Our people are at the heart of our business

We truly believe that it’s our people that make the difference and it’s them that makes HBS the industry leader in customer service. Happy people make happy customers, that’s our simple ethos!

Meet the team

Tim Doouss
Tim Doouss
CEO
Started: June 1977
Favourite HBS Product:
EziGlide TriGrip Pencils
Hobbies & Interests: Spending time with the family and grandchildren. I also enjoy outdoor activities and will undertake a walk most weekends.
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Selwyn Doouss
Selwyn Doouss
Director of Sales & Marketing
Started: February 2004
Favourite HBS Product:
BlueOcean Hygiene Range
Hobbies & Interests: I love spending time with my wife and two boys, just don’t do enough of it! I also enjoy the gym, cycling, walking and most other outdoor activities as well as a good old BBQ, smokey malt whisky and strong ales.
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Whizbo
Whizbo
I do quite a lot
Started: April 2009
Favourite HBS Product: Well, since you asked it has to be me, Whizbo
Hobbies & Interests: Well I am pretty famous really. Most of the time I am representing HBS and when I do have some spare time I like to spend it educating myself to help serve our customers even better.
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Jared Doous
Jared Doouss
Director of Finance & Operations
Started: August 2008
Favourite HBS Product:
EziGlide TriGrip Pencils
Hobbies & Interests: There’s nothing like bagging a fine Welsh peak followed by a glass of good red wine and some fine cheeses overlooking a spectacular coastal view.
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Sandy Myatt
Sandy Myatt
Executive Assistant
Started: September 2019
Favourite HBS Product:
EziGlide TriGrip Colouring Pencils
Hobbies & Interests: I'm an outdoors person and enjoy exploring both countryside and city life. Whenever I have the opportunity I travel near and far and have visited countries around the world.
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EziGlide
EziGlide
Office Assistant
Started: November 2010
Favourite HBS Product: I win top marks for pens and pencils
Hobbies & Interests: I love anything to do with writing, drawing and colouring. Give me a pen or pencil and you will make my day.
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Kukila Patel
Kukila Patel
Customer Care Executive
Started: February 2011
Favourite HBS Product:
EziGlide Pens
Hobbies & Interests: I enjoy baking, music and being part of the HBS Family.
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Hayley Checkland-Wright
Hayley Checkland-Wright
Customer Services
Started: June 2022
Favourite HBS Product:
Exercise Books With School Logos
Hobbies & Interests: I love to create illustrations, either digitally or with traditional media. I also play the electric guitar and dabble with the banjo.
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Durabook
Durabook
Class Assistant
Started: September 2016
Favourite HBS Product: EziGlide Pens for joined up handwriting
Hobbies & Interests: I enjoy spending time writing, drawing and colouring. When I have some spare time in the holidays I like to do the odd bit of scrapbooking as well.
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Sarah Baxter
Sarah Baxter
Customer Services
Started: April 2022
Favourite HBS Product:
Quickstick Genie Gluestick
Hobbies & Interests: I love staycations and exploring new places. I enjoy taking my family on fun days out and I also love to read when I get a quiet five minutes!
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Ebony Gilder
Ebony Gilder
Customer Services
Started: May 2021
Favourite HBS Product:
Purple EziGlide Ballpoint Pen
Hobbies & Interests: My hobby is photography. I also love to read and rollerblading is one of my favourite things to do on a summer evening.
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Kerenza Webberley
Kerenza Webberley
Marketplace Trading Executive
Started: August 2019
Favourite HBS Product:
Kaskad Coloured Paper & Card
Hobbies & Interests: I enjoy socialising, visiting new places and playing sports.
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Rebecca Beal
Rebecca Beal
Sales Support Executive
Started: November 2019
Favourite HBS Product:
EziGlide Ballpoint Pens
Hobbies & Interests: I love to spend time with my family and friends, travelling, watching the F1, cocktails, reading and hanging out with my 2 cats.
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Wayne Macnamara
Wayne Macnamara
Senior Account Manager
Started: September 2019
Favourite HBS Product:
EziGlide HB School Pencils
Hobbies & Interests: I have 4 children so my hobbies include spending time with family. I enjoy watching and playing football and also paddle boarding and kayaking.
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Scott Dixon
Scott Dixon
Senior Account Manager
Started: May 2016
Favourite HBS Product:
EziGlide HB School Pencils
Hobbies & Interests: I love watching football. I support Manchester United and my local team Luton Town FC. I also attempt to play golf, attempt being the key word haha!.
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Genie
Genie
Teachers Pet
Started: May 2016
Favourite HBS Product: All the wonderful art & craft products
Hobbies & Interests: I love anything to do with craft and college especially with the younger years. Helping them to practise perfect gluing is my favourite pastime.
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Aidan McGrath
Aidan McGrath
Business Development Manager
Started: July 2020
Favourite HBS Product:
EziGlide Highlighter Pens
Hobbies & Interests: I enjoy spending my time going on walks with my sausage dog and spending time with family and friends. I also enjoy playing football and going to watch QPR.
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Ashley Meechan
Ashley Meechan
Business Development Manager
Started: May 2022
Favourite HBS Product:
Durabook Exercise Books
Hobbies & Interests: I enjoy sea fishing to catch big fish. My goal is to travel to different countries to catch trophy fish - especially sharks!
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BlueOcean
BlueOcean
Hygiene Inspector
Started: April 2014
Favourite HBS Product:
A mop and bucket
Hobbies & Interests: I enjoy maintaining the school to keep everything clean and sparkly. I am a bit of a whiz with a mop as well!
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Carson Hopkins
Carson Hopkins
Business Development Manager
Started: June 2022
Favourite HBS Product:
EziGlide Highlighter Pens
Hobbies & Interests: I enjoy exploring lakes and waterways on paddleboards with family and friends, and often finishing off with some good food and drink!
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Dylan Pye
Dylan Pye
Finance Coordinator
Started: August 2018
Favourite HBS Product:
Quickstick Gluesticks
Hobbies & Interests: I enjoy socialising with friends and family and watching sports! I also like to pot some balls on the green baize with a very large bag of crisps!
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Andrew Cane
Andrew Cane
Credit Control
Started: January 2018
Favourite HBS Product:
EziGlide Pencils
Hobbies & Interests: Walking, gardening, geography and travel. I also enjoy visiting Scotland to spend time with my grandchildren. Their fish and chips are good as well!
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Tim Bartlett
Tim Bartlett
IT Manager
Started: August 2018
Favourite HBS Product:
EziGlide Ballpoint Pens
Hobbies & Interests: With a 9 year old son, I am busy picking up, dropping off and taking part in various sporting activities. When not buried in IT related tasks, I enjoy cooking, and am learning grooming skills while helping to look after my wife’s new horse!
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Jasmine Peck
Jasmine Peck
Purchasing Coordinator
Started: November 2019
Favourite HBS Product:
EziGlide Drywipe Markers
Hobbies & Interests: I like reading, word puzzles and seaside walks. I also enjoy spending time with family and my little baby boy.
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Glyn Rees
Glyn Rees
Driver
Started: April 2014
Favourite HBS Product:
EziGlide Handwriting Pen
Hobbies & Interests: I like to spend time with family and friends, walking my dog and watching F1. I’m also getting back into model making.
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Quickstick
Quickstick
I like to stick around
Started: April 2009
Favourite HBS Product:
I am quite fond of EziGlide
Hobbies & Interests: Making scrapbooks and any type of art and craft activities. If it involves gluing then I will be there!
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Toyin Jubril Ajimob
Toyin Jubril Ajimob
Driver
Started: March 2009
Favourite HBS Product:
Exercise Books
Hobbies & Interests: I enjoy gymnastics, travelling and socialising with family and friends.
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MyCopy
MyCopy
Documents Manager
Started: May 2000
Favourite HBS Product: I like being put in a LamX laminating pouch
Hobbies & Interests: I love spending time in busy offices helping people with their day to day activities. I must say I do enjoy seeing peoples frustrations when computers don't work, I am suddenly in hot demand!
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Sebastian Varvaruc
Sebastian Varvaruc
Driver
Started: September 2015
Favourite HBS Product:
Mycopy Copier Paper
Hobbies & Interests: I enjoy playing football and computer games. The rest of the time I sleep so I am refueled for my deliveries.
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Olalekan Busari
Olalekan Busari
Driver
Started: September 2020
Favourite HBS Product:
Mycopy Copier Paper
Hobbies & Interests: Eating and sleeping! I love the HBS BBQ’s and then a long sleep afterwards!
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Seb Lungu
Seb Lungu
Driver
Started: September 2018
Favourite HBS Product:
EziGlide Drywipe Markers
Hobbies & Interests: I enjoy bowling and relaxing with family. I also like visiting my home country Romania.
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Lekan Okawole
Lekan Okawole
Driver
Started: November 2020
Favourite HBS Product:
Durafile Filing Products
Hobbies & Interests: I enjoy sports especially football. I also like travelling and visiting different countries.
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Brian Green
Brian Green
Driver
Started: February 2004
Favourite HBS Product:
Manuscript Handwriting Pen
Hobbies & Interests: I like to spend time gardening, walking and attending West End theatre trips.
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Titus Shoretire
Titus Shoretire
Driver
Started: December 2021
Favourite HBS Product:
Envirocopy Copier Paper
Hobbies & Interests: I like listening to music, driving and going to the gym. I also enjoy having fish and chips at Southwold!
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LamX
LamX
Pouch Eater
Started: April 2009
Favourite HBS Product:Blu-tack so I can be stuck up on the wall
Hobbies & Interests: I spend most of my time advertising and publicising important messages. I also enjoy being the centre of attention in busy environments.
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