Currently Cloud 9 has twenty staff in total, made up of four office staff and sixteen factory and installation staff. Our staff members have been with us for a long time and Cloud 9 are proud of the fact that we have a very low or non existent staff turnover. Most of our staff has over 15 years experience in the aluminium and glass industries.
The Management Team
Ian Lowe - Member
Ian has more than 20 years experience in the powdercoating and aluminium industries. He studied Architecture but due to circumstances did not finish his degree; however his studies have garnished Ian with an appreciation of design, aesthetics and have enabled Ian to speak to architects in terms of their ideas and concepts. His vast knowledge on materials, glass and structural limitations are a huge asset to Cloud 9. He also has diplomas in Small business management, Production Management and cost and management accountancy. Ian's current function is the company is as the Technical Director where he manages all quotations that require technical input, he is also responsible for meeting with architects and developers. Another of Ian's strengths is his ability to take a concept or design from conception to installation.
Patrick O'Riordan - Member
Colin Esselaar - Senior Manager
Colin joined Cloud 9 with the purchase of Four Seasons Conservatories and Four Seasons Aluminium Products where he has been involved in varying capacities for more than 20 years. Colin currently managers all aspects of these companies while providing advice and technical support to Cloud 9 at the same time. Colin has extensive knowledge and experience of conservatories, aluminium windows, doors, shopfronts and facades as well as all aspects of the Building Industry and contracts.
Donavan Bentley - Representative
Donavan has been involved in the skylight industry for more than 10 years. He was promoted into his current position after being an installation supervisor for many years. His experience in installations enables him to give sound advice on all your Skylight, conservatory and pool enclosures to name but a few.
Installation and Factory Staff
Our staff has extensive experience in all aspects of our business. We have qualified aluminium manufacturers, installers, sheet metal workers, carpenters and glass cutters in our staff. In fact while certain members are qualified in certain trades all our staff can perform any of these functions. Our staff have 10 to 23 years experienced in these trades.