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Meet the Visive Team

The Directors & Senior Managers

Charles Tweed

Charles Tweed

Chairman & Marketing

Charles is a founding member and the main financial investor in the business.

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 & Chairman to assist the team with its global growth strategy and expansion plans.

Outside work Charles enjoys playing many active sports including golf, tennis, Padel tennis and keeping fit alongside managing a large garden.

Patrick Slater

Patrick Slater

Managing Director

Patrick has over 30-years experience working in manufacturing businesses within the electrical and electronic engineering sectors. An experienced senior Operations and Manufacturing Manager with a passion for creating effective solutions to business problems. Patrick is responsible for driving continuous improvement throughout Visive's operations and for ensuring they deliver an outstanding service to all customers.

In his spare time Patrick is a keen darts player and enjoys an occasional round of golf


John Scholey

John Scholey

Sales 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

Director of Engineering Services

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.

Ian Raynor

Ian Raynor

Manager of Electronics Division

Ian has more than 30-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.

Electronic Design

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

Production and Technical Support

Left to right: Guy Blanchard, Kieran Jones.

Customer Support, Purchasing and Finance

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

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