Our Team

Specialists in Catering Design

The success of Stangard Design Solutions isn't by mere coincidence; the team has extensive experience within the catering industry and have worked together for many years.

Mark Harris Mark Harris Managing Director
Matt Wilton Matt Wilton Design Director
Andy Petch Andy Petch Projects Director
John Snow John Snow Interior Designer/3D Visualizer
Matt Harris Matt Harris Junior Designer
Julie Beebee Julie Beebee Finance/Office Manager
Kaj Sandom Simon Ashley Trainee Visualiser
Adam Graham Adam Graham Business Development Manager

Mark Harris

Mark is our managing director and also a co-founder of Stangard Design Solutions. He spent his formative years with the design depts. of Sutcliffe in Bristol and then Leicester before working for a number of well-known catering design companies. Mark has over 38 years’ experience in the catering industry and has diverse skills including catering design and interior design. Projects completed during his career include new car plants for various car manufacturers, diverse business and industry projects and a wealth of education projects. Interests include football, golf, motor racing and gardening.

Matt Wilton

Matthew is our Design Director and also started his career within the design dept. of Sutcliffe in Bristol before moving to one of their specialist subsidiaries. Matthew has also worked within the design department of Compass Group and as a consultant with Post Office catering operator, Quadrant. Matthew has 23 years’ experience.

Andy Petch

Andy is our Projects Director providing all levels of project management support to the rest of the team. Andy has an engineering background and has extensive H&S experience including many industry relevant H&S qualifications.

John Snow

John is our leading interior designer who has over 9years experience within the design and decorating industry. He has a broad knowledge of contemporary and traditional design and specialises in 3D visualisation using 3DS Max, Sketchup and Photoshop. John Started his career as a qualified painter and decorator, after 3 years he realised his passion lay in interiors and transferred to an interior design degree at Glamorgan University in Cardiff. On completion of his degree john went on to freelance work within his local area. John joined our team in 2012.

Matt Harris

Matt is one of our designers and has been in the industry for 3+ years – he first started as an administrator which included raising purchase orders, dealing with customer enquires and raising warranty calls. He now works on projects doing design work in AutoCAD and visuals in 3dsmax.

Julie Beebee

Julie is our finance/office manager and provides all the important ‘behind the scenes’ functions including financial control, handling warranty calls, office management etc.

Simon Ashley

Simon is our trainee visualiser/designer. After his degree in 3D Design, Simon designed furniture, shop & office interiors in Cambridge before teaching product design and graphics. Since joining in 2016, Simon has been using 3DSMax and Photoshop to produce visuals.

Adam Graham

Adam Is based just outside Glasgow and manages our projects in Scotland. Adam originally worked in the drawing office of Hallmark Kitchens in Oxted but returned to Scotland in 1995, working for various fabricators and distributors before joining Stangard in 2002. As well as working on numerous prestigious one-off projects Adam has also been involved with major Scottish local authorities in designing & project managing refurbishment programmes for school kitchens and servery areas. His long involvement within the industry in Scotland means we have a good network of reliable fabricators, installers and after-sales engineers to support projects in this region. Adam has 25+ years’ experience.