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 a fleet of mast vehicles, drones, a company aircraft and 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, amateur motor racing driver and pilot in his spare time.
Catie joined the team at High Level photography to help propel and elevate the company to new heights, and she immediately faced her fears of heights by accompanying a helicopter aerial photoshoot, which she loved!
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 enjoys 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. Since returning from maternity leave, Louise has been brilliant 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 has just celebrated his one year anniversary with High Level Photography as Account Manager supporting our clients with all their imaging requirements. Stuart keeps a keen eye on the industry, constantly building knowledge and combined with 17 years in the Recruitment sector, his superb sales skills help our company soar to higher heights.
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.
Dave leads the operations at High Level and is focused on delivering improvements to the efficiency of the operation.
Dave has recently finished training as a commercial pilot, something he had always dreamt of achieving. Before flying, Dave’s background was Operations Management primarily within the attractions industry, working at iconic locations in and around London.
Dave lives with his wife in South West London and in his spare time, can be found being taken for a walk around his local parks by his Alaskan Malamute and Siberian Husky.
It is Lizzie’s task to curate and scan our aerial library in order to extricate the best shots for our clients and this utilises her keen eye for detail.
Lizzie is also an expert video editor, creating intricate and detailed graphical videos using our drone and ground videography.
In her spare time, Lizzie plays bass in a band and loves going to gigs. She is also a keen photographer, both for the company and in her own time.
Lizzie lives in Woking and wins the prize for shortest commute to the office.
Chloe is a key asset to our High Level Team and provides essential support across our sales and operations departments.
Chloe has a love of Australia and plans to return - but we hope not too soon!
As well as travel, Chloe likes to go on long walks and is a skilled silversmith, making pretty and unique jewellery pieces!
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 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 is also honing his drone piloting skills, which will be very useful in his 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.
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!