Our Team

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Gary Baxter - Managing Director

Gary set up the Sycamore Lighting business 22 years ago. He has vast experience of purchasing functions and is also a qualified LIA auditor. Gary has been involved in the KBB sector for a period spanning 4 decades and is very well-known in the lighting industry.

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Gary Wilson - Sales Director

Gary joined the business 20 years ago and has been a driving force of Sycamore's success. He is a qualified electrician with over 35 years experience gained across a spectrum of design, installation and sales functions.


Mike Edmond - Commercial Director

Mike has great knowledge of the lighting industry and he has quickly established himself as a key member of staff. His ultra-professional attitude towards both colleagues and clients will be a major asset to the business going forward.

Natalie Paley - National Sales Manager

Natalie Paley - National Sales Manager

Natalie has joined Sycamore as our New National Sales Manager. Natalie has been in the Bathroom industry for over 15 years, and will be focusing on the development and growth of the company’s sales across the bathroom retail sector. She will be concentrating on developing opportunities within independent retail showrooms, specifiers, designers, architects, property developers and residential /leisure specification


Paul Hubbard - Regional Sales Manager

Paul came on board with a background of running his own business for many years. He has quickly adapted to all things lighting and he has built a good reputation with the clients in his area.

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Matt Bell - Regional Sales Manager

Matt originally trained as a butcher and fishmonger through the Worshipful Company of Butchers. He then spent 10 years at Domestic and General overseeing the maintenance of domestic appliances. Matt has an interest in anything to do with food especially steak, cheese or red wine related and is happiest being with friends partaking in these foods whilst gathered in his Grillkota (BBQ Hut).


Rebecca Vertigan - Accountant/ General Office Manager

Rebecca has over 15 years of experience within finance and is a key member of the team and an asset to the business thanks to her wealth of knowledge. She covers everything from cash collections to preparing the month end board packs. When Rebecca isn’t calculating gross margins and exchange rates she is competing her horse. Keep an eye out for her at the Great Yorkshire Show!


Martyn Sutcliffe - Technical & Design Manager

Martyn was originally recruited as an external sales manager at Sycamore. Martyn now heads up our technical and design department and his extensive knowledge and innovative ideas are both major factors in the continued success of the business.

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Ian Yates - Technical Designer

Ian is a graduate who was initially brought into the business to work in internal sales. However, the demand on our technical and design function dictated that we needed an extra pair of hands. Ian has now become a vital member of not only within his department, but to the business as a whole.


Russell Gorman - Purchasing & Operations Manager

Russ joined the Sycamore team as part of a graduate recruitment program and through his hard work and ongoing training has progressed into his current position.

Thomas Baxter - Supply Chain Manager for Bathroom Products

Thomas Baxter - Supply Chain Manager for Bathroom Products

Thomas joins Sycamore with a background in communications, and bathroom product development, as well as product design and stock analysis experience. Thomas heads up our bathroom lighting & mirrors division ensuring the smooth operation of our extensive new office premises and warehouse facility at our new Garforth branch.

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James Casson - Customer Service Manager

James has been part of the Sycamore team since 2006, and originally worked as an area sales manager for the North of England. James is currently managing our Customer Service department and has vast knowledge of Sycamore & our clients.

Angela James - Marketing Manager

Angela James - Marketing Manager

Angela joined Sycamore back in 2005 and has risen through the ranks from warehouse operative to her current role as our Marketing Manager. Angela also creates all of our literature in house and is a valid team member.


Lisa Wright - Sales Office Manager

Lisa has been with the company from the very start and is now the 'go to' person for all things Sycamore. She has experience in all departments and her wealth of knowledge is unsurpassed in the business.


Megan Weir - Sales Office Assistant

Megan was brought into the company to support the sales and customer service departments. She is a great asset to the Sycamore team and even makes a better cuppa than Lisa!


Karen Corvo - Warehouse Manager

Karen is truly indispensable and is a vital part of the day-to-day Sycamore operation. She has unbelievable knowledge of lighting and is a long standing colleague who is well respected by everyone in the team.


Vicky O'Donnell - Warehouse Supervisor

Vicky is our warehouse supervisor and has been at Sycamore since 2007. Vicky has expansive knowledge of our products and is a extremely reliable and conscientious member of our team.

Claire Jennings - Warehouse Operative

Clare Jennings - Warehouse Operative

Clare is a well respected and reliable member of our team. Clare can always be counted on to accurately and quickly process clients orders, always with a smile. Her enthusiasm to help others at all times has made her a valuable member of the Sycamore family.

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Andy Walton - Warehouse Operative

Andy has joined Sycamore as warehouse operative. Andy has an excellent work ethic, and helps with order picking, packing, and warehouse stock management using a fork-lift truck. His stand out sense of humor has made him a popular team member.

Steve Devney - Warehouse Operative

Steve Devney - Warehouse Operative

Steve is a very reliable member of our warehouse team. Steve can always be counted on to work in a quick and careful manner, and takes great care in picking and packing clients orders to be sent on our courier.