Managing Director

Phillip Richardson

Starting working life by assisting interior designers and contractors, introducing wide width textiles and vinyls to the office interiors market, from all over the World, Phillip then joined a company offering office partitioning to commercial clients in the late 70's.

During this time, he acted as a consultant to a number of insurance companies and their estate agents, assisting in the acquisition of new premises. The package interior industry was in embryonic stage in the early 80's and this was seen as a great opportunity for IPS.

Today, Phillip continues to enjoy meeting clients and enthusiastically developing their ideas with his wide ranging knowledge of office interiors.

Outside of work, Phillip has always had a keen interest in vintage and veteran cars, is a keen swimmer, occasional golfer and follower of football.

Sales Consultant

Mark Richardson

Mark went straight from full time education into property, where he enjoyed roles in both residential and commercial, gaining a wealth of experience in London.

In 2006, an opportunity arose to join his father at IPS and directly report to one of the industries most experienced office interior specialists, the late Philip Kiddie, who was able to devote a great deal of time teaching all aspects of 'Design and Build' contracting.

Mark has developed long standing relationships with many 'Blue Chip' companies, carrying out individual projects up to 20,000 sq feet.

Outside of work, Mark enjoys skiing, is learning to play Golf and loves watching various live sports. Mark also enjoys travel, particularly to Italy, for the views and the food!

Estimating Manager

Steve Cutbush

With over thirty five years experience in the office interiors industry, Steve can still remember times before mobile phones, computers and internet!

He has been part of the IPS 'Family' for fifteen years and takes great pride in the accurate and detailed quotations that he puts together. Steve closely liaises with the team to ensure that throughout the projects, he keeps a keen eye on the 'purse strings'.

Outside of work, Steve enjoys keeping fit by walking regularly and attending the gym. He is a keen gardener and enjoys DIY at the weekends. He also enjoys travelling particularly to Australia with his family.

Senior Contracts Manager

Gary Ilett

Enjoying over 25 years in commercial fit out working through the ranks, Gary has built a very sound knowledge of all aspects of Design and Build contracting.

As Senior Contracts Manager, Gary ensures on time and on budget delivery of our projects, through his careful planning. Gary has managed projects ranging up to 30,000 square feet and his priority is to ensure a safe site at all times.

Outside of work, his management continues as a FA licensed Level 1 Football Coach and Assistant Manager to an under 10's football team.

Project Coordinator

James Richardson

James started working life as a Commercial Property Agent, specialising in acquisitions in Mayfair, before joining the family business in 2011.

James is fully involved in the smooth running of his allocated fit out projects. From overseeing procurement and client liaison through to final handover.

Outside of work, James enjoys music, travel, skiing, health and fitness, nutrition and fund raising.

Office Manager/ Design Assistant

Stephanie Richardson

Stephanie went straight to Fashion Design college from school and then worked for a number of well known retailers before becoming Office Manager at an investment company. She was then employed as PA to Directors at a Sports Media Practice.

Missing the design input that she craved, she joined IPS and simultaneously studies Interior Design whilst managing the office.

Outside of work, Stephanie is a keen fitness enthusiast, enjoying running for charity, working out in the gym and swimming. Stephanie has recently developed a passion for skiing and hits the slopes when she can!

Site Manager

Marc Lewington

'Lewie', as he is fondly referred to by the on-site teams, started working life as a carpenter/joiner. His quiet and methodical manner, together with his practical knowledge endears him to both operatives and clients alike. He is unflappable which is rare in our industry!

Marc has a keen interest in ensuring that sites are tidy and that our clients are informed of his decisions.

Outside of work, Marc is enjoys outdoor sports including snowboarding and water sports. He also enjoys going to the gym. As with most of our staff, he has travelled extensively.

Design

Cliff Bassett

If you are moving or refitting your existing office, we would love to help you!

Our friendly team await your call, or if you would rather, we will happily call you.