Team Layout

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Simon Lester

With a proven record in 4 and 5 star hotels, a successful booking agency business and a consultancy services for CEO’s under his belt, Simon is the perfect person to help Live-in Guardians develop their business. A member of the Academy of Chief Executives for 18 years, he has been Chairman of his own Academy for 10 years and describes his experiences with the Academy as ‘life changing.’ In his spare time Simon enjoys fast cars, fast cycling and boats.

Chris Tomkins

Chris comes to LIG with 15 years’ experience in the fire alarm trade and is also qualified for performing electrical works, surveying and quoting. He heads up this branch of LIG which deals with all Fire Alarm issues including the supply, design, installation, maintenance and service, commissioning and Fire Safety training. In his spare time, when he is not looking after his 2 young kids, he is another mad Tottenham fan and loves his sport.

Nathan Cummins

Nathan studied film at Sussex University and then spent time in Madrid and Italy which means he not only contributes to the smooth operations of the company but can make a perfect spiced penne arrabiata. His past work experience focussed on Event Management and especially underground electronic events and included summer forest parties! He assists a number of different departments in the company and although struggling with dressing suitably for corporate activity, is trying very hard.

Mat Robins

Mat (with one t!) grew up in Barnet just down the road from our Head Office. However, his work in pubs took him all over the country and in particular he spend time as a Pub Manager in Kent and Central London and makes him very important at our Annual Guardian Christmas Party. He had a short spell working for the Stroke Association before joining LIG last year. Although an all-rounder, he hopes to specialise in carpentry and lists his hobbies as photography and building computers.

Dan Iura

Dan started construction work in 2007 after studying at college. He began as a carpenter apprentice in house refurbishment, building new roofs and conversions with his uncle. He progressed to become a foreman for Sun construction in Manchester and went on to work on projects such as Hilton Hotels, Barclays Bank and in fact helped build the first Metro Bank in Guildford. Dan came to LIG from Noble House and lists his sporting interests as football and tennis His favourite song is ‘Hello’ by Adele!

Adam Conway

Adam started his working career in the recruitment industry but coming from a family who are involved with Commercial and Residential Property and who took him around properties and sites from a very young age, it wasn’t long before he started as a trainee at a top Estate Agency. In his first year, the team won an award in the category for Best Letting Agents in the South East based on client reviews and after 2 years he got promoted to Senior Negotiator. He lists his interests as Tottenham and Tottenham but in between following them to as many games as possible, he also enjoys travelling to new places around the world.

Gavin McDaid

Gavin joins Live-in Guardians with circa 12 years’ experience gained within the Facilities Management sector within the City of London, working as the Corporate Properties UK Project Manager for a major service provider at a global Financial Services company and overseeing all building related projects in the UK. His knowledge of Facilities Management and Project Management and has enabled him to slip smoothly into the role of Property Manager at LIG where he works with Property Owners and coordinates all the maintenance and other issues connected to the buildings. He spends his spare time with his family of two young daughters and often enjoys visiting his wife’s family in Brazil.

Stephanie Boncey

Law Graduate and trained teacher. Worked mainly within the charity sector coordinating, developing and running a volunteering programme involving corporate lawyers working with young people in inner city schools and working on projects concerned with improving social mobility. Most recently worked as a coordinator for London School of Economics within their Department of Management. Have been a guardian for over 6 years. In my spare time I like live music and yoga (the latter I like more than I actually do it).

Alan Shea

Alan started off in the car industry having studied as a fast fit technician at college but soon made his way into removals where he spent most of his time pre Live-in Guardians. During this period he also taught himself a number of maintenance skills and has proved to be a valuable member of the team since joining the company. A keen footballer and Tottenham supporter he also has a secret passion for horror movies.

Zoltan Toth

Zoltan is an experience multi tasker who spent time working in Italy and Canada before arriving in the UK in 2004. Originally from Hungary, Zoltan has managed the complete maintenance for large buildings including care homes and other commercial sites. In his spare time he loves the outdoor life including walking in Scotland but his real passion is river boats and he has his own which he keeps in Reading and uses for regular trips up and down The Thames.

Oscar Hanna

Although a recent graduate of History from Oxford Brookes University, it is probably Oscars years of experience working as a waiter or bartender at high profile events that make him such a natural with the Guardians. Assisting with the placing of guardians in the appropriate properties and dealing with their everyday issues, Oscar’s pleasant manner and enthusiasm makes him the perfect contact for the Guardians. His work with the British Heart foundation and the PDSA prove he’s a really nice bloke as well!!

Anthony Martin

Anthony joins LIG from a large Retail and Media business where he was the Finance Director reporting directly to the MD. Having achieved a BA (Hons) in Business Economics and Accounting and qualified as a chartered accountant with the ACCA in 2010, he is able to provide accurate and regular financial management information to the Board and Senior Management. He is also experienced in overseeing IT projects and these have ranged from setting up a finance system to retail point of sale and multi-channel web integration. His spare time is taken up with his 18 month old daughter and following Arsenal Football club – one which brings him a great deal more joy than the other!