Meet the Team


Directors

Michael Taylor

Michael Taylor

Managing Director

Michael worked alongside his Father in the Caravan business and has been involved in the Caravan industry for the last 40 years. He took over as Managing Director in 1999 when Surf Bay Leisure became a Limited Company.

Michael has been involved for over 25 years in the repair and refurbishment side of the business, working closely with Jardine Lloyd Thompson on the Industry Disaster Plan.

Nigel Angrave

Nigel Angrave

Finance Director

Nigel joined Surf Bay Leisure in 1998 after gaining experience in accountancy practice, commerce and public sectors. His first project was to convert the business from a partnership to Ltd Company. He works closely with Michael, Darren & Adam in the strategic development of the business and has overall responsibility for IT and employment issues.

Darren Milsom

Darren Milsom

New Holiday Homes Sales Director

Darren joined Surf Bay Leisure in April 1999 as a Sales Advisor and progressed to the position of Sales Manager for new holiday homes. In January 2014, Darren was appointed as a Director and deals with all aspects of the business including on park sales, trade and retail.

Adam Lerwill

Adam Lerwill

Used Holiday Homes Sales Director

Adam joined Surf Bay Leisure in August 1999 as a Sales Advisor and progressed to the position of Used Holiday Homes Sales Manager. In January 2014, Adam was appointed as a Director and deals with all aspects of the business including export & pre-owned holiday homes.


Devon & Cornwall Sales Team

Sam Smith

Sam Smith

Sales Advisor

Sam joined Surf Bay Leisure in November 2014 as a Sales Advisor and is based at our busy showroom in Winkleigh, Devon. Sam deals with private land and trade enquiries as well as assisting holiday park customers. He works closely with Adam, selling pre-owned caravans to the export market.

Emma Harrison

Emma Harrison

Area Sales Manager

Emma joined Surf Bay Leisure in July 2005 as a Sales Advisor. She has progressed to being our Area Sales manager for Devon and Cornwall and is based at our Winkleigh Sales Centre in Devon. She assists many of our Devon and Cornwall park owners and their customers.

Adrienne Barwell

Adrienne Barwell

Sales Administrative Co-ordinator

Adrienne joined Surf Bay Leisure in 1996. Having worked with touring caravan spares and all aspects of caravan holiday home aftersales for several years, Adrienne has now joined our Devon Sales Team and works closely with Darren dealing with our sales admin.

Michelle Brooks

Michelle Brooks

Receptionist/Admin

Michelle joined Surf Bay in December 2016 and is based at our Head Office in Devon. Michelle is the friendly face that greets all of our customers, she also undertakes many admin duties.


Somerset Sales Team

Baris Odemis

Baris Odemis

Yardman/PDI Engineer

Baris joined Surf Bay at the beginning of 2015 and is the Yardman at our Somerset Sales Centre. He is also responsible for all of the PDI checks that are carried out in this area.

Nadine Gillespie

Nadine Gillespie

Sales Advisor

Nadine joined Surf Bay in February 2018 and is based at our Somerset office. She has a wealth of sales experience and will be happy to help with any queries that you may have.

Stephi Plant

Stephi Plant

Receptionist/Sales Administrator

Stephi joined Surf Bay in April 2018 and will be one of the first faces you meet at our Sales Centre in Brean as she covers our Reception desk and deals with all of our sales admin.


On-Park Sales

Josh Taylor

Josh Taylor

General Manager of Surf Bay Holidays

Josh is the Grandson of the late John Taylor and son of our Managing Director Michael Taylor. Josh is in charge of on-park sales at Surf Bay Holiday Park and River Valley Country Park.


Workshop

Jane Bolt

Jane Bolt

Transport/Purchasing Admin

Jane joined Surf Bay Leisure in May 2011 at our busy Sales Centre in Winkleigh, Devon. Jane works closely with Josh & the Sales Team and organises all of our caravan transportation.

Steve Harrison

Steve Harrison

Workshop & Transport Co-Ordinator

Steve assists the sales team with the day to day running of the workshop and ordering parts. He also works with Jane, organising transport and ensuring that any work that is carried out on holiday homes is completed by our deadlines.