Key Staff

Key Staff

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

Richard Lawson

Managing 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.

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.

Simon Lem

Sales Manager

Previously Sales Engineer and Account Manager for II-VI Infrared.  Experienced in the field of laser optics for CO2 and Fiber applications, as well as optical materials.

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.