Meet the Team
Here at Ascot International we believe that teams thrive when everyone works together towards a common goal. We aspire to be the leading experts in sourcing and supplying quality raw materials to customers worldwide.
With over 100 years of experience between them, our team have the product and market knowledge to meet customer requirements, no matter how weird or wonderful.
Customer satisfaction is at the heart of everything that we do and we continually endeavour to deliver outstanding service and support to our wide range of customers.
Our team are fully flexible so you can rest assured that when you need us we’ll be up to the challenge.
Nitin Sethi Managing Director
After leaving university with a Masters in Business Administration, Nitin had the passion and vision to create Ascot International. Over two and a half decades later his vigour is still strong, with the business continually developing and growing. Outside of the office, Nitin enjoys playing squash and badminton weekly, as well as travelling around the world with his friends and family.
Subhash Patel Chairman
Over the past two and a half decades, Subhash has been integral to the growth and development of Ascot International. His wisdom and experience, combined with a passion for the business has been invaluable to all here and helped in the success Ascot has seen and continues to see. Away from the office, Subhash enjoys gardening, spending time with his family, wine-tasting and visiting National Trust sites.
Melissa Simpson Sales Manager
With over 16 years service, Melissa is Ascot International's longest serving employee, where her versatility and market knowledge is invaluable to her team. Melissa has seen the business grow and devolp over the years playing a crucical part in its success. She has knowldege in each department making her an integral part of the team. Away from work, Melissa enjoys spending time with her family (she has 2 young children), playing the guitar, listening to music and attending concerts, as well as practising Karate!
Hannah Cox Business Development Manager
Since joining us over 10 years ago, Hannah has developed a vast amount of industry, market, and product knowledge; which alongside her versatility, is invaluable to Ascot and her personal care team. Hannah has an undying passion for what she does, making longstanding, trusting connections within the industry with our valued customers and suppliers alike, she guarentees excellency every time. Outside of the office, Hannah enjoys spending time with her family & friends, is an avid Manchester City fan and currently is preparing to be a first time mum!
Yogesh Garg Business Manager Global Sales and Procurement
Yogesh has over 10 years of experience in the chemical industry, combined with a degree in Engineering and International Business Management, Yogesh uses his global network to discover new market trends in Europe, Asia and beyond. He opens up new opportunities for the team by actively getting involved in procurement and selecting new vendors. Outside of work, Yogesh enjoys spending time with his family and travelling overseas.
Hannah Burnell Sales & Account Executive Hannah has already proved to be an integral part of our Ascot Family. She brings 8 years experience working for some of the premier brands within the beauty industry. Hannah is a member of our personal care team and builds strong, lasting relationships with customers and suppliers which ensures she can secure maximum value on behalf of our valued customer base. In her spare time, Hannah enjoys nothing more than being out in the countryside with her 2 beloved labradors.
Chris Whitney Operations and Logistics Manager
With over 16 years experience in logistics and trade compliance, a recent new addition to the Ascot team, Chris ensures all Ascot business operations and processes are highly efficient and legally compliant. Outside of the office, Chris is a keen musician and plays the guitar in a band. He also has a passion for films, football, hill-walking and enjoys spending quality time with his family and children.
David Comer Accounts and Admin
David has been a part of the Ascot team since 2016, fulfilling multiple roles. This flexibility enables David to provide excellent support for all apsects of the business. Currently, David is part of our Accounts team working towards achieving formal accounting qualification, adding to his many academic achievements. Outside of the office, David enjoys playing football and snooker, as well as socialising with friends.
Harriet Bradfield Morgan Senior Project Manager & Human Resources Harriet is our resident ray of sunshine, brightening the office each and every day! Harriet has been with the Ascot Family for many years, knowing each department inside and out with a wealth of knowledge in the industry. She is currently in the role of our Senior Project Manager working on exciting new avenues for Ascot International, our lips are sealed! Outside of the office Harriet, enjoys reading a good book, long walks in the great outdoors or hitchcock film. And when she isn't busy with all of that she also bakes the most incredible cakes for us all!
Donna Taylor Logistics Co-ordinator Donna has been with us since the summer joining our logistics team. She has over 15 years experience in the industry meaning she is the perfect person to ensure our deliveries are quick, smooth and accurate meaning our valued customers are getting the best turnaround times possible. In her spare time, Donna enjoys spending time with her children and catching up with friends.
Roxanne Jones Marketing Executive & Sales Support
Roxanne is the newest addition to our Ascot Family, coming from a hospitality background her knowledge of working closely with the public, suppliers and big brands, delivering quality products and service to customers is exceptional. She has been a manager for many years in the industry and has vast knowledge in areas of customer service, growing a business, people management plus effective brand/market skills. Outside of the office, Roxanne enjoys spending time with her family and friends and renovating her new home!
Lisa Leviseur Logistics Co-ordinator Lisa has worked in the logistics industry for many years and has extensive knowledge on all things import/export. She is passionate about excellent customer service and constantly refreshing her learning to ensure the best terms for our customers. Her knowledge is invaluable to us here at Ascot. Outside of the office, Lisa enjoys spending time with family and touring in her jeep!
We Are Now Recruiting For; Buisness Development Manager For Agro-Chemical Buisness. Regulatory Compliance Specialist. Senior Accountant. To Apply Please Email Your CV To Harriet@ascot1.com We Look Forward To Hearing From You.
We are always on the lookout for hardworking, driven, passionate individuals who can help us learn, grow and develop our business. We have strong family values running through our team shown in the loyalty and longevity of our employees. Think you have something to add, get in touch today and tell us why our family needs you!
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