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.

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 product ranges for both the public and private sectors, including healthcare, education & student accommodation furniture. An employee since the establishment of Deanestor in Mansfield in 1996, Steve became a board member in 2008.

James Stephens - Executive Director

Following completion of his Masters in International Commercial Law & Business, James subsequently 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 Limited and Managing Director of Offsite Solutions and is also a director of Dentalstyle Limited. James recently won the Nottinghamshire Young Business Person of the year award for 2009, sponsored by KPMG and Nottinghamshire County Council.

Richard Tonkinson BSc hons (Edin), MSI - 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 for 2005 and has written for a variety of financial & investment publications. Richard is also Business Development Director of Offsite Solutions Ltd, a director of Dentalstyle Ltd and all other group subsidiary companies.

William Tonkinson - Managing Director

After graduating from the University of Edinburgh, William moved into the financial services industry. Following a period with Rothschilds William took up employment with the group companies and has been Managing Director of Dentalstyle since 2004, successfully developing it into the leading dental cabinetry manufacturer in the UK. William has been instrumental in the development of the product range and client base of Dentalstyle for the last 8 years. William has now been appointed as Managing Director of Deanestor Limited.

Pete Waring - Operations & Sales Director

After serving a 3 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 within the fume cupboard, laboratory, education and healthcare furniture sectors and provides a wealth of experience to the whole business. 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 within new market sectors. Having a ‘hands on’ practical approach, Peter provides our customers with expertise and support on our products and services, whilst providing guidance and experience throughout the construction phase.

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



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