Meet the Team

We’d like to introduce you to our ever growing team of games room specialists and staff here at Home Leisure Direct. So now you can put a face to the voices you hear on the phone and the e-mails you receive from us.

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Roger

Ted
Job Title: Sales Manager

Job Title: Assistant Sales Manager
What Roger Does: Roger keeps the sales team happy by ensuring a constant supply of ice lollies, retro sweets and witty jokes. He has an expansive games room product knowledge and is also current holder of the Pineapple Cup.

What Ted Does: Ted helps our customers find the funnest games room products to fill their homes with. He also specialises in making puns and crafting the milkiest tea and coffee in the West.
Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Defender

Favourite Classic Arcade Game: The Real Ghostbusters
Favourite Classic Movie: Escape to Victory

Favourite Classic Movie: Ghostbusters
Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: The Kinks - Milk Cow Blues

Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters
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Josh Mike
Job Title: Outbound Sales Manager Job Title: Sales Executive
What Josh Does: When Josh isn't providing businesses with fun games room products, he can be found unleashing his competitive side by wiping all of the high scores off of the pinball machines in our showrooms.  What Mike Does: Mike seems to have been born in the wrong era, as his favourite films and music stem from the early 1970s. As a result, he is a true advocate for all things retro and loves advising our customers on the best vintage and retro products.
Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Dynamite Dux Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Time Crisis
Favourite Classic Movie: Dumb and Dumber Favourite Classic Movie: The Godfather
Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: Simon & Garfunkel - The Boxer
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Reece Fallon
Job Title: Sales Executive Job Title: Sales Executive
What Reece Does: Reece keeps everyone laughing with his great sense of humour. When he's not recommending cool games room products for customers, he can be found at music festivals.  What Fallon Does: Fallon lightens the atmosphere in the male-dominated sales office as she is always smiling and keeps the guys in check by threatening them with her long freshly manicured nails.
Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Golden Eye Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Donkey Kong
Favourite Classic Movie: Jurassic Park - The Lost World Favourite Classic Movie: Top Gun
Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: Bob Marley - No Woman No Cry Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
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Stuart

Dave M
Job Title: Sales Executive Job Title: Web Editor
What Stuart Does: When Stuart isn't helping to advise customers on cool games room products for their homes, he can be found playing Cribbage or enjoying himself at local beer festivals. What Dave Does: Our resident Earl Grey drinker, Dave M spends his days updating our cool games room products online and is known for his fun and quirky video game and arcade game articles on our blog.
Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Donkey Kong Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Out Run
Favourite Classic Movie: Die Hard Favourite Classic Movie: Back to the Future
Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: Def Leppard - Hysteria Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: Lynyrd Skynyrd - Free Bird
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Jono Jess
Job Title: Videographer Job Title: Digital Marketing Apprentice

What Jono Does: When Jono isn’t filming and editing his sleek product videos, news updates and teaser trailers, he is fully committed to thoroughly ‘testing’ our range of pinball machines in our Bristol showrooms and ensuring his initials appear on the majority of the high-score boards.

What Jess Does: Jess manages our social media channels, keeping our followers up-to-date on our latest products, videos, competitions and events. She may look sweet, but she's a dark horse and can be found at heavy metal gigs in the evenings.
Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Cirqus Voltaire Pinball Machine Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Pac-Man
Favourite Classic Movie: Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines Favourite Classic Movie: Nightmare on Elm Street
Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: Aerosmith - Sweet Emotion Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: AC/DC - Thunderstruck
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Amy Lisa
Job Title: Accounts Administrator
Job Title: Accounts Apprentice
What Amy Does: When Amy isn't in work organising our accounts, she is travelling the world and perfecting her dog-cuddling skills at home. Herself and Lisa can be seen having regular Table Tennis Tournaments on their lunch breaks. 
What Lisa Does: Lisa is the second newest member of our accounts team and currently holds the HLD record for worst cake cutting skills, although she has redeemed herself with her lunch time air hockey talent.
Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Tetris
Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Pac-Man
Favourite Classic Movie: Toy Story
Favourite Classic Movie: Austin Powers
Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: The Jungle Book Original Soundtrack
Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
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Emily Andy H
Job Title: Janitorial Executive Job Title: Logistics Manager
What Emily Does: Emily keeps our showrooms spotless and our games room products shiny, while serenading us with a wide repertoire of songs and terrorising the office dogs with the hoover. What Andy Does: Andy keeps our warehouse and delivery team running smoothly, when he isn't doing this he is munching on vegetarian goodies and listening to his very specific music selection. 
Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Pac-Man
Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Crash Bandicoot
Favourite Classic Movie: The Sound of Music Favourite Classic Movie: India Jones and The Last Crusade
Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: Bryan Adams - Summer of '69 Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: The Beatles - Happiness is a Warm Gun
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Matt B.W Matt C
Job Title: Warehouse Supervisor Job Title: Delivery Service Technician
What Matt Does: Matt ensures quality control and helps pick the best products to go out for delivery to our customers. He loves going to the pub with his mates and is always impressing the rest of the Warehouse Team with his Football Result Predictions.  What Matt Does: Matt is the youngest member of the delivery team but don't be fooled, he knows his stuff! He delivers customer's games room products up and down the country, when he's not out delivering he is out driving in his shiny, new Clio. 
Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Knockout Kings Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Street Fighter
Favourite Classic Movie: Die Hard Favourite Classic Movie: Scarface
Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: Guns 'n' Roses - Welcome to the Jungle Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: Oasis - Don't Look Back in Anger
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Stu T Phil
Job Title: Delivery Service Technician Job Title: Delivery Service Technician 
What Stu Does: Stu is a great problem solver making him fantastic asset to the delivery team. He ensures customers are happy and installs their new games room products for them. When Stu isn't out delivering, he's watching the Rugby.  What Phil Does: Phil 'The Thrill' is the father of the delivery team, when isn't driving up and down the country to install and deliver our products to happy customers he is immersed in a new DIY project and updating the team on his progress. 
Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Super Mario 3 Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Mario
Favourite Classic Movie: Transformers 80s Animation Favourite Classic Movie: Goodfellas
Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: Metallica - For Whom the Bell Tolls Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
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Cameron Patrick
Job Title: Warehouse Operative Job Title: Delivery and Service Technician
What Cameron Does: Cameron is our in-house first aider and helps to pick out products from stock to ensure that they are of the highest quality before they are loaded onto our vans. When he's not in the warehouse, he's out with his family.  What Patrick Does: Patrick is the newest member of our delivery team and has already fit in well with the family. When he isn't out delivering fun to our customer's homes, he's at the gym or dining on fine foods. 
Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Sonic the Hedgehog Favourite Classic Arcade Game: FIFA
Favourite Classic Movie: The Goonies Favourite Classic Movie: Full Metal Jacket
Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: Bon Jovi - Livin' on a Prayer Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: Coldplay - Sparks
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Andy Ben C
Job Title: Managing Director
Job Title: Operations Manager
What Andy Does: Co-founder of Home Leisure Direct, Andy makes sure the team's product knowledge is on form through enforcing regular pool tournaments, table tennis matches and retro gaming sessions.
What Ben Does: Ben juggles a number of jobs from presenting our weekly news to ensuring product is delivered safe and sound. He has a heart-warming rags-to-riches back story, having started at HLD as a mere Curtain Technician, not to mention his constant battle with gluten.
Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Donkey Kong Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Donkey Kong
Favourite Classic Movie: Wall Street
Favourite Classic Movie: Star Wars - Return of the Jedi
Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: Johnny Kidd & The Pirates - Shakin' All Over
Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: Guns 'N' Roses - Sweet Child of Mine
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Charlie Frank
Job Title: HR Consultant
Job Title: IT Support
What Charlie Does: Co-founder of HLD, Charlie keeps the team happy in mind and body through clear verbal communication and regular exercise. He doesn't like to see anything go to waste and is therefore a dedicated freegan.
What Frank Does: Frank oversees all IT activities from a central hub. He takes time out of his day to serve as the office teddy bear and is rumoured to be a stranded extraterrestrial inside a pooch's body.
Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Duck Hunt
Favourite Classic Arcade Game: Paperboy
Favourite Classic Movie: Beethoven
Favourite Classic Movie: E.T. the Extra-Terrestial
Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
Favourite Classic Vinyl Track: Elvis Presley - Hound Dog
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