Paul Phillips qualified in Furniture Production / Management and chair making and has been in the furniture industry for over 25 years. His roles have included Production Manager in a large scale furniture manufacturing facility, Operations Manager for an international construction / interiors company and Company Director for over 8 years.
Following 8 years running a successful furniture manufacturing company, Paul took an opportunity to gain experience in large-scale interior fit outs in commercial buildings such as office towers and retail facilities, in Doha in the Middle East.
Following his return to the UK, he re-established a furniture manufacturing facility in his existing premises under the company brand, Hot Lobster Ltd. Paul concentrates largely on the management / development of the company's production team and facilities.
Lindsey Phillips qualified in the field of Management Science and has been working in Project Management and Business Development for over 12 years. She worked for four and a half years in Doha in the Middle East where she was Development Manager for the establishment of a multimillion dollar Science and Technology Park.
Her roles included managing the fit out of the 45,000m2 Science Park itself, and coordinating the design and fit out of the tenant facilities and working with major blue chip companies such as Shell, ExonMobil, Microsoft and Vodafone.
Prior to her move to the Middle East, Lindsey spent a number of years in the public sector in the UK, mainly in the fields of IT, innovation and business support, working largely with start up companies and small businesses. Following her return from the Middle East in 2010, she is now managing the operational aspects of Hot Lobster Ltd.