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Simon Evershed

Managing Director

Results driven and personable, Simon is the founder and the continual driving force behind Metador. As a business leader for over 25 years, he draws on strong management skills and extensive knowledge of the industry to ensure products are tailored to client’s needs and Metador remains ever evolving. In addition, he is passionate about his employees, remaining true to the company ethos and ensuring set values are encompassed in every aspect of the business.

Rick Evershed

Sales Director

A customer-centric, dynamic leader, Rick guides and leads the sales and estimating teams with integrity. With over thirteen years of experience, he has a myriad of knowledge of the security door industry and exudes passion for the Metador team, continually placing the customer’s needs first to guarantee every process converts to a seamless client experience.

Tristan Mallinson

Technical Director

Focused on quality and talented for dealing with complexity, Tristan leads new product development for the business. His extensive experience and knowledge of the industry enables him to create new concepts and invaluable designs making Metador one of the fastest growing manufacturers of steel doorsets in the UK. Tristan is continuously working with both Sales and Operations to create products that are right first time, on time.

Chris James

Finance Director

Chris oversees all aspects of financial control in the business. He holds an abundance of knowledge of budget handling, accounts, credit control and forecasting. Tenacious, efficient, with a wealth of experience, Chris remains at the core of all financial activities at Metador.

Paul Stonehouse

Operations Manager

Paul is responsible for all aspects of operational delivery at Metador. With his attention to detail and pragmatic approach to his work, he specialises in developing a strong Health and Safety culture across the business as well as empowering his team to ensure we exceed our clients’ expectations. He is passionate about his role and leads by example, making sure all aspects of operational delivery run smoothly and efficiently, whilst maintaining a focus on the needs of our clients.

Lindsey Rookes

Operational Planning Manager

Dedicated, customer focused and pragmatic, Lindsey manages the busy production and delivery schedules at Metador. Drawing upon deep manufacturing knowledge from her wealth of experience in the logistics, travel and motor hire industries, Lindsey prides herself on creating a smooth process between customers, suppliers, couriers, and internal departments.

Fred Moffitt

Sales Manager

Passionate and energetic, Fred is a key part of the Metador team in offering invaluable advice to his clients. Fred has an exceptional ability at building customer relationships and guiding them through the complexities of the products on offer. Whether a new customer or a long lasting client, Fred will answer all enquiries and is passionate about ensuring the Metador brand remains respected in the industry as a manufacturer you can trust.

Marcus Dixon

Sales Manager

Enthusiastic, hardworking, and based in our southern sales office, Marcus has a passion for creating and building long term customer relationships. He uses his many years of sales experience, belief in the brand and solutions orientated mindset, to provide a client experience that reflects all that is Metador.

Adam Muswell

Internal Sales Executive

Enthusiastic and dedicated, Adam puts his years of sales and account management to the test each day. Adam takes a personal responsibility for each of his customers, making sure they enjoy the full Metador experience every time.

Janine Smith

Technical Consultant

With a background in project and account management, Janine’s wealth of experience in customer relations has quickly made her an asset to the Estimating team since joining Metador in July 2020. She strives to ensure quotes are dealt with efficiently and products are estimated at the best possible price.

Jason Orr

Customer Service

Jason initially started at Metador as a Steel Door Technician in October 2017 and his hands-on, technical knowledge of our products has led to him moving into his current role in Customer Service. With his years of experience as a Warehouse Operative and in Security, Jason offers a methodical and efficient approach to his work.

Rob Nelson

Senior Design Manager

Responsible for CNC drawings and punch plans at Metador, Rob is a dynamic and resourceful CAD Designer. Disciplined and committed to meeting targets and deadlines, Rob is continually experimenting with innovative new designs to ensure Metador meets and exceeds client’s requirements.

Matthew Hall

CAD Technician

Previously a member of the Royal Navy, Matthew joined Metador as a door fabricator and technician. After several months of this, he moved into the drawings team and is a strong member for programming our CNC machine for fabrication of the doors.

Luke Trueman

CAD Technician

Luke has a meticulous attention to detail and is responsible for all customer drawings here at Metador. Flexible and dynamic, Luke offers over 9 years of experience and provides an innovative approach to all future designs at Metador.

Ken McLean


Ken joined the Metador team in 2019, taking over the purchasing role in the operations department. As a highly focused individual with excellent attention to detail, Ken takes great pride in managing the stock, despatching products and maintaining excellent supplier relationships.

Adele Oakley

Finance Assistant

Adele is responsible for managing sales and supplier invoices for Metador, as well as administrative tasks. A Business Management graduate with a strong background in finance and admin, Adele’s organised and methodical approach is an asset to Metador.

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