Meet Our People

Charlie Mowat - The Clean Space Team

Charlie Mowat

Founder & CEO

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Charlie Mowat

Schooled in the middle of the Brecon Beacons, then Oriel College, Oxford for an IT degree.

I worked at Marakon Associates, a strategic management consultancy, before founding The Clean Space in 2003.

I enjoy extreme sports including kitesurfing, skiing and snowboarding. I also play the piano and guitar and love electronic music.
Stefano Cabras - The Clean Space Team

Stefano Cabras

Finance Director

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Stefano Cabras

I manage all things money at The Clean Space. My free time is mostly spent with my lovely wife and two children. I enjoy tennis, football, eating, drinking, and visiting my native Italy.
Nathan Farr - The Clean Space Team

Nathan Farr

Head of Operations

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Nathan Farr

I joined The Clean Space in 2007 as a Contract Manager. Since then I have progressed up the rankings and am now responsible for our entire Operations.

Now I’m a family man, I am more likely to be found watching them at the theatre than at the music festivals and sports events which signposted my youth!
Andy Rowen - The Clean Space Team

Andy Rowen

Regional Operations Manager

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Andy Rowen

I previously worked as the commercial director of a private pub and bar operator.

I joined Clean Space in 2010 as a city manager with the responsibility for launching Birmingham as a new Clean Space area. I am now responsible for all regions outside of London & the South.

I am a keen gardener who loves sharing the produce I’ve grown with friends and family. I enjoy fine dining and regularly attend live sports and music events.
April Collingwood - The Clean Space Team

April Collingwood

Regional Operations Manager

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April Collingwood

I worked in the hospitality industry for 15 years and have been General Manager of late night venues in London, Newcastle & Brisbane, Australia.

Having travelled extensively, I love exploring different cultures. I also enjoy sea fishing and any hair-raising activity!
Adrian Burnell - The Clean Space Team

Adrian Burnell

HR Manager

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Adrian Burnell

I have working within Human Resources for a number of years in both public and private sectors, and joined the Clean Space as HR Manager in November 2013.

I have a keen interest in ancient and modern history, and enjoy travelling and socialising outside of work.
Ingrid Ovenstone - The Clean Space Team

Ingrid Ovenstone

Sales Manager

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Ingrid Ovenstone

I have a wealth of knowledge and experience within senior management positions across a number of industry sectors, both in South Africa and the UK. I also previously owned a number of businesses, ranging from IT companies, through to a Restaurant/Pub. I am currently the Sales Manager at the Clean Space, overseeing the sales and marketing division.

My family is my first priority. I love watching my children play sport and enjoy listening to music and socialising with family and friends. I also enjoy reading motivational books.
Rikesh Patel - The Clean Space Team

Rikesh Patel

Business Development Manager

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Rikesh Patel

I previously worked as a Trade Sales Representative. In my current role I provide business development for The Clean Space, expanding our client base across the UK through networking and Social Media.

When not watching Arsenal, I enjoy working out at the gym, singing badly and nights out in London with my friends.
Sarah Ikhlef - The Clean Space Team

Sarah Ikhlef

Business Development Manager

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Sarah Ikhlef

I gained a wealth of experience working in Sales & Business Development Roles in both the private health sector and more recently, the education sector. I have also worked for several years in Learning & Development roles for a large IT & Business Services Organisation, supporting the strategic learning needs for a diverse global workforce.

As a busy Mum of two boys, I spend my weekends on the touchline! Aside from that, I enjoy spending time with my girlfriends.
Declan McCabe - The Clean Space Team

Declan McCabe

Business Development Manager

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Declan McCabe

Before joining The Clean Space I was employed as a Tactical Trade Marketing Executive for British American Tobacco and a Sales Manager for Zepter International. Out of work I play semi-professional football, and take any chance I get to go to Scotland and cheer on Celtic Football Club. Hail Hail!
Belinda Hathaway - The Clean Space Team

Belinda Hathaway

Contract Manager

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Belinda Hathaway

I’ve been working within the cleaning industry for 36 years, starting as an operative through to management.

I joined The Clean Space in April 2016. Prior to this I was an Operations Manager for 10 years for a Midlands-based contract cleaning company. I respect and reflect The Clean Space’s core values including reliability, honesty and commitment.

In my spare time I am an avid crafter and can be found in my ‘craft cabin’ creating all sorts of handmade cards and gifts. I also enjoy travelling extensively and seeing every corner of the globe!
Paul Johnson - The Clean Space Team

Paul Johnson

Regional Operations Manager

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Paul Johnson

Four years ago I started work as The Clean Space’s Operations Administrator. After excelling as Central Operation Support and a London-based Contract Manager, I now work as a Regional Operations Manager. I spent 3 years previously at Credit Solutions Ltd working 2 years part-time whilst studying, and one year full-time once I finished studying.

A huge Charlton Athletic fan, I enjoy going to watch them play. I am a very passionate footballer but have slowed down to raise my young family.
Michael Asare - The Clean Space Team

Michael Asare

Area Supervisor

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Michael Asare

Before joining The Clean Space as an Area Supervisor, I worked as a Cleaning Supervisor, Concierge and Store Manager.

When not in work I enjoy reading my Bible, playing Scrabble, and playing a variety of sports.
Phil Powell - The Clean Space Team

Phil Powell

Area Supervisor

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Phil Powell

My name is Phil Powell Jr, and I work as an Area Supervisor in Tamworth and Lichfield.

I’ve been in the cleaning industry on-and- off for 35 years.

Whilst not in the cleaning industry, I spent eight years in the RAF as a paramedic, and four years on the buses.

I’m an avid Birmingham City supporter (please don’t laugh), who enjoys watching sports, antique collecting, and days out with my kids.
Banji Adesida - The Clean Space Team

Banji Adesida

Area Supervisor

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Banji Adesida

I have worked for The Clean Space for several years as the Area Supervisor

My passions are cars, scientific research studies and travelling.
Alex Unuavworeyeya - The Clean Space Team

Alex Unuavworeyeya

Area Supervisor

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Alex Unuavworeyeya

I started at The Clean Space as a cleaning operative and supervisor, before being promoted to Area Supervisor. My current role involves supervising sites, maintaining standards and other responsibilities delegated by the Contract Manager.

When I am not working, I enjoy watching football and keeping fit.
Roy Chamberlain - The Clean Space Team

Roy Chamberlain

Area Supervisor

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Roy Chamberlain

I worked as a mechanical engineer for 23 years, before commencing work as a caretaker, handy-man and supervisor. I joined The Clean Space as an Area Supervisor and have been instrumental in maintaining key contracts in Cheltenham and the surrounding area.

I have a keen interest in DIY and am involved in a preservation group, helping to restore and keep 3 vintage buses from the 1950s and 1960s. I enjoy travelling around the UK and Europe sampling new cultures, and have arranged and hosted several beer festivals across the UK. Above all this I am a proud family man with a lovely wife, young son and young daughter.
Margaret Boulton - The Clean Space Team

Margaret Boulton

Area Supervisor

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Margaret Boulton

I have worked in the cleaning industry for 14 years, starting at The Clean Space in 2013.

I enjoy socialising with family and friends. When I am not working, I also enjoy shopping and spending well-deserved pamper days at spas!
Angelino Da Cunha - The Clean Space Team

Angelino Da Cunha

Area Supervisor

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Angelino Da Cunha

I joined The Clean Space as a partner several years ago. As well as being a Clean Space Area Supervisor, I am the director of my own company. Before that, I worked as a supervisor in the retail industry.

My hobbies include playing football and going out with my children to the cinema.
Elaine Forrester - The Clean Space Team

Elaine Forrester

Area Supervisor

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Elaine Forrester

I joined the Clean Space as a cleaner before being promoted to Bristol’s area supervisor.

Before I joined The Clean Space I worked as a support worker in a training kitchen with adults with learning difficulties.

Outside of work I love to cook. I also enjoy decorating and spending time with my grandchildren.
Elke Garland - The Clean Space Team

Elke Garland

Area Supervisor

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Elke Garland

I have been self-employed for 20 years since leaving the leisure industry. As well as working as an Area Supervisor for The Clean Space, I run my own small cleaning and maintenance business.

My favourite hobby is eating chocolate, alongside reading and watching science fiction movies.
Sean Francourt - The Clean Space Team

Sean Francourt

HR Assistant

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Sean Francourt

I joined The Clean Space in March 2013 shortly after graduating from King’s College London.

I am a loyal Chelsea fan, despite our recent horrors. I also like playing darts, playing football tennis, running and generally being active (and a little competitive)!

In addition, I like to read, watch movies, listen to music, socialise, follow world affairs/ politics and learn new skills; the latter is how I ended up taking up knitting!
Gabi Samuels - The Clean Space Team

Gabi Samuels

PA

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Gabi Samuels

Prior to moving to the UK, I studied modern languages in my native Germany.

I spent many years working as Executive Assistant in Investment Banking as well as Venture Capital before joining The Clean Space in 2013.

Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family & friends as well as running, rowing and playing tennis.
Mayur Patel - The Clean Space Team

Mayur Patel

Assistant Management Accountant

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Mayur Patel

I worked for Curry’s and Serve Legal whilst studying, before joining The Clean Space in 2011.

Outside of work, I enjoy going out with friends.

I play lots of sports, including cricket, football (Arsenal!), badminton, tennis and table tennis – I was ranked 13th for table tennis in London and achieved a Jack Petchey Award for Table Tennis as a teenager.
Romeo Ardael - The Clean Space Team

Romeo Ardael

Finance Assistant

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Romeo Ardael

I worked as a Sales Associate at Ted Baker, before joining The Clean Space in 2014 as the Finance Assistant.

Outside of work I love doing anything creative! I am a keen photographer and enjoy digital illustration, travelling and watching films.

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