THE TEAM

The Think Prime team will use their expertise and specialist knowledge to recommend the optimum approach for your specific requirements. You won’t find restrictive package or rate-card solutions at Think Prime, where every client is an individual; we flex our services to provide precisely what you need, when you need it.

Approachable and responsive, give the ThinkPrime team a call today.

JASON HICKEY
DIRECTOR

Jason is an experienced global networker within the logistics industry, with established relationships built over the past 2 decades filtering over a number of specialised supplychain sectors.

Jason is our front facing team member. In his personal time when not spending time with his family, Jason can be found watching at a football stadium be it his beloved Arsenal or his local team Maidenhead United.

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SHANE SUTTON
DIRECTOR

Shane is the engine room of the team. With over 20 years’ experience in the logistics industry and having worked at senior levels in both corporate and SME businesses, Shane has the versatility to deal with any scenario.

Shane is also our resident Import expert and has developed strong relationship’s with our overseas partners. Outside of work Shane enjoys football, supporting both his local team Brentford and Liverpool . Shane enjoys spending time with his partner Natalie and two Children.

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RICHARD OLIVER
DIRECTOR

Since graduating university, and after a brief spell as a professional tennis player, Richard’s gained 25 years’ industrial experience. That includes manufacturing, distribution and…

warehousing, sales and marketing, and procurement. 18 years of this has been spent running his own companies: four concerning engineering and fabrication in the offshore power generation and environmental industries, and one – ThinkPrime, of course – in smarter global logistics. This new opportunity is proving to be his most exciting yet.

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JONATHAN
HARBOTTLE

DIRECTOR

Born and raised in Newcastle, Jonathan started my working life as an apprentice toolmaker at Northern Precision Engineering…

He then took a position at Osborne Engineering in 1994 quickly moving up the company and becoming general manager in 1996. The next four years were spent working in the Middle East, specifically Iraq, Libya, Iran and Dubai. In 2000 he started Industrial Supply Specialists with Richard Oliver. After a fantastic first year they opened their second company, ISS Precision Engineering. Then, in 2008, they opened Site & Offshore Specialists to work alongside the other two companies. Their fourth company, ISS Flowthrough – which is a new concept for them – launched in 2017 and has proven very successful thus far. This brings them to ThinkPrime North: their latest venture in northern logistics, partnering with Jason Hickey and Shane Sutton. What a great opportunity and challenge… he can’t wait to get started.

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PAUL KNIGHT
GENERAL MANAGER

Paul joined ThinkPrime following a long and successful career in the automotive sector. Having spent over 20 years in sales and senior management,…

he’ll be managing the company’s existing client base while working to develop new opportunities and creating long-lasting relationships. Outside of work, he’s married with two lovely daughters and can normally be found swimming, cycling or running as he trains towards his next Ironman triathlon.

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PATRICK HART
LOGISTICS COORDINATOR

Patrick has spent the majority of his life in Hong Kong. Having gained experience in e-commerce and financial services, he has decided to come back to the UK

develop a career in logistics. In his spare time, he’s an avid squash player.

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MICHAEL BIXBY
HEAD OF LOGISTICS

Thanks to a long and varied career in the industry, Michael has an extremely high level of expertise in all areas of logistics, including key industry…

qualifications in Customs Import and Export Procedures. He rose through the ranks in previous roles – from export Clerk for Air and Ocean, to Freight Supervisor, Business Development Manager and Import Manager – before joining ThinkPrime as Head of Logistics in October 2016. Michael brings all of his combined experience to this position, and focuses heavily on meeting and exceeding our customers’ requirements. When not at work, he manages a local youth football team and enjoys life with two young daughters – who keep him very busy!

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SARAH KHAN
OPERATIONS MANAGER

Sarah has worked within the airfreight industry for the last 16 years, Sarah has gained experience in a wide range of specialisms from general cargo and project…

cargo, to temperature controlled shipping and letters of credit. She enjoys working directly with our partners and customers, helping them with their supply chain needs. Sarah is our resident Dangerous Goods expert – as well as being DG qualified and holding two IATA/FIATA diplomas. Outside the office, Sarah loves travelling and has done so extensively through Europe, South America and Asia – often undertaking valuable voluntary work at the same time. This has led to her supporting a dog rescue charity in Romania, adopting three street dogs

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GARY OXLEY
HEAD OF FINANCE

Gary is more than a finance guru, he spreads his wealth of accounting and business experience throughout our business. When not working…

with his abacus Gary can be found watching Tennis or his beloved Leyton Orient.

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KATIE CAMPBELL
ACCOUNTS MANAGER

Katie has been with ThinkPrime from the very beginning and manages the accounts function for the business. Katie has a level 4…

diploma in AAT, Prior to working with ThinkPrime Katie has had over 18 years experience in the account, finance and banking industry.
In her spare time Katie likes to Cycle, read and spend time with her family

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MARTYN HICKEY
LOGISTICS SUPERVISOR

Martyn is our very own google maps!, working in various transport functions for over 30 years, Martyn’s extensive knowledge of every motorway…

through UK and Mainland Europe allows our deliveries to pick the best routing. When not working out miles and the latest road regulations Martyn is a fan of London’s 2nd football team Chelsea.

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DEBORAH RAWLINS
INDOOR SALES EXECUTIVE

Debbie’s journey starts with new business, where she has over 25 years experience in sales. Debbie’s relationship doesn’t end with…

an introductory phone call, she continues her relationship with new clients alongside our operations team working on what matters. When Debbie is not on the phone, she loves nothing more than catching up on box sets and spending time with her husband and kids.

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ARISA SENAPON
SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIST

Based in South East Asia, Arisa looks after our social media. With a successful history in marketing and the advertising industries Arisa guides and maintains…

our online presence, When she is not typing – Arisa has a passion for photography and keeps fit with Muay Thai

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GARETH WRIGHT
BRAND GUARDIAN

As brand guardian for ThinkPrime, Gareth provides the collective of both his individual talents plus that of his design agency ‘Engage Convert’. Ingredients are creative and brand strategy.

Gareth’s focus is to head up communications, promoting ThinkPrime’s positive company culture, it’s passion for customer service and to convey the diverse range of logistics services ThinkPrime offer. We do things differently here at ThinkPrime. The brand underpins the ethos. Smarter, Global Logistics, its always at the core of our visual language. When not running his design agency Gareth’s other passions of music and motorsport will be stealing his time.

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CHARLENE HARRIS
ACCOUNT ASSISTANT

Charlene is a very motivated person who enjoys helping others, which is reflected in her career history to date. She has worked in various industry sectors…

– from beauty and cosmetics through to healthcare – where her roles have spanned customer service, account management and management training. Each position has been target-driven and heavily customer-focused. When Charlene’s not looking after her three beautiful girls, she can be found in the gym.

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WE’RE AGILE, FLEXIBLE AND RESPONSIVE TO YOUR NEEDS AND CONSTRAINTS

OUR VALUES

Think Prime is all about our clients. We bring our expertise and experience to bear, to develop creative solutions to every logistics challenge.

We network across the globe, making trusted partnerships which deliver local knowledge and services wherever they’re needed.

Our brand expresses our fresh approach and energy and our focus on delivering the highest quality personalised communication and service you’ll find in our industry.

COST EFFECTIVE, AGILE LOGISTIC SOLUTIONS DELIVERED
THROUGH EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND INTELLIGENCE

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