Meet the team

A guide to Isoclad’s team

Our highly skilled team are here to advise and guide you through the purchase, design, project management and installation process. We’re here to help.

  • Carl Lowson
    Manufacturing Manager

    Carl brings more than 30 years of precision engineering and manufacturing experience to Isoclad.

    Overseeing the production from our North Shields facility, including the output from our sister company, Securiclad, Carl is also responsible for quality control.

    Alongside his manufacturing responsibilities, Carl also plays a pivotal role in the liaison between the Isoclad business and the accredited organisations to whom we are compliant, ensuring we stay constantly in touch with the requirements of governing bodies and the needs of clients.

    Tel: 0191 258 5052

  • Andy Palmer
    Technical Sales Manager

    Andy has been on the road as Isoclad’s Technical Sales Manager for more than ten years.

    He brings a wealth of expertise to the role with in-depth knowledge in both external and internal composite panels thanks to his seven-year apprenticeship in civil engineering and later his role as project manager.

    Overseeing the manufacture and installation of some of the largest composite panel projects, Andy is perfectly positioned to offer impartial, expert advice on applications to all industries, including data centres, cold storage, pharmaceutical and food manufacturing.

    Tel: 0191 258 5052/ mob: 07801 588 672

  • Paul Scott

    Commercial Manager

    With a diverse background in the construction, automotive and petrochemical industries, Paul has a wealth of experience of managing sales, marketing, and customer service operations.

    Paul has worked on a number of high-profile and prestigious projects, providing solutions to challenges posed by a variety of manufacturers, specifiers, and contractors.

    Paul and his team provide assistance to clients from their first point of contact with the company, from tender to delivery and through to post-installation support.

    Tel: 0191 258 5052

  • Emma Bryson
    Sales Office Manager

    Having worked within the manufacturing industry for more than 15 years, Emma, along with her excellent organisational and communication skills, is perfectly placed to ensure the smooth running of Isoclad’s sales office.

    Dealing directly with clients, both old and new, Emma is responsible for the overall sales and quotation processes at Isoclad and prides herself on the excellent customer care each client receives.

    Tel: 0191 258 5052


  • Emma Symington
    Sales Coordinator

    Emma worked in sales for a leading chilled goods distribution company before joining the Isoclad team in 2010 as a sales coordinator.

    As one of Isoclad’s first lines of contact at our North Shields branch, Emma arranges quotations and ensures that sales orders are processed efficiently and the right products are delivered to our clients in a timely manner.

    Tel: 0191 258 5052


  • Kim Walker

    Marketing Manager

    A qualified journalist with a strong background in marketing and business development, Kim heads up our marketing department.

    Working closely with the sales office, Kim strives to deliver innovative and compelling campaigns to engage clients while managing Isoclad’s website and all other communications.

    Tel: 0191 258 5052



  • Melanie Heslop
    Accounts Manager

    Melanie oversees the daily operations of the accounting department at Isoclad.

    Managing payroll, month and year-end processes, accounts payable/receivable, utilities and staff pensions, Melanie’s experience in all matters financial ensure that the department runs smoothly and everyone gets paid on time!

    Tel: 0191 258 5052



  • Mike McColl
    Managing Director

    As managing director of both Isoclad and our sister company, Securiclad, Mike takes overall responsibility for all strategic and financial aspects of the business operation.

    A degree in mechanical engineering, as well as a graduate apprenticeship in heavy engineering, has paved the way for a career based exclusively in the manufacturing sector.  The long-term ‘hands-on’ experience has proven invaluable to the business – particularly in the area of product development in which Mike takes a keen interest.  The Isoclad product and its evolution have benefitted greatly from Mike’s background and knowledge.  He prides himself on listening to customer and client issues with a view to solving them in a practical manner.

    Mike joined Isoclad in 1998 before assuming the position of managing director in 2003.

    Tel: 0191 258 5052

  • Neil Kipling
    Production Planner

    With a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Neil draws on his analytical approach to coordinate and control the manufacturing processes at Isoclad.

    Primarily dealing with the added value side of the business, he is well versed in Technical Drawing interpretation, data analysis, and project management.

    Neil has worked on large projects requiring just-in-time delivery and has worked closely with clients to maintain supply.

    Tel: 0191 258 5052

  • Steve Ellis
    Production Planner

    Starting more than 33 years ago on the Isoclad shop floor, Steve brings a wealth of experience and skill to his role as Production Planner.

    Working alongside the sales and administration departments, Steve coordinates orders and oversees the logistical side of our business to ensure our customers receive the right orders at the right time.

    Tel: 0191 258 5052



  • Anil Kuriakose
    Structural Design Draughtsman

    Anil is our Structural Design Draughtsman and brings more than 20 years of experience to Isoclad.

    Anil is trained to an exceptional standard in design, structural drawing, fabrication drawings, assembly drawings and preparation of detailed production drawings with material lists.

    Tel: 0191 258 5052



  • Donna Gray

    Along with our second Administrator, Sara, Donna is the first point of contact over the phone and face-to-face at Isoclad.

    Dealing with the day-to-day aspects of sales including raising jobs and purchase orders, Donna also takes care of all Isoclad deliveries and deals with any queries that may arise.

    Tel: 0191 258 5052



  • Sara Ornsby

    Sara works in our reception and is also the first point of contact to customers, staff, and visitors.

    Along with Donna, Sara ensures the smooth running of the purchasing and organisational side of Isoclad. Assisting with queries and customer accounts, Sara and Donna ensure the smooth running of Isoclad.

    Tel: 0191 258 5052

  • bre
  • cpni
    Approved for UK Government use
  • lpcb
    LPS1175 SR3 and SR4
    Modular Security Enclosure
    and Partitioning System
  • ballistics
    European Ballistic Standard
    EN1063 – BR2 (NSR), BR3 (SR),
    BR5 (NSR), BR6 (NSR)