Kate Lester
FOUNDER & CEO
Kate Lester

Kate started in business at the tender age of 20 – all the way back in 1992. Mother of 2 fabulous young adults, she is the energy behind Diamond. Absolutely PASSIONATE about client service , she’s a firebrand who believes in collaborative working for ‘Shared Success’.

Her coffee making skills are appalling and she is not very tolerant with […]

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Kate Lester
Kate Lester
FOUNDER & CEO

Kate started in business at the tender age of 20 – all the way back in 1992. Mother of 2 fabulous young adults, she is the energy behind Diamond. Absolutely PASSIONATE about client service , she’s a firebrand who believes in collaborative working for ‘Shared Success’.

Her coffee making skills are appalling and she is not very tolerant with people who don’t pay their bills.

She’s also an award winning consultant who worked with small to medium sized businesses who need help to turn around, grow or even be born – find out more at www.katelester.com.

Likes – people who own their own businesses, Brighton and epicurean delights. And travel, lots of travel. Dislikes – traffic wardens and mobile phones in restaurants.

Fluent in Australian and English

Contact Kate at kate@diamondlogistics.co.uk

Rebecca Laster
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Rebecca Lester

Rebecca has worked in Healthcare for 25 years, leading on Transformational Change and Innovation, and we identified that her skills are easily transferred to Logistics.  She joined our team in 2017, her focus is on integrating people, process and technology to deliver high quality services for our clients, network and HQ.  She leads on […]

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Rebecca Laster
Rebecca Lester
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Rebecca has worked in Healthcare for 25 years, leading on Transformational Change and Innovation, and we identified that her skills are easily transferred to Logistics.  She joined our team in 2017, her focus is on integrating people, process and technology to deliver high quality services for our clients, network and HQ.  She leads on Systems, our Network and Operations. Rebecca (is related to Kate J) and lives in Hampshire with her family and 3 dogs!

Say hello at: Rebecca.Lester@DiamondLogistics.co.uk

Daniel Allin
CHIEF OPERATION OFFICER
Daniel Allin

Bringing logistical harmony to diamond clients: Daniel’s a passionate, self-confessed workaholic with extensive knowledge of the logistics industry built through some 18 years of practice.

His unparalleled knowledge has assured him a position on the board at diamond – with his baby, Multi Carrier Solutions, transforming despatch departments […]

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Daniel Allin
Daniel Allin
CHIEF OPERATION OFFICER

Bringing logistical harmony to diamond clients: Daniel’s a passionate, self-confessed workaholic with extensive knowledge of the logistics industry built through some 18 years of practice.

His unparalleled knowledge has assured him a position on the board at diamond – with his baby, Multi Carrier Solutions, transforming despatch departments UK wide.

Outside of work his wonderful wife (Emma), 2 boys (William & Ethan), step children (Harrison & Chloe) and recent new arrival (Baby Freya) keep him on his toes A few more and he’ll have his very own football team!.

Say hello at daniel.allin@diamondlogistics.co.uk

Jason Kirkup
DIRECTOR OF DEPOT OPERATIONS
Jason Kirkup

Trouble shooter and whip-cracker.

Kate’s known Jason since he helped her turn around the Night Warehouse operation at a local haulage company. We’ve encouraged him to swap from being a creature of the night to jumping in to help manage the Guildford depot day operations.

Father to two great girls, he’s an ex-GKR UK Karate Champ with a heart […]

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Jason Kirkup
Jason Kirkup
DIRECTOR OF DEPOT OPERATIONS

Trouble shooter and whip-cracker.

Kate’s known Jason since he helped her turn around the Night Warehouse operation at a local haulage company. We’ve encouraged him to swap from being a creature of the night to jumping in to help manage the Guildford depot day operations.

Father to two great girls, he’s an ex-GKR UK Karate Champ with a heart of gold whose firm hand make sure stuff gets done. An HGV 1 and 2 licenceholder, he manages our small fleet and is your port of call reference depot facility issues too.

Say hi to Jason at jason.kirkup@diamondlogistics.co.uk

Jason Gowan
NETWORK DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Jason Gowan

Jason started in March 2014 and is our Network Development Manager. He is responsible for the day to day running of the franchise including managing franchise queries and performance with the carriers.

Outside of work Jason runs a semi private Functional Combat Mechanics Ving Tsun training group. He started martial arts when he was nine years […]

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Jason Gowan
Jason Gowan
NETWORK DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Jason started in March 2014 and is our Network Development Manager. He is responsible for the day to day running of the franchise including managing franchise queries and performance with the carriers.

Outside of work Jason runs a semi private Functional Combat Mechanics Ving Tsun training group. He started martial arts when he was nine years old and still has as much passion for it as he did then.

Say hi to Jason at jason.gowan@diamondlogistics.co.uk

Anchilla Gerber
OPERATIONS ASSISTANT
Anchilla Gerber

Anchilla joined Diamond Logistics as an Operations Assistant in October 2017 to support our team in Operations, she has now moved on to become one of our Client Service Assistants to support our clients with any customer queries and/or complaints. Anchilla is one of our foreigners from South Africa, and is fluent in Afrikaans and English. She […]

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Anchilla Gerber
Anchilla Gerber
OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

Anchilla joined Diamond Logistics as an Operations Assistant in October 2017 to support our team in Operations, she has now moved on to become one of our Client Service Assistants to support our clients with any customer queries and/or complaints. Anchilla is one of our foreigners from South Africa, and is fluent in Afrikaans and English. She loves the outdoors and wildlife.  She enjoys spending most days with her family and friends and also loves to travel, she’s very much the jet-setter.

Say hi to Anchilla at: Anchilla.Gerber@DiamondLogistics.co.uk

Becky Agent
Network Support
Becky Agent

Becky joined in June 2013 in the Cinema Logistics department, then moved into Customer Services in 2014, and now in 2018, has joined Network Support. Outside of work Becky enjoys spending time with loved ones, walking the family dogs, and having a little dance when she can!

Say hello to Becky at becky.agent@diamondlogistics.co.uk

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Becky Agent
Becky Agent
Network Support

Becky joined in June 2013 in the Cinema Logistics department, then moved into Customer Services in 2014, and now in 2018, has joined Network Support. Outside of work Becky enjoys spending time with loved ones, walking the family dogs, and having a little dance when she can!

Say hello to Becky at becky.agent@diamondlogistics.co.uk

Karon Britton
ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT
Karon Britton

Keeper of the purchase orders and making sure accounts are kept up-to date. Karon makes sure that everything functions at Diamond as it should.

Say hello to Karon at karon.britton@diamondlogistics.co.uk

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Karon Britton
Karon Britton
ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT

Keeper of the purchase orders and making sure accounts are kept up-to date. Karon makes sure that everything functions at Diamond as it should.

Say hello to Karon at karon.britton@diamondlogistics.co.uk

Adam Digweed
ASSISTANT MANAGER GUILDFORD
Adam Digweed

Adam joined us in 2015 as a warehouse assistant and has grown with business and now joins Jason Kirkup assisting in managing all operations in Guildford from warehouse to overnight to sameday deliveries.

Say hello to Adam at adam.digweed@diamondlogistics.co.uk

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Adam Digweed
Adam Digweed
ASSISTANT MANAGER GUILDFORD

Adam joined us in 2015 as a warehouse assistant and has grown with business and now joins Jason Kirkup assisting in managing all operations in Guildford from warehouse to overnight to sameday deliveries.

Say hello to Adam at adam.digweed@diamondlogistics.co.uk

Zoe Tinline
PURCHASE LEDGER
Zoe Tinline

Zoe over see’s all of the purchases of Diamond Headquarters. She is known the be a very quick and witty person around the office.  An active gym goer and all round smiling face of Diamond!

 

Say hello at: Zoe.Tinline@DiamondLogistics.co.uk

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Zoe Tinline
Zoe Tinline
PURCHASE LEDGER

Zoe over see’s all of the purchases of Diamond Headquarters. She is known the be a very quick and witty person around the office.  An active gym goer and all round smiling face of Diamond!

 

Say hello at: Zoe.Tinline@DiamondLogistics.co.uk

Matt Naylor
TECHNICAL SUPPORT ADVISOR
Matt Naylor

Matt comes from a hospitality background, rolling out cutting edge systems within the hotel industry. With hands on technical experience backed up by experience as a Project Manager. He prides himself on good technical knowledge, organizational skills and customer care.

When Matt isn’t busy dealing with queries or learning even more about […]

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Matt Naylor
Matt Naylor
TECHNICAL SUPPORT ADVISOR

Matt comes from a hospitality background, rolling out cutting edge systems within the hotel industry. With hands on technical experience backed up by experience as a Project Manager. He prides himself on good technical knowledge, organizational skills and customer care.

When Matt isn’t busy dealing with queries or learning even more about technology and gadgets, he spends his time running round after his two kids Lacey (Unicorn, flamingo and cat lover) & Mason (Thor wannabe), playing Football, Fishing and Online gaming. As a former gaming coach, training and patience comes easy to this personable, friendly guy.

Say hello at: Matt.Naylor@DiamondLogistics.co.uk

Natalie Wearing
HEAD OF OPERATIONS
Natalie Wearing

Natalie started her career within operations at a market leading electrical retailer, she went on to study for her degree at the University of Winchester and latterly worked as part of the UK Transformational Change Team for a vehicle hire company.  Natalie will be focusing on supporting, developing and transforming the operation here at […]

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Natalie Wearing
Natalie Wearing
HEAD OF OPERATIONS

Natalie started her career within operations at a market leading electrical retailer, she went on to study for her degree at the University of Winchester and latterly worked as part of the UK Transformational Change Team for a vehicle hire company.  Natalie will be focusing on supporting, developing and transforming the operation here at Diamond to achieve operational excellence across our network.

Natalie is passionate about people; her team and clients, and always strives to be the best and do the best for both.  She believes in giving back to the community and is proud to be associated with charity initiatives.

Natalie lives in Hampshire and in her spare time enjoys travelling, attending live music events and spending time with her family.

Say hello at : Natalie.Wearing@DiamondLogistics.co.uk

Dragoş Miştoiu
WAREHOUSE OPERATIVE
Dragoş Miştoiu
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Dragoş Miştoiu
Dragoş Miştoiu
WAREHOUSE OPERATIVE
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Tim Charles
COLLECTION DRIVER
Tim Charles

Diamond’s Collection Driver for Guildford he provides support to Jason and his team by collecting our clients’ precious parcels and consignments.

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Tim Charles
Tim Charles
COLLECTION DRIVER

Diamond’s Collection Driver for Guildford he provides support to Jason and his team by collecting our clients’ precious parcels and consignments.

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Gurpreet Sehmi
CUSTOMER SERVICE ASSISTANT
Gurpreet Sehmi

Diamonds most recent member of the Customer Services team makes sure that the customers are always happy and ensures that each call is dealt with enthusiasm. In the office she likes to keep the tea and coffee flowing! She also has a background in Dangerous Goods.

Say hello at: Gurpreet.Sehmi@DiamondLogistics.co.uk

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Gurpreet Sehmi
Gurpreet Sehmi
CUSTOMER SERVICE ASSISTANT

Diamonds most recent member of the Customer Services team makes sure that the customers are always happy and ensures that each call is dealt with enthusiasm. In the office she likes to keep the tea and coffee flowing! She also has a background in Dangerous Goods.

Say hello at: Gurpreet.Sehmi@DiamondLogistics.co.uk

Charlotte Heard
HEAD OF EXECUTIVE SUPPORT
Charlotte Heard

Charlotte joined diamond logistics in June 2017 as Executive Assistant to CEO and Founder Kate.

 

She's now moved on to Head of Executive Support. Some of her roles include Project Management, Support for Board of Directors, HR, Office Management and Event Organisation Outside of work Charlotte enjoys family time with her 3 daughters and […]

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Charlotte Heard
Charlotte Heard
HEAD OF EXECUTIVE SUPPORT

Charlotte joined diamond logistics in June 2017 as Executive Assistant to CEO and Founder Kate.

 

She's now moved on to Head of Executive Support. Some of her roles include Project Management, Support for Board of Directors, HR, Office Management and Event Organisation

Outside of work Charlotte enjoys family time with her 3 daughters and wonderful husband. And when she has some spare time travelling, reading and eating baking. 

Say hello at: Charlotte.Heard@diamondlogistics.co.uk

Eliza Liu
KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER
Eliza Liu

Eliza is our premier point of communication for our clients and responsible for providing top customer service that is just our diamond way of doing things.

Eliza will often travel alongside Richard to visit our clients in china.

Outside of work Eliza can be found travelling, hiking, painting or enjoying live music. She loves the Great […]

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Eliza Liu
Eliza Liu
KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER

Eliza is our premier point of communication for our clients and responsible for providing top customer service that is just our diamond way of doing things.

Eliza will often travel alongside Richard to visit our clients in china.

Outside of work Eliza can be found travelling, hiking, painting or enjoying live music. She loves the Great British outdoors!

Fluent in Mandarin and English

Say hello to Eliza at: Eliza.Liu@diamondlogistics.co.uk

Gavin Wood
SALES EXECUTIVE
Gavin Wood

Gavin joined the Diamond family at the start of 2018. With a polite telephone manner, he is the first point of contact from Diamond when introducing the company to the local borough of Guildford. Ensuring that each call is met with the same friendly greeting and level of enthusiasm. Aside from work he is an avid gamer who loves coffee with a […]

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Gavin Wood
Gavin Wood
SALES EXECUTIVE

Gavin joined the Diamond family at the start of 2018. With a polite telephone manner, he is the first point of contact from Diamond when introducing the company to the local borough of Guildford. Ensuring that each call is met with the same friendly greeting and level of enthusiasm. Aside from work he is an avid gamer who loves coffee with a biccy.

Say hello at: Gavin.Wood@DiamondLogistics.co.uk

Krystal Shaw
MARKETING EXECUTIVE
Krystal Shaw

Krystal started her marketing career from a young age with her families business and has since then grown her creative skills and marketing passion.

Krystal joined the diamond team in February as marketing assistant and has since made her way to marketing executive. Since joining the diamond team Krystal has worked on fun, exciting and […]

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Krystal Shaw
Krystal Shaw
MARKETING EXECUTIVE

Krystal started her marketing career from a young age with her families business and has since then grown her creative skills and marketing passion.

Krystal joined the diamond team in February as marketing assistant and has since made her way to marketing executive. Since joining the diamond team Krystal has worked on fun, exciting and creative campaigns. Getting involved with the franchisee events, Krystal is incredibly excited about all opportunities to get involved in.

In her spare time Krystal volunteers as a charity ambassador helping those with neurological disorders, attending health professional conferences and making help and advice video's online.

Say hello at: krystal.shaw@diamondlogistics.co.uk

Martina Bonas
ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT
Martina Bonas

Martina provides all the support needed to ensure the smooth running of diamond’s Accounts department.

Martina has a passion for history, especially the Tudors and enjoys visiting castles and stately homes in her spare time. She’s our diamond.Say hello at: Martina.Bonas@diamondlogistics.co.uk

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Martina Bonas
Martina Bonas
ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT

Martina provides all the support needed to ensure the smooth running of diamond’s Accounts department.

Martina has a passion for history, especially the Tudors and enjoys visiting castles and stately homes in her spare time. She’s our diamond.
Say hello at: Martina.Bonas@diamondlogistics.co.uk

Clare Hamilton
CREDIT CONTROLLER
Clare Hamilton

Clare joined Diamond Logistics in April and looks after the sales ledger part of the accounts department.  Outside of work she likes to travel and visit new places.

Say hello at : Clare.Hamilton@DiamondLogistics.co.uk

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Clare Hamilton
Clare Hamilton
CREDIT CONTROLLER

Clare joined Diamond Logistics in April and looks after the sales ledger part of the accounts department.  Outside of work she likes to travel and visit new places.

Say hello at : Clare.Hamilton@DiamondLogistics.co.uk

Harish Nakarja

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Harish Nakarja

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Natalie Blake
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICERS
Natalie Blake

Natalie joined Diamond in January 2018 as our part time Finance Director. With her experience steering SMEs through organisational change, process improvement and generating cost savings, Natalie is looking forward to utilizing her commercial expertise and providing financial guidance to help diamond grow and prosper.

 

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Natalie Blake
Natalie Blake
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICERS

Natalie joined Diamond in January 2018 as our part time Finance Director. With her experience steering SMEs through organisational change, process improvement and generating cost savings, Natalie is looking forward to utilizing her commercial expertise and providing financial guidance to help diamond grow and prosper.

 

Outside of the office Natalie likes to be active and is most likely to be found riding her horse Archie on whom she regularly competes.

Say hello at: Natalie.Blake@DiamondLogistics.co.uk

career opportunities

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HEAD OF PAW PATROL
Benji Lester

Benji joined the diamond family in 2017, since then he has been a vital member of the team. 

Keeps the team in shape and is known to often take the team for their daily walks. He will often bring you a squeaky toy and if you are feeling down and will happily accept strokes in exchange for his time.

Benji is a big advocate for reducing food […]

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Benji Lester
HEAD OF PAW PATROL

Benji joined the diamond family in 2017, since then he has been a vital member of the team. 

Keeps the team in shape and is known to often take the team for their daily walks. He will often bring you a squeaky toy and if you are feeling down and will happily accept strokes in exchange for his time.

Benji is a big advocate for reducing food waste and will happily volunteer to clear up left overs. 

career opportunities

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Become a member of the diamond family and start your future career today.

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career opportunities

Could you fill this space?!

Become a member of the diamond family and start your future career today.

Follow the link for all opportunities:

https://www.diamondlogistics.co.uk/about-us/careers