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The Family
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We have over 30 years’ experience designing
and refurbishing offices nationwide.

Our specialist teams cover every aspect of the process – from interior design to decoration, and from project management to plumbing. As a close-knit company, there’s also a family feeling that runs through the work we do. Because we understand the importance of a team that’s inspired and energised, and who enjoy their workplace and the work they do. That’s what drives us to deliver this for everyone we work with.

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Neil Cook

Group Director
Ex Gas Engineer with an entrepreneurial spirit.
Keen cyclist and accomplished après-skier.
Loves his home and work family.

Alistair Rumbelow

Group CEO
Alistair is the Group CEO of COEL, a leading Office Fit Out Company. Alistair has worked in the construction industry for over 35 years with 16 years served at COEL leading and developing the company.
Alistair enjoys time with his family and when not working Alistair loves snowboarding in the winter and carp fishing in the summer.

Jerry Overhill

Group Operations Director
Work hard but have fun too.
Family first, socialising with my many friends, travel extensively, long walks, cinema, and shooting.
My two lifelong loves: water polo and Spurs.

Barnaby Clark

Group Sales & Marketing Director
A reformed Interior Designer who loves exceeding client expectations.
A keen poker player chasing the win, not the cash.

Dan Fordham

Associate Director / Property Services
Accomplished rugby player turned proud family man and armchair pundit.
Passion for the great outdoors, scuba diving and anything natural sciences related.

Katie Bowes

Associate Director / Design
Passionate for all things creative, cultural heritage & historic buildings.
Curious traveller who loves discovering new places.
Creative collectables, Antique books and Enid Blyton & 1st editions.
14th century cottage renovator, keen gardener and bee protector.
Country music, Dolly Parton and an avid National Trust member.

Karolina Zielińska

Senior Space Planner
Enjoys exploring places with the Zenit camera.
Cuban music and salsa invariably in her heart.
Never gives up cycling, even in the snow.
Optimistic with an open mind for new experiences and design inspirations.

Sally Piermont

Interior Designer
A talented designer who loves her job as much as she loves her sleep.

Gemma Noakes

Space Planner
Girl from the fens, intrigued by design and how it can change environments, wellbeing and usability.
Loves to travel, keep active and prone to a good cup of tea.

Greta Miceviciute

Interior Designer
Coffee drinking, yoga practising, tiny dog owner.
Passionate about all things creative.
Loves to try different cuisines and explore other cultures.

Tom Goodchild

Loves tying his own flies… fishing for salmon and sea trout in Scotland and further afield.
When not fly fishing he likes to coarse fish for pike and zander, basically anything that swims with teeth!
Also enjoys shooting when he can and follows Leicester tigers rugby avidly.
Enjoys spending time with family and friends over a pint in the local pub.

Keith Miller

Associate Director / Estimating
Sports enthusiast, including football, fishing, rugby & cricket.
Relaxes by listening to 90’s Britpop, Oasis, Cast, The Verve and the like.
Enjoys family time at home & general DIY.
Happiest when fishing surrounded by the countryside, wildlife and the early morning mist rising from the water.

Harry Lucas

Management Accountant
60% Accountant
30% Athlete
20% Academic
-10% Mathematician

Ness Rapley

Accounts Assistant
One husband, two daughters and one (naughty but loveable) golden lab.
Keen runner and involved with Cambridge City Ladies and Girls FC for eleven years.
(Mum of player, Treasurer, wife of First Team Manager, tea lady and all-round supporter)

Anna Smith

Senior Accounts Receivable Coordinator
Happy, bubbly personality
Love my girls to pieces (one being a furry four legged one)
Bounce is my absolute favourite activity, crazy trampoline dance sessions to awesome music, what’s not to love!!

Charlotte Criddle

Finance Apprentice
Avid traveller who enjoys exploring new places and indulging in different street foods. In spare time I enjoy going to beer festivals, reading Nordic crime thrillers, or watching the latest true crime documentary.

Edwina Dickson

HR and IT Coordinator
Lover of mountains, especially those dusted with the white stuff.
More accomplished at après ski than snowboarding.
Keen baker - just needs an occasion to bake for otherwise she’s at risk of eating it all herself.

Darey Horn

Senior Project Manager
Straight talking South African with a love of Rugby, Cricket and scale model making.
If you don’t have your RAMS you’re not coming in...!

Stephen Muraour

Site Manager
I am a family man that enjoys the outdoors, with a particular passion for motor sport "if it doesn't use petrol, it's not fun."

Wayne Goddard

Decorating Manager
Passionate sports fan who’s opinions are his own.
Enjoys life to the full and doesn’t take things too seriously.
Kids and wife are his world.
Works hard, Plays hard.

Ollie Lewis

Sales Manager
An avid traveller who enjoys exploring new places and meeting new people.
Has a passion for muddy Rugby pitches, powder skiing and big guitar riffs.

Lizzie Bradbury (née Duckworth)

Marketing Manager
Helping spread the word about the great services COEL offer.
In her spare time Lizzie helps host training days in LEGO®-Based Therapy.
Her motto for both jobs ... "Keep Building"

Adam Brown

Project Manager
Young at heart Yorkshire man who still thinks he can play rugby.
Time, now better spent at work than on the park.

Kirsty Penfold

Contracts Support Manager
Enjoys her work as much as she does hockey.
Would like to score as many goals at hockey as she does at work…
Time not travelling is spent socialising.

Diane King

Office Manager
Experienced administrator who loves to shop…
Extensive shoe collection where the heels are as high her standards.
A lover of dancing, Thai food & looking forward to the next City break.

Toby Geering

Special Projects Manager
Enjoys family life chasing around after his 3 teenage children.
Originating from a farming environment, loves nature and the great outdoors, including horse riding.
Chairman of a local badminton club and holder of a Private Pilot’s Licence, enjoying the sense of freedom flying brings.

Paul Mitchell

Estimator & Cost Manager
Big family man who’s passionate about his work
Enjoys long walks with the family, house renovations and the 19th hole.

John Grehan

Project Manager
Hard working Family Man
Loves the outdoor life, enjoys football & Golf
Love to travel

Dave Bennett

Site Manager - Special Projects
A workaholic and prolific father.
Loves his family and any opportunity to watch the Red Arrows.

Ashley Hovells

General Furniture Manager – CMS
Avid football player and golfer… when time permits.
Life-long Man United fan.
Family man and begrudging dog walker.

Kurtis Nobbs

Furniture Project Manager – CMS
Always on the go.
Big football fan, loves a six aside match every week for fun.
But it’s the winning that counts!

Isabella Fernandez

Account Manager – CMS
Love for design, fashion, interiors as well as travelling.
Especially if it involves going back to my roots of tapas and sangria!

Carl Lucey

Warehouse Manager
Obsessive music lover since the 90’s, gigs, festivals, drums, and tinnitus

Dean Powell

Group MEP Director
Loyal, honest and reliable with a great passion for his work.
Also enjoys socialising and meeting new people.
A family man who enjoys walking the dog & riding bikes (with & without engines!).

Nathan Peachey

Plumbing and Heating Operations Manager
Enjoys watching football, supports Aston Villa so it’s the next best thing.
Keen boxer with a love of Old Soul, Funk and Motown.

Tom Bennett

Electrical Supervisor
When not playing with wires at work will be found hanging off one at the weekend. Passion for the outdoors and all things to protect it with energy saving and renewable solutions.

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