Meet our team

Managing Director

Verdun Bailey

Verdun is passionate about water. A PADI diver master he spends his holidays generally underwater and has a keen interest in Marine Biology and animals. Verdun is very proud that his family business started by his father in the early 1970’s, is now in it’s third generation and going from strength to strength! He knows that the highest levels of customer satisfaction and service is paramount to the success of Ambassador Pools & Spas.

Branch Manager - Ringwood

Richard Brooke

Our Office Manager at the Ringwood Branch. Richard joined Ambassador back in 2007 and is a familiar face to our Pool & Spa customers. He now enters his 10th year with Ambassador. Born and bred in Yorkshire, Richard brings a bit of Northern ‘Ey Up’ to the team! A lifelong follower of Huddersfield Town and Liverpool FC, he loves a whole array of sports, though his wife Rowena may hide the remote control!

Operations Manager

Francesca Bailey-Wheeler

Frankie has now worked for Ambassador since 2003 and is proud to be third generation of the Bailey family. She understands every aspect of the business, having been involved in no small way with each of the three branches. Recently, she took a career break to start a family with husband Tom and now their beautiful little girl Bridgette keeps them both very entertained and busy.

Accounts Manager

Lizette Holmes

Towards the end of 2016, Lizette joined our Finance Team. She manages to keep us all organised and put up with our in-house humour too! Lizette enjoys a day out with her family and friends and enjoys art.

Branch Manager - So'ton

Nick Greatorex

Our Botley road shop manager. Nick Joined Ambassador in June 2014 having worked in sales at Draper tools for the previous 9 years and 34 years previously in motor trade after-sales His role is to use his skills in giving a first class service to both his retail consumers and trade customers alike. Nick loves to relax in his spare time with a round of golf and is also an avid rugby union fan.

Office Manager - West Stour

Ashley Errington

Our sales and website man! Ashley joined Ambassador in March 2016 to help increase business sales. He reaches the parts of our internal ordering and product listing system that other people just wouldn’t reach! He is based in our West Stour branch and he loves the countryside and rural living.

Warehouse and Logistics

Andy Bumby

Our head man in the Warehouse at West Stour, Andy joined us in 2009 and is responsible for all logistics and planning in our huge warehouse facility. His team manage the day to day stock in/out operations with absolute precision. In his spare time, Andy is a keen DIY enthusiast and can turn his hand to almost anything which his partner certainly ‘cashes’ in on. He has also been known to indulge in an ale or two in a local tavern!

Lead Pool Engineer

Clive Rolls

Clive is our Senior Pool Engineer and looks after our team of pool and spa engineers. With over 45 years experience in the business, covering pool construction, repairs, installations and servicing, Clive meticulously handles all planning and scheduling of works for our customers; always leading from the front. He still has the same passion for the job that he first developed many years ago. He is our ‘go to person’ with any difficult technical issues. Much of his spare time now is devoted to his two grandchildren who he adores.

Sales & Technical

John Harris

John is a member of our West Stour sales team and he has been with Ambassador Pools for over a year and a half now. In his spare time, John likes to watch a lot of movies and sport, except football. He is also a bit of a history buff and likes to read historical facts and fiction.

Warehouse and Logistics

David White

Married to Tracey a practice manager and lives near Gillingham with 4 children; Lewis, a trainee accountant, Olivia and Greg doing A levels and Ben doing GCSE’s and playing football for Yeovil Town youth team. Likes…. holidays and golf. Dislikes . . . Aubergines.

Sales

Nicky Stanford

Our Botley road shop manager. Nick Joined Ambassador in June 2014 having worked in sales at Draper tools for the previous 9 years and 34 years previously in motor trade after-sales His role is to use his skills in giving a first class service to both his retail consumers and trade customers alike. Nick loves to relax in his spare time with a round of golf and is also an avid rugby union fan.

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From your initial questions right through to installation and ongoing maintenance solutions: we’ll expertly guide and advise you.

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