Our Leadership Team

Refresh International Directors

Chris Caiger

Chris brings 30 years of experience in Marketing and Business Development. As Head of Marketing for Fletcher Building, Chris developed a number of transformational programmes in the building industry and was awarded marketer of the year. He holds a masters degree in management systems.

Jon Bridge

Jon has 20 years’ experience in business growth and marketing strategies. His master’s degree in marketing with first class honours helps guide the company’s online presence and development of innovative uses of technology.

Barry Bloomfield

Barry brings 40 years of experience in international branding. After gaining a master’s degree in design from the Royal College of Art in London, Barry has helped develop global brands such as Sellotape, Heineken, Lux and Nestle.

Lal Meyer

Lal has come from Nestle with 25 years management experience and over 11 years at Director level in New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Thailand. Lal is a Director of Refresh New Zealand and is responsible for the general management of the overall business.

Refresh UK Team

Alan Evans

General Manager

Having spent over 30 years in finance, building and managing high performing teams across a range of disciplines, Alan says that a successful Refresh franchise is as much about efficient business management as it is about construction and home renovation.

Tom Bentley

Operations Manager

With a BSc from Leeds University, Tom has 20 years of experience working in operations and business management in the UK residential building and renovation sector, working with both private and leading brand clients.

Robert Godber

Sales Consultant

Robert brings 30 years sales experience within Investment Banking to Refresh. He also has considerable experience within commercial and business development and – away from the boardroom – has coached his junior rugby team to a final at Twickenham, played in front of 77,000 people!