Ian has over 40 years’ experience in the lift industry and has a personal passion for pushing the boundaries in the field of electronics and mechanics particularly where they relate to the lift industry. Ian started at the very bottom of the lift industry in the early 1970′s as a lift fitter’s mate and through his knowledge, drive and ambition to succeed he now heads up a successful independent lift company.
Our Sales Director, Daniel Griffin, heads up the sales department of Griffin Elevators. Before joining the team in 2006, Daniel had benefitted from a successful 10 year career working as a Sales Manager for one of the top 4 UK banks.
Daniel is now a qualified lift engineer and has successfully negotiated multiple contracts each worth over £1.25m in the last 12 months which has led to significant but sustainable company growth. Another important role that Daniel has within the company is heading up finance, business development and strategic planning.
Daniel is also a trustee member of the Lift Industry Charity.
Jemma is our head of Personnel and administrative functions. On a daily basis Jemma is responsible for all of the behind the scenes activities that enable the company to run smoothly and successfully. Jemma is responsible for the companies recruitment and staffing policies.
Our installation, modernisation and repairs department is headed up by our Technical Director, Robert Chippett. Since completing a successful apprenticeship in 1979 Robert has progressed through his career in the lift industry and has worked for some of the industry’s leading companies.
Sue has been with Griffin Elevators since 1999 and knows the company processes inside out. Sue’s background is in customer service working for large organisations such as Barclays Bank and Boots the Chemist. Whilst diverse in many ways each of Sues roles have had one thing in common, the customer. Sue looks after the day to day running of our head office in Romford and is the first point of contact for our loyal customer base.
James is an experienced Construction Manager with over 16 years in the lift industry. James specialises in delivering a diverse portfolio of lift projects on time, in budget and beyond expectation. He is efficient and meticulous in his coordination and management of our Project and Engineering teams. James is also a trustee member of the Lift Industry Charity.
Our Service Manager, Callum, started in the lift industry over 20 years ago. Callum joined our team in 2012 but before then he had served time as an apprentice, repair engineer, installation fitter and senior installation fitter before being promoted in 2016 to Service Manager with Griffin Elevators. Callum is an experienced, knowledgeable and technically advanced lift engineer. He manages our team of lift service, call out and repair engineers efficiently and effectively on a daily basis.
Kevin joined our team in 2015 following a successful career as a subcontract lift installation engineer. He spent much of his career installing and modernising lifts for some of the UK’s largest lift companies. Kevins career spans over a 20 year period and the knowledge and experience he has brought to his new role has been invaluable.