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Meet the team

We are thrilled to announce the latest developments in our growing team, marked by strategic recruitment and a changing demographic that are at the forefront of these exciting changes.

Say hello and a warm welcome to our new Umbrella team sitting from left to right; Jamie, Karol, Jack, Ryan and our founding member, Matt.

Firstly, meet Jamie Russell, our newly appointed Sales Director. Jamie has worked in the furniture dealer space in London supporting a range of blue-chip clients and some of the UK’s most successful architectural and design practices. Working closely with a number of high-profile global businesses to achieve targets in sustainability, he is well versed in environmental standards and sustainable procurement. With a passion for design, Jamie stays ahead of trends and is enthusiastic about bringing new brands to our customers attention.

Additionally, welcome Jack Carroll, who joined us as a furniture consultant as a graduate. Jack has quickly become an indispensable member of our team, demonstrating a passion for the interiors industry that is truly commendable.

And most recently, Ryan Tackley, our new senior furniture consultant, boasting over a decade of experience in the interiors sector, Ryan has gained valuable experience specifying, planning, and delivering complex furniture packages across various industries…securing projects with many globally recognised brands and in various countries! With extensive furniture knowledge, a keen eye for design, consideration, and passion for sustainable manufacturing, we welcome Ryan to Umbrella Furniture.

Lastly but certainly not least, say hello to Karol Serrano who joined Wagstaff’s design team last year has been more recently working across the FFE side of Umbrella projects and bringing her knowledge of fabrics and finishes to the specification stages, and has become a valuable part of our growing team.

With all these changes, we’re proud to announce the promotion of Matt Clarke to the role of managing director. Matt’s dedication and contributions have been instrumental in shaping our success, and we’re confident that his leadership will continue to drive our Umbrella Furniture forward.

All will be based at our London showroom in the heart of Clerkenwell, we look forward to introducing you to the team in the months ahead…

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