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OUR PEOPLE

We are proudly  employee owned

Since February 2024 GTA Interior has been fully owned by its employees through an Employee Owned Trust. Our people and the culture have always been key to GTA's success. Becoming an EOT company, everyone is part of business growth without compromising our values 

GTA Interior staff photo
CHRIS BRAND

CHRIS BRAND

MANAGING DIRECTOR

ANGELLE CHAMPKIN

ANGELLE CHAMPKIN

DESIGN DIRECTOR

JOE LUXFORD

JOE LUXFORD

CONSTRUCTION DIRECTOR

JAMES BARTON

JAMES BARTON

FINANCE DIRECTOR

SUE BRAND

SUE BRAND

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

LEADERSHIP TEAM

MAKE IT HAPPEN TEAM

Ali describes working with GTA like riding a rollercoaster - exhilarating, fast-paced, and incredibly rewarding. His role is to provide a comprehensive design and build service to the clients we work with, and his calm and focused demeanour means clients are always assured that every aspect of the project is being taken care of, from beginning to end. “I never grow tired of seeing the transformation of our clients’ workspaces and I am incredibly proud to be a part of the team responsible.”

HEAD OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

ALI SARAF

ALI SARAF
Sally is our creative powerhouse. As Design Manager, she works closely with the team to bring our projects to life and ensures design resource is scheduled, and projects are appropriately supported. From initial concept through to delivery, Sally is involved every step of the way. Her creativity doesn't end when she finishes work for the day– she also channels her design skills into beautiful carpentry projects at home. “We really strive to understand how our clients’ businesses tick, and then use this to enhance the design and build process.”

DESIGN MANAGER

SALLY GILLILAND

SALLY GILLILAND
With an unrivalled enthusiasm for everything design, Helena is dedicated to helping clients bring their vision to life in their new workspace. Working from the initial brief stage through to selecting the right building, space planning, 3D visualisation and beyond, she loves to turn client’s plans into reality. Helena is also passionate about creating workspaces for the future, believing that it’s incredibly important to show generations how to design using sustainable and ethical resources. “Space is so important to me and would explain why I enjoy navigating and designing it for others!”

SENIOR DESIGNER

HELENA MASAT

HELENA MASAT
As our registered ARB architect, David’s role is integral in ensuring that our projects adhere to specific design standards, whilst meeting the needs of our clients. Not only does he ensure that all services are integrated and construction-ready, but he also takes on the important responsibility of being our resident office 'Coffee Connoisseur'. Just like his commitment to making the perfect cup of coffee, David's meticulous attention to detail guarantees that his team's drawings are not only crafted with consistent precision but also executed according to plan. “GTA nurtures its people for personal growth and I’m excited about the future.”

ARCHITECTURAL TECHNICAL LEAD

DAVID CORBISIERO

DAVID CORBISIERO
With a degree in Interior Architecture and Design, Sophie is a knowledgeable and vibrant member of our design team. More recently, her design and ESG knowledge has contributed to a large landlord project ensuring sustainability is integrated within the design from the outset to ensure accreditations such as BREEAM, Well and ActiveScore are achievable. Sophie has made a valuable impact on her team by going above and beyond to ensure that both colleagues and clients feel at ease and valued. “Our culture is fun and approachable, I feel nurtured and valued with a clear path of progression.”

PROJECT DESIGNER

SOPHIE HALL

SOPHIE HALL
Highly knowledgeable and proactive in creating furniture solutions that tick all the boxes, Georgina is our furniture expert. Georgina can often be found meeting with key suppliers and vendors and visiting London showrooms to ensure she’s armed with the very latest trends and products on the market. Our clients can feel confident that they are in safe hands and her passion for great design shines through in every project. “Our outward image reflects our internal values, and the whole team cares about delivering a quality service.”

FURNITURE MANAGER

GEORGINA ROBERTS

GEORGINA ROBERTS
Our on-budget go-to and self-confessed golf fanatic, Geoff brings financial and technical expertise to the sales process. His 30 years’ experience in the construction industry and competitive nature serve him incredibly well in his role developing detailed costs and technical responses and he plays a pivotal role in securing new business. “My career defining project was a steep learning curve for me, but it has set me up for most challenges in business.”

HEAD OF PRE-CONSTRUCTION

GEOFF BAKER

GEOFF BAKER
David is our skilled Commercial Lead, bringing decades of expertise and a deep understanding of the design sector to his role maximising the financial outcomes of our client projects. David plays a crucial role in the success of GTA by helping us to overcome challenges in even our most complex projects. He has been instrumental in propelling GTA towards its business goals. “Many of the team have worked for GTA for a considerable time, which is testament to the strength of our close-knit and collaborative relationships.”

COMMERCIAL LEAD MANAGER

DAVID KINGSBURY

DAVID KINGSBURY
Meet Ryan, our dedicated Project Manager who consistently delivers outstanding projects ensuring they are completed on time, within budget, and with exceptional attention to quality control. Our St James’ House, Cheltenham project left a lasting impression on Ryan, he says, not only because of the diverse scope of the project (from new CAT A services to stunning design joinery details, but because of the strong relationships the team formed with the client. Ryan is a family man who strives to strike the perfect work-life balance. “Our whole team is so approachable and easy to work with and we pride ourselves on exceeding client’s expectations.”

PROJECT MANAGER

RYAN MAHER

RYAN MAHER
Paul is a passionate-problem solver when it comes to handling the challenges of his role. His goal is to oversee the smooth operation and successful delivery of our projects, with a keen focus on managing our suppliers and contractors. He consistently strives to go the extra mile to exceed both his own, and his clients’, expectations. “Our work with Campari Group was a challenging yet extremely rewarding project to be involved with….it was, without a doubt, a highlight of my career”

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

PAUL BRITTON

PAUL BRITTON
Roger works closely with our Project Managers to ensure smooth operations onsite. As well as overseeing the daily running of our projects onsite which includes monitoring their progress and timelines, Roger is our health and safety go-to, and he takes pride in building strong relationships with our sub-contractors and clients. Roger is proud to have successfully balanced work and home-life at GTA, something that is incredibly important to him. “Time with family is always the most precious.”

SITE MANAGER

ROGER WHITE

ROGER WHITE
Moose is our lively and loveable resident office dog who has been a loyal member of the GTA team for five years. His job is to work the room which he does effortlessly, lifting spirits and demanding constant attention. He is happiest when playing tug-of-war with his colleagues, eating absolutely anything, and chasing squirrels on his lunchbreak. Moose has been caught sleeping on the job on more than one occasion, but we wouldn’t change him for the world. “Woof woof.”

RESIDENT OFFICE PUP

MOOSE THE DOG

MOOSE THE DOG
GTA’s Site Manager, Lee, brings our designers’ visions to life. He oversees all our trade contractors to ensure the team work seamlessly and that our projects are delivered on time and to schedule. Lee is committed to prioritising the health, safety, and overall well-being of our workforce while they are on site, ensuring that not only are we focused on designing remarkable workplaces, but that we also guarantee their safe delivery. “It’s only when we push ourselves beyond our limits that we find out what we are really capable of.”

SITE MANAGER

LEE TAYLOR-CLARKE

LEE TAYLOR-CLARKE
Paul is expert at taking our clients on a journey that is both transformative and enjoyable. From pre-construction to programme management, project planning and reporting, Paul’s role is to oversee our workplace projects every step of the way. He is incredibly passionate about collaborating with our clients and working in partnership with them, and each and every project he has worked on has tested and improved his skills to propel him forward, he says. “For every problem there is a solution and every challenge can be overcome!”

PROJECT MANAGER

PAUL STOKES

PAUL STOKES
Alex plays a pivotal role in the initial stages of our projects, and as Pre-construction Manager he works with the GTA team to lay down the project's foundations, setting it up for success, before handing over to the construction team. Working seamlessly with our clients, project directors and design team at the front end, he develops the technical and commercial aspects of the initial brief and leverages his technical know-how to ensure that all design concepts are translated into fully-realised project plans. “It’s exciting to be part of an ambitious and transparent business with a genuine client-centric approach… where great service is delivered collectively.”

PRE-CONSTRUCTION MANAGER

ALEX TAIT

ALEX TAIT
GTA Interior Staff Outing

GTA at Goodwood Racecourse

All good partnerships start with a conversation. Get in contact to speak to a member of the GTA team about your workplace requirements.

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