Meet the Team

Helen Dobson

Director

Helen is the Great-Granddaughter of Frank Dobson who founded the business in 1935, she joined in 2002 and has had a variety of roles in the business over the years including accounts, installations manager and kitchen designer but she is now back in her preferred role of marketing and finance.

Away from the office Helen, married to Kevin, has two young children that keep her busy, plus her beloved cats and is a huge Take That fan!

Matthew Rowlandson

Director

Matthew, brother in law to Helen, joined the team in 2002, having previously worked as a quantity surveyor and bringing with him a wealth of building experience. Matthew has held the roles of both bathroom and kitchen sales designer and operations director and his current role is in supporting our sales team using his technical knowledge.

Outside of work Matthew is married with three children, enjoys football and plays an active role in Saffron Walden Cricket Club.

Kevin Milne

Director

Kevin joined Dobsons straight from school in 1996 after doing his work experience placement with us. Kevin spent many years working as an installer, first installing windows and doors before moving onto kitchens and bathrooms. He then joined our office team in 2017 in his current role of Installations Manager, using his wealth of experience in the field to ensure the smooth running of our projects.

When he is not in the office Kevin enjoys spending time with his family including his two young sons, which he shares with Helen, and has an interest in boxing.

Sally Johnston

Senior Kitchen Designer

Sally started her Dobsons journey in 2017 after a long career in kitchen and interior design, she has a great creative flair and loves all aspects of home interiors. Sally was instrumental in creating our fabulous new kitchen showroom and dressing each display in her own unique style.

In her spare time Sally enjoys travel, entertaining family and friends, helicopter mothering her 5 children and gin!

Andrew Hewson

Senior Bathroom Designer

Andrew joined us 4 years ago with a wealth of experience having worked in the bathroom industry for a number of years. Andrew is extremely passionate about bathroom design and has a vast knowledge of his field.

Away from the office Andrew enjoys drawing and reading and music.

Steve Carpenter

Glazing Sales & Surveyor

Steve is the longest serving member of our team having joined us as a window installer in 1988. Steve now works as our Exterior Products Surveyor, measuring and ordering all our windows, doors and glazed extensions.

Steve’s passions are swimming, his grandchildren and his miniature dachshund Mable.

Pat Simms

Accounts & Administrative Assistant

Pat is a relatively new member of our Dobsons team having joined in 2018. Pat looks after all our accounts and admin needs and is a fantastic addition to the team.

Outside of work Pat enjoys reading murder mystery novels, gardening and her cat Pippin.

Lee Dore

Carpenter

Lee joined our team back in 2000 as a first class carpenter, he has spent nearly 20 years with us installing windows, doors, kitchens, bedrooms, glazed extensions and much more. Lee is a great all-rounder and an excellent member of the team.

Outside of work Lee great love are his dogs Dotty and Flo and he enjoys listening to music.

Nick Smith

Carpenter

Nick started with us 2003, and mainly installs our windows, door and glazed extensions, although he sometimes works on bathroom and kitchen projects when required. Nick prides himself on his work and always receives a large amount of positive feedback from our customers.

In his spare time Nick enjoys fishing, watching UFC fighting and football.

Ross Scanlon

Carpenter

Ross joined us as an apprentice in 2011 and having completed his NVQ level 3 in carpentry whilst working here, he was promoted to team leader in 2016. Ross mainly works on our luxury bathrooms projects but also occasionally on kitchens and window and doors.

Bradley Rose

Trainee Carpenter

Having started in May 2019 Bradley is one of our newest team members, after finishing school and working in the construction field for the last couple of years, Bradley is honing his craft learning from our experienced team.

In his spare time Bradley enjoys cars, football and going out with his friends.

Alex Minas

Trainee Carpenter

Alex is doing his carpentry apprenticeship with us studying one day a week at Hertford Regional College.

When he is not working or studying Alex enjoys football and spending time with friends.

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