Introducing our new Abbey team members

We’re delighted to introduce our new Abbey team members to our growing team. Each one of them brings unique skills along with a passion to strengthen our commitment to improving safety, efficiency, and productivity in the UK forklift industry. We believe our people are central to our success and extend a warm welcome to them all.

Robyn O’Keefe
With a background in various support roles in the engineering industry, Robyn joins Abbey as a Sales Administrator. She will support our sales and operations teams and help us to continue to deliver first-class service as we grow. Animal lover Robyn has a young son and enjoys DIY, painting, and drawing.

Emma Bowers
Emma joins Abbey as a Service Planner/ Administrator having previously worked in a senior administrator role for a plant hire company. She will provide vital support for our service operations, scheduling field service engineers’ work. Emma is a keen gym enthusiast, walker, and swimmer (who has represented Salford, and Manchester), and the proud mum of Maxy the Westie.

Lee Holden
After serving his apprenticeship as a mechanical engineer, Lee built an impressive track record working in the engineering sector, including for a business manufacturing parts for the aerospace industry. He has recently joined the Abbey team as a CNC Miller/Turner/Programmer. He is loving his new role and getting to know the Abbey family. Outside of work, he enjoys motorbikes, live music, and spending time with his family.

James McCartney
With qualifications in computing and electrical and mechanical engineering, James worked as a fitter/electrician for a vehicle recovery firm for seven years. He then moved into the forklift industry, initially working for a local dealership, and then for three years for Jungheinrich. He is a qualified 17th Edition electrician and holds a Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Management (QCF). James is a drone enthusiast with a licence to operate