Meet the team

Since 1972 we’ve grown to become one of the leading interior design firms for the UK property industry. Today our 40+ team comprises some of the most talented and driven people in the business.

Carrie Edwards

Account Director

Carrie graduated with a degree in Fashion from Winchester School of Art. She joined us as a new graduate and worked her way up from Junior Designer through to Design Manager before moving over into Sales.

Joanne Edwards

Finance Director

Joanne joined Claude Hooper in 1991 shortly after becoming CIMA qualified. She manages the finance, warehouse and production departments to ensure all clients receive efficient and effective service.

Niamh Connor

Senior Designer

Niamh graduated with a degree in Architecture from the University of Manchester. She joined Claude Hooper in 2012 after gaining experience in the residential sector.

Lisa Burrell

Stylist Manager

Lisa joined Claude Hooper in 1992. With a passion for interiors and a background in display and design, she now manages a talented team of talented Claude Hooper stylists.

Jonathon Hooper

Managing Director

Jonathon joined the family business in 1995 after working for a number of high profile FMCG companies. He has run the company since 1999 and is committed to maintaining Claude Hooper’s reputation as a great company to work for and partner with.

Michele Fox

Creative Manager

Michele graduated with a degree in Textile Design from Winchester School of Art. She has been a designer for 28 years and has been with Claude Hooper since 1999.

Erica Lee

Senior Designer

Erica graduated with a degree in Textile Design from Nottingham Trent University. She worked for Ikea before joining Claude Hooper in 2004.

Alan Taylor

Flooring Consultant

Alan joined Claude Hooper in 2000. He has worked in flooring for over 40 years and offers all our clients his comprehensive knowledge of carpets and fitting.

Richard Ornelas

Account Director

Richard has a degree in 3D Design from Manchester Metropolitan University and has worked for IKEA and in contract furniture. He joined the company in 2003 as a Stylist before moving into Sales.

Claire Edge

Designer/ Sales Support

Claire has been designing at Claude Hooper since 2002. She works closely with the sales team and customers to ensure Claude Hooper are providing the best service.

Polly Clare

Account Director

Polly graduated with a degree in Textile & Flooring Design from Wolverhampton University. She has been an interior designer for 23 years and joined Claude Hooper in 2002 as a Senior Designer before moving over into Sales.

Emily Wakefield

Senior Designer

Emily graduated with a degree in Interior Design from Manchester Metropolitan University. She joined Claude Hooper in 2012.

Simon Harrison

Flooring Sales Manager

Simon joined Claude Hooper in 2006. Hailing from a National House Building sales background, manages flooring sales liaising with site managers and sales consultants to ensure our clients receive the very best service.

Karen Hooper

Company Secretary

Karen graduated with a maths degree from Manchester University. She is a qualified accountant and joined Claude Hooper in 2002. Her main role is to ensure that the Claude Hooper team is a safe & happy and it’s a great place to work.

We have worked with Claude Hooper on a number of projects, they have provided on trend designs that translate to great showhomes which are inspirational to our customers.

Sara Parker

Barratt Homes

Latest Project

Bloor Homes, Prestbury Chase, Cheltenham

Beautiful rich earthy tones run through this family home. This development is on the edge of Cheltenham and we took inspiration from the bou...

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Claude Hooper Testimonials

We use Claude Hooper not only because of the quality and style of their designs but also because of their people. Their attention to detail and first class customer service make them a delight to deal with.

Ann Wallace

Taylor Wimpey

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