MEET THE TEAM
Your trusted team
Our skilled team enables us to offer the unrivalled prices and turnaround times that no other surface supplier can. The Athena team are experienced, dedicated and provide customers with the best possible service for every order.
We operate from our Worcester based manufacturing facility and offices. Streamlined project management makes us the ideal partner for housing developers across the UK.
With a varied background centred around sales and customer service, Adam founded Athena in 2014 when he recognised the opportunity of providing housebuilders with aspirational products at affordable prices. Adam is involved in all areas of the business on a day to day basis and continues to ensure Athena create new and innovative products and solutions for their customers.
Stuart has been working alongside our house builder customers since joining in 2018. His role includes working with new customers on supply agreements and maintaining strong customer partnerships. With a wealth of experience in worksurface fabrication, Stuart is ideally placed to provide customers with everything they need to streamline their supply chain. Stuart has a detailed knowledge of our product range and his role includes sales and product training.
Although James has been with Athena since late 2020, he has many years of experience in management of installation teams across the kitchen industry. James manages the template and installation department, ensuring every aspect from template to install runs smoothly. He ensures the best possible customer experience by always upholding the highest levels of service and productivity within his team.
Jeff is responsible for the operational side of the business and directs production within our manufacturing department. Jeff has been with Athena since 2019 and helps departments to grow by establishing quality standards, including working towards ISO9001. Jeff uses operational data to improve production performance and efficiency, including implementing new technology within the manufacturing process.
Mark has been with Athena Surfaces since its inception in 2014. Mark’s wealth of experience allows him to keep operations moving at pace. Mark is responsible for the technical running of templating and installation, supporting fitters and resolving issues quickly and efficiently. Having been with the business from the start, Mark takes enormous pride in seeing finished products leave the factory to be installed to the highest standard.
Office & HR Manager
Fhalguni worked with Adam before joining Athena when it began in 2014. She has 14 years of administrative experience and has managed a growing team over the years. Fhalguni has a CIPD level 5 in human resources and manages HR for the business. Her role includes ensuring the smooth running of a busy office and working environment. Many of the team at Athena have worked together for a long time, with many repeat clients, which Fhalguni puts down to the loyalty and trust the business has earned.
Commercial Account Handler
Liam works with new and existing customers to provide them with the best price based on their designs. Liam has been part of the business since 2018 and makes sure every customer receives the highest level of service and a fantastic journey throughout. Liam reports on sales activities and assists with the training of key accounts, helping them to understand pricing programmes and provide faster quotes to their customers.