Meet the team

Team Birkin is packed with commercial cleaning and facility management specialists, and many of us have spent over 10 years at the top of our game.

There are too many of us for you to meet everyone, but we’ve highlighted a few key members below.

  • Paul Ashton

    CEO & Co-Owner

    Before becoming involved with Birkin, Paul held a number of senior roles within market leaders such as ISS, Norland and Bilfinger Europa.

    Paul understands the operating complexities of the commercial cleaning industry, and what it takes to be able to deliver outstanding service. He enjoys building successful teams and many of his previous management teams have followed him from business to business.

  • Dan Gardner

    CPO & Co-Owner

    Over the last 10 years Dan has gained a significant amount of experience in both the Facilities Management & Property Management sectors in Central London. He has been involved in complex PFI schemes as well as Corporate accounts across a variety of sectors. He understands the importance of long lasting relationships in this market and has used this to his advantage when turning loss making contracts into profit generating flagship accounts. He remains passionate about developing teams that will be able to provide Birkin with the ability to grow consistently over in the future. He will be focussing on developing new markets to ensure Birkin becomes a long term partner of choice in the commercial cleaning market.

  • Sandra Parr

    Senior Sales Consultant

    Sandra joined Birkin in February 2017 heading up our sales team. With over 25 years industry experience working across multiservices and disciplines Sandra is passionate about developing new markets.

    She is committed to transparency and delivering exceptional ‘after sales’ service to assist in driving Birkin’s growth strategy.

    Sandra is a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners and a member of APMP UK and BICSc.

  • Tyrone Winn


  • Soo Bartholomew

    Technical Director

    Soo has been involved in the cleaning industry for over 30 years and has built up an enviable level of specialist knowledge. As a BICSc Council member and a qualified BICSc Trainer and Assessor, Soo is a wonderful asset. Soo joined Birkin Services in October 2015 as part of our growth strategy and operational restructure.

  • Gary Havens

    Regional Director

    Gary joined Birkin in April 2015 and has been a tour de force in the East London region ever since. Gary has a deep enthusiasm for doing the right thing and continually learning to improve the customer service experience. His start point is always to support the operational teams on each contract, and ensure that they have the tools that they need to do their job.

  • Grant Lewis

    Regional Director

  • Sue Pringle

    Support Services Manager

  • Jamie Hall

    Sales & Marketing Director

Get in touch with us via the contact form below and see how we can help you.

Telephone: 01707 322 228

Birkin HQ
5 Silver Court
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire AL7 1LT