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Meet the Visive Team

The Directors

Top left to right: Ian Raynor, John Scholey. Bottom left to right: Richard Kitchin, Brent Mason, Charles Tweed.

Brent Mason

Brent Mason

Managing Director

Brent has over 30 years’ experience developing manufacturing businesses in the electrical and electronic engineering sectors. He has a B.SC. in Manufacturing Systems, and has held senior roles in Blue Chip companies where he has delivered lean manufacturing techniques, organic sales growth and changed culture to be flexible, self-improving and customer driven. Brent also ran his own business ‘manufacturing electric motor control gear’, before exiting via a sale of the business to management in 2014. Brent has particular experience bringing new products to market, whilst also being heavily involved with overseas business in export markets all over the world. Outside of working hours Brent is a keen cyclist and occasional golfer.

Ian Raynor

Ian Raynor

Product Development Director

Ian has more than 25 years' experience in the electronics and telecoms industry and is a founding member of Visive. Ian adopts a very hands-on approach to the business and you will find him directly involved in many aspects of the operation. His background is in business studies and engineering and is a Fellow of the IET. Ian also holds a private pilots licence and enjoys taking to the skies whenever possible.

John Scholey

John Scholey

Sales Development Director

With a background in mechanical engineering and construction, John brings his many years of experience in industry to Visive. With a particular skill set in strategy, marketing, sales and visioning, John is responsible for handling and developing new sales leads and enquiries, as well as strategic planning of new product opportunities. In his spare time John can often be found touring the Yorkshire Dales on his motorcycle or walking on the beaches of Whitby.

Richard Kitchin

Richard Kitchin

Technical Engineering Director

Richard holds a B.Eng (hons) in electronics and is a member of the IET. Richard has over 18-years experience of electronic and mechanical design, working on projects for clients such as BP, Ericsson, Siemens and BAA. A creative thinker, Richard frequently comes up with 'outside the box' solutions. Richard is a founding member of Visive, and is a regular on the acoustic music circuit around Chester and North Wales with his guitar and vocals.

Charles Tweed

Charles Tweed

Marketing Director

Charles was the main financial investor in the business back in 2000 and took a role as a non-executive director. With several directorships and investments in construction, property and energy efficiency companies, Charles has a wide and diverse experience in building successful businesses for the last 30 years. In 2015, Charles was appointed marketing director to assist the team with its continued successful growth and expansion plans. Outside work Charles enjoys playing many active sports including golf, tennis, Padel tennis and gym work alongside managing a large garden.

Electronic Design

Left to right: Ashley Sheriff, Simon Brattel, Herve Messmer.

Production and Technical Support

Left to right: Guy Blanchard, Kieran Jones.

Customer Support and Finance

Left to right: Victoria Taylor, Vanessa Atkinson, Fiona Joyce.

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