Our Team

Who are we?

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Martyn Lewis

Director

Martyn has been in the tabletop, gift and decorative accessory market for over 30 years. Son of the renowned designer and sculptor Diane Lewis, Martyn began his career working with his mother, selling her work around the world. For nearly 25 years he has with his co-director Jill Wark built the Lewis Wark company to incorporate some of today’s most prestigious and influential brands.

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Jill Wark

Director

Jill has worked in the luxury gift and tabletop field during the last 25 years, having met co-director Martyn Lewis whilst working with his family business in the Fine English Bone China industry. Prior to this, her career was primarily in the corporate sector, in the consumables and banking arenas, where she dealt with operational, financial and customer service aspects.

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Tom Douglas

General Manager

Tom joined the Luxury Living team fresh from completing his BSc Business Management from the University of East Anglia and has now been part of the team for over 10 years. Tom is now General Manager for both Lewis Wark and Luxury Living. Tom is your first point of contact for both companies and will ensure your project runs smoothly from start to finish.

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Karol Sales

Buyer

Karol joins us with a wealth of experience as a senior buyer a Harrods and TK Maxx, and more recently Head of Sales for Liberty Fabrics. Our distributed brands are benefitting immensely from Karol’s expertise and wonderful taste!

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Mike Iland

National Retail Sales

Mike joined forces with Lewis Wark Ltd in 2010 having had extensive experience in the tableware and crystal market. Outside work this former football referee operates on the dark side as an FA Referees’ Assessor – poacher turned gamekeeper!

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Yasmin Rudnicka

New Business Development Manager

Yasmin joins us from a career in the wedding list industry to boost our sales team and to work on new business. She brings with her huge knowledge of the industry and an appetite for chocolate previously unseen in our office!

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Alan Pickering

Warehouse Manager

Alan joined us recently with a wealth of experience in warehouse management going back over a number of years. He keeps our warehouse ticking over and ensures your shipments leave in an orderly fashion.

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Rachel Anthony

Purchasing Administrator

Another of our wonderful apprentices, Rachel works in our HQ and supports the customer services and logistics teams. Her progression will see her take up more responsibilities for these departments as well being involved in our ecommerce platforms!

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Kerry Wagland

Customer Services Assistant

Kerry works in our customer services team to support you with the processing and tracking of your orders. She has a keen eye for detail and keeps an eye on your orders at all times!

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Archie Kingham

Warehouse Assistant

Archie joined in April 2018 to assist Alan in our warehouse. He is also the latest addition to our apprenticeship scheme, and we look forward to watching him progress.

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Tamara Gonzalez

Customer Services Assistant

Tamara is a member of our customer services team in Bedfordshire and always happy to help with any questions you might have!

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Andrea Cooper

Bookkeeper

Andrea is our long standing bookkeeper and ensures the books are balanced!