Meet the team - Swiftpak Ltd

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Our Team

We at Swiftpak are a close team of bright, funny, quirky and talented individuals who all come together with the same goal; to make our customers happy. We are all chosen for our unique abilities to contribute and bring the best to our respective roles and that is what we do! We are dedicated, enthusiastic, genuinely down to earth and above all friendly people. Click on the photos below to find out more about us…

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Craig Gulley

Managing Director

1. What motivates you?

Seeing people achieve things they thought were beyond them, to learn something every day.

2. What is the most rewarding thing about working for Swiftpak?

Growing great brands and people.

3. Do you have a Life motto?

Never assume anything.

4. What is your guilty pleasure?

Marvellous Creations Chocolate.

5. Describe yourself in 3 words

Umm probably best to leave that to the team.

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David Turner

Technical Sales Manager

1.Tell us about your role:

Develop, lead and execute purchasing functions. Seek and partner with strategic vendors with view to maintaining consistent quality and managing expenses.

2.What motivates you?

Solving problems and helping people, sometimes it takes a lot of effort but the rewards far outweigh the effort.

3.Do you have a Life motto?

If you mean to profit, learn to please.

4.What is your guilty pleasure?

Dairy milk chocolate

5.What is the best part of your day?

Going home and spending quality time with my family.

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Warren Gulley

Business Development Manager

1. Tell us about your role:

I manage key customer accounts and source new business in Wiltshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Hampshire.

2. What motivates you?

Fitness, meeting new people and travelling .

3. What is the most rewarding thing about working for Swiftpak?

Working at Swiftpak has given me the opportunity to get ahead and fulfil my lifetime work goal: To work in a motivated team and be an asset to it. 

4. Do you have a Life motto?

Don’t expect someone to do something that you wouldn’t be prepared to do yourself.

5. Name one thing you would have to have on your Bucket list?

I would love to swim with Dolphins in the Caribbean.

6. What is your guilty pleasure?

Driving Fast on Country Roads.

7. What would you like to see happen in the next 5 years, personally or in your job role?

I’d like to see my area double.

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Douglas Dixon

Business Development Manager

1. Tell us about your role:

I look after all our bronze account customers, both from within the office and on the road.  

2. What motivates you?

Personal Development.

3. What is the most rewarding thing about working for Swiftpak?

The knowledge that hard work provides genuine opportunities for promotion.

4. Do you have a Life motto?

Work hard, play hard.

5. Name one thing you would have to have on your Bucket list?

to go to Mars

6. What is your guilty pleasure?

Lie-ins and Indian food

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Navi Kaur

Fianancial Controller

1. Tell us about your role:

I process, manage and report on all financial aspects of the business.

2. What motivates you?

Money, personal growth and being able to help others achieve their goals.

3. What is the most rewarding thing about working for Swiftpak?

Feeling involved in the bigger picture and clearly being able to see how my work is helping achieve company goals. 

4. Do you have a Life motto?

Find a way, not an excuse. 

5. Name one thing you would have to have on your Bucket list?

Get married on a beach abroad

6. What is your guilty pleasure?

Pick & mix

7. Describe yourself in 3 words:

Dependable, trustworthy, kind.

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David Othen

Business Development Manager

1. Tell us about your role

Business development manager booking appointments and forming relationships with potential customers and Internal Office Manager mentoring three staff.

2. Tell us something interesting about you your colleagues may not know:

I used to be a lead singer in two bands in the 80's.

3. What motivates you?

Family and earning potential.

4. What is the most rewarding thing about working for Swiftpak?

Family run business, with a much wider potential for new customers.

5. Do you have a Life motto?

Work hard, inspire others and make every call count.

6. Name one thing you would have to have on your Bucket list?

A visit to Tuscany to the Palazeo Gheradini.

7. What is your guilty pleasure?

Listening to rock music, reading and spending time on the allotment.

8. Describe yourself in 3 words?

Relentless, inspirational, driven

9. What would you like to see happen in the next 5 years, personally or in your job role?

Both my daughters settled and mortgage paid off.

10. What is the best part of your day?

The monings as more people contactable.

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David Nelson

Business Development Manager

1. Tell us about your role.

Fundamentally my role involves supporting my clients in the London region to ensure they have the right packaging solutions with excellent service to match. This is a varied role which includes arranging quotes in a timely manner and ensuring regular contact with clients to ensure we continue to meet and exceed their expectations.

2. What motivates you?

I enjoy working in an interesting environment, whilst ensuring client satisfaction.

3. What is the most rewarding thing about working for Swiftpak?

Being involved within a dynamic and motivated team in a growing organisation with a positive future.

4. Do you have a Life motto?

“Tempus Fugit”  Time Flies.

5. Name one thing you would have to have on your Bucket list?

I would like to learn how to fly a plane.

6. What is your guilty pleasure?

I enjoy driving fast supercars, the best I have driven so far is a McLaren P1.

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Sandy Bridges

Customer Services

1. What motivates you?

My children/Family

2. What is the most rewarding thing about working for Swiftpak?

Working with such a friendly bunch of people

3. Do you have a Life motto?

Live life to the full

4. Name one thing you would have to have on your Bucket list?

Jumping out of a plane

5. What is your guilty pleasure?

Buying plants for my garden.

6. Describe yourself in 3 words:

Happy, helpful, kind.

7. What is the best part of your day?

The evening

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Tracey Froude

Customer Service Supervisor

1. Tell us something interesting about you your colleagues may not know:

I speak Italian due to living near Rome for three years when I was younger

2. What motivates you?

My family

3. What is the most rewarding thing about working for Swiftpak?

Working in a small friendly company 

4. Do you have a Life motto?

You make your own luck in life

5. Name one thing you would have to have on your Bucket list?

Visit Maldives and New Zealand

6. What is your guilty pleasure?

Eating out in nice restaurants

7. Describe yourself in 3 words:

Kind , considerate and helpful.