Meet the core management team behind Mitchell & Dickinson
Mukti MitchellFounding director
Mukti has a background in carbon footprinting, energy auditing, and is one of Britain’s foremost experts in low carbon lifestyles. He designed and built an award winning zero-emission micro yacht and sailed around Britain to promote low carbon living. This 2007 tour was endorsed by the Prince of Wales, the Prime Minister and Britain’s political and environmental leaders, reaching a media audience of 10 million. As a carpenter, Mukti has been restoring and insulating period properties for 25 years.
Paul is also the founder and executive chair of the Carbon Disclosure Project, the leading organisation that holds international carbon reductions information and works with 90% of FTSE100 companies through 150 staff at four international bases. Paul previously co-founded Rufus Leonard, the London-based design agency, and Eye-Network, a pan-European video conferencing network.
Simone Kesseler Business director
Simone is a business growth consultant following a 20 year corporate career in media and marketing. She was Britain’s first female chief executive officer of a public limited company and continues to take businesses through growth to exit, brokering sales and acquisitions of companies in £5m to £10m range. She also runs her Devon-based co-operative buying company GrooVees, which promotes smaller local businesses in the face of multinational monopolies.
Helen HinchyCustomer manager
Helen’s customer management experience is second to none – she was a teacher for 29 years and has taught music in schools and privately to pupils from ages 5 to 85. She continues to give private lessons in addition to leading our very high standard of customer service at Mitchell & Dickinson. Helen is passionate about achieving excellence and has infinite patience – the very best qualities for excellent customer care.
Brett StantonOperations manager
Brett comes to Mitchell & Dickinson with over 10 years of operations management experience in insulating private houses throughout the UK. Originally a fully trained carpenter, Brett has a sharp eye for detail and organisational excellence which enables him to lead our team of qualified craftspeople to our exacting standards.