Gary Lasham

Chief Executive Officer

Gary is a qualified engineer and has spent all of his career in British manufacturing initially in Operations roles, then Sales and for the last 20 years senior Director and MD roles. He has several successful MBO’s under his belt and before joining Belfield was head of European Business Development for a FTSE 100 Group. He joined Belfield in 2018 as Group Commercial Director and was appointed CEO effective January 1st 2019.

Alan McWalter


Alan joined the Belfield Group as Chairman in 2014. His many years of Board experience include Chairmanship and Independent Director roles at numerous listed and private companies. He was an Executive Director of Marks & Spencer and Kingfisher Group companies and in his earlier career he held marketing and general management appointments in the consumer goods sector.

Karl Stevens

Group Finance Director

Karl has spent over 35 years in the manufacturing sector, predominantly within the UK furniture industry.  He held a number of senior financial roles at Christie-Tyler plc.  He joined Belfield in 2005 and became Group Finance Director in May 2006.

Nigel Holifield

Divisional Managing Director, Upholstery 

Nigel joined Belfield in 2004 as joint MD of Westbridge. He has deep expertise in the furniture business. Prior to joining Belfield Group he worked for Christie-Tyler and then became managing director of Deeside Furniture.

Paul Glynn

Divisional Managing Director, Mattress 

Paul worked for Vitafoam for 20 years before joining Belfield as works director of Duflex. He became managing director in 2009. He is a Bachelor of Science with Hons from Leeds University.