Claudio was born in Napoli, Italy and graduated from IUAV Architecture University of Venice in 2006 with a First Class Honour MSc degree in Industrial Design. Since than he has been working in different design fields, delivering interiors and bespoke furniture solutions. He has been living in Manchester (UK) since 2014 where he is senior interior designer at Officeinsight. When he is not designing, you can find him in a kitchen.
Gareth started Officeinsight in 2003 from a small warehouse in Stockport supplying mostly office furniture to the local businesses. Over the years Officeinsight has developed into a full turn key design & build office specialist employing a close, dedicated team to design and create inspiring place to work.
Jonathan graduated from school, and immediately went into a small manufacturing company. Over the next 26 years his role progressed from an apprentice welder into Financial Management. During this time he helped establish the company in to one of the country’s leading Balustrade providers.
Now Jonathan channels his unmatched experience into project management. A key position in the team, without our project managers our designs wouldn't come to fruition. Outside of work, Jonathan is a keen DIY enthusiast, and enjoys exercise on a small scale.
George works with clients to oversee the full process of designing and fitting out a new space. He has always had a keen eye for spotting new opportunities for business and remembers coming home from primary school and helping out his Father with mail shots on the kitchen table. Needless to say, he joined the company at the earliest opportunity and has since completed a post graduate course in Advanced Business Management. In his spare time, George enjoys keeping fit and socialising with friends. He has an uncanny ability to sniff out a bottle of Jack Daniels from a mile away!
As our executive assistant and accountant Lucy is a jack of all trades and a master of all of them as well. Without Lucy and the contributions she makes to the team we wouldn't be able to produce the quality of work or the volume of work that we do.
Dave is one of our project managers. With a wealth of on-site experience he knows what to say and do to get the job done. His rapport with our contractors means we always get the best out of the people we work with.
Sam joined the Officeinsight team armed with a toolbox and a Transit van delivering furniture around the North West. Since then he has completed two self-study courses in Marketing and Business Management and has worked in a number of departments including, Purchasing, Marketing, Finance, Health and Safety and Operations. This has given him a broad knowledge base in all areas of the commercial and project delivery side to the business. If he’s not calculating cash flow forecasts, he’s analysing project costs, or on the end of the phone making things happen.
After Graduating from Salford university in 2007 Samantha worked in Manchester as an interior designer until the urge to travel the world took over in 2009, with a love for the ocean Samantha perused her interest in diving and became a rescue scuba diver in Australia, following this she emigrated to New Zealand where she re-established her career as an interior designer heading up a team of kiwi designers. She has recently returned to her Manchester roots and joined us here at Officeinsight as our head of design bringing with her a varied knowledge in all aspects of commercial fit out and interior design. As both lead designer and team player she has the ability to bring a project to life through presentation and design skills with her keen eye for detail, design and colour, along with great client liaison ensures the design process runs as smoothly as possible, with a bit of fun along the way.
Marcus graduated from the University of Manchester in 2018 after achieving a 1st class honours degree in Management (Marketing). Prior to joining us Marcus worked at the global logistics firm Hamburg Süd before landing his dream role contributing to an ambitious business with his marketing knowledge whilst learning vital industry skills along the way.
When he’s not in the office you’ll probably find Marcus watching his beloved Manchester City or visiting the beautiful beaches of North Wales. Failing that you’ll find him socialising in Manchester!
Ashley is a Degree Educated Project Manager with a wealth of experience from project inception to completion.
Prior to joining Officeinsight Ashley has been involved in some of the Northwest’s most iconic projects including the Manchester Town Hall refurbishment.