Management Team

Grant Smith


Mark Thompson

Commercial Director

Mark graduated from Leeds University with a BA Hons Degree in Fine Art. After working for several respectable graphic design firms. Mark took a promotion and progressed into Contracts Management through the Architectural Glazing arm of this business. After a ten-year period of development, he moved over to a Senior Technical/ Commercial role within Tata Steel and spent a further ten years specializing in the Steel Industry. He joined LCM in 2017 bringing a wealth of expansive industry knowledge and experience.

Ruth Miller

Environmental & Quality Manager

Ruth joined LCM in 2020 after working with us as an external consultant to develop our ISO 14001 compliant environmental management system. She has over 20 years’ public and private sector experience in the environmental, quality and waste management sectors. Apart from LCM’s ISO9001 and ISO14001 accreditations, Ruth is responsible for management of the laboratory, REACH and COSHH compliance, waste management, environmental permitting, and the responsible sourcing of our raw materials. She has also recently completed a PhD at the University of Liverpool.

Aaron Riley

General Manager

Aaron joined LCM in 2011 and has more than 17 years of experience as a product and operations manager with various companies. Aaron has achieved a Masters in Engineering (MEng), Mechanical and Manufacturing from Durham University.

Steve Jones

Health, Safety & Production Superintendent

Steve joined LCM in 2013 and is primarily involved with Health and Safety at Work Development Programmes, and lean manufacturing, including five S, SMED, Kaban, and ongoing Kaizen. Steve also has FMCG experience and is a key point of contact in the workplace for health and safety inquiries.