friendly face of the main office and our Rottweiler when we need protecting. The kettle is always on unless work has finished - then after walking Monty, she can be found with a book in one hand and a glass of wine in the other. We all reckon she finishes the wine before the book but that does not make her a bad person.

Young Lisa Walker
Mature Lisa Walker

Marc Chase

Workshop Manager

Marc is the driving force of the service & parts department within Marine Matters. At work he is organised, motivated and a key part of the team. Out of work he loves spending time with his family, walking the dogs or mucking out the horses. When left to play on his own he can often be found with a rod in hand pretending to catch fish. When back ashore (often empty handed!) it is a curry on the menu with a beer.

Young Marc Chase
Mature Marc Chase

Max McHugh

Boat Building Manager

Max loves building boats & enjoys the variety of the workshop environment. He takes pride in his work and his keen eye for detail produces outstanding results. Outside of work he searches for speed in the form of a motorbike or RIB and has a keen eye for an unusual photograph...you'll have to ask him about that!

Baby Max
Grown Up Max Mchugh

James Biggerstaff

Engineer

James loves to get his hands dirty. A valuable member of the team who can often be found in one of our mobile servicing vans when not in our workshop. One of lifes tinkers - he loves to tinker with cars, boats and anything else that has an engine! Outside of work James can often be found surfing although sometimes that is the internet rather than the waves!!

Young James

Rob Aries

Engineer

Rob takes life in his stride, in a "I'm so laid back I'm horizontal" kind of way but don't let his laid back attitude fool you as he is always ready, willing & able. When not being an engineer at work, Rob enjoys the odd kick about or a bike ride and when he can get to the snow he likes to ride a snowboard instead

Baby Rob Aries
Grown Up Rob Aries

Rocco Dove

Boat Buliding Apprentice

Rocco has a great can-do attitude and is a keen learner. Joining the team in Summer 2021, his enthusiasm for any task is refreshing and his sunny disposition never fails to make everyone smile.
Outside of work Rocco can often be found at the gym, albeit not to work out but to watch everyone else! A keen BMX Racing rider, Rocco lives life in the fast lane when he can.

Young Rocco Dove

Sandy Cole

Office Hygiene Technician!

Sandy is a one woman cleaning machine who carries out her job with pride. Handy with a mop, she will get you if you stay still for too long. If you need your shoes shined with a mop you need to get in early, but if you want your collar straightened you're on your own, cos she can't reach that high!

Young Sandy
Mature Sandy Cole

Henry Hillier

Managing Director

Henry still thinks he is an "essence" Royal Marine but doesn't physically look like one these days. He is passionate about customer service as well as maintaining a motivated, happy and committed team. Henry keeps the troops in check or that's what the rest of the team let him believe. Always willing to have a chat but it might take longer than you expected.

Young Henry Hillier
Mature Henry Hillier

Monty

General Mischief

Monty is a great dog and thinks the office is his and we all work round him. He absolutely loves it when his tummy is stroked. He mostly sleeps and eats, but sometimes he barks at people if they come into "his" office but, just like the rest of us, he does what he's told and gets back in his bed when Lisa tells him to!

Puppy Monty
Mischievous Monty

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