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Barend ter Haar BSc DPhil ATP

Barend ter Haar BSc DPhil ATP

Chairman

Dr Barend ter Haar has contributed over 37 years to the Healthcare Industry. He and Greg Amos set up BES Rehab in 1993; BES has since grown to become a multi-million pound turnover business. Barend also turned around a loss making company, Healthcare Innovations Australia (now a subsidiary of BES), with a year on year growth of 30-40%. Barend was on the BHTA board for over 8 years, and played a major role in the growth and success of the Posture and Mobility Group. Barend has been involved in the International Seating Standards Working Groups since 1998, and more recently with European and International decontamination standards. He has achieved global recognition as a result of his work, training, and knowledge within the Healthcare Industry. He was recently awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the BHTA.

Leyton Stevens

Leyton Stevens

CEO

Ian Bickerton

Ian Bickerton

Director of Rehab

Garth Rowbottom

Garth Rowbottom

Decon Director of Sales

Garth has worked within the decontamination industry for over 30 years. He gained his extensive knowledge within Decontamination Technology industry through holding senior positions with major international equipment manufactures in both domestic and export markets. Garth trained as a Electro-mechanical engineer, dealing with many acute hospitals and pharma companies. He is also involved with the BHTA's Decontamination group as the Deputy Chair.

Kenny Long

Kenny Long

Senior Engineer

kenny@besdecon.net

Kenny is our senior engineer and has been a fundamental part of the BES family since 2007, he is responsible for running our team of engineers, project management as well as R&D with our partners CISA and MSSI amongst others.

Tafara Mugwangi

Tafara Mugwangi

Operations Manager

tafara@bescorporate.net

Tafara joined BES after 6 years of working in the NHS, and a few years within the retail sector. As Operations Manager, he heads Customer Services, Logistics and Project administration. His past experience and skills have added value to these varied BES functions. With a keen attitude for continuous improvement, Tafara is working on implementing Lean methodologies through his team to match and support BES’ consistent year on year growth.

Bornona Dasgupta

Bornona Dasgupta

Marketing Manager

marketing@bescorporate.net

Bornona Dasgupta heads the Marketing Department and is responsible for sculpting BES' corporate brand image through marketing activities. Having completed her Masters in International Marketing, prior to joining BES, she has become a key member of the management team thanks to her creative, enthusiastic and hardworking attitude.

Iza Dallas

Iza Dallas

Finance Manager

Iza provides business orientated financial support and analysis to senior management to assist decision making, drive efficiency, and business performance. She heads up the day to day financial activities for the company.

Nikki ter Haar

Nikki ter Haar

HR and Quality Assurance Manager

nth@bescorporate.net

Nikki started working for BES a number of years ago and was based within the Operations team. She now heads the Human Resource department, and is also responsible for the Quality Assurance needs of the organisation. She has gained a Masters degree in Human Resource Management whilst working for the Company. Nikki is always fair and helpful to her colleagues and as an HR and Quality Assurance Manager she has been focussed towards improving and implementing policies, procedures, and better training programmes at BES. In 2016 she achieved ISO9001:2015 Quality Management Systems Standard re-accreditation for the Company.

Adam Amos

Adam Amos

Engineer

adam@besdecon.net

Adam has been a part of BES for over 6 years and is an important part of BES Decon's engineering team. He is responsible for maintaining the quality of decontamination equipment and providing excellent engineering service within UK and Holland.

Alison ter Haar

Alison ter Haar

Database Manager

Alison has worked for BES in various roles since 2000. She is currently part of the Marketing Department, and has the role of Database Manager. She uses her eye for detail and organisational skills to help keep our cloud based company CRM data clean and up to date.

Jason Smith

Jason Smith

Operations Assistant

jason@bescorporate.net

Jason joined the BES team in 2014 and brought with him a variety of experiences in various fields which enable him to support all the divisions wherever necessary. His main responsibilities relate to warehousing and logistics. Jason is always willing to help customers and his colleagues.

Karl Thwaites

Karl Thwaites

Engineer

kbt@besdecon.net

Karl has been with the company since 2013 and provides engineering support across central England. He has a degree in Electronic Engineering and has years of electromechanical experience in the steriliser and anaesthetic industry. Karl always aims at providing high standard of service to our customers.

Tracy Walley

Tracy Walley

Area Sales Manager (Decon Division) - North

tracy@besdecon.net

Tracy joined BES in June 2015 as the Area Sales Manager covering the North of the UK for the Decon division. Tracy has over 13 years of sales experience and is a very dedicated and ambitious individual. With her experience and determination, Tracy aims to take her territory’s successes to new heights.

Anne-Sophie Lindvold

Anne-Sophie Lindvold

Digital Marketing Assistant (Maternity Cover)

digital@bescorporate.net

Anne-Sophie has recently joined the BES team as the Digital Marketing Assistant. Her responsibilities will be to increase awareness and activities of the different BES brands’ on various digital communications channels as well as administrating our web platforms to maintain a great user experience for customers and clients.

Lowri Perrin

Lowri Perrin

Digital Marketing Assistant (on Maternity Leave)

Lowri joined BES in September 2015 as part of the marketing department. Her aim is to grow our social media presence and ensure our customers and clients have the best user experience through our websites.

Sarah Lyddon

Sarah Lyddon

Projects Administrator

projects@bescorporate.net

Sarah joined BES in November 2015 as part of the operations team. Sarah’s main role is to help create business through tender applications, but she is also important within the customer service team.

Colin McKinney

Colin McKinney

Assistive Products Manager (Rehab Division) - Ireland

colin@bescorporate.net

Colin joined BES in January 2016. He has over 16 of years experience in the mobility and seating industry working with a number of the leading dealerships in Ireland. With a desire to continue to grow his knowledge and experience, Colin is focused on continuing to deliver on the high level of service that our customers in Ireland have become accustomed to and expect from BES.

Chris Sharp

Chris Sharp

Assistant Technology Specialist

chris@besrehab.net

Chris has 8 years’ experience with BES, both in the warehouse where he gained valuable knowledge about our products and as an Area Manager out on the road assisting clients. Following some time working with Stealth, Chris brings his up to date knowledge of their product range to BES as an Assistant Technology Specialist, and will be assisting our clients with their disability needs.

Tom Smith

Tom Smith

Copywriter

tom@bescorporate.net

After serving his time in the Operations Team, Tom relocated to the Marketing Department where he uses his voluminous vocabulary to create sizzling and scintillating copy for BES. Tom isn’t afraid to get his hands dirty either, busying himself in the warehouse amongst our products, finding out how they tick. His vitality and passion for life keep the office and his fellow employees on their toes!

Richard Bowes

Richard Bowes

Assistive Technology Specialist (Rehab Division) - North West

richard@besrehab.net

Lauren Lilley

Lauren Lilley

Business Development Manager (Rehab Division) - North

lauren@besrehab.net

Lauren's experience in work has always been centred towards technical support and problem solving so when Lauren began working with support equipment she really found a passion for her work. Being able to support someone to improve their quality of life is at the heart of what Lauren enjoys about working at BES Rehab. Her role is to support services in every aspect of our equipment to make sure they can be as effective in supporting individuals with the challenges they face.

Rebecca Catley

Rebecca Catley

Graphics Designer

graphics@bescorporate.net

Upon completing a Graphic Design degree at the Arts University Bournemouth, Rebecca interned before joining a digital marketing company where she produced design work for a variety of different email campaigns, animated projects, banner and web design. Rebecca has also freelanced, which gained her experience of producing infographic work for digital campaigns. Since joining the company in March 2016, Rebecca has worked on both print and web based projects, coming up with creative solutions to promote and grow BES.

Gary Porter

Gary Porter

Field Service Engineer

gary@besdecon.net

Gary joined BES in January 2016, and provides engineering support across northern England and Scotland. He brings with him over 20 years experience working within a maintenance environment, which he's looking forward to transferring across to the healthcare industry. Gary also aims to provide a very high standard of service to all of our customers.

Ben Coombs

Ben Coombs

Assistive Technology Specialist (Rehab Division) - South East

ben@besrehab.net

John Walker

John Walker

Assistive Technology Specialist (Rehab Division)- North East

john@besrehab.net

John has been within the healthcare industry for 36 years. He has spent 20 years in Orthotics and 16 years in specialist seating. He has now been welcomed into BES Rehab where he looks forward to meeting and working with therapists in his new area.

Paul Nelson

Paul Nelson

Assistive Products Manager (Rehab Division) - Scotland

paul@bescorporate.net

Paul has 14 year's experience working for one of Scotland's major medical and rehab equipment suppliers. With equipment experience in paediatrics, pressure care and specialist seating as well as training in seating awareness and moving and handling, Paul brings with him a wealth of knowledge to provide our customers in Scotland with a professional and highly informative service.

Lawrence Benton

Lawrence Benton

Business Development Manager - South

lawrence@besrehab.net

Lawrence has over 14 years’ experience of selling products and services to both the public and private healthcare sector. Having recently joined BES Rehab as Business Development Manager for the South, Lawrence is looking forward to help the company progress and expand into new markets, as well as exploring new ways to assist and develop the existing customer base.

Hemant Patel

Hemant Patel

Business Development Manager (Healthcare Division) - South

hemant@beshealthcare.net

Hemant has worked within the technology sector for over 25 years, selling a range of enterprise and stand-alone solutions, encompassing both software and hardware into the Public and Private sectors including the NHS and Local Authorities. Highly driven and focused he is accustomed to providing patient-centred solutions. Hemant will be responsible for the southern part of the UK and he will utilise his skills and experience to contribute towards the growth of the Healthcare division.

Brendan Baxter

Brendan Baxter

Business Development Manager (Decon Division) - South

brendan@besdecon.net

Brendan joined BES in November 2016 as Business Development Manager covering the south of the UK for our Decon division. He has over 15 years of sales experience selling products and solutions into both private and public sectors. He is used to selling products that are required to meet industry standards and regulations & will use that experience in building the Decon division within the decontamination industry.

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Latest News

BES Welcomes New Members To The Rehab Team

BES Welcomes New Members To The Rehab Team

BES would like to welcome its two new Business Development Managers (BDM) Lawrence Benton and Lauren Lilley, and Assistive Technology Specialist (ATS), John Walker.   Lawrence has over 14 years’ exp…

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BES Acquires Activities to Share, a Company Specialising in Solutions for those Working with Individuals with Dementia

BES Acquires Activities to Share, a Company Specialising in Solutions for those Working with Individuals with Dementia

BES Rehab Ltd is pleased to announce the acquisition of Activities to Share, a company that provides dementia-friendly activity products. Click here to learn more about Activities to Share Activities…

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BES Rehab Ltd has announced Leyton Stevens as the new CEO

BES Rehab Ltd has announced Leyton Stevens as the new CEO

Appointed as the Director of Healthcare in June 2016, Leyton has been instrumental in the continuation of the company’s growth and development in the area of digital health and technology. He will now…

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