Meet the Team

Nick Kirby

Chief Executive

Simon Kirby

Technical Director

Richard Towers

Managing Director

Joanne Offord

Marketing Director

Bob McLellan

Non-Executive Director

Judi Chapple

National Accounts Director

Paul Morrall

Director of Commercial Activities

Linsey Brookes

Director of Design & Graphics

Rob Wood

Director of Client Services

Dan Gallego

Business Development Director

Sam Walter

Director of Packaging Sales

Amanda Thorne

P.A. to the Directors

Nerissa Wright

Planning & Logistics Manager

Stephen Nelson

Estimating Manager

David Tomkin


Ian Wass

Commercial Executive

Lucy Borgman

Sales Order Administrator

Lisa Morrall

Sales Order Manager

Karen Matthews

Sales Order Administrator

Christine Cutter

Sales Order Administrator

Tina Plews

Health and Safety & Quality Assurance Administrator

Mike Whittingham

Health and Safety / Quality Manager

Rikki Price

Operations Manager

Cliff Wiggett​

Design Manager

Nigel Jones

Visual & 3D Manager

Alex Smith

Constructional Designer

Sam Morrall

Constructional Designer

Craig McDermott

Print Manager

Dave Salt

Production Manager

Paul Clarke

Maintenance Manager

Rhod Griffith

Reprographics Manager

David Moulton

Assistant Reprographics Manager

Helen Bradbury


Stephen Haines


Jacob Eccles

Sample Maker

Charlotte Haines

Logistics Co-ordinator

Rebecca Howe

Accounts Manager

Sylwia Szatro

Production Planner

Naomi Martin

Head of Group Marketing

Morgan Challinor

Design Graduate Trainee

Eglė Krisiulevičiūtė

Trainee Estimator

Ashley Powell

Sales Order Administrator

Hayley Cibborn

Accounts Assistant

Nick Kirby

Chief Executive

Nick is a highly experienced director having held senior roles at Kirby Cartons PLC, Rexam PLC and SCA Packaging. Chief Executive of Swanline Group, Nick is highly active in the print sector working with a number of industry associations including CPI, FESPA UK and SPA.  Nick is one of the founding partners of Corrboard UK.

Simon Kirby

Technical Director

Simon has significant experience and expertise in production and manufacturing and works with both the operations and sales teams at Swanline Print to deliver performance excellence and drive the expansion of Swanline’s customer base. Simon has a wealth of experience in the procurement of new equipment which supports the business strategy.

Richard Towers

Managing Director, Swanline Print

Formerly of Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Richard manages the day-to-day operations at Swanline Print and has a supervisory accountancy role across the group and other business interests.  Highly expert in financial strategy, Richard leads the business and its teams to success.

Joanne Offord

Marketing Director

Joanne has a dual position, expertly leading the marketing of the group as well as being Managing Director of Boxmart Ltd., a Swanline sister company, producing bespoke and stock gift boxes for a wide range of market sectors. With extensive experience in packaging and POS, Joanne supports Swanline with market insight, communications strategy and marketing expertise, keeping the company at the forefront of innovation and trends for its customers.

Bob McLellan

Non-Executive Director

Bob is the former CEO of DS Smith Packaging. Voted CEO of the year by the packaging industry in 2007, Bob holds a Masters Degree in Human Resources and has held several high-profile positions including the FEFCO Presidency and Chair of the Corrugated Council in the UK, amongst others.