Designing and manufacturing market-leading EX equipment requires knowledge and a commited team. The diverse experience, creative ideas and dedicated nature of our people are what drives our company vision and goals forward everyday.

SA Equip's driven, versatile team's range of skills ensures that we are able to provide the highest quality of equipment for clients requirements. In addition we have the experience and technical know-how to provide bespoke advice to increase the safety and efficiency of our customers.

Meet some of our people below..

  • Mike Shimwell

    Mike Shimwell

    Managing Director
  • Peter Shimwell
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    Peter Shimwell

    Innovations Director

    Peter Shimwell Innovations Director

    Peter has held a number of roles across SA Equip, he is now focused on new product sales and bringing customer input into product development projects throughout the business. His responsibilities include overseeing new product demonstrations, customer integration and develop industry leading equipment. 


  • Neil Skirton

    Neil Skirton

    Sales Consultant
  • Robin Corkhill
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    Robin Corkhill

    Head of Operations

    Robin Corkhill Head of Operations

    Robin studied Mechanical Engineering at Heriot Watt University, and then started his career as a Graduate Engineer at Rover Cars, before joining Triumph Motorcycles as a Design Engineer. His responsibilities include managing the team responsible for execution and delivery of customer orders. 

    Prior to joining SA Equip, Robin was Operations Manager for an Agritech Lighting Business based in Edinburgh.

  • Gill Houston

    Gill Houston

  • Stella Hopwood
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    Stella Hopwood

    Purchasing Executive

    Stella Hopwood Purchasing Executive

    Stella is our purchasing executive, her prime role is ensuring our Supply Chain runs smoothly, building and maintaining relationships with suppliers, and working to ensure we have key purchasing strategies in place in order to fulfil our customers requirements.


  • Michael Richard

    Michael Richard

    Senior Product Design Engineer
  • Karolina Konieczny
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    Karolina Konieczny

    Operations Assistant

    Karolina Konieczny Operations Assistant

    Karolina joined SA Equip as Operations Assistant in May 2019. Her role involves coordination of export shipping documentation, liaising with our sales team to fulfill export shipping quotes and assisting the Purchasing Executive with procuring materials.

    Karolina previously worked with Mitsubishi for many years as a sales data analyst. She decided it was time for a new challenge and joined SA Equip to further develop her skills and industry knowledge.

    She has a love for travelling and over the last decade has tried to visit as many places as possible in Scotland.