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

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!).

Sarah Butler

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

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

Katie Oldknow

Senior Interior Designer
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.

Anna Reeve

Interior Designer
Lover of art and design, especially if I can combine it with exploring a hot foreign city

You’ll find me on or in the river at the weekend, either wild swimming or paddleboarding with my family and friends.

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

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.

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!

Carl Lucey

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

Paul Meredith

Mechanical Services Manager
Work/Life balance – most important.

Devoted to my wife, children, stepchildren, family and friends.

Passionate (maybe obsessive) about fishing (home and abroad) and walking my Siberian Husky

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.

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

Accounts Assistant
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.

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