Ian acquired High Level in 2007. Using his commercial and technical knowledge of video and photography services from previous businesses, he has developed the business into what it is today.
From humble beginnings with one mast vehicle and one photographer, Ian has overseen the company expand to include six mast vehicles, five drones, two aircraft, a vast array of cameras (both stills and video) along with a loyal and highly experienced team.
Ian lives in Surrey with his wife and three children. Ian is a keen photographer, cyclist and pilot in his spare time.
Catie is thrilled to have joined the team at High Level photography to help propel and elevate the company to new heights, without letting the little issue of vertigo get in the way; she likes to face her fears!
Catie has a background in global sales and marketing and in senior support roles, aiding company growth & expansion in various industries, including luxury hotels, property and FMCG.
Catie’s favourite things include enjoying food & fizz with family & friends, fitness, cheering from the sideline in various sports, appreciating the Arts and discovering new places.
Many of our customers will know Louise from her original Account Manager role from when she joined the High Level team in December 2014. Having just returned from maternity leave, Louise rejoins the team as Business Support Manager.
Louise lives in Surrey and enjoys discovering new eateries and spending quality time with her husband, her baby girl and her little pug!
Stuart recently joined the team at High level Photography as an Account Manager and is very much looking forward to supporting clients with all their imaging requirements. Whilst he is a new to the photography industry, having worked in the recruitment sector for the last 17 years, he is excited to expand his knowledge and help the company grow.
Stuart loves spending time with his family and young son and when he gets a spare moment he enjoys playing and watching football (Chelsea), snooker and going to the gym.
It is Lizzie’s task to curate and scan the aerial library in order to extricate the best shots for our clients’.
A keen photographer in her own right, Lizzie is an expert at shooting babies, horses and events (with a camera!).
Many searches are for densely populated areas which is akin to finding a needle in a haystack. However Lizzie’s ability to nail a Where’s Wally book has proved a valuable skill!
Lizzie lives in Woking and wins the prize for shortest commute to the office.
Having joined in 2008 David has been integral in the business expansion. A ‘Jack of all Trades’ role originally, David is pleased to see others come on board to enable him to concentrate on the photography.
Over the years he has photographed many sites throughout the UK, driving and flying thousands of miles in the process. This experience has proved invaluable in him being able to pass on his knowledge to his fellow photographers.
David lives near Aylesbury and has had a lifelong interest in photography, aviation and travel.
Alex brings a wealth of photographic experience to High Level. He has enjoyed travelling the world and photographing along the way. He is also a keen drone pilot and videographer, skills which will prove very useful in his time with the company.
In his spare time Alex enjoys outdoor pursuits particularly mountain biking in the Berkshire woods.
Joe has joined our High Level photography team, bringing previous experience of shooting supercars and he has adapted his talent to capture real estate from ground and air! Joe will also be honing his drone piloting skills, which will be very useful in his new role.
In his spare time, Joe is part of a semi-professional cycle road racing team, so has to spend much of his spare time touring the roads of Surrey to keep in shape for the racing circuit months. Joe is also a bit of a petrol head and enjoys tweaking his performance cars, when he has time.
Sonia's journey from a criminology and psychology degree from Westminster university, to falling into sales operations, has resulted in roles at corporate organisations such as IMG Media and Toshiba. Sonia now joins High Level Photography and brings 10 years operations experience to her role as Operations Manager.
Sonia is a keen baker in her spare time and the High Level team is looking forward to sampling her cupcakes!
Sonia is also a bit of a fashionista, with an impressive collection of heels and handbags and when she keeping fit doing yoga, and enjoying nice long walks or hitting the gym, she enjoys sampling lavish cocktails and binge-watching series on Netflix!
Dave has had an illustrious aviation career having first flown solo at the age of 15. He then spent 19 years in the RAF, flying legendary aircraft types including the Phantom, Hawk and the mighty F-15 Eagle. Following his military career he spent 14 years flying airliners.
All have prepared him well for puttering around the UK skies in High Level Photography’s slightly more sedate Cessna 172!
Dave is also an accomplished musician having played piano in a professional capacity on many of the best known shows both in the West End and on regional tours.
Don’t be fooled by Bella’s benign appearance - she is highly trained and vicious to anyone attempting to steal her bone!
In her spare time Bella enjoys sleeping, going for walks and yet more sleeping. She can often be found sleeping on a chair in the MD's office
Our newest addition to the High Level security team, Bonnie assists Bella once she has finished chasing birds and being cuddled by the High Level staff, as she is unbearably cute!
She is often trying to get Bella to play with her by nibbling Bella's ears!!
Beware any intruders as you are likely to be licked to death!