Meet Your Team

One of the best things about owning a franchise is that you are your own boss. The benefit of becoming a Safeclean Franchisee is that you can take that step safe in the knowledge that you are not on your own, but have an experienced team supporting you along the way. Whether its business development, marketing strategy or finance and administration support, the Safeclean Head Office team are there to help you.

Maria Hartnell

National Franchise Manager
Maria joined the business in 2014 as Safeclean Franchise Manager and brings with her 15 years of franchising experience. She has overall responsibility for Safeclean’s strategy, development and operational aspects.

Jennifer Chapman

Franchise Marketing Assistant
After graduating from university with a degree in Business Management and Communications, Jen joined Safeclean as Marketing Assistant. Jen looks after the marketing and brand management of the overall franchise, as well as providing support to each individual franchisee in developing their marketing strategies. Whether you need assistance in planning your marketing campaign or bespoke artwork, Jen's your girl!
Maria Hartnell
Jennifer Chapman
David Evans
James Thomas

David Evans

Guardsman Sales Director
David has been a strong supporter and ambassador of the Safeclean brand since joining Guardsman, appreciating the hard work, time and commitment it takes to make a business a success. As a member of the Guardsman Board, David ensures the development needs and goals of the Safeclean Franchise are recognised and aligned with the wider business strategy.

James Thomas

Franchise Operations Coordinator
James is first point of contact on a day to day basis, providing links and support to both the network and suppliers. He has significant experience in supporting operational networks and even assisted a business start up, so knows what it takes to get a business off the ground.

Once you get into the day to day running of your business, you’ll see that you have an extended team behind the scenes to help you every step of the way…

Finance Team
Although you will be responsible for the day to day bookkeeping and accounts, our finance team will take care of your Management Service Charge so you don’t have to. Once you send over your monthly sales figures, we’ll calculate your charge for you and simply send you an invoice. We will also self-bill for your Guardsman work, saving you from having to calculate and create an invoice for us. So, that’s one less thing on your to do list!
Field Services Team
The field services team at Guardsman are responsible for managing the network side of the Guardsman insurance work. They are a dedicated support team, with phone lines
managed continuously during office opening hours, so you should never be without assistance regarding the call out work that we provide you with.

Heading up the team are Mark Horler-Wallis, Field Service Manager, and Will Taylor, Technical Manager. Paul is responsible for the performance of the network and Will is your first point of reference for any queries regarding cleaning processes and chemical application.