Meet The Team

Lionel Huish

Owner and Managing Director

Lionel has worked with Airflow for over 40 years running the company himself since 1985.  He started in the family business when it was just a 2 man band working with his father to start with, importing ventilation products and developing them for the UK Market.  Lionel took over in 1985 on the death of his father and started to develop his own range of products starting with the first 5″ core vent in the market to allow 100cm2 of free air for British Gas developing a full range of products for the building industry always with the Easy fit concept at hand.  Lionel continues with the day to day running having a hands-on approach and works closely with the team at the same time working on product development for either in house or to meet the customers requirements.

“We have been accused of being too personal but our approach is to work with people, befriend them and gain their confidence and trust in producing the product they require and deliver to their expectations.” Says Lionel.

Lionel is married with 6 children one of which is Tom who works in the company as General Manager as well as his wife who runs the accounts.

E-mail: lionel@airflow-vent.co.uk
Phone: 01425 611547

David Craig

Commercial Director

David joined the company around 5 years ago and has helped develop our customer relations whilst working with our Sales Office Manager to make the progress of orders informative and smooth running.  David has worked in the past for several big named companies as well as running his own company.

David works closeley with major customers and has a close working relationship with Lionel who he was friends with when he lived locally.
E-mail: david@airflow-vent.co.uk
Phone: 01425 611547

Robynn Holloway-Evans

Sales Office Manager

Robynn has recently joined the team working to develop the Sales office, her experience is to maintain the customer base making sure any queries and orders are dealt with in a friendly and speedy manor.  As well as overseeing the general Sales office, Robynn works closely with David to assist and make sure customer contact is maintained and that company representation is continued.
E-mail: robynn@airflow-vent.co.uk
Phone: 01425 611547

Thomas Huish

Company General Manager

Tom is Lionel’s son, however this does not mean he has an easy position within Airflow.   Tom has had to work hard starting on the shop floor, moving on to working on the machines themselves.  Understanding the quality required he progressed onto be Assistant setter in the company which he took to very quickly.

Tom’s CAD experience has recently meant that he has expanded his role by assisting Lionel in product development understanding restrictions to moulding and coming up with innovative results.  Tom has taken on the responsibility of Health and Safety as well as maintaining this through the company.  With the knowledge of all the differing areas it is natural that Tom oversees the general production being able to turn his hand to most tasks, which gives him a sound understanding to the best performance to complete most jobs.

E-mail: TomHuish-Airflow@outlook.com
Phone: 01425 611547

Daniel Bale

Warehouse Manager

Dan has worked for Airflow for a number of years initially starting as a picker/assembler to heading an assembling team for a product we designed for a customer.  His task was to not only build the product as to the customers requirements but to oversee the team doing so, testing the products and over seeing the packing and dispatch of same.

Dan took over the Warehouse Managers position and works closely with Lionel to implement procedures and overseeing packing and assembly of products and dispatching them to customer requirements.
E-mail: dan@airflow-vent.co.uk
Phone: 01425 611547

Lucy Huish

Accounts Manager

Lucy is Lionel’s wife, she looks after the day to day running of the accounts department, maintaining payments and queries.  Lucy’s background is mainly within the insurance industry  and works closely with Lionel.
E-mail: lucy@airflow-vent.co.uk
Phone: 01425 611547

Gordon Baldery

Head Engineer/Setter

Gordon started with Airflow as a Machine Operator, understanding the machines performance’s he moved swiftly on to a Shift Manager then to Assistant Engineer and took over  his current role on the retirement of the previous Head Engineer.

Gordon works with several staff working to a plan and putting up tools to produce products, making sure that the quality matches our master products on all production runs, as head engineer Gordon understands the tools and machines and is responsible for their upkeep.
E-mail: gordon@airflow-vent.co.uk
Phone: 01425 611547

 

ABOUT

Airflow's range of products has expanded considerably over the years enabling us to incorporate building, plastering, decorating, plumbing, gardening and roof ventilation products into our portfolio adding an extra 250 new products to our core offering of ventilation products.

ADDRESS

15 Queensway
Stem Lane Industrial Estate
BH25 5NN
Website: https://www.airflow-vent.co.uk/
Email: sales@airflow-vent.co.uk