James Burns - Managing Director

James Burns

Managing Director

   

James is Managing Director of Horizon and lead sales developer, he is a past President of A.T.L.A.S (Association of Technical Lightning & Access Specialists) and more recently Chairman of the ATLAS Safety Committee. IOSH certified, James has overall responsibility for the business activity. A keen Golfer and outdoor man he loves to unwind walking his dogs.

Paul Farn - Operations and Safety Director

Paul Farn

Operations and Safety Director

 

Paul is Operations & Safety Director joining the company in 1994. He is IOSH certified and responsible for the Work at Height department. Actively involved in supporting the training and development of steeplejacks through the C.I.T.B. (Construction Industry Training Board) Paul is another avid Golfer and Football fan supporting Liverpool!

Louise  Kerry-Armes  - Business Director

Louise Kerry-Armes

Business Director

 

Louise joined Horizon in 2003. Over the years her expertise has been gained within Recruitment, Engineering & the NHS. She is IOSH Certified and a Certified Internal Auditor, responsible for Compliance, HR and the Integrated Management Systems. She doesnt have any spare time thanks to her family, garden and dogs, but makes the most of holidays exploring new cities and countries around the world.

Nick Crosby  - Company Secretary & Finance Director

Nick Crosby

Company Secretary & Finance Director

 

Nick joined Horizon in 2006 as Finance Director. He has a Business Studies Degree, Accountancy Foundation Course and Articled Clerk qualifications resulting in a sucessful career in Travel and Football as Company Accountant and Finance Director. Nick loves to travel, in particular North America, he is also an avid follower of Nottingham Forest, makes regular visits to his Gym, and is a keen follower of sport in general.

Leigh Holford - Operations Director For Lightning Protection

Leigh Holford

Operations Director For Lightning Protection

Leigh joined Horizon in 2007 after completing a degree in Mechanical Engineering at Nottingham Trent University.Horizon sponsored Leigh to achieve his MSc and Chartered status, he is a BS EN 62305 certified Lightning Protection Designer, NEBOSH Certified and a Member of IOSH. Another local chap who loves playing and watching sports and taking foreign holidays to explore new places. 

Gary Moss - Lightning Protection Technical Director

Gary Moss

Lightning Protection Technical Director

 

Gary joined us shortly after the business opened in 1993, initially as a lightning protection and steeplejack operative. Over the past 20 years he has undergone training and developed into the role of Technical Director with BS EN 62305 certification. Gary is very "hands on" and still loves to be on site involved in the work and liaising with the client although still finds time to switch off by riding his Superbike!

Adam Bradley - Business Development Manager

Adam Bradley

Business Development Manager

Adam joined us in 2007 after completing a Business Degree at De Montfort University, Leicester. Having progressed to Business Development Manager he is responsible for development of new and existing business and managing key accounts, and is often the first point of contact for many of our clients. He has been a keen Forest fan since his childhood, following them through thin and well more thin!

Emma Anderton - Contract Supervisor

Emma Anderton

Contract Supervisor

Emma joined Horizon in 2013 as an Apprentice Lightning Protection Administrator. During this time she has completed NVQ Level 2 and has recently completed Level 3 in Business Administration. She has made exceptional progress in her role and is now responsible for the day to day planning and co-ordination of the lightning protection contracts.  

Elizabeth Hudson - Accounts & Payroll, Internal Auditor

Elizabeth Hudson

Accounts & Payroll, Internal Auditor

Elizabeth has been with Horizon for over 7 years, and is predominantly responsible for the weekly payroll, purchase invoices and credit control along with supporting the finance director in everyday accounting matters. She is also a Certified Internal Auditor of our Integrated Management System, ensuring that Horizon complies with all our Quality, Environmental and Health and Safety commitments. In her spare time, Elizabeth plays tennis and enjoys gardening and socialising with friends.     

Michelle Chatterie - Contracts Administrator

Michelle Chatterie

Contracts Administrator

Michelle joined us in December 2009. She is the contracts administrator for the Steeplejack divison of the business. Her role at Horizon primarily involves the day-to-day planning and co-ordination of the working at height contracts, liasing with existing clients, and supporting the Operations and Safety Director in organising the training and development of the Steeplejacks. 

Ryan Turner - Technical Report Writer & Estimator

Ryan Turner

Technical Report Writer & Estimator

Ryan joined Horizon in 2013. He is a BS EN 62305 certified Lightning Protection Designer, and has completed NVQ Level 2 and 3 in Business and Administration. His day-to-day role at Horizon involves all aspects of technical report writing, encompassing everything from Lightning Protection, Fall Arrest and more recently Chimney. Outside of work, Ryan enjoys socialising, gaming and is a big animal lover!

Samantha Lee - Contract Controller

Samantha Lee

Contract Controller

Sam has been with us since July 2013, working primarily in the Lightning Protection division of the business. She assists in the planning and maintenance of the Lightning Protection contracts, and effectively liaises with clients on a day-to-day basis. Since joining Horizon, Sam has completed NVQ Level 2 and 3 in Business Administration.  Her spare time is spent going to the gym, visiting new cities and socialising. 

Sam Hope - Technical Report Writer & Estimator

Sam Hope

Technical Report Writer & Estimator

Sam joined Horizon in 2006 and works primarily in the Lightning Protection division of the business, however over the years Sam has been heavily involved in the Fall arrest height safety/specialist access sides of the company too. Sam is a BS EN 62305 Accredited Lightning Protection system designer and has great knowledge of Horizons historical clients and gets heavily involved with specific large projects. Sam has also completed up to NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration and NVQ Level 2 in Team leader.  ...

Matthew  Davies  - Area Sales Representative

Matthew Davies

Area Sales Representative

Matt is a recent addition to the Horizon team, having joined us in January 2016. Matt is our area sales representative for the North of England and Scotland. Matt’s responsibilities include site visits and client meeting with existing and new customers building on Horizons relationships with current clients and developing new ones. In his spare time Matt is a keen Hibs fan and enjoys weekend breaks around the Country and abroad. 

Megan  Ingle  - Apprentice Business Development Coordinator

Megan Ingle

Apprentice Business Development Coordinator

Megan joined the team in June 2016 on a business administration apprenticeship. In just this short space of time Megan has also shown talents in Sales and Marketing and has now taken on a key role in developing existing sales through our current client base whilst also looking at opportunities for new works. We look forward to working with Megan as she looks to complete her NVQ over the coming months. 

Chris Beasley - Safety System Project Manager

Chris Beasley

Safety System Project Manager

Chris is the most recent member to join the team at Horizon and does so in the role of Safety Systems Project Manager. Chris joins with great experience in a variety of project management roles and over the past few years a real expertise in the height safety industry. Chris likes to see a project through from start to finish and ensure his clients are completely satisfied from proposed design phase to completion of installation on site. 

Marcus  Dawes - Lightning Protection  Estimator/ Designer & Site Operative

Marcus Dawes

Lightning Protection Estimator/ Designer & Site Operative

Craig Brownlow - Projects and Contracts Manager

Craig Brownlow

Projects and Contracts Manager

Rebecca  Chadbourne - Apprentice Business Administrator

Rebecca Chadbourne

Apprentice Business Administrator