A desire to bring new levels of quality in both product & service was the driver behind the inception of MIDDAS.

Proactive and innovative product design & development, identifying the requirements of the commercial interiors and demountable partitioning industry in future years, whilst maintaining our ability to react to 'the now' will allow MIDDAS to stay ahead of the competition and maintain our quality focus and dynamic approach.

MIDDAS Interior Solutions has rapidly become a leading UK design and manufacturing company specialising in demountable, performance driven, steel partitioning systems, suspended ceilings, door sets as well as extensive architectural specials and one off designs.

Our Senior Team

Steve Jesse

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Over thirty years in the demountable partition systems industry. Keysan Partitions, NT Partitions, Norwood Interior Solutions, Norwood Partition Solutions to Owner/Managing Director of MIDDAS Interior Solutions Ltd.

Designed and developed performance partition systems for a wide ranging and prestigious client base including BNFL, Barclays, Doha University Library, 2012 Olympics, Shotts Prison, and Jaguar Land Rover.

New concepts developed for partitioning and commercial interiors with some of the UK’s most respected Architects, Armitage Associates for Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Maber Architects for The Roundhouse Derby and Leeds East Academy, Fosters & Partners for the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts and Apple’s new HQ in California.







Trevor Drummond

SALES & MARKETING DIRECTOR

As a Post Graduate in Mechanical & Production Engineering Trevor brings 25 years of experience in the design of front of house, cleanrooms, containment suites, laboratories, controlled environments and manufacturing facilities. Having worked at Daw Technologies, M+W Zander and PM Group across multiple industries including Semiconductors, Pharmaceutical, Food, Healthcare, Mission critical, Automotive, Aerospace, Composites, Batteries and Advanced Manufacturing. He has successfully delivered projects for Intel, AMD, ATMEL, BAE, Rolls Royce, Airbus, GSK, Astra Zeneca, NHS, HPA, DSTL, MOD, Mars, Coca-Cola, Nissan, JLR and TATA.

With an excellent knowledge of Regulated Industries and Lean Manufacturing as well as having contributed to ISO Standards and Industry Guidelines, Trevor brings a wealth of practical experience and knowledge to the MIDDAS team.

Understanding a client’s manufacturing processes and associated environment ensures that our solutions will exceed expectations and bring a wow factor through our Architectural products.



Cameron Leslie

DIRECTOR

During a career of nearly Twenty Five years in the service sector and hospitality industry; Cameron was a consultant for Deloitte before co-founding and steering one of the World’s iconic music & media brands, fabric London.

With exceptional experience of the challenges of start-up and growth stages of business he will be assisting with the strategic direction of MIDDAS with a focus on the sales, marketing and service excellence that MIDDAS has underpinned as one of its primary goals.













Dr Joe Giordano MRICS MCIPR

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

A Chartered Quantity Surveyor who has spent his career advising banks and developers on some of the largest projects in the UK and Europe.

Joe brings 20 years of experience to MIDDAS in business generation, growth strategy and an appreciation of the need to understand and establish a client brief so expectations are met.

Joe, sits on the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyor’s Construction iSurv editorial board, developing knowledge centres to circa 100,000 members and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, providing support and mentorship to a number of high level business leaders.

Joe is a non-executive Director of MIDDAS Interior Solutions, his other Directorships include property development, construction advisory, due diligence, legal practice and funding organizations.

He is a past owner and Director of Torquay United Football Club and in 2011 he accepted the Freedom of the City of London.



JOHN MESSENT

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Over 45 years in the Partition and Interior Contracting business starting with Norwood Steel Partitions, RVP (Roneo Vickers Partitions), Unilock Tennon and Thrislington Group.

Prior to joining MIDDAS John was the Managing Director, Middle East for Humanscale and prior to that also Managing Director, Middle East for Bene A/G from Austria, the largest independent office furniture and partition producer in Europe. John spent 26 years living and working across the Middle East and was involved with winning and delivering numerous high-profile projects such as the Kuwait Ministry of Water, Kuwait Ministry of Electricity, Kuwait Airways Jumbo Hanger, Kuwait Customs Ministry H/Q, King Saud University Campus Al Kassim (Saudi), Ministry of Currency Affairs in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi and Petronus H/Q (Kuala Lumpur).

John has a degree in International Business Management, exceptional experience of running large companies and delivering major projects across Europe, Middle East and African regions.

John has joined MIDDAS to focus on developing the company’s presence in mainland Europe and the Middle East.


Ian Tonks

TECHNICAL MANAGER

Twenty years in the engineering industry of which most have been spent in demountable partitioning.

An apprenticeship in CNC machine programming & operating for Keysan Partitions and NT Partition Systems before progressing into Production Control and Quality Management.

Eventually the passion for engineering took him into an R&D role with Norwood Interior Solutions, putting the various systems through the arduous British and European testing criteria for structural, acoustic and fire performance requirements.

2012 & 2013 saw his involvement in the testing of some industry firsts with 5m high 1hr & 2hr fire rated wall developments bringing accolades from Peter Jackman of International Fire Consultants Ltd, the first partition wall to achieve ACPO BR4 accreditation and glazed walk-on ceiling panel testing to achieve ACR(M)001:2011 classification.



OLIVER LANDAU-WILLIAMS

PROJECT DESIGN ENGINEER

Coming from a diverse range of design roles, both in the UK and Overseas, Oliver brings a wealth of design and product development experience to MIDDAS. From developing advanced virtual physiotherapy systems, to collaborating on large scale co-ordinated infrastructure projects, each role bringing new insights and workflows to many aspects of project management and product development.

Previous customers and clients have included Network Rail, Wembley Arena, SSE , VolkerBrooks, PushDoctor Software, Gorge Labs, GutterCrest, RigidInk, as well as consultancy services for a number of products currently in final development. In 2016 he was invited to a workshop at the European Space Agency headquarters in Noordwijk to participate in how 3D Printing could be used to spur innovation within the Aerospace and Telecoms industries.

Over the past 5 years, rapid prototyping and 3D Printing have seen widespread development and significant uptake. Oliver has spent his time mastering these technologies, allowing him to understand the best ways to utilise these new technologies alongside existing traditional manufacturing practices, to produce the best products possible in the most efficient manner possible.
At MIDDAS, Oliver plans to bring his knowledge of 3D Design to help develop the MIDDAS product line, both in the digital form and with the use of innovative manufacturing methods.



CHRIS DRAYTON

PROJECT DESIGN ENGINEER

From graduating with a Degree in Product Design Chris began his engineering career working for a mechanical design consultancy where he gained over 4 years’ experience in multiple sectors and industries such as tool design, bespoke machine design to technical drawing.

Chris is adept in working with 3D software which has giving him the opportunity to work for some high-profile customers such as Jaguar Land Rover, Borg Warner, Bentley, VW, Rolls Royce and Orbital Global Solutions.

Always hungry for new challenges and learning opportunities Chris has now taken on the challenge of mastering the BIM industry.


RACHAEL WALMSLEY

OPERATIONS CO-ORDINATOR

Rachael is an experienced project manager and strong administration professional with a demonstrated history of working within the construction industry. Her skills in purchasing, negotiation, budgeting and account management have been developed whilst working with the likes of Aggregate Industries and UK Nationwide Skip Hire.

Whilst Rachael will cover sales/marketing, purchasing and logistics her key focus will be on obtaining and maintaining various accreditations and using her previous experience of Achilles management she will take the lead in developing our ISO quality system.





STUART TONKS

MANUFACTURING DESIGN ENGINEER

Stuart began in the partitioning industry with Norwood Partition Solutions in 2010. Within 2 years, he transferred to the newly established Middle Eastern arm of the company Norwood Qatar as Design Manager, overseeing projects such as the Skilled Nursing Facility – Doha, Sheik Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre – Kuwait and the Doha Metro rail line interior fit out design & development.

Following 4 successful years in the Middle East, Stuart was offered a position launching a Laser profiling start-up company within a steel toll processing site.

Ultimately, the desire to be back in design was too strong and when the opportunity at MIDDAS presented itself, Stuart jumped!



 

Contact Us

Please contact us either by phone or email we can be found at the following addresses:


  • Head Office & Factory
  • Unit 47 Atcham Business Park, Atcham,
    Shrewsbury SY4 4UG

  • Email : info@middas.co.uk
  • Phone : +44 (0) 1743 294141

  • London Office
  • Level 3, 12 Greenhill Rents,
    London EC1M 6BN

  • Email : info@middas.co.uk
  • Phone : +44 (0) 1743 292674

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