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Meet the Team

THE STAFF

  • Nick Tait
    Nick Tait
    Managing Director

    Nick Tait joined us as Managing Director to take Hilditch to its next level, driving growth in strategic industry partnerships and focusing on key growth areas in the UK and Europe. He has 10+ years’ Director level experience in Medical Supplies & Engineering services business, selling into Primary and Secondary care in the UK. He has also worked extensively with Medical Device manufacturers and brings a wealth of experience and industry contacts. Earlier career roles include a number of senior Commercial roles at GSK Consumer Health working in the UK, the Pan European territory and Russia. On the rare occasion when he isn’t working he enjoys an idyllic life at home in South Wales with family, the dog and a medicinal glass of claret.
  • Barney Greig
    Barney Greig
    Sales Manager

    Sales are key to a successful auction and New Zealander Barney has a wealth of experience. For some reason only known to him he loves auctions and when he isn't promoting our services he can be found on a surfboard anywhere there are waves.
  • Henry Hilditch
    Henry Hilditch
    Head of Cataloguing & Valuations

    Henry has been with the Hilditch Group since 2013 and has seen us grow from strength to strength. Henry's knowledge of medical equipment, 'what's hot and what's not', is unsurpassed.
  • Harvey Strutt MAAT
    Harvey Strutt MAAT
    Company Accountant

    Harvey is a qualified accountant who has worked for the Company as a valuer & auctioneer and has now moved into the Accounts Department, where he is feeling right at home and his experience as a valuer means he knows exactly how the auctions work!
  • Marcus Holmes
    Marcus Holmes
    IT Projects Manager

    Marcus joins the team permanently after some 25 years in a consultancy role designing and building the Hilditch Group systems, so he’s no stranger to them! With a degree from Oxford, he has a background in marketing and design. Amongst other things he set up up his own software business, designing and implementing systems for a wide variety of clients, including a worldwide system for medical giant Bristol-Myers Squibb. Marcus is now responsible for building on our existing success and implementing new systems to help increase efficiency for our vendors and give our buyers the best possible experience while browsing our website and buying equipment. When he's not working you’ll find him anywhere there’s water or snow - his feet strapped to a board or skis and invariably scattering wildlife and onlookers in all directions!
  • Anna Partridge
    Anna Partridge
    Administrations & Compliance Manager

    Anna is responsible for all the company admin, staff welfare, ISO certifications and compliance. After 22 years she knows the business inside out and is invariably on call 24/7!.
  • Jamie Howes
    Jamie Howes
    Transport & Operations Manager

    Having been our Senior Driver for many years, Jamie has taken over the reins of the Transport Department. He'll be putting his vast knowledge of our clients and their premises to excellent use.
  • Neill Saint FNAVA
    Neill Saint FNAVA
    Senior Valuer & Auctioneer

    Neill spent a former life as owner and landlord of the very pleasant Neeld Arms in Grittleton. A keen golfer, he is always happy to hold meetings walking around a course!
  • Alex Willis MNAVA
    Alex Willis MNAVA
    Auctioneer & Valuer

    Alex joins the ranks of the hard working Auctioneers and Valuers. He's a keen cyclist, however with so many sales he is going to be very busy and may not have the energy to cycle home!
  • Hugo Hilditch MNAVA
    Hugo Hilditch MNAVA
    UK Sales Executive & Senior Valuer

    Hugo is one of our experienced Valuers. Having learnt the business from the bottom upwards, he is best placed to promote our services up and down the country!
  • Joanne Clark MNAVA
    Joanne Clark MNAVA
    UK Sales Executive & Senior Valuer

    Having finished her degree at Oxford Brookes University, Joanne was looking for a life full of excitement and thrills - so naturally, she joined us!
  • Ian Fisher
    Ian Fisher
    Sales Executive, Scotland and The North

    Ian joined the Hilditch sales team to continue expanding our growth and investment in medical expertise and customer account management. Many of you in the medical industry will have known and enjoyed working with Ian for many years, in his previous roles at Rigel, Qados and Ohmeda. He will continue his industry relationships in the NHS and the wider industry. Ian embodies the key qualities we look for: integrity, expertise, experience, a sense of humour and a genuinely really nice guy!
  • Patsy Finnemore
    Patsy Finnemore
    Sales Executive, East Midlands Territory

    We are delighted to announce that Patsy has joined our growing sales team as our Sales Representative for the East Midlands Territory. Patsy has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to Medical sales, having worked within the private medical sector for over 20 years. She loves walking, which is good as she has a huge area to cover...!
  • Rhiannon Smith AATQB
    Rhiannon Smith AATQB
    Accountant

    Rhiannon is part of our busy Accounts Dept. and enjoys her role. In her spare time she plays rugby as a fullback, so she can easily help tackle the numerous amounts of sales that we have!
  • Michelle Mustoe
    Michelle Mustoe
    Accounts Assistant

    Michelle has over 20 years experience in the finance industry and has joined us to bolster the ranks of the increasingly busy Accounts Dept. even further!
  • Erin Strutt
    Erin Strutt
    Accounts Assistant

    Erin has joined the Accounts Department as a much needed extra pair of hands. When she's not here she works in the local school; she'll have her hands full at both jobs!
  • Olga Zachary
    Olga Zachary
    Sales Manager, Germany

    Olga joined our European Department with a wealth of languages. As well as her native Russian, she is also fluent in German, and has a basic knowledge of Portuguese, French, Polish and Spanish! With a love of travelling, and a mother to twin girls, Olga joined us for a rest!
  • Priya Indirasenan
    Priya Indirasenan
    Business Developer, Germany

    Priya has come on board to help Olga with the ongoing Hilditch Deutschland expansion. She is also fluent in French and Russian and will be a huge asset in the European Department.
  • Mohamed Kodih
    Mohamed Kodih
    Business Developer, Germany

    Mohamed has joined us as our German based Business Developer as we further expand into Europe. He has a wealth of knowledge, having worked for several major manufacturers, and will be a valuable asset for the company.
  • Laia del Alcazar
    Laia del Alcazar
    European Sales Executive, Hilditch Iberia SLU

    After 2 years living in England, Laia joined us working for Hilditch Iberia in Spain. Laia loves travelling, especially where the weather is warm, like Spain, and where you can get a tapa with a nice glass of wine - so that would be Spain then!
  • Andrew Metcalf
    Andrew Metcalf
    Online Cataloguing Team Leader

    Andrew joined us from South Africa and is part of the ever expanding online sales department, helping to catalogue the sales. With a strong background in sales and marketing, he utilises his strengths to sell our vast amount of equipment on and then start all over again...!
  • James Smith
    James Smith
    Online Sales Cataloguer

    James is our longest serving employee. Having been with us now for nearly 25 years, he has helped in all areas of the business starting in the salerooms before becoming one of the transport crew. He has now joined the online sales department, where his knowledge of equipment is invaluable - although he's missing the truck stops...!
  • Prue Hilditch
    Prue Hilditch
    Online Sales Cataloguer

    Prue is the latest addition to the company, but being the youngest member of the Hilditch clan she has a wealth of knowledge. She is a keen photographer so you can expect professional quality pictures of your medical equipment!
  • Alex McConnell
    Alex McConnell
    Online Sales Administrator

    Alexandra joins us from Xograph and brings with her a wealth of experience from the well known radiography company. She will be a great asset to Europe's Largest Auctioneers of medical assets!
  • Rebecca Jobes
    Rebecca Jobes
    Front Office Controller

    Becci has returned with a new lease of life... she'll need it to cope with the increased sales and buyers!
  • Samuel Harrington
    Samuel Harrington
    Auction Sales Administrator

    Sam joins the busy main sales office after graduating from University. A keen sportsman, he runs, skis, plays rugby, football and dodgeball - the last one will come in very handy in this office...!
  • Danny O'Brien
    Danny O'Brien
    Salerooms and Operations Supervisor

    Danny is responsible for our two salerooms, making sure the equipment is in place and that the sales are completed on time. He also oversees the onsite sales with military precision, as one would expect from an ex-army guy.
  • Lucy Keefe
    Lucy Keefe
    Marketing Manager

    Lucy joins us as our new Marketing Manager and has a wealth of experience with campaign management, digital marketing and web development. She has worked for some major worldwide brand names over the years and has now decided to concentrate all her efforts into taking Hilditch to the next level and beyond…!
  • Simon Kemp
    Simon Kemp
    Packing & Export Team Leader

    Simon has returned to head our new Packing & Export Dept. which has been formed to facilitate commercial invoice requirements. As a football coach, he'll have to use this experience to manage all the balls he will need to juggle to help this department thrive..!


THE FLOOR AND TRANSPORT STAFF

Our stout band of lads are here to expertly handle your goods.

  • Ryan
    Ryan
  • Ian V.
    Ian V.
  • Rob
    Rob
  • Pete
    Pete
  • Tom
    Tom
  • David
    David
  • Barry
    Barry
  • Gordon
    Gordon
  • David
    David


MEDICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

  • Roger Sanders PG-Dip
    Medical Engineering Manager

    Roger joined us from the Seychelles! He is very experienced in a wide range of equipment and is VRCT Registered. As well as working for over 15 years in his own country he has also set up Medical Engineering Depts and training courses for technicians in Africa. He is experienced in physical assets management, needs assessments & inventories, maintenance & repair. Roger is also heavily involved in the Amalthea Trust.
  • Nazir Hamidi
    Senior Medical Engineer

    Nazir is a dedicated member of the Medical Engineering Department - he may be quiet, but he knows his stuff! Nazir's hobbies include tinkering with electronic equipment and electronics, and he is also a keen footballer.
  • Henry Coleman
    Medical Engineer

    Graduating from Swansea University in June of this year Henry joins our ever-expanding team as an enthusiastic well-qualified medical engineer.
  • Kevin Towell
    Medical IT Engineer

    Kevin has been recruited to help the Engineers keep up with demand for their vital services for Data Wiping and all things IT. He has over 15 years' experience in the IT world and will be a great asset to the Department.
  • Steven Jones
    Medical Engineering Business Manager

    Steve is your main contact for all technical and commercial aspects of the Medical Engineering Department’s services. He is a keen rugby spectator and when not on the touchline can be found trying to improve his golf game.
  • Martin Worster
    Charity Project Manager - Amalthea Trust

    Martin has spent nearly 25 years in education, in both the UK and East Africa, and spent 6 years as the Country Director for Restless Development in Zimbabwe. After several years as a Trustee he is now overseeing the operations of the Amalthea Trust.