Key Staff

Meet ULO Optics’ team. To contact any of us please refer to our contacts page.

John Barton

Managing Director

BSc. Hons. Manchester 1976. FCMA 1979. IR Optics Director since 1982.

Paul Maclennan

Sales and Marketing Director

BH. Hons. History & Economics University of London. Former roles included Managing Director of Umicore Laser Optics, Managing Director of V&S Scientific, Sales and Marketing Manager of STC Infrared Filters and Infrared Product Manager of Davin Optical. Active in IR Optics since 1984.

Nick Ellis

Technical Director

BSc. Hons. Physics & Astronomy Sussex University, PhD Applied Optics Imperial College London. Previously Technical Manager of Umicore Laser Optics, Technical Manager of V&S Scientific and Production Manager at STC Infrared Filters. An experienced optical engineer since 1983.

Richard Lawson

Sales Director

BSc. Hons. Industrial & Business Studies DeMontfort University Leicester. Previously Sales Manager at Umicore Laser Optics, Sales Manager at V&S Scientific, Office Manager at II-VI UK Ltd and Production Controller at Coherent Optics Europe Ltd.s

Stuart McCulloch

Business Development Manager

BEng.Hons. Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Strathclyde University.  Previously Product Manager at SPI Lasers Ltd for CW fibre lasers.

John Botfield

Thermal Imaging Consultant

MBA. University of Hertfordshire. Previously Managing Director of Umicore Marketing Services UK Ltd and Marketing and Sales Director of Photonic Sense GmbH. John has extensive experience in the thermal imaging market and the supply of raw materials for the infrared wavelength.

Steve George

Design Engineer

Master’s Degree, Physics, 1st Class Honours, Nottingham Trent University. Responsible for the mechanical & optical design, sales, analysis and assembly of optical components.

Quality Assured.

ULO Optics is an ISO certified company and quality is at the heart of everything we do.  With a host of industrial affiliations you can rely on ULO to deliver.