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.
As our project co-ordinator and health & safety manager Carla's organisation skills are unrivalled. With experience to match she has a demonstrated history of working in the Training, Health And Safety, Administration and Construction industries. She is highly skilled in Microsoft Excel and customer service.
Olivia graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University in 2012 with a First Class Honours degree in Sport Business Management. She has since formed her career in Business Development within the commercial interior design and fit out industry. Her role involves uncovering new opportunities for Officeinsight and liaising with clients as they take on the journey of refurbishing or relocating their office space. Outside of work, Olivia enjoys playing netball and spending quality time with her friends and family.
Nikita has recently graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University with a First Class Honours in Interior Design with Sustainability. Within her years of study she developed a keen interest in office design that focused strongly on biophilic design and user wellbeing. Upon graduating In June Nikita has started her career here at Office Insight where she has been able to grow and develop her skills working alongside other experienced designers.
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.