Meet the Team

Together Everyone Achieves More

Meet the people who make 3DGBIRE possible on a daily basis. Curious how we can help you? Don't hesitate to get in touch with us!

Paul Croft Director

Paul Croft


Daniel Abram General Manager

Daniel Abram

General Manager

Will Brown Finance Manager

William Brown

Group Business Manager

Joining in 2015, Will is fast approaching a decade in this exciting industry. He likes to spend his spare time in the outdoors, Hiking, Camping or Skiing and following his beloved Sunderland AFC. Will can often be found with a cold Stella or Old Fashioned in hand! His best friend is his Miniature Dachshund called Derek.

Leah Melling Business Operations Manager

Leah Melling

Business Operations Manager

Joining in 2019; in the past 5 years, Leah has ensured success in all departments! Outside of work, you will more than likely find her enjoying an Aperol or large glass of cold white wine after a weekend enjoying the outdoors with good company! She's also committed to 10k steps a day minimum (with the help of her under-the-desk walking machine).

Tom Farrimond Finance Manager

Tom Farrimond

Finance Manager

Tom has over 10 years of experience working in finance across a variety of industries. He has spent the last 4 years working in the additive manufacturing industry. Outside of work, Tom enjoys football, live music, and films.

Savannah Holland Brand Content Manager

Savannah Holland

Brand Content Manager

Originating from Zimbabwe, Savannah is a dedicated marketing professional with a strong business management foundation from university. Beyond marketing, her adventurous spirit finds fulfillment outdoors through a fervent love for hiking, complemented by a profound passion for cars.

Jack Davies Services Manager

Jack Davies

Services Manager

Jack has been a part of the Additive industry for nearly a decade, with a broad knowledge on several different technologies. Outside of the office he enjoys Off-Roading, going to Concerts and being outdoors.

Steve Taylor Technical Trainer

Steve Taylor

Technical Trainer

With over 35 years of experience, Steve, an applications and training engineer, has held leadership roles in engineering, education, and training. He pioneered the Worldskills UK Additive Manufacturing competition, actively equipping the next generation with essential advanced manufacturing skills for the future.

Michael Mead

Michael Mead

Meltio Technical Manager

Mike is part of the Meltio technical team, working across 3DGBIRE and CREATE Education to provide advice on new metal technologies and how they can be used for both industry and research. He is a family man and a keen cricketer with a love for travel.

 Jessica Perry Technical Customer Service

Jessica Perry

Technical Customer Service

Meet Jess, a vital team member since 2016. With expertise in repairs and technical support, she transitioned to a pivotal role assisting educators. Focusing on operations and process development, Jess ensures excellence. Beyond work, she finds joy cultivating her garden with her feline companion, Barnacle (affectionately known as Barney).

Ffen Parry Customer Service

Ffen Parry

Customer Service

Ffen, a lifelong artist, maker, and tech enthusiast with an intrinsic need to know how things work. They are an avid tabletop and PC gamer with a dice addiction and the keeper of rats.

Alex Lilley Technical Support

Alex Lilley

Technical Support

Alex has been part of the 3DGBIRE team for a solid 5 years, specialising in Ultimaker 3D printers. His expertise lies in troubleshooting and maintaining these advanced machines, ensuring a smooth 3D printing experience for clients.

Patrick Cropper Technical Support

Patrick Cropper

Technical Support

Patrick, aged 28, has a rescue dog named Willow. He is all about listening to new music and discovering the classics. Patrick supports Preston North End and is an F1 fan, always up for watching a match or race. His journey has taken him through the Isle of Man, Jersey, and the vibrant landscapes of Africa.

Leonardo Kokher Technical Support

Leonardo Kokher

Technical Support

Leonardo, a 3D printing professional with a Master's in Additive Manufacturing, operates Ultimaker 3D printers at 3DGBIRE. Meticulous, he ensures prints meet standards, actively improving processes. His advanced education enhances troubleshooting skills, contributing to a comprehensive industry understanding in collaboration with teams.

Leah Parker Administration

Leah Parker


Leah, as the administrator at 3DGBIRE, oversees operations in the dynamic world of 3D printing, ensuring smooth processes and technological advancements. Outside of work, Leah finds fulfillment in her passion for traveling, indulging in the art of baking, and cherishing quality time spent with loved ones.

Ian Stanley Sales Manager

Ian Stanley

Sales Manager

Ian is the Sales Manager at 3DGBIRE, bringing 15 years of Sales Leadership experience in Direct Sales. He is excited to show clients how Additive Manufacturing can enhance their businesses. Outside of work, Ian is married with two children and loves football (Liverpool) and travelling.

Shaun Pulford Additive Manufacturing Consultant

Shaun Pulford

Additive Manufacturing Consultant

Shaun Pulford is an Additive Manufacturing Consultant with close to a decade of experience in the industry.

Adam Nichols Additive Manufacturing Consultant

Adam Nichols

Additive Manufacturing Consultant

Gordan Marr Additive Manufacturing Consultant

Gordon Marr

Additive Manufacturing Consultant

As a recent addition to the 3DGBIRE family, Gordan brings two years of additive manufacturing experience. Fascinated by rapid technological advancements, he plays matchmaker for technology and practical applications, helping people discover perfect 3D printing use cases, from crafting prototypes to streamlining production.

James Barker Additive Manufacturing Consultant

James Barker

Additive Manufacturing Consultant

As the most recent member of the 3DGBIRE Team, James is brand new to the world of additive manufacturing. With an enthusiastic attitude and an open mind, he is excited to use his B2B Sales skills to help businesses adopt this brand new technology.

Chris Hunt Aftersales Manager

Chris Hunt

Aftersales Manager

Chris, with four years at 3DGBIRE, transitioned from repair benches to Aftersales Manager, supporting current customers and building strong relationships. A devoted Manchester United fan and Formula One enthusiast, he's hands-on with DIY, gardening, and 3D printing. His favorite walking spot is the Lake District.

Tom Bolton Sales Engineer

Tom Bolton

Scanning Lead

Tom, a lover of bouldering, running, cycling, and playing football in his spare time, often takes walks with his dog through Cuerden valley. His obsession with 3D printing started at the age of 13, guiding his career to work for 3DGBIRE. Tom's personal printing projects include items for his house renovation and cosplay pieces, often involving Spider-Man.

Steve Cox Research and Development Lead

Steve Cox

Research and Development Lead

Steve, a mechanical engineer with 30+ years' experience in automotive design, has spent the last decade dedicated to additive manufacturing and 3D printing. His engineering background fuels a passion for pushing technological boundaries. Steve enjoys football, live music, especially watching live versions of both.

Martin McEwing Warehouse Manager

Martin McEwing

Warehouse Manager

Young at heart and always looks forward to the next day with joyous anticipation. Martin loves football and is a Qualified FA Football Coach.

Darren Hilton Warehouse Operations

Darren Hilton

Warehouse Operations

UK & Ireland Distribution Channel

Sarah Maxwell Distribution Channel Co-ordinator

Sarah Maxwell

Distribution Channel Co-ordinator

Passionate about exploring new countries and learning languages, Sarah brings a global perspective to the team. Outside of work, you can find her embracing her wanderlust, hitting the gym, and enjoying the thrill of a good run.

Our Services

Our Services

We aim to provide a 360 degree service, we don’t just supply the most innovative 3DGBIRE certified Additive Manufacturing equipment we offer personalised consultations, training, technical support and even a print bureau service, to enable you and your business to get the most from these groundbreaking technologies.

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