Meet The Team2020-02-28T10:50:27+00:00

Meet The Team

Oliver Farmer

Managing Director

Oliver has been the Managing Director of Leader Hydraulics for the last 5 years. In this time he has seen the company go from strength to strength and is determined to make the business a successful and profitable company with year on year growth.

Kevin Farmer

Finance Director

With over 40 years experience in the Hydraulics, Pneumatic and Filtration industry Kevin is one of the original founder members of the company that was set up in 2010. During the last 5 years he has taken on the responsibilities as Financial Director.

Chris Badger

Head of Compact Hydraulics

Chris has been with Leader Hydraulics since 2013, working his way from Office Administrator to his current role as Head of Compact Hydraulics. With over 12 years sales experience he is a key driving force in generating and nurturing both new and existing business whilst ensuring client requirements are catered in a swift professional manner.

Georgie Pratley

Accounts Manager

Georgie joined the team back in 2016 as an Accounts Assistant and has since progressed to the Accounts Manager position. With the fast growth and development of Leader Hydraulics Georgie has thrived in her duties ensuring daily operations work like clockwork.

Zoe Scanlan

Administration Manager

A recent graduate in Criminology & Psychology, Zoe has taken a key responsibility within the organisation, catering to the increased workload as the company continues to rapidly grow. Duties vary from processing quotations and ensuring deliveries reach our customers on time.

Tom Austin

Marketing Manager

With a background in Sales & Marketing, Tom has joined the team to increase the awareness of Leader Hydraulics ever expanding product range. With the growing importance of digital resources, Tom will play an important role in managing all content on the website and overseeing activity across multiple marketing/social platforms.

Jason Friar

Warehouse Manager

Since joining the team in 2016 Jason has overseen Leader Hydraulics warehouse operations, ensuring goods enter and leave in a professional and efficient manner. With a clear emphasis on customer service Jason makes sure that goods are appropriately packaged and are ready to leave for their final destination.

Antonia Thorne

UK Sales Consultant

Antonia joined the team in August 2019 and has adapted quickly in the hydraulic & pneumatic environment. With 10 years sales experience we are proud to have her managing our UK non compact hydraulic accounts, providing excellent service to both new and existing customers.

Jenny Townsend

Business Development

With over 15 years experience in Administration and Office Management Jenny has taken the position of Business Development. Since her appointment in November 2019 Jenny has been a vital asset in ensuring our continuous growth whilst maintaining the same excellent level of customer service. Streamlining internal processes and working closely with all our management personnel we are very grateful to have her in the team.

Fraser Elkin

Marketing Assistant

Fraser joined the team in February 2020 as a Marketing Assistant. Aiding in the day to day Marketing activities Fraser’s responsibilities include updating website content and managing our online selling platforms. Adapting to his new role within the business and continuing to learn news skills daily we are proud to have him in the team.