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 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.
Ken brings a wealth of sales and marketing experience to the newly-formed position of Commercial Director of High Level, applying his extensive expertise in problem solving and business building to ensure company growth and development.
Not only does he dive deep into accounting analytics, in his spare time Ken likes to escape dry land and enjoys exploring the depths of the ocean too, as he is training to become a scuba diving instructor!
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 Harper and her little pug, Rupert!
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.
Since early 2013 Bryony has brought her creative flair to High Level not only when behind a camera but also when armed with a computer and Photoshop!
High Level has offered Bryony a multitude of opportunities to expand these creative capabilities plus the chance to abseil, fly and take trips in very tall cherry pickers.
Hailing originally from the Isle of Wight Bryony now lives in Surrey and uses her spare time to master various unusual artistic techniques and can usually be found binge-watching shows on Netflix in a dino-onesie!
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.
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!