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Key team members

A brief overview

Martin Jobson

Martin’s 25 year career history has been dedicated to Project Management and the Logistics surrounding furniture installations.

Martin is the Senior Project Manager at Renovo, overseeing the other Project Managers and installation crews and takes pride in developing the service Renovo provides to its clients.

Most recently Martin Project Managed the installation of circa 2,000 pieces of furniture at VW Financial Services new Milton Keynes office.

Danny Rutter
Sales Director

Danny has been in the industry for 25 years successfully managing a variety of major projects and contract work for clients across an extensive range of industries working with both FM companies and clients directly.

Danny is highly experienced in managing all aspects of clients’ requirements including; account management, move project management, relocation support services, IT relocation, sustainable clearance services and minor interior works. Danny always shares the best practice and expert knowledge to deliver projects on time and within budget.

Ricky Riches
Sales and Project Manager

Ricky has been in the furniture industry for 20 years and has worked in Project Management for installation companies and dealers.

Ricky has been a Project Manager at Renovo for 6 years and has built up an enviable portfolio of furniture installations and delivered projects for many top performing companies, including City Bank, Nomura and Penna and Balfour Beatty.

Bruce Shipman
Project Manager

With 17 years of industry experience, Bruce’s role on the project team is to manage and coordinate the program of delivery, installation, snagging and successful site handover of all the furniture procured. Bruce’s strength is his ability to develop professional relationships with the the client. His attention to detail ensures that all the minutiae are not missed and projects proceed smoothly with minimal disruption.

Bruce has managed several high-profile project installations such as BT Glasgow – 800 workstations and all supporting furniture, plus managing other manufacturer installation teams on behalf of the Client; and M & G Stirling – 900 workstations and all supporting furniture.

Clive Sheppard
Project Manager

Clive has worked in the furniture industry for over 30 years, starting as a Cabinet and Chair Maker to Project Manager.

He has project managed high value installations at Coca Cola, Reckitt Benckiser and Unilever’s HQ and managed the relocations for over 3000+ staff.

Clive also has experience of managing the delivery of day 2 services to clients inclusive of, relocations, re-upholstery, rental, reconditioning, asset cleaning, recycling and more.

Andy Norris
Project Manager

Andy manages our Midlands and Northern based jobs. Andy has 8 years’ experience in Customer Management as a Project Manager.  Starting as a Joiner/Builder at Queau-Stervinou in France, J W Taylor in the UK then Olympus Bespoke Joinery – Andy worked his way up to Foreman and Quality Controller.  He successfully moved onto Contract/Project Management in the area of Furniture working with clients such as Marriott Hotels, Thistle Group, Carillion PLC, Kier and Willmott Dixon.

David Warman
Project Manager

Dave has been in the furniture industry for over 20 years. He started as a fitter with contractors and worked his way up to supervisor then Project Manager.

Dave has been a strong Project Manager for over 10 years and has worked with some major clients such as Barclays, HSBC and more recently Morgan Stanley.

Mark Loxton
Project Manager

Mark joined the furniture industry in 2005 and has extensive installation , managerial & manufacturing experience.

Marks role on the project team is to manage the delivery, installation, snagging and successful site handover of all the furniture procured. This includes close communications with our customer service team and working proactively with the main contractor, sales and client teams for a smooth completion.

Mark’s strength is his ability to develop relationships with the relevant stakeholders, & the main contractor installation teams, Mark takes a professional approach even on the most testing  of sites and his knowledge and skillset is respected by the different install teams that he manages.

Harrison Hodge-Brown
Project Manager

Wayne Oates
Project Manager

Wayne started his career in the furniture industry in 2010. Starting off as the lead installer for a company that specialized in the residential furniture rental and show home market, he managed the fitting teams that worked on high-end installations nationwide.

In 2018 Wayne became the UK & Ireland installation manager for Vitra. He was also the main project lead for the MOD when the decision was taken to modernize the furniture in some areas of their HQ.

Since joining in early 2023, he has managed furniture installations for a number of our clients including Credit Agricole, Nomura, London South Bank Uni, and the English National Ballet.

Max Jobson
Warehouse Manager

Max has over eight years of experience within the furniture industry. Renovo invited him to join the team following his instrumental role in several of our London-based commercial and car showroom projects.

Max’s journey at Renovo is one marked by remarkable advancement—from his initial role as supervisor to his current position as warehouse manager. Throughout his Renovo journey, Max’s dedication and expertise have consistently shone through in every project he undertakes.

As an integral asset to our warehouse functions, Max sets new standards of precision and excellence through his adept warehouse management. His swift progression and commitment make him an invaluable member of the Renovo family, driving us towards continued success.

Susan Balsdon
Furniture Circular Economist & Project Development Manager

Sue’s experience in the office furniture industry spans 27 years. She has been a director of marketing and procurement in client facing and manufacturing organisations and understands the importance of developing quality, sustainable products, and services.

Sue is a believer of pro-active communication to ensure great customer service, process flows and supply chain excellence. Her previous roles as Workplace Consultant and Senior Project Manager for corporate moves and changes mean that Sue brings value engineered solutions to workplace problems. She was responsible for the design and delivery of the furniture package for one of TFL’s £49million flag ship control centres and has managed new office design in tech, finance, governmental and educational sectors.

Having dealt with incredible volumes of unwanted legacy furniture Sue now develops circular furniture audits, re-use plans and strategies to align with Corporate and Governmental ESG policies.

Mike Clapp
Operations and Scheduling

Mike has been in the furniture industry for 15 years, working in all areas including space planning, project co-ordination, procurement, logistics and operations. He has been at Renovo for a year where he looks after all projects and deliveries including arranging labour and vehicles for installs, managing client stock in and out of the warehouse and liaising with clients on deliveries and any special requirements they have.

Sacha Wright
Telemarketing Manager

Sacha has worked in the furniture industry for 5 years as a telemarketing manager within the corporate sector.

Her role is to support the team at Renovo with telemarketing campaigns, using her experience and knowledge to source and nurture new relationships for the business and setting up meetings with prospective clients.

Andrew Lidington

Andrew brings two decades of invaluable experience to Renovo as a dedicated Supervisor in the furniture industry. With an impressive background, he has seamlessly navigated the dynamic challenges of the field, initially as a skilled porter and integral member of a heavy lifting team, where he handled the transportation of safes, air conditioning units, and various other items.

Andrew’s journey reflects a commendable work ethic and determination, as he steadily ascended through the ranks to assume the pivotal role of Supervisor at Renovo. His wealth of experience and commitment to excellence make him an asset to both the company and the team he leads.

Michael Tritton

Michael Tritton is a seasoned professional with an impressive 19-year tenure in the removals industry. Commencing his journey as a porter, Michael’s dedication quickly propelled him forward, ultimately securing the role of a driver/supervisor for Renovo. His extensive experience not only exemplifies his proficiency but also underlines a remarkable career trajectory marked by continuous growth and achievement. Michael’s knowledge and commitment to excellence undoubtedly make him a valuable asset to the removals industry.

Adam Smith
Junior Project Manager

Adam joined the furniture industry back in 2018, following a prior 3 years spent in the manufacturing industry. After spending 4 years working within customer service, he has joined the project team as a Junior Project Manager.

Adam’s role on the project team is to manage and coordinate the programme of delivery, installation, snagging and successful site handover. This includes close communications with our customer service team and working proactively with the main contractor, project lead and client teams. Adam ensures that all projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget.

Adam is SSSTS trained and is working towards a Prince2 qualification in Project Management. Adam’s goal is to be the driving force behind the success of every key project or program that our partner companies seek to accomplish.

Ross Jobson
Operations Assistant

Ross Jobson initially worked as a warehouse operative and furniture installer for approximately two years before joining Renovo. In his current capacity, he has transitioned to the operations and scheduling role, where he actively contributes to project coordination, procurement, logistics, and overall operations. Ross has been an integral part of the Renovo team since the beginning of October. In his role, he effectively manages and communicates with clients regarding deliveries and addresses any special requirements they may have.

Murphy Rutter
Warehouse Assistant

With a background in furniture restoration, Murphy joined Renovo in June 2023, bringing expertise in inventory management and workplace maintenance. From expertly maneuvering forklifts to efficiently picking orders and boxing stock, Murphy’s role is integral to our operations. His adept inventory management skills ensure smooth workflows and streamlined processes, while his dedication to precision ensures every task is completed with utmost care.

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