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Hilditch Auctions Hilditch Auctions

Meet the Team

THE STAFF

  • Nick Tait ANAVA
    Nick Tait ANAVA
    Managing Director

    Nick Tait joined us as Managing Director to take Hilditch to its next level, driving growth in strategic industry partnerships and focusing on key growth areas in the UK and Europe. He has 10+ years’ Director level experience in Medical Supplies & Engineering services business, selling into Primary and Secondary care in the UK. He has also worked extensively with Medical Device manufacturers and brings a wealth of experience and industry contacts. Earlier career roles include a number of senior Commercial roles at GSK Consumer Health working in the UK, the Pan European territory and Russia. On the rare occasion when he isn’t working he enjoys an idyllic life at home in South Wales with family, the dog and a medicinal glass of claret.
  • Harvey Strutt MAAT
    Harvey Strutt MAAT
    Company Accountant

    Harvey is a qualified accountant who has worked for the Company as a valuer & auctioneer and has now moved into the Accounts Department, where he is feeling right at home and his experience as a valuer means he knows exactly how the auctions work!
  • Henry Hilditch MNAVA
    Henry Hilditch MNAVA
    Head of Lotting & Sales

    Henry has been with the Hilditch Group since 2013 and has seen us grow from strength to strength. Henry's knowledge of medical equipment, 'what's hot and what's not', is unsurpassed.
  • Marcus Holmes
    Marcus Holmes
    IT Projects Manager

    Marcus joins the team permanently after some 25 years in a consultancy role designing and building the Hilditch Group systems, so he’s no stranger to them! With a degree from Oxford, he has a background in marketing and design. Amongst other things he set up up his own software business, designing and implementing systems for a wide variety of clients, including a worldwide system for medical giant Bristol-Myers Squibb. Marcus is now responsible for building on our existing success and implementing new systems to help increase efficiency for our vendors and give our buyers the best possible experience while browsing our website and buying equipment. When he's not working you’ll find him anywhere there’s water or snow - his feet strapped to a board or skis and invariably scattering wildlife and onlookers in all directions!
  • Anna Partridge
    Anna Partridge
    Administrations & Compliance Manager

    Anna is responsible for all the company admin, staff welfare, ISO certifications and compliance. After 22 years she knows the business inside out and is invariably on call 24/7!.
  • Jamie Howes
    Jamie Howes
    Operations Manager

    Jamie is our Operations Manager and is responsible for the operations and logistics of the company. With the salerooms and Transport Dept. under his wing he'll be putting his previous working experience within the company to very good use.
  • Danny O'Brien
    Danny O'Brien
    Facilities & Transport Manager

    Danny is responsible for our premises upkeep and especially the two salerooms, making sure we are all working safely. He is also in charge of the Transport Dept. and makes sure our drivers are kept on the road fulfilling the numerous collections with military precision, as one would expect from an ex-army guy.
  • Andrew Metcalf
    Andrew Metcalf
    Buyer Liaison & After Sales Manager

    Andrew has a strong background in sales and marketing and will be utilising his strengths to source new buyers for our vast amount of equipment, as well as looking after our current buyers to ensure their journey through Hilditch is a smooth and fruitful one...
  • Neill Saint FNAVA
    Neill Saint FNAVA
    Senior Valuer & Auctioneer

    Neill spent a former life as owner and landlord of the very pleasant Neeld Arms in Grittleton. A keen golfer, he is always happy to hold meetings walking around a course!
  • Alex Willis MNAVA
    Alex Willis MNAVA
    UK Sales Executive, Auctioneer & Valuer

    Alex is a valuable member of our hard working Auctioneers and Valuers. He's a keen cyclist, however with so many sales he is going to be very busy and may not have the energy to cycle home!
  • Hugo Hilditch MNAVA
    Hugo Hilditch MNAVA
    UK Sales Executive, Auctioneer & Senior Valuer

    Hugo is one of our experienced Valuers. Having learnt the business from the bottom upwards, he is best placed to promote our services up and down the country!
  • Cliff Rouillon
    Cliff Rouillon
    UK Sales Executive, Northern Territory & Scotland

    A seasoned sales professional for many years in medical equipment and consumables, Cliff has worked for several key medical companies including: Baxter Healthcare , Gambro Hospal, Datascope, Mindray and Welch Allyn. Looking after clients in the North and Scotland, he is a valuable member of our sales team.
  • Olga Zachary
    Olga Zachary
    Sales Manager, Germany

    Olga joined our European Department with a wealth of languages. As well as her native Russian, she is also fluent in German, and has a basic knowledge of Portuguese, French, Polish and Spanish! With a love of travelling, and a mother to twin girls, Olga joined us for a rest!
  • Julia Klepsch
    Julia Klepsch
    Business Developer, Germany

    Julia is a passionate sales professional and a feelgood ambassador who supports the German team with lots of motivation and great communication skills. She loves good food and travelling, and recharges her batteries with her love of nature.
  • Keeley Vernon
    Keeley Vernon
    Business Administrator, Germany

    Keeley has returned after a sabbatical from Hilditch to assist Olga with the ever increasing business in the German Department. Keeley is fluent in German and was a previous English teacher; she is a very welcome pair of hands!
  • Laia del Alcazar
    Laia del Alcazar
    Sales Manager, Hilditch Iberia SLU

    After 2 years living in England, Laia joined us working for Hilditch Iberia in Spain. Laia loves travelling, especially where the weather is warm, like Spain, and where you can get a tapa with a nice glass of wine - so that would be Spain then!
  • Marta Navarro
    Marta Navarro
    Business Administrator, Hilditch Iberia SLU

    Marta has previous experience in the medical sector and has joined us to help with the increasing business in Hilditch, Spain. She is passionate about traveling and learning new cultures, and has visited several countries around the world. We are sure that that Marta and Laia will make a great team!
  • Michelle Mustoe
    Michelle Mustoe
    Accounts Assistant

    Michelle has over 20 years experience in the finance industry and has joined us to bolster the ranks of the increasingly busy Accounts Dept. even further!
  • Ryan Strudwick
    Ryan Strudwick
    Saleroom Supervisor

    Ryan has been with us for over five years and in that time has been working extensively in the salerooms. He has amassed a huge knowledge of medical equipment and is now responsible for making sure everything is ready to be lotted into the relevant auctions on time. No mean feat...!
  • Ian Vizor
    Ian Vizor
    Sales Cataloguer

    Ian is a valuable part of the sales cataloguing team and has an extensive background of warehousing and stock control, which helps keep the vast amounts of equipment moving smoothly through from delivery to sale.
  • Prue Hilditch
    Prue Hilditch
    Sales Cataloguer

    Prue is the youngest member of the Hilditch clan and she has a wealth of knowledge. She is a keen photographer so you can expect professional quality pictures of your medical equipment!
  • Stephen Neal
    Stephen Neal
    Sales Cataloguer

    Stephen has recently moved into the cataloguing department as a welcome pair of hands.
  • James Smith
    James Smith
    Lotting & Sales Controller

    James is our longest serving employee. Having been with us now for over 25 years, he has helped in all areas of the business. His knowledge of equipment and prices achieved is invaluable and this is heavily utilised whilst preparing the numerous sales.
  • David Lankester
    David Lankester
    Lotting & Sales Controller

    Dave is our go-to man for nursing home and ambulance sales, being the main cataloguer for these. He is also our Secret Santa - literally! - he has been helping the Real Santa for many years as he obviously can't cover everywhere...right?!
  • Alex McConnell
    Alex McConnell
    After Sales Administrator

    Alexandra joined us from Xograph, bringing with her a wealth of experience from the well known radiography company. She is a great asset to Europe's Largest Auctioneers of medical assets!
  • Rebecca Jobes
    Rebecca Jobes
    Front Office Controller

    Becci has returned with a new lease of life... she'll need it to cope with the increased sales and buyers!
  • Rebekah Read
    Rebekah Read
    Auctions Sales Administrator

    Becca has joined the busy main sales office looking after our international customers. She has an extensive equine background and is the proud owner of 10 horses, her latest addition being just a few weeks old. She's shattered before she gets here...!
  • Lucy Keefe
    Lucy Keefe
    Marketing Manager

    Lucy joins us as our new Marketing Manager and has a wealth of experience with campaign management, digital marketing and web development. She has worked for some major worldwide brand names over the years and has now decided to concentrate all her efforts into taking Hilditch to the next level and beyond…!
  • Simon Kemp
    Simon Kemp
    Distribution & Export Manager

    Simon has returned to head our new Packing & Export Dept. which has been formed to facilitate commercial invoice requirements. As a football coach, he'll have to use this experience to manage all the balls he will need to juggle to help this department thrive..!


THE FLOOR AND TRANSPORT STAFF

Our skilled team are here to expertly handle your consignments.

  • Rob
    Rob
    Facilities & WEEE
  • Pete
    Pete
    Driver
  • Tom
    Tom
    Packing & Export
  • Barry
    Barry
    Driver
  • David
    David
    Driver
  • Steve W
    Steve W
    Packing & Export
  • Lee
    Lee
    Driver
  • Gordon
    Gordon
    Driver


MEDICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

  • Roger Sanders PG-Dip
    Medical Engineering Manager

    Roger joined us from the Seychelles! He is very experienced in a wide range of equipment and is VRCT Registered. As well as working for over 15 years in his own country he has also set up Medical Engineering Depts and training courses for technicians in Africa. He is experienced in physical assets management, needs assessments & inventories, maintenance & repair. Roger is also heavily involved in the Amalthea Trust.
  • Nazir Hamidi
    Senior Medical Engineer

    Nazir is a dedicated member of the Medical Engineering Department - he may be quiet, but he knows his stuff! Nazir's hobbies include tinkering with electronic equipment and electronics, and he is also a keen footballer.
  • Henry Coleman AMIMechE
    Medical Engineer

    Graduating from Swansea University, Henry joined our ever-expanding team as an enthusiastic well-qualified medical engineer.
  • Kevin Towell
    Medical IT Engineer

    Kevin has been recruited to help the Engineers keep up with demand for their vital services for Data Wiping and all things IT. He has over 15 years' experience in the IT world and will be a great asset to the Department.
  • Steven Jones
    Medical Engineering Business Manager

    Steve is your main contact for all technical and commercial aspects of the Medical Engineering Department’s services. He is a keen rugby spectator and when not on the touchline can be found trying to improve his golf game.
  • Martin Worster
    Charity Project Manager - Amalthea Trust

    Martin has spent nearly 25 years in education, in both the UK and East Africa, and spent 6 years as the Country Director for Restless Development in Zimbabwe. After several years as a Trustee he is now overseeing the operations of the Amalthea Trust.