Meet Some of Our Team

Ellie Woodrow
People Manager
During her ten-year tenure, Ellie has successfully completed various training courses as part of her career & management development plan. Ellie returned to the Company in 2008 in an administrative capacity. Reflecting tenacity for detail, in 2012, Ellie transferred to the Business Assurance function, where she gained experience in auditing, planning, process design & Health & Safety. In 2015, Ellie transferred to the role of Site Services Co-ordinator, which majored on her prior learning. In 2016, whilst undertaking her CIPD Level 5 qualification, Ellie became responsible for production-based activities. At the end of 2018, HRM was added to her area of responsibility.
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Mark Davy
Operations Director - LCS

Mark is the Director responsible for Lintott’s day-to-day operational activity.  Following the completion of an apprenticeship with Thermos, Mark rose to become the engineering champion for process automation. To further develop his project management skills, Mark subsequently joined Lark Electrical, which was followed by SGMI. Mark first joined the Company in 1998, ultimately transferring to the sales function. In 2005 he left to join ABB as Water Industry Manager (UK) but returned in 2008.

Since 2016, Mark has been Chair of the Greater Norwich Manufacturing Group & he is a champion of local skills development.

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Kristina Sproge
Production Manager
Kristina is an experienced Production Manager & joined the Company in January 2020, following 10 years working in fast moving consumer goods & textiles. Kristina is a qualified Lean Practitioner (Six Sigma) & has a Business Management Practice Honours Degree & NEBOSH qualifications. Previously Kristina worked at Bernard Matthews & Elis Limited.
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David Blood
Engineering Manager

David joined Lintott in December 2020 as Engineering Manager, following a 15-year tenure at Tech Safe Systems, a leading supplier of hydraulic handling, lifting and access equipment for offshore and onshore, containerised control systems and electric winches.  David brings with him a vast array of experience servicing high profile industry sectors including oil & gas, nuclear, renewables and super yachts manufacturers.  David assumes overall responsibility and accountability of all engineering aspects throughout, and associated with the Company.  This incorporates products, solutions and technical activities, as well as people and budgetary management.

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Anna Hinson
Business Assurance Manager

Before joining Lintott in 2017, Anna was QHSE & Business Development Manager at Techflo Energy Services Ltd. This varied customer-centric role included responsibility for business assurance as well as assisting with sales development. During her tenure, Anna successfully overhauled the Business Management System resulting in UKAS approved accreditation in ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & ISO 45001. In her spare time, Anna is a volunteer for a national mental health charity & chairs the Norwich-based support group.

In 2021, Anna was a finalist in the "Woman of the Year" category at the Water Industry Awards receiving the highly commended accolade. 

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Andrew Pilkington
Director of Digital Delivery

Andrew is responsible for managing the implementation & resources associated with the digitisation of the Company. Andrew is also the Director responsible for the Test & Systems Integration Functions. Andrew joined the Company in 1997. After a period in the role of Test / Commissioning Engineer, Andrew’s comprehensive technical knowledge gave rise to continued promotion. His technical & prior leadership of the Systems Integration Team has enabled the business to deliver some of the most challenging & large-scale ICA / SCADA projects.

Jamie Thums MBE
Chief Operating Officer - OSB

A Top 100 Manufacturing Figure, IET Fellow & Chair of the New Anglia Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering ["NAAME"] sector group, Jamie is a Chartered graduate & time-served Engineer. In 2020, Jamie received an MBE for service to manufacturing.

In addition to assisting Group-based activities, Jamie provides directorial assistance across a broad range of strategic & operational activities. Prior to joining Lintott, Jamie was General Manager & Head of Excellence at AESSEAL plc. 

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David Owen
Managing Director - OSB

David is a Chartered Management Accountant, Manufacturing Top 100 Figure & IET Fellow. In addition to his responsibilities as Managing Director, David is directly responsible for leading the Company's Business Development, Procurement & Finance functions. Prior to joining the Company, David held a number of financial & non-financial directorships with other manufacturing & engineering organisations. He was latterly Commercial Director at AESSEAL plc. There during his tenure, he was directly involved in the global development of the Company & its market-focused growth strategy.

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