Accomplished sales and marketing professional, MBA educated. Over 30 years experience gained in technical specification sales in construction related products, predominantly within the healthcare, high end residential and hotel markets via NHS Trusts, PFI consortia, building services consulting engineers, architects, interior designers and electrical contractors. Extensive experience of selling profitably into export markets across the world and growing business in new markets. Gary’s media appearances include The Telegraph BBC national and regional news, BBC local radio.
With over 50 years’ experience of working in the manufacturing sector, Roger cut his teeth working for large multinationals covering health foods, cars and telecoms. This experience was utilised working with SMEs from start-ups to company rescues and most things in between. A firm believer in the “can do” policy and the British manufacturing sector. One of the original founders of Focus Electrical Ltd and responsible for the amalgamation with Sussex Brassware and the acquisition of C H Turners and Sons Ltd to make Focus SB Ltd the company it is today. Roger's media appearances include BBC national and regional TV, local press.
Sales and Marketing Manager
Highly experienced in sales since 2002, joining Focus SB as a product consultant in October 2010. July 2016 promotion to the senior management team in the newly created role of Sales and Marketing Manager.
Creative vision combined with electrical wiring accessories expertise, Steve manages Focus SB’s growing product consultancy and marketing teams, whilst overseeing luxury hospitality, residential and heritage UK projects.
Head of Strategic Partnerships
Joined Focus SB in 1999. Duncan has held positions in purchasing, internal auditing, health and safety, and quality management. Progression into senior management in 2017. Duncan holds full membership of The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), via successful completion of a professional diploma with Harley Reed Ltd, London. Overseeing new product development and launch, accreditation processes, international marketing and networking, 2017 saw Duncan secure Focus SB’s successful entry into major design centres and construction supply chains in China. Duncan's media appearances include CGTN America, China Media Group international news.
With 38 years experience in the industry Mark joined Focus SB in 2017. On leaving school he served an apprenticeship with MK Electric as an instrument maker where he gained HNC qualifications in Engineering and Business Information Technology. Member of the Institute of Engineering Technology (IET). Holding various roles with a number of companies in the industry, including Tooling Design, Tooling Engineering, Project Engineer, Product Design and Principal Engineer. Represents Focus SB on BEAMA’s accessories technical committee (ATC) and is responsible for the design of new products and technical compliance.
Finance Manager and Company Secretary
Having previously worked in a manufacturing company for five years Andrew joined Focus SB in 2005 as a cost accountant and within one year he was promoted to the Accounts Manager role.
In 2011 he became a Chartered Management Accountant and was promoted to Senior Management team in 2016.
Andrew likes to be involved in other aspects and projects within the business and also manages the I.T. department.
He studied at Sussex University and was awarded an MBA in Business Admin in 2015.
Val originally started working in our assembly department for Sussex Brassware in the eighties, she left for a short while to have her family and then re-joined Focus SB in 1997 and has over 35 years of experience in electrical manufacturing.
Over the years Val has worked her way up, gaining knowledge and the key skills Focus SB value in their managers. The great thing about Val is that she believes that everyone deserves a chance so she is always the first to offer her time to help others. She is a great advocate of employing a more inclusive and diverse workforce demonstrated by her extensive work with local charity Little Gate Farm, planning work experience for schools and colleges and employing apprentices.
As the only female member of our senior management team, Val is a force to be reckoned with, she is always looking to make improvement within the business. Val is respected by her staff and always endeavours to make Focus SB a fun and productive place to work.