Meet the Team

Philip Edson (MRICS)

Managing Director

Philip represents the fifth generation Edson to own and manage the company. He is a chartered surveyor with more than 30 years’ experience of the building industry. Even so, he also has plenty of experience of working outside of the family business, having previously worked in a privately-owned surveying practice in central London.

Philip joined the company in 1995, taking over the business from his father Lionel and is very proud of the team and the company and its 135-year heritage.

Philip Buckley


Phil is responsible for all things operational; overseeing all live projects from infancey to completion. He works closely with clients and their professional teams to ensure schemes are delivered on time, within budget and to the highest quality standard. CAD Office, Production and Installation Managers all report to Philip.

Daniel Gibson

Project Manager

Daniel’s role is to ensure the successful delivery of projects within budget. He leads, manages and co-ordinates Edsons installation teams and all sub-contractors working on site across multiple locations. Daniel also visit new sites to carry out surveys and complete call-backs to finish off outstanding works. Health and safety and the welfare of all people working on site are also a key part of his responsibilities.

Alexandra Johnson


Office management, accounts, payroll, marketing, HR and health & safety all fall under Alexandra’s remit. She liaises with external suppliers and internal departments to ensure Edsons develops and implements new ideas, policies and procedures.

Laura Akers


Working closely with Estimating and Operations, Laura’s role ensures the smooth running and monitoring of all the live project finances.

Laura is currently studying to become a qualified QS and RICS certification.

Paul Wrightson


Being the production manager at Edsons is a vast and varied position. From project sampling to production feasibility, aiding the design department with construction methods and materials advice to project costing, production planning and working closely with installers to ensure fabulous joinery installed to perfection.

Sarah Kerry


Sarah’s role is to guarantee the items of joinery are programmed in to suit our clients needs. This involves a high level of accuracy and planning. In conjunction with this, Sarah ensures all of the components required to complete the joinery arrive in plenty of time to constantly fuel the workshop.

Andy Burn

Workshop foreman

Ensuring the smooth running of projects through the workshop is all down to Andy. Working alongside our Production Manager and Machine Shop Foreman, it is Andy’s role to ensure all schedules and deadlines are met and that the joinery of the highest quality and ready to be installed.

Mark Hesketh

machine shop foreman

Mark manages the start of the manufacturing process. With a team of five men, their aim is to ensure all components of the joinery is generated in a timely manner coinciding with the 

Programme Manager’s master programme.

The Edsons Team

Edsons talented staff come from a diverse background. With each employee showcasing a wide breathe of talent, expert knowledge, specialist craftmanship and commitment to exceptional customer service means many long-standing relationships have been made and sustained. This is underpinned by a 135-year heritage and an unenviable reputation as master craftspeople, trusted to work on highly personal projects.