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Meet the team

Meet the team

Les Ashton-Smith

Managing Director

Les has a background in electronic instrumentation with a first degree in Electronic Engineering, which led him from product design and development into general management. He holds a Master degree from Imperial College in Industrial Robotics and Manufacturing and a MBA. He is a fellow...

William Gardiner

Technical Director

William combines a good understanding of physics with skills in electronic design, software design and product development. His academic training at Cambridge University (Double First in Natural Sciences and Electrical Sciences) was followed by several years designing precision electronic instrumentation, before moving into electronic control...

Graham Jackson

Sales and Marketing Manager

Graham has an electronics design background and a degree in Physics from Southampton University. He has spent the last twelve years in European sales roles selling microprocessors, computer mainboards, biometric hardware and software, directional audio devices and cash handling products. Graham specializes in opening up...

Richard Horne

Product Manager

Richard has over two decades of design experience in the electronics industry. He works closely with customers on bespoke custom projects, from initial product specification, through design and approvals to volume manufacture and ongoing support. Richard’s skills and experience span a wide range of industries...

Mark Perkins

Product Manager

Mark has been taking products from concept to production at Heber for over two decades. Mark is a multi-skilled engineer with strong commercial awareness and has worked in many application areas including gaming, vending and white goods. Mark likes to get involved in customers projects...

Tim Stinchcombe

Test Engineer

After 15 years’ systems and software engineering experience within the avionics industry, Tim returned to full-time education, gaining a PhD in mathematics in 2000. Two years later Tim decided to move into the electronics sector: his current role utilises a valuable blend of his older...

Simon Rose

Business Development Manager

Simon has been in the electronics industry for 24 years, from leaving school at the age of 16 and enrolling on an HND Electronics & Telecoms apprenticeship at GEC Plessey Telecommunications (GPT) in Coventry. He then went on to gain experience at GPT as a...

Afonso Marques

Engineering Manager

With a strong background in electronics and software, both in the UK and in his native Portugal, Afonso brings a wealth of digital and analogue experience to Heber. As Engineering Manager, he is responsible for the development of electronics, project management of programmes and, of...

Adam Green

Business Development Manager

With a degree in Chemistry and experience working in a wide range of industries including manufacturing, financial services and forensic science, Adam has also gained experience of the marine leisure sector. More recently he has been involved in product design, developing intellectual property and overseeing...

Matt Collins

Marketing Manager

Matt has worked as Marketing Manager across a number of different sectors, including oil and gas, marine and construction, and has over 20 years of marketing experience and knowledge. Matt develops the marketing and promotions for Heber and supports the continuing growth of Heber’s products...

Internet of Things

Heber has been doing remote data collection and analysis for many years. Now with ‘Internet of Things’ connectivity (IoT) it could not be easier to get your product online and collecting data. Remote telemetry, sensing and security or trend analysis, we can help you with your next generation of product or service. Heber design and develop innovation for pioneering new products and services in the appliance and industrial control of fluid based systems.

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