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Barney Bell

Head of Marketing & Business Development

After a spell working in London for a specialist marketing consultancy, Barney began his career in the home and interiors industry with the luxury kitchen company Chalon UK, manufacturers and retailers of handmade kitchens here in Somerset.
More recently he was in charge of sales & marketing at the Old Creamery and Creamery Kitchens in Yeovil and developed his skills in both consumer and trade marketing.
He joined David Salisbury in June 2017 as Marketing Manager, adding value to their existing marketing activity by exploiting the very latest digital marketing media. Having overseen the broader Commercial Sales department with effect from July 2018, whilst continuing to lead the company’s marketing function, Barney became Head of Marketing & Business Development in August 2019. Developing and implementing our marketing strategy remains Barney's core task, but the increasing requirement to grow business via trade, commercial and partner opportunities is a fundamental objective that spans both marketing and business development.

Jacinta Duckering

Senior Sales Executive

Jacinta started work for David Salisbury in customer relations in 2011, working for Clifton Joinery a then group subsidiary dedicated to trade sales (now re-branded as David Salisbury Commercial).

Jacinta changed roles in 2013 and is now a key part of the sales team working closely with our designers. She thoroughly enjoys being part of David Salisbury and “promoting such a fantastic product”.

Christine Melody

Planning Executive

Christine has worked in planning since she left school, and been involved in the conservatory industry for the last 27 years.

She started her career as a Planning Technician in the Architectural Services Unit at Greater Manchester Council - mainly involved in Listed Buildings and conservation. She then joined a Local Authority determining planning applications.

From there she spent 16 years as planning manager for Portland Conservatories followed by 2 years with Amdega. Christie has most recently been working as a freelancer when she submitted all the applications for Apropos Conservatories. Christine Joined David Salisbury in February 2016.

We are delighted that someone as experienced as Christine should have agreed to join us as a full time employee and head up our planning department.