CEO, Michael Farnsworth is the reason we are all here! Well renowned in the the rainwater harvesting industry, Michael designed the first UK manufactured rainwater harvesting solution. Over the last decade and a half, he has pioneered new concepts, ground breaking designs and developed a passion for water conservation. Together with the Stormsaver team, Michael has been passionate about raising money for the Company's chosen charity, WaterAid, and has raised over £15,000 over the years. Below we find out more about Michael and why he has dedicated his career to rainwater harvesting.
Managing Director, Lisa Farnsworth has been at Stormsaver since day one! Passionate about her business, product and team, Lisa won the accolade of Nottinghamshires Most Inspirational Business Woman of the Year. But it's not all about awards... Lisa spends her time meeting with key clients, motivating both the Commercial and Maintenance teams as well as managing the strategy, finances and marketing efforts for Stormsaver.
Lisa also makes the tea, puts the bins out and will turn her hand to whatever job needs doing. Here we find out more about Lisa and why she has dedicated the last 20 years of her life to rainwater harvesting.
Gary Scullion is Stormsaver's Technical Director and has been with Stormsaver since 2008. Gary has, over the years become a complete "rainwater geek" and there isn't a design solution for rainwater harvesting that he has failed to come up with something for.
Gary has become an expert in our industry and he is a key part of the team. He supports every single person in the business and his calm manner and product knowledge helps us to come up with solutions for our client quickly and efficiently.
As a Partner and Director, Gary has a huge interest in making sure our clients are well looked after so is always open to call's if you need him.
Having undertaken the role of Commercial Sales Manager for 14 years, Emma has now taken on the role of Directors PA. Emma's product knowledge and attention to detail makes her popular with our clients and in terms of specifications... she has seen it all!
Emma's passion for Stormsaver and her loyalty over the last decade make her a key part of the team. She is honest and truthful and uses her expertise to look after our employees and our operations, so that we can all look after our clients efficiently.
Here we find out more about Emma and what it is about Stormsaver and rainwater harvesting that has kept her with the company for over 15 years!
Commerical Sales Manager, Julian, has been with Stormsaver since 2008. As well as assisting clients with the technical specification of their rainwater harvesting systems, Julian travels the UK delivering our CPD Approved seminars, and leads our team of experts.
Julian has a wealth of experience with rainwater harvesting and is known for giving clients that little bit extra.... and extra... and extra! Julian brings fun and humour to the team. His hard work and dedication to Stormsaver over the last 10 years has been incredible and we all love working with him!.
Dan started with the Stormsaver team in 2018 and is responsible for assessing new build commercial projects. Dan takes the information sent to us by clients and helps them to put together a specification which gives the building the most efficient solution for their needs. Dan's attention to detail and thoughtful consideration makes him perfect for this role and we pleased that he is now out and about meeting with our clients across the country.
Senior Sales Consultant, Catherine, has been with Stormsaver since 2012. As well as assisting clients with the technical specification of their rainwater harvesting systems, Catherine ensures that as a team we keep in regular touch with our clients.
Catherine is well known for her attention to detail and impeccable organisation skills. She keeps us all on our toes and brings passion and fun to our dedicated commercial team.
Sales Consultant, Sophie has been with Stormsaver since 2018 and assists all of the estimators in the Commercial team to ensure that we are up to date with all our projects and to make sure that our clients are well looked after and given the attention they deserve
Sophie's enthusiasm and happy personality bring a buzz to the office and we are confident that our clients are in good hands. She has a passion for detail and works tirelessly to make sure that our clients have the information that they need, when they need it.
Marta has been with Stormsaver since 2018 and is an absolutely crucial member of the team. Her role at Stormsaver is to ensure successful project delivery from the point of order until the job is handed over to our maintenance team. Marta plans and manages all our deliveries to site as well as the commissioning process at the end.
Her attention to detail is faultless and her passion and care for her customers projects makes her perfect for this role. Marta is efficient and organised and she is very well liked and respected by her colleagues and our clients. Marta is an amazing cook and regularly keeps us fed in the office. Marta is great fun to have around and we hope she has a long and happy career with us.
Greg first came to us in 2016/2017 as a placement student from Nottingham Trent University, Product Design course; the same course that our Chairman studied on over 20 years ago.
Greg had a spark and drive that we felt we couldn't do without and so we offered him a job with us once he graduated, which he did with 1st class honours. He brings enthusiasm and great ideas to the team and it is good to have him here permanently now.
Deana has been with the Stormsaver team since 2015. Deana handles all of Stormsaver and Rain Maintain's accounts on a day to day basis. She ensures that all our clients orders are processed and invoiced correctly and that all our suppliers are paid on time.
Deana is conscientious and loyal and, like most accounting professionals, takes pride in everything being correct to the last penny. We like people like this because if you look after the pennies, the pounds will look after themselves!
Rain Maintain Administrator, Jess is one of the newer members of our growing maintenance team. Jess came to Stormsaver with a wealth of skills in administration and accounting, but it soon became apparent that she had a hidden talent for sales too. Popular with our clients, Jess's customer service is impeccable and she is a trusted member of the team.
Liz joined our Rainmaintain team as Sales Consultant in 2016 and was promoted to Sales Manager shortly afterwards. Liz is responsible for taking the multitude of enquiries we get each day, and turning them into contracts! She is tasked with both finding new sites with rainwater harvesting systems that need maintenance, as well as retaining our clients contracts year on year.
Liz also works with Andrew, our Senior Engineer to quote clients for upgrades to their old systems and for our tank cleaning services, which are pretty spectacular... if we do say so ourselves.
Liz is well liked by our clients who tell us that she is extremely helpful and easy to work with. Certainly, we enjoy having her bright and breezy personality in the office and she has been instrumental in helping the business to grow over the last two years
Maintenance Sales Consultant, Jaimee-Lea is part of our maintenance dream team! Jaimee's bright nature and happy smile always lift spirits in the office and we are lucky to have her as part of our team. Jaimee's passion for customer service is clear to see and she is driven to helping our business grow and thrive.
Becky has been with the team since last year. Joining us in the maintenance department, Becky is responsible for renewing maintenance agreements for our existing clients as well as setting up agreements for new clients. Becky brings with her a whole variety of experience in customer service and sales so is the perfect person to handle sales in our expanding Rainmaintain team.
Our Rainmaintain co-ordinator, Andrew (yes another one!), has been with the team at Stormsaver since 2017 . Andrew ensures that all the health and safety requirements are carried out properly and that our engineers are well looked after!
Andrew's dry sense of humour and quick wit make for lots of friendly banter in the office and you can tell his is passionate about the team and the Company that he is a part of. He brings with him not only out of date biscuits, but many years experience of planning engineers visits and we are priviledged to have him on our team.
Andrew is Stormsaver's Senior Technical Engineer. Andrew has been with us for 5 years and we consistently have excellent feedback about his work ethics from our clients. Andrew started out his career with us as a commissioning engineer and now works closely with both our Commercial Sales and Maintenance teams.
Andrew is a dedicated and hard working member of our team. He has a reputation for honesty and getting the job done, no matter how long it takes and he knows that Stormsaver's reputation is a direct reflection of his work... which is why it is so very good!
Our Commissioning Engineer, Niall is one of the people you are most likely to meet in person. He will arrive on your site first thing and he will work, work, work until the job is done. Niall's work ethic has earned him many postitive testimonials on behalf of the company and he is a perfect representative of what we stand for as a business.
Niall's attention to detail and friendly approach makes him a favourite with our contracting clients. They know that with Niall on the job, things will get done on time, to a high standard and with a calm manner.
Nigel is one of Rainmaintain's Maintenance Engineers. Nigel has been with us for 4 years and is popular with our customers because of his attention to detail and calm manner. Nigel is responsible for making sure our clients rainwater harvesting systems are properly maintained and that the filters, pumps, tanks and controls are all working at maximum efficiency.
Nigel is a pleasure to have as part of the team. He is loyal and hard working and well liked both by our clients and his colleagues at Stormsaver.
Peter has a dual role at Stormsaver as a maintenance and a commissioning engineer. Peter is quick to learn and is always eager to extend his knowledge so that he can take on more responsibility.
Peter spends most of his working week all over the UK meeting our clients and he is well respected by everyone he meets, thanks to his calm manner and his knowledge. Together with the other engineers he is part of a strong team who help each other out and work together to provide excellent levels of customer service. Peter is a joy to have in the office and we are proud to have him representing us to our customers.
James (otherwise known as Sid) is one of our team of engineers and is currently undertaking an Apprenticeship with Stormsaver. He originally started in the company as an Engineer's Assistant but over the years has proven himself to be more than capable of carrying out maintenance visits on his own.
James enthusiasm and determination to grow set a great example to other apprenctices joining our team. He is hard working and always keen to learn and his infectious sense of humour brings laughter and fun into the office on a Friday. He is a fantastic representative of Stormsaver to our clients and is well liked by both his colleagues and our customers.
Toby is part of our engineering team and spends his days supporting our maintenance engineers on jobs where two operatives are required. Toby also helps out in the workshop on Fridays when our engineers are busy doing their reports and is generally available to help everyone when he can.
Toby is a key part of of team, making sure that our clients are happy and that the more challenging systems are looked after expertly. Together with his colleagues he says he feels proud to know that the work he is doing makes a difference. Toby's cheeky grin and bubbly nature are a joy to see when he is in the office and he is a real asset to our engineering team. We hope that his career continues here for many years and that soon he will become a fully trained engineer in his own right.
Matt is our newest addition to the Stormsaver team and comes to us with years of experience in electrical wiring and panel building. As part of our manufacturing team, Matt is repsonsible for ensuring our standards of excellence remain high in our all product ranges.
With great attention to detail and a genuine passion for creating reliable, well made products, Matt is a key part of our team. His cheeky smile and "get the job done" attitude is great for keeping morale in our manufacturing team high.
Roxy the Cavapoo is our office dog and Team Storm mascot! Ever vigilant she always lets us know when the postman is arriving and delivery drivers are at the door. She can often be found asleep on Marta's desk or running up and down the office at lunchtime searching for who has the best lunch.
Roxy has her own hashtag #roxythecavapoo and regularly features on our social media. She is a calm, mostly sleepy pooch who lifts the spirits of the whole team and helps to make Stormsaver a fun and relaxing place to work. It is well known that dogs promote a good sense of well being and can improve mental health and so she is an important part of our team.