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We have over 30 years’ experience designing
and refurbishing workspaces nationwide.

Our specialist teams cover every aspect of the design and build 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. 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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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.

Hugh Daniels

Commercial Director
A Quantity Surveyor with a conscience, who loves things to run smoothly and efficiently. When not running around after his young family loves to tinker with a vintage VW camper van and if really lucky go away camping in it.

Sarah Butler

BD & Marketing Director
Sarah has over 20 years experience in marketing. When not analysing digital data, she spends most of her time trying to keep her two small children entertained!

She loves swimming - especially in the sea - and her biggest passion is travel, so you'll often find her planning the next adventure ✈️

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.

Ashley Hovells

Head of Furniture, Move & Storage
Avid football player and golfer… when time permits.
Life-long Man United fan.
Family man and begrudging dog walker.

Katie Oldknow

Head of Design
Proud Australian who loves finding and trying new things – mostly restaurants and cafes but especially recipes.

Happiest exploring somewhere new on the weekends with her family.

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.

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.

Harry Lucas

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

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 Coordinator & PA to Group Finance Director
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...!

Wayne Goddard

Site 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.

Joe Burnham

Sales Manager
Family man with a flair for tailoring. Was voted Time magazines person of the year in 2006.

Just as likely to be found by the BBQ, at my daughter’s ballet class, or the Imperial War Museum.

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"

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

Senior Project 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.

Dave Bennett

Sites Supervisor
A workaholic and prolific father.
Loves his family and any opportunity to watch the Red Arrows.

Kurtis Nobbs

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

Kirsty Penfold

Maintenance 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.

Alice Colebrook

Team Administrator
Lover of dogs and horses – have a ridiculous obsession with Only fools and horses (best programme ever)

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.

Danny Bush

Head of Pre-Construction
A family man with two young boys who keeps him on his toes. An avid gooner, keen golfer & formula 1 spectator (much to his wife’s disgust). When sport is not involved, you will find him undertaking various DIY projects around the house, and cooking gourmet (ish) meals in the kitchen.

Byron Wiley

Comercial Heating Engineer
Byron is a happy go lucky chap. When he is not working, Byron enjoys spending time with his young family and going out for motorbike rides.

Darren Burke

Site Logistics Operative
In his free time, Darren can be found on a golf course.

Carl Bradford

A family man that loves family holidays and spending time with the family.

Lover of all forms of sports. Plays football for a local team during winter but his main hobby is playing cricket.

Loves to socialise with my friends and loves a catch up over a beer.

Sean Killaspy

Site Logistics Operative
Sean is a true football lover.

In his free time he can be found watching Cambridge United, his chosen team or  playing football. 

Josh Taylor

Heating & Ventilation Apprentice
Josh enjoys playing 5 aside football, going to the driving range to play golf and meeting friends at a snooker club. 

Maddie Burgess

Furniture Estimator
Love being outdoors, on a river, national trust, or occasional mountain.

Football mum, cheering my son and daughter on at various matches all year round.

Love food, wine and music, ending clear evenings sharing my amateur love of astronomy with the family, weather permitting!

Ian Roe

Finance Operations Manager
Likes spending time with his family, listening to podcasts and watching old films.

Darren Crittenden

MEP Estimator & Pre Construction Manager
Family man, lucky enough to have 3 children and 3 grandchildren (with another on the way), whom he enjoys spending quality time with.

His a rugby coach (plays when needed) and attends boxing/gym with his son when the time allows.

Craig Dickson

Project Manager
Proud Downham Market Man. Represented all sports teams in the area and supporter of the local establishments.

Project manager by week, Football manager by weekend.

Adam Kelsey

Electrical Manager
Family and friends are the two most important things to Adam.

Enjoys building Lego (especially Harry Potter-themed), aviation of all kinds, self-improvement, and saving the bees!

The quote he lives my life by - "Luck is for the unprepared!"

Daniel Brown

Quantity Surveyor
Passionate football & golf fan, who attempts to play now and again too.

Daniel also enjoys cooking, baking & barbecuing, but most importantly… eating!

Joana Fabiao

Digital Marketing Executive
Coffee, book and marketing lover.

In her spare time, Joana can be found outside with a good book.

Reece Flatts

Apprentice Electrician
Reece enjoys playing football on the weekend and beating his mates at darts.

Bailey Spaxman  

Heating & Ventilation Apprentice
A life long football and Tottenham fan, well known for his tea and coffee making abilities.

Luke McManus  

Maintenance Electrician
Luke enjoys spending time with his wife and boys.

Luke also enjoys listening to Metal music, watching Horror movies and is a massive fan of "Ghostbusters".

Callum Hale

Pre-Construction Manager
Callum's family is everything. You can't keep him out of his garden and Cricket Saturdays in the summer are his happy place.

Asia Niemczuk

Assistant Quantity Surveyor
‘Asha’…not the continent.

An avid fan of Moto GP and all things racing.
Proud cat mum of two troublesome British Shorthairs, Gigi & Bezzy.
Curry connoisseur (the hotter the better🌶️), music lover & keen gig goer.

Liz Hearmon

Marketing Manager
Travel and music are Liz's passions. Liz loves seeking out new experiences and cultures, and discovering the world around her.
Creative and inquisitive by nature, Liz loves to sing and make music, and socialise…

Ella Seddon

Project Manager
Ella is an advocate for women in construction across the world, she is also a mental health at work first aider.

When she is not looking at additional courses to develop her career, she is a complete animal lover who has a crazy Labrador and 2 horses which she competes at the weekend, she also enjoys hiking, when she is not enjoying the great outdoors, she can also be found in the dance studio

Jordan Newdick

Avid music lover (main genres being Rock & Pop), often at a gig during his spare time.

When not out at a gig, Jordan can usually be found relaxing playing a video game, or with family.

Kieron Heffernan

Senior Interior Designer
Kieron is the ultimate multitasker blending Arsenal cheers, golf swings, family time and musical beats - all fuelled by a never ending flow of coffee. Ready to conquer the day, one sip and swing at a time.

Joe Hill

Pre-Construction Manager
Loving husband and very proud father of two beautiful children. Joe is an avid fan of music and playing a variety of musical instruments, as well as singing his way into the second round of the X Factor in 2008.

Loves the Mighty Spurs and still believes that one day they will win a trophy!

Rob Claydon

Gas Service Engineer
Rob enjoys socialising with friends and family.
Rob's interests include rugby, swimming, cycling and motorsport.

Sam Cockle  

The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character."" Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Retired Natural bodybuilder and gym goer. Sam's life-long obsession (other than lifting weights and drinking protein shakes) is the documentary series ""Gold Rush."" He loves spending time with his family in the Suffolk countryside, he is a self-taught drummer, and enjoys annual fishing trips to France.

Georgina Mason  

Financial Controller
doG mamma
proud parEnt
spa lOver
paRk runner
Golf widow
bIke to work
number cruNcher
cAke baker

Annie Smith  

Graduate Interior Designer
In her spare time, Annie loves going on girls' holidays, playing netball - and all things pink!

James Ward

Mechanical Project Manager
James is a proud father of two and a keen Spurs football fan.

When he is not working, James is living in hope Tottenham may win a trophy.

Jorge Iggulden 

Site Manager
Loves anything with an engine.

George Walker

HR Business Partner
Over 18 years generalist HR experience. When not focussing on all things HR, George loves to spend time with her family and friends, including her two children, husband and beloved furry family members!

Known personally as the organiser of social events, George loves to make plans, whether this involves, travel, nice meals out and of course some retail therapy.

Ryan Traynier

Site Manager
Charismatic and happy go lucky kind of guy with a passion for football and his beloved team Man united.

Nathan Joyce 

Multi-skilled Operative
Family man with his two boys and daughter keeping him on his toes. Loves nothing more than getting out kayaking, bike riding, dog walks even the occasional day on the motocross bike.

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