We’ve been identified as a Fast Growth company with huge potential. As a small team with big ideas, we’re always on the lookout for more bright minds to join us.
Phil founded the company in 1997 and has grown the company from a small bedroom to an 8000 square feet facility in Poole that now exports to over 40 countries worldwide, turning over more than £1M / annum. He enjoys trekking at high altitudes, has run well over 40 marathons including the six world major series.
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Phil Whitehurst
Michele acts in a part-time capacity to ensure the administration of Active Research Ltd. with additional responsibility in facilities and health & safety management. Michele enjoys travelling, trekking, aerobics, running, speed walking, yoga and gardening. She is a Six-Star World Major Marathon Holder and holds a UK Athletics Coach Licence.
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Michele Whitehurst
Company Secretary
Danny heads up Sales & Marketing and is responsible for global business development. He works closely with our overseas distributors and travels extensively to ensure that the Actisense brand remains prominent. Danny is a keen cyclist.
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Danny Thrasher
Head of Sales & Marketing
Lesley has a hand in all aspects of the business, with a focus on running the operation smoothly. She has guided the Company to become an award-winning manufacturer with a strong brand and reputation. Lesley enjoys travelling and adventures with her Staffie and French Bulldog, walking in the Dorset countryside.
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Lesley Keets
Chief Operating Officer
Grant heads up the engineering team, he is constantly developing new, innovative products which meet customer expectations. He works closely with our suppliers to define new requirements and keep projects on track. Grant enjoys the outdoors, loves travelling and is a keen photographer. He is a Formula 1 fan and enjoys spending downtime relaxing with his family exploring the New Forest and surrounds.
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Grant Bradley
Head of Engineering
Andy works closely with our Head of Engineering to keep the engineering department organised and focused on advancing our existing Actisense products whilst also developing new, next generation products. Andy is a keen military tank enthusiast and is also an avid sport fanatic, playing 6-a-side football twice a week.
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Andy Campbell
Chief Engineer
Maurice is responsible for the electronics hardware design of the products including research & development, CAD design, prototyping building and conformance testing working closely with Grant. When not sitting in front of an oscilloscope or soldering iron, he can be found tinkering in his garage workshop, cycling, canoeing or relaxing in a hammock next to a camp-fire.
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Maurice Ambridge
Senior Hardware Engineer
In his role as Training Coordinator, Owen creates and provides training to the marine industry around the world. As Technical Support Engineer, Owen manages all technical support enquiries. In his spare time Owen is a keen landscape photographer, a seamless combination of his love for the outdoors and photography.
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Owen Vachell
Technical Support Engineer & Training Coordinator
Mark has overall responsibility for the day to day running of the Operations and Production team. In his spare time he races ride-on lawnmowers with a local club which raises money for charities, so he can usually be found tinkering in his workshop, beer in hand.
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Mark Pay
Operations Manager
Maria is our customer service officer, she has been part of Actisense since 2015. She works with all customer service related tasks. She brings a wealth of customer service & management experience from her time with H&M. Maria enjoys spending time with her family. She also loves travelling and music.
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Maria Wright
Customer Service Officer
Krzysztof has been with the company since 2008, he's a production supervisor and one of his main responsibilities is management of production and quality targets. Also to ensure the smooth running of the production processes. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family. He's huge fan of heavy metal and mixed martial arts.
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Krzysztof Raczka
Production Supervisor
Mark is the brains behind the production database and developed the entire programme from scratch. The sophisticated system tracks stock, shipping, sample devices, production history and device history. Mark is a keen sportsman and will ride to work on his bike or run in, often going to the gym aswell.
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Mark Glover
Software Engineer
Naeem is responsible for designing, developing and delivering software applications to support our hardware products. When Naeem isn't spending time with his family, he likes to enjoy the Dorset countryside.
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Naeem Ahmad
Senior Software Engineer
Dominic is part of the production team and is responsible for the assembly and testing of our products. Dominic is a keen football supporter and is a big Liverpool fan. He also likes attending gigs and music festivals.
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Dominic Lipinski
Production Assistant
Dawn is the Actisense book keeper and is responsible for keeping a track on what the company is spending and why. Her other duties include balancing accounts, sales and purchase ledger, completing VAT returns and dealing with financial paperwork and filing. Dawn is a keen runner and takes part in the Poole Parkrun at the weekend.
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Dawn Carter
Clare has been with the company since 2014 and in this time has become a very useful member of the Actisense team supporting production with the preparations and build work. In Clare's free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to festivals and seeing bands.
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Clare Ambridge
Warehouse Assistant
Doug mainly works with the engineering team, assisting with product design, testing, documentation and manufacturing of new products. He also builds the Company display stand used at trade shows. Doug is a keen and talented saxophone player and he plays in a local big band.
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Douglas Thomson
Engineering Services
Paula Tout
Admin/Office Assistant
Jon joined the team in 2017 as Production Assistant. He has been fully trained on preparing, building, testing, packing and shipping products. In his free time, Jon enjoys photography and riding his motorbike. Jon is a fan of Formula 1, ice hockey and NFL.
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Jonathan Redford
Production Assistant
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“Actisense support was amazingly prompt and all issues during development were dealt with in careful detail. We are delighted to be associated with such a professional and effective supplier. Without Actisense our product would not be possible.”
Graham Shannon, President, Avia Design Group
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