Meet the Senior Leadership Team

At Planer, the strategies and decisions are driven by an inspired leadership team who are experienced and consistently successful in their fields.

Adrian Fuller
Dave Barber
Uzma Miraj
James Lee
Simon Delicata
Les Dodsworth
Phillip Crow
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Adrian Fuller
Adrian Fuller, MCIM
Managing Director
Adrian joined Planer in 2014 as Sales Director following a career of over 30 years working in a variety of technical, sales and marketing roles. Adrian has great experience in both equipment capital and consumable sales from working in the healthcare and life sciences industry at companies such as Zoll Medical and Terumo Europe.

In 2018 Adrian became Managing Director and since then has been successfully leading Planer through huge growth and expansion which has seen Planer’s success go from strength to strength.
Dave Barber
Dave Barber
Operations Director
Dave has been at Planer since 1983 and is one of our longest-standing members of staff. From being at Planer for many years Dave has taken on a variety of different roles which has given him a great understanding of the complete operation of the company.

Dave’s wealth of experience in production planning, supplier management, import and exporting of goods, and stock management means that he can lead and maximise the efficiency of the manufacturing team.
Uzma Miraj
Uzma Miraj, FCCA, BSc (Hons)
Financial Director
Uzma has successfully led Finance, HR and IT functions in fast-growing SMEs over a range of industries including the Technology, Leisure and Manufacturing. She holds an exemplary reputation for developing opportunities, incorporating companywide development projects, optimising technology and building a culture of empowerment & engagement.

Uzma is responsible for the Company's financial management and human resource functions, as well as providing strategic support in the business planning and corporate development of the Company.
James Lee
James Lee, BEng, CEng, MPhil
Technical Director
James joined Planer in 2019 coming from 20 years of experience leading R&D teams in SMEs and start-ups. Previously James has worked across a range of sectors including implanted medical devices, analytical instruments, MEMS sensors and digital manufacturing.

James leads a talented and dedicated Engineering team, together with James they identify and develop new products as well as looking at ways to sustain and improve our product range.
Simon Delicata
Simon Delicata, BSc (Hons), MBCS, MCP
Senior IT Manager
Simon is another long-standing member of the Planer team after joining the company in 1999. Once Simon graduated from Brunel University, he joined Planer as an Assistant IT Administrator.

Simon has extensive knowledge of the IT systems and operations at Planer which enables him to implement the technological requirements that support changes to business processes and lead the IT team.
Les Dodsworth
Les Dodsworth
Senior Service Manager
Les joined Planer in 2016 coming from 30 plus years in the service industry.

Previously Les came from an engineering background where he was Production Manager at Universal Marking System and managed a team of 8 for over 30 years.

Before this Les was the shop floor manager at Neat Breaks.
Phillip Crow
Phillip Crow
Senior International Sales Manager
Phil became Planers’ International Sales Manager in 2018 having over 15 years of experience providing support to domestic and international customers with various medical device manufacturers.

Having worked closely with global distribution networks as well as UK-based customers, Phil’s understanding of B2B and B2C business sectors has helped Planer achieve year-on-year growth with the highest level of professionalism. He became our Senior International Sales manager in 2020 and continues to instil confidence and knowledge in our long-standing network of international friends and partners.

At Planer we are dedicated to using our years of expertise and experience in temperature control and the management of cells to design, develop and manufacture pioneering, high quality, innovative equipment to preserve, protect and nurture cellular biologicals.

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Contact Info

Planer Limited
110 Windmill Road
Middlesex, TW16 7HD
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 1932 755000