- Managing Director
Paul CraigManaging Director
Paul has over 37 years of experience at Authentix SPS starting out as an Apprentice Printer, progressing through the ranks as Print Manager, Planning Manager, Operations Director, to his current role as Managing Director. Paul heads up a team currently consisting of five direct reportees and is responsible for coordinating all aspects of running the business.
- Commercial Director
David CloughCommercial Director
As Commercial Director, David is responsible for leading the organisation's research and development for new products and product enhancements. David has over 28 years of experience in security print and manages a number of key UK & International accounts. This experience and customer contact ensures Authentix SPS customers have the latest security features, techniques and technologies giving them maximum protection against counterfeit and alteration fraud.
- Human Resources Manager
Sarah MurphyHuman Resources Manager
Sarah MurphySarah joined Authentix SPS in January 2020 as HR Manager. She is responsible for the operational and strategic aspects of the Human Resources function at Authentix SPS. She has over 20 years’ experience of working in HR with extensive experience in the manufacturing sector. Sarah leads the Employee Wellbeing strategy for SPS which has led to the team winning the Better Health at Work Award, Silver Level.
- Compliance Manager
Ryan CoatesworthCompliance Manager
Ryan CoatesworthRyan joined Authentix SPS in 2016, working in the print finishing department until his promotion to Compliance Manager in 2020. As Compliance Manager, Ryan is responsible for maintaining the company’s accreditations, acquiring new certifications, and promoting best practice and continual improvement throughout all aspects of the organisation.
- Studio and Office Manager
Lyndsey BrettStudio and Office Manager
Lyndsey BrettLyndsey is responsible for managing the studio and office within Authentix SPS and heading a very experienced design team. Lyndsey has over 29 years of experience in security design and manages a number of large customer accounts. Lyndsey’s expertise in security design ensures that Authentix SPS remains competitive in the market and one step ahead of counterfeiters.
- Financial Controller
Sheryl DolanFinancial Controller
Sheryl DolanSheryl joined Authentix SPS as Financial Controller in May 2022, and she is responsible for managing the finance function of the organisation. Sheryl is a qualified CIMA accountant and has gained over 17 years of extensive experience working within the finance function of different manufacturing companies.
- Print Manager
Robert SmilesPrint Manager
Robert SmilesRobert has over 35 years of experience working at Authentix SPS, joining the company through a start-up working scheme. Robert has since advanced through the ranks to his current position as Print Manager. As Print Manager, Robert is responsible for a team of 16 print operators and coordinates production within the printing department.
- Print Finishing Manager
Paul BilcloughPrint Finishing Manager
Paul BilcloughPaul has over 35 years of experience working at Authentix SPS and is responsible for managing a team of 17 operators within the print finishing department. Paul’s role involves overseeing all production throughout the print finishing department. He also plays a vital role in the upkeep of both facilities ensuring that they are clean, tidy, and fit for purpose.
- Supply Chain Manager
Roger DickinsonSupply Chain Manager
Roger DickinsonAs Supply Chain Manager, Roger works with suppliers to manage the efficient and cost-effective procurement of materials into the business as well as managing deliveries of finished product to key customer accounts. He is also responsible for identifying and implementing process improvements to continually improve our manufacturing efficiency and customer satisfaction. Roger joined Authentix SPS in 2022 having previously worked in the LED Lighting and Automotive manufacturing industries.
- Engineering Manager
John KingEngineering Manager
John KingJoining in 2007, John has worked for Authentix SPS for over 15 years as Engineering Manager. He has extensive knowledge and skills within his role and manages a team of two skilled engineers that ensure all machinery within the company is kept in good working order and repaired as quickly and cost effectively as possible if there is a breakdown.
- Finance Manager
Deena FosterFinance Manager
Deena FosterDeena joined Authentix SPS in 2008 as Finance Manager. Deena’s role involves banking, supplier payments, credit control and month end processes. She is also responsible for the payroll process within the company and dealing with any related queries.