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WELLS & CO.

Our people

Meet some of our team

We're a growing, developing business that has retained the culture of a nurturing family. We work hard to promote succession and career growth, and are renowned for our comprehensive approach to training; how many finance teams do you know of that have had a go at brewing their own beer? 

  • Marcus

    Retail & Brand Marketing Executive
  • Hi! I'm Marcus

    Marcus has been part of the Wells & Co. family for around 3 years, after he graduated from Northampton University with a degree in Graphic Design. Marcus has an unhealthy addiction to pizza & his preferred beer style is American Pale Ale (Appalachian IPA was his favourite) although is happy to try anything new & exciting!

  • Rachel

    Commercial Services Co-ordinator
  • Hi! I'm Rachel

    I have worked for Wells & Co since April 2016 having previously worked for the Probation Service for nearly 14 years. I primarily deal with licensing and leases and am currently one of our Values Champions (Everyone Counts guys!). I love working here because we have great staff and amazing pubs, and I am so excited for Brewpoint that I drive my friends and family crazy talking about it all the time!

  • Tom

    Head of Retail Sales & Marketing
  • Hi! I'm Tom

    Tom is our Head of Retail Sales & Marketing and has been with Wells & Co. for over 10 years. Starting as a Graduate Trainee he moved onto Head of Department and to now what he is today. Tom functions on 21 hours (average) sleep a week & his preferred beer style is Pale Ale, although has been known to like a Sour!

  • Louisa

    Recruitment Manager
  • Hi! I'm Louisa

    Louisa joined the Wells family 18 months ago as Recruitment Manager to ensure we have the right resources and talent in the business to support our ambitious growth plans. Forever on the look out for great people, she is effectively tinder, but for jobs not love!

  • Josh

    General Manager - Playwright, Pizza, Pots & Pints
  • Hi! I'm Josh

    Josh manages The Playwright in Nottingham, one of our new additions to the Pizza, Pots & Pints family!

  • Niki

    Head of HR
  • Hi! I'm Niki

    Niki has been at Wells & Co for 2.5 years and joined to help shape the business to support its Managed House growth, with a real focus on driving an energetic and fast paced fun environment for all our teams to excel in. You’ll also find Niki taking part in Triathlons, walking her very energetic spaniel Oakley and eating!

  • Emil

    FOH Team Member - Radcliffe Arms, Pizza, Pots & Pints
  • Hi! I'm Emil

    I'm Emil and I work FOH within PPP.  I do have to say I've got a little obsession with coffee, but what can you do? One of the things I love about this place are the people you connect with & the people you work with.

  • Beth

    HR Manager
  • Hi! I'm Beth

    Beth has been part of the Wells & Co Family for 2 years. She is an experienced HR professional with skills focused in ER, training, career development and reward and recognition. As a Mental Health First Aider, she's keen to promote self-care. When she's not day dreaming about our mac and cheese, you'll see her around making sure our people are looked after! 

  • Leah

    Finance Business Partner – Pub Partners
  • Hi! I'm Leah

    I have worked at Wells & Co on and off for 4 years, I recently left but love it so much I came back after 2 months. I started off my career in Auditing after college and ended up doing the Wells & Co audit which was where I figured out Wells & Co seemed a pretty cool place to work so left and became an apprentice here. Since becoming an apprentice I have moved around many areas of finance to my now role ‘Finance Business Partner’. When im not at work you’ll find me with a G&T or at a rock concert.

  • Philippa

    Pub Partners - Recruitment & Training Coordinator
  • Hi! I'm Philippa

    Aka Pip, has been with the company for 31 years, and has worked her way around a lot of the departments within the business - currently looking after pub partner recruitment and training and overseeing the pub tenancy change overs.  Anyone who knows her will be aware that she is  particularly partial to a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, or two!

  • Chris

    Retail Development Manager - Pub Partners
  • Hi! I'm Chris

    Chris has been with Wells & Co for just over 2 years, he has been in the hospitality industry for over 37 years, lived in Bedfordshire for the last 22 years and for a number of years wanted to join Wells & Co - a traditional family company that is proud of its heritage and also keen to embrace the change. He loves steaks and good quality Cask Ale, Champagne and Red wine!

  • Clare

    Retail Marketing Manager
  • Hi! I'm Clare

    Clare joined us in January 2019 managing all things marketing for our rapidly growing Pizza, Pots & Pints managed houses.  This ambitious, change-driving, fun-enforcing pocket rocket has an energy that can rival that of a Duracell bunny! If there’s a dog in our pubs, you’ll more than likely find Clare nearby.

  • Craig

    Exec Head Chef - Pizza, Pots & Pints
  • Hi! I'm Craig

  • Ellie

    Company Shares, Bonds and Expenses Administrator
  • Hi! I'm Ellie

    I have worked for the company for nearly four years and look after the Shares, Bonds and Expenses for the company. I love how the company is family orientated and I enjoy the fun working environment. When I’m not with my family, I love the socials organised by the company where you will find me with either a large G&T or Sauvignon Blanc. Cheers!

  • Hannah

    FOH Team Member - The Bull, Little Gem's
  • Hi! I'm Hannah

    Hannah is part of the motivated and passionate Front of House team at The Bull delivering an exceptional customer experience and a mouth-watering food offering to our guests.

  • Chelsea

    Sales & Reservations Team Leader
  • Hi! I'm Chelsea

    I have been with Wells since January as Central Reservations Team leader. My job is to lead the team whom are the ‘hub’ and the go to guys for bookings, event enquiries and customer queries for our Little Gems pubs. Our portfolio of sites is constantly growing!

    Wells & Co is a fantastic company to work for especially at such an exciting time for the company, as we move forwards and look forward to the opening of BrewPoint.  The fast pace environment and the fab people I work with truly make it the best job!  

  • Ros

    Head of Business Improvement
  • Hi! I'm Ros

    Ros joined us in 2001 and has enjoyed a variety of roles.  Now a qualified Project Manager Ros helps deliver key strategic projects and identify process improvements across the business.  In her spare time she can be found enjoying a bite to eat at The Bull in Olney and acting as quality control for any new gin listings!

  • Shaun

    Retail Business Manager
  • Hi! I'm Shaun

    RBM

  • Sophie

    Retail Brand Manager
  • Hi! I'm Sophie

    Sophie joined us a year ago, as our Retail Brand Manager for our managed estate Little Gem’s Pubs with Rooms. Sophie is full of energy and enthusiastic in everything she does! Most likely seen with a glass of fizz in her hand.

  • Millie

    Head of Happiness and Productivity - Little Gems Country Dining
  • Hi! I'm Millie

    You will always find Millie in one of the pubs, if she isn’t in one of ours she will be in someone else’s snooping around or drinking a glass of red wine by the fire!

     

  • Natalie

    PA to the Directors
  • Hi! I'm Natalie

    Having worked at Charles Wells Ltd back in the late 80s (I know I don’t look old enough ????!) and leaving in 1996, I returned to work for Charles Wells Pub Company 10 years ago and am now PA to the Directors for Wells & Co.  I just couldn’t keep away!  I enjoy my job and obviously spending time in our great pubs! 

  • Jess

    FOH Team Member - The Bull, Little Gem's
  • Hi! I'm Jess

    Jess is part of our passionate team within Little Gem's that simply serve up quality food and drinks and provide our locals and out-of-town guest a place to dine, drink, sleep and relax. 

  • Abbey

    Finance Apprentice
  • Hi! I'm Abbey

    Abbey has chosen to kickstart her career at Wells and Co as a Shared Services Finance Apprentice. With the crazy colleagues she works with, the endless cups of tea and brilliant team morale, she feels very ‘at home’ here at Wells and Co.

  • Ryan

    General Manager - Oxford Blue, PPP
  • Hi! I'm Ryan

    Ryan - GM

  • Nick

    A real life Wells!
  • Hi! I'm Nick

    Nick has been part of the Wells & Co family all his life, but he’s actually worked here for around 6 years.  In a previous life Nick qualified as a Chartered Surveyor.  He graduated with a Masters from the Royal Agricultural Collage in 2009.  Being a country bumpkin, and much like a Labrador, Nick enjoys nothing more than being outdoors, whatever the weather - so long as there’s a good pint of ale by a roaring fire to look forward to of course.

  • James

    Lead Brewer
  • Hi! I'm James

    James has joined the BREWPOINT brew crew as our Lead Brewer and he’s flown in all the way from down under.  For the last few years Jimmy has worked at numerous breweries for Australia’s biggest brewer – and now has the fun task of brewing at Bedford’s freshest brewery.

  • Charlotte

    HR Assistant
  • Hi! I'm Charlotte

    Charlotte is part of our HR team, first starting out as HR Apprentice in her first year. Now she's looking after the well being & benefits and making sure our people are happy at Wells & Co. Outside of work, Charlotte loves experimenting with food in her kitchen & will be either on a run on her yoga mat!

  • Emma

    FOH Supervisor - Oxford Blue, PPP
  • Hi! I'm Emma

    Supervisor Emma always proud to be serving up our fabulous pizza's!

  • Gurvinder

    Telesales Team Leader
  • Hi! I'm Gurvinder

    I have been with Wells & Co just over 10 years and I cannot believe where the time has gone.  Being in the drinks industry I am either placing orders for our pubs, getting their delivery’s on time or even having the horrible task of tasting new wines & Beers!

    I love working with people who are equally as passionate about the business and thrive on providing the best possible level of service. 

    In my spare time if I am not watching football you will find me drinking one our beers at one of our finest establishments.