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Jonathan Hindle
 
Jonathan Hindle | Group Managing Director, EMEA | Start date: 1994

KI Middle East (South) - Bahrain, Oman, Qatar & United Arab Emirates
 
Level 27 Marina Plaza Dubai, UAE
T: +971 42 780 986

Jonathan Hindle is a Chartered Designer who has worked with leading architectural practices and property companies. He is Group Managing Director for KI EMEA, spending the last 21 years founding and building the UK and European operations of KI. The last 10 years have also seen the development of KI's Middle East and Asian operations under Jonathan's management. Jonathan is on the Boards/Committees of many of the principal industry bodies and trade associations and is currently serving as the Chairman of the British Furniture Confederation. Jonathan was the founding Chairman of the Design Guild Mark, and was installed as Master of The Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers for 2013/2014, the industry's charity, where he continues to serve as Fundraising Chairman. Jonathan commissioned and was the principal sponsor of the successful new book "Modern British Furniture – Design since 1945", by Lesley Jackson, published by the V&A.

 
  Hatem-Shelleh-small  Mr Hatem Shelleh | KI Middle East (North) - Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon & Saudi Arabia
Regional Manager 

M: +962 79 611 6303
E: hshelleh@kimiddleeast.com

PO Box 1869
Amman 11821, Jordan

T: +962 6 464 3500
F: +962 6 464 3501
Sarah Deamer
 
Sarah Deamer | Operations Manager, Middle East | Start date: 2014

Sarah has been working at KI since August 2014 and began on the workplace sales support team. In December, she took on the role of coordinating projects in the Middle East, liaising with dealers, factories and forwarders. Prior to KI, Sarah worked at a supplier of luxury fabrics, wallpapers and trimmings, after receiving a degree in woven textile design from Loughborough University. Outside of work, Sarah enjoys socialising with friends and going to the gym.
 
Christina-Mackenzie-01  Christina Mackenzie | Sales Support, Middle East | Start date: 2014

Christina joined KI in the summer of 2014 as an office junior, and has since grown to join our Sales Support team for the Middle East. Christina’s role involves liaising with clients, arranging shipments, producing quotes and processing orders. Prior to joining KI, she worked for a national hotel company's online reservations department. Outside of work, Christina enjoys spending time with her family and socialising with friends.
 

Finance & Accounts


Jeremy McWhinney
 
Jeremy McWhinney | Operations & Finance Director | Start date: 2001

Jeremy is an FCCA Chartered Accountant with over 15 years’ experience at KI. As Finance and Operations Director, he has oversight across Sales Support, Supply Chain and Finance throughout our operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to KI he had senior finance roles in a variety of sectors including restaurants, publishing and technology start-ups. Outside of work Jeremy retains a keen interest in history and enjoys restoring his 750 year old house.
 
Thomas Morris-Thurgood
 
Thomas Morris-Thurgood | Management Accountant | Start date: 2007

Tom has been working at KI since early 2007 and works within the accounts department as an ACCA-qualified accountant. His role comprises of producing the monthly management accounts as well as other internal and external financial reports. He also deals with the purchase side of the accounts function. Prior to working at KI Tom gained a degree in Mathematics, helped setup a not for profit organisation and worked in the accounts department for a telecoms company. When Tom is not working he loves to play golf, socialise with his friends and fancies himself as a bit of a bedroom DJ!
 
Anna Lowczecka
 
Anna Lowczecka | Management Accountant | Start date: 2011

As Management Accountant at KI, Anna is involved in producing the management reports. She also oversees client invoicing and credit control. Anna is undertaking her ACCA accountancy exams and hopes to complete her qualification soon. In the past, she worked as an office co-ordinator and bookkeeper for a recruitment consultancy firm. In her spare time, apart from studying for exams, Anna enjoys cycling and all forms of dancing.
 
Krystian-Szczerbiak
 
Krystian Szczerbiak | Finance Assistant | Start date: 2015

Krystian joined KI in November 2015 as a Finance Assistant. He looks after accounts payable, ensuring that all suppliers are paid on time. Shortly after graduating from university, Krystian worked for a media company where he gained his first experience in finance. He is now undertaking ACCA exams to become a chartered accountant. In his free time, Krystian enjoys cycling, horse riding, cinema, catching up with friends, cooking and trying new restaurants.
 

Design & Marketing


Lee Andrews
 
Lee Andrews | Design Manager | Start date: 2006

Lee has a degree in Product Design and has worked in the contract furnishing industry for over 15 years. He manages KI’s design and space planning team and is responsible for all design, 3D visualisation, technical illustrations, photography, and CAD planning. He also specialises in client specific tailoring and customisation of product. Lee enjoys sports, particularly triathlon, so most weekends he will be swimming, cycling or running or all three!
 
Jashu Kerai
 
Jashu Kerai | Space Planner | Start date: 2012

Jashu joined KI in 2012 as part of a near 20-year career in the furniture industry. She is responsible for the space planning of each bespoke project, producing furniture schedules and quotations to fit the client’s specific requirements. Prior to KI, Jashu worked as a sales co-ordinator & space planner. Outside of work Jashu spends most of her time catching up with family and friends.
 
Rishi Mehra
 
Rishi Mehra | Marketing Manager | Start date: 2014

Joining the team in February 2014 as marketing manager, Rishi is responsible for developing KI’s brand and supporting the sales teams’ business development activities. New to the furniture & design industry, Rishi’s broad marketing expertise has been gained across hospitality, tourism, recruitment, public sector and not-for-profit. Contrary to popular belief, Rishi insists he has not lost his Australian accent despite moving to Milan in 2005 and subsequently to London in 2008. Rarely seen outside his kitchen, the KI showroom is about as far away from East London as Rishi usually gets.
 
Fifi Cheung
 
Fifi Cheung | Marketing Assistant| Start date: 2016

Fifi joined KI's Design and Marketing team in early 2016. She supports the marketing manager with digital and print advertisements, managing the website, email marketing and other marketing materials. While at University studying her Marketing degree, Fifi worked for a video production company and after graduation she sharpened her marketing skills with a digital agency. Outside of work Fifi enjoys playing badminton, cooking and catching up with friends.


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