About Us

Management Team

Deanestor is managed by a team with a wealth of experience and knowledge. We work together with our team of dedicated employees to provide quality products and services for construction and renovation projects.

William Tonkinson - Managing Director

After graduating from the University of Edinburgh, William moved into the financial services sector. Following a period with Rothschilds, William took up employment with the group companies and was appointed Managing Director of Dentalstyle in 2004. William now holds the position of Managing Director of Deanestor.


James Stephens - Executive Director

Following completion of his masters degree in International Commercial Law and Business, James spent 10 years as a solicitor in London with SJ Berwin and Jones Day, specialising in commercial and corporate finance. James is Executive Director of Deanestor and Managing Director of Offsite Solutions. He won the Nottinghamshire Young Business Person of the Year award, sponsored by KPMG and Nottinghamshire County Council.


Richard Tonkinson - Executive Director

After graduating from the University of Edinburgh, Richard spent 10 years in the City of London with Rothschilds, Williams de Broe and Citigroup/Solomon Smith Barney. Latterly Richard was head of UK Equity Brokerage at Citigroup sitting on key executive committees. Richard has experience in a wide range of capital markets and has worked on numerous corporate transactions including mergers, acquisitions, fund raisings and AIM admissions. Richard was Money Week’s Stock-picker of the Year in 2005 and has written for a variety of financial and investment publications. Richard is also Business Development Director of Offsite Solutions and other group subsidiary companies.


Steve Clark - Production Director

With 25 years' experience in the furniture manufacturing industry, in particular panel processing, Steve has been instrumental in the development of numerous furniture product ranges for both the public and private sectors, including healthcare, education and student accommodation. An employee since Deanestor was established in Mansfield in 1996, Steve became a board member in 2008.


Peter Waring - Operations and Sales Director

After serving a three-year apprenticeship as a cabinet maker, Peter took up a site management role within the construction industry, working on a number of large commercial projects as construction lead. Peter has subsequently spent more than 20 years working at senior management level in the laboratory, education and healthcare furniture sectors. This provides a wealth of experience for the whole business and our customers. Peter has actively managed and led FF&E packages on large PFI projects in both the healthcare and education sectors. Appointed as a board member in 2011, Peter now leads our sales team ensuring we continue to develop and secure business within our core markets, whilst also actively seeking work in new market sectors. Having a ‘hands on’ practical approach, Peter provides our customers with invaluable expertise and support for our full range of products and services, whilst providing guidance and experience throughout the construction phase.


Philip Calzetti

After graduating with a degree in economics, Philip joined the building products sector where he has held a variety of commercial and operational management roles for nearly three decades. His career started as a Production Planning Manager before becoming Commercial Director for a market-leading building products manufacturer. He was appointed Operations Director at Deanestor in 2016 and is responsible for managing a multi-disciplinary team which includes technical design for manufacture, IT and project co-ordination. Philip has headed up the development and implementation of a bespoke Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system which integrates all functions of the business, ensuring the customer remains central to all Deanestor’s operations.

To find out more about Deanestor and our group of companies, please contact us here or email enquiries@deanestor.com

 

 

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