Our management

The businesses in the group operate independently, each with its own managing director and full management team. They collaborate across the group, on shared customers, product and manufacturing innovation, trends, sourcing and other areas where there are opportunities for shared learning, cost improvements or other benefits for customers.

Gareth Coxall

Managing Director
Design Studio

Gareth has spent twenty years in the textile trade.  He was sales director at Voyage before joining Belfield Group in July 2016. He took over as managing director of the soft furnishings division in 2017, relaunching it as Design Studio.

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Paul Glynn

Managing Director
Duflex

Paul worked for Vitafoam for 20 years before joining Belfield as works director of Duflex. He became managing director in 2009. He is a Bachelor of Science with Hons from Leeds University.

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Nigel Holifield

Managing Director, Operations
Westbridge

Nigel joined Belfield in 2004 as joint MD of Westbridge. He has deep expertise in the furniture business. Prior to joining Belfield Group he worked for Christie-Tyler and then became managing director of Deeside Furniture.

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Paul Islip

Managing Director, Commercial
Westbridge

Paul joined Belfield as joint MD of Westbridge in 2004, after twenty years’ experience as a designer and design director gained at Hypnos, Christie-Tyler and Deeside Furniture. He has a masters degree in furniture design and technology.

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Peter Leary

Managing Director
Belfield Leisure

Peter Leary joined Belfield Furnishings in 2014 as managing director. He has been associated with the leisure and holiday home industry for over 30 years.

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Steve Olds

Design Director
Westbridge

Steve joined Westbridge in 2004 following eleven years as design director at several Christie-Tyler subsidiaries, and after graduating from the renowned Ravensbourne School of Design. A leading designer in the upholstery industry he heads up the creative design process for Westbridge.

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Janus Cooper

Managing Director
Tetrad

Janus, son of one of Tetrad’s founders, has worked at Tetrad for almost 30 years. Before becoming managing director, he was responsible for both UK & export sales and marketing.

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