Meet the Team
Chief Executive Officer
Gordon has over 30 years experience in the chemicals industry, the majority working with polyurethanes and in the specialty chemicals sector.
He has experienced a broad range of roles including managing chemical technical services and polyurethane research and development laboratories, and progressing to managing operations and commercial operations with Hyperlast Limited and Dow Chemicals Limited.
As a keen yachtsman , Gordon likes to be outdoors whenever possible and away from the confines of the laboratory - he adds ìThe versatility of polyurethanes are second to none and that allows for a huge range of applications and markets allowing an insight in to many different industries.
Marjorie Garcia - Technical Manager
Marjorie has more than 20 years of experience in the chemical industry, the majority working with adhesives and sealants.
Marjorie has always been covering the technical side of polyurethanes with an emphasis in research and development of new products, reformulation of products to achieve customer’s requirements; quality control in raw materials and final products following standards and procedures established.
Marjorie reflects "The challenge of this position is to understand the customer needs and to be able to offer a high quality and performance product to satisfy their application".
In her spare time, Marjorie enjoys travelling to new places, playing tennis and going to the cinema.
Consulting Polyurethane Specialist
An experienced and seasoned Business manager in the polyurethane industry covering all aspects of B2B management from account management, through to multi-region marketing and sales support. Paul has a strong technical background in polyurethane elastomers which has provided an insight into multiple industry sectors where the polyurethane is used for a broad range of engineering applications.
Chris Stebbings is the office-based Customer Services Representative and has worked at Notedome for over 20 years.
A familiar name to our customers, Chris, looks after both sales and order administration.
Loves spending time with the family especially when camping and a keen reader when time allows.
Hobbies include reading (when time allows), camping – and her family.
Victoria has worked in the Finance office at Notedome for over 10 years, and is described by the CEO as "one of the vital cogs that help keep Notedome turning".
Victoria also runs a busy home with three children, and is married to long-term Notedome employee, Keith.
Hobbies (when time allows) include walking, reading and spending time with friends and family.
Business Development Manager
Shaun has over 35 years experince working in the polyurethanes industry in technical sales and business development with engineering elastomer specialists such as Notedome, Hyperlast and Dow Chemicals.
Shaun adds "I have always enjoyed working with polyurethanes. The diversity of applications and markets keeps things interesting plus you get to meet people from all walks of life"
He is a competitive golfer in his spare time, and enjoys reading and walking and with the family when time allows!
Chris Averis - Technical Manager
Chris has over 40 years in technical departments of the elastomer industry including with Dunlop, Baxenden, Marconi, and Uniroyal.
Notedome’s and Chris's philosophy is straightforward: “ Clear definition of the opportunity and the requirements is needed - then we can select the right product and define the technical challenge.
We then decide what approach to take and "what to do"- that comes with years of experience - the fun then starts in testing, validation of ideas, and implementation.”
Chris lists his hobbies as - gardening, walking and camping.
“ We all want quiet. We all need space. Unless we have it, we cannot reach that sense of quiet in which whispers of better things come to us gently”.
Marc Smith - Operations Manager
Marc has worked with several plastics and composite material companies for over 10 years before joining NOTEDOME - including as Production manager at Signam, and with Coleshill Plastics, where Marc was the Production and Operations Manager.
Previous responsibilities and achievements in the plastics industry include several process improvements and efficiencies, particularly with the design and implementation of new machinery, and the reduction of downtime and the greater control of waste, whilst increasing efficiency and production.
Marc is married and has 2 children, and says "In our family spare time, we like to have adventures exploring new places – particularly the coastline and foreshore".