Meet the Team
Stephen Clarke – Chairman
Born 1951 in Manchester, England, Stephen has been Chairman of Hurst Green Plastics since it’s inception in 1979. Married with 4 daughters, his interests include tennis, squash and 10k runs.
Martine Dunand-Clarke – HR Director
Martine has been involved with Hurst Green Plastics for 30 years. During that time she has had many roles and presently is involved in the promotion and marketing side of the business. Co-director and married to Stephen, Martine enjoys various sports such as squash, running, swimming and also gardening in the summer-time. She also likes to travel.
Helen Clarke – Credit Control
Helen co-founded the company more than 30 years ago. Her current position is the credit controller of the company. Her interests include reading, studying and travel.
Julie Monaco – Accounts Director
Julie has been with the Company several years and is responsible for overseeing the Marketing & Sales function of the Company as well as the day to day operations of the business. Working closely with Customers, Suppliers and Accounts. She enjoys music, Formula 1, playing squash and running and also enjoys travelling. Connect on LinkedIn
Tommy Sharples – Managing Director
Tommy joined Hurst Green Plastics after gaining a 2.1 degree from Durham University. Tommy works closely with customers and covers many other aspects including installation, after care, marketing and sales. Tommy enjoys playing and watching football, film and travelling. Connect on LinkedIn
Peter Dowdy – Business Development Manager
Having over 40 years experience in sales, marketing, product development and production in the UK, middle and far east, Peter is looking forward to building on current clients and establishing new ones both UK and export.
Louise Cross – Marketing Manager
Louise joined the company after gaining a 2:1 degree in Linguistics at York St John University. She is very much involved in a variety of different areas including working alongside customers and organising the marketing for the company. Her interests include baking, reading, shopping and ice hockey. Connect on LinkedIn
Kerri Riding – Office Manager
Kerri works alongside the team and processes orders. She liaises with suppliers and customers to ensure that deliveries are completed in full and on time. Her interests include playing the drums and watching live music. Connect on LinkedIn
Fraser Peake – Business Administrator
Fraser works alongside the team covering a range of jobs, he works alongside the design and admin team offering support. His interests include Travelling, Formula One and Movies
John Whipp – Product Design Engineer
John has over 40 years experience in tool making design and has worked with Hurst Green Plastics to develop a range of products from our catering range to the TwinBin systems. John now works for HGP as head of design and engineering.
John Dickinson – Warehouse & Logistics Manager
With over thirty years experience in warehousing, distribution, transport and logistics, John manages all our exports and deliveries to all over the world.
Andrew Bateson – Fabrication Manager
Andrew has over 20 years of experience in plastics and fabrication. Always looking to build a close relationship with customers, solve their problems and fulfil their needs. With a wealth of experience in many different industries, it’s important to match the application with the material using suitable construction techniques. Family is a major part of Andrew’s life as is watching football. He has an active involvement in motorsport and is a school governor.
Mark Schofield – Product Engineer
Marks background has always been in problem-solving. With over 20 years within the retail management sector, working on space analysis and Epos systems. Then working in manufacturing using Lean production principles. Now working with Hurst Green Plastics to develop new products and solutions. Mark Enjoys watching Football and has a keen interest in Motorsport and fell walking.