Meet the Team
Founder and Chairman
Experience: Darren has been one of the fundamental players that has grown IMP into what it is known for today. Having moved from a career in London, working for a blue-chip company in Communications and IT, Darren joined IMP almost 20 years ago.
Responsibilities: What doesn’t Darren do? He oversees the day to day running of the business…
Interests: Running, cycling, spending family time with Liz and the children.
Experience: Andy has been with IMP for his entire working life, for over 25 years.
Responsibilities: Developing the Architecture business, Superyacht projects, Senior role in the sales team and business.
Interests: National level tennis player, football, spending time with lovely wife and two children.
Experience: Daughter of founders Pam & Roger, Liz has always been involved with IMP. Following a product design degree and a career in London working for Brands such as French Connection, Nicole Farhi and Mulberry in the Fashion Industry, Liz joined IMP full time in 2000. Eager to develop IMP further and build on the company’s success, she encouraged her husband Darren to join five years later.
Interests: Watching the kids play sports, Pilates, Hockey, Tennis, jogging and dog walking.
Experience: Following an Economics degree at Bristol, Susannah had a successful recruitment career in London, but moved to IMP as the company grew, to look after some of our bigger OEM accounts. After a time away from the business raising her two boys, she has recently returned to IMP in a Marketing and HR role.
Interests: Susannah is a keen gardener, photographer (and anything creative) and loves being active outdoors with her husband and children.
Senior Account Manager
Experience: Worked at IMP since 2007, having moved from a career in the automotive industry. A very cheeky chap, he has helped develop the marine and automotive markets.
Interests: Spending time with lovely wife and daughter, dog walking and cooking.
Experience: David is the most recent addition to the Marine Sales Team and brings with him over 15 years’ worth of account management from the automotive and marine industry. His experience in sailboat hardware, custom projects and power boats is a welcome addition to the team.
Interests: He lives on the South Coast and is a keen amateur sailor, who also enjoys surfing, paddle boarding and other outdoor activities such as running and hiking.
Experience: Nick has over 10 years electrical wholesale experience, starting on the trade counters and working up to management level. Following a period working in smart home technology, he joined the team at IMP in 2022 to represent the Vimar brand and JBL.
Interests: live music events, stand-up comedy, dog walks around Rickmansworth Aquadrome and other areas. Spending time with family and friends.
Experience: Laurence has worked within installed audio and home automation since leaving university, (primarily for major UK and International manufacturers) and specialises in multi-room audio and BUS based home automation systems.
Interests: Spending time with his wife and their dog. He also plays racquetball, paints miniatures and play a weekly game of D&D and PC gaming.
Sales & Purchasing Admin
Experience: Dawn came from a career in office and sales admin. She is super thorough and has developed great relationships with all of our suppliers. She is a reliable, steady force in the office and she keeps the Sales team in check!
Interests: She enjoys spending time with her daughter and family.
Experience: Sashka comes from a career as a qualified accountant. She speaks four languages! She is super hardworking and meticulous with her management of the customer and supplier financial accounts. Nothing is too much trouble for Sash. She is a ball of energy and always bright.
Interests: She loves spending time with her husband and children, as well as cooking and entertaining friends and family.
Experience: Kerri came to IMP from a career in office admin and beauty therapy. She is super-efficient, thorough and has developed great relationships with all of our customers.
Interests: She loves spending time with her children and family.
Experience: Hannah studied business management at University and has spent some time in retail.
Interests: When Hannah isn’t at work, she enjoys travelling, going to festivals, and spending time with her friends and partner.
Warehouse & Distribution
Experience: Gary came to IMP with a wealth of knowledge from a career in warehouse management and distribution. Gary is a Chelsea supporter and loves an bit of football banter. Gary is a stickler for tidiness so the warehouse is kept in good order. He is a reliable, loyal member of the IMP team, who does a great job to get the right product to the right customers.
Interests: He enjoys spending time with his lovely wife and much-loved family.
warehouse & distribution
Experience: Having recently finished his studies, Ben was keen to join the family business and help in the warehouse.
Interests: A keen gamer and computer enthusiast. He likes the outdoors and being with family and friends.