Lisa Harris CMM
Lisa Harris CMM Marina Manager

"I started my time at Shepperton Marina as the Office Administrator and over the last five years have worked up to my current position. I have worked in marina's for the past 17 years and am extremely passionate about the industry. I believe Shepperton Marina - being a family run business - offers the right balance of professionalism with a strong feel of a friendly / family environment. Growing up by the river and being constantly around boats from a young age, I have an extensive knowledge of the local area and enjoy discussing with our customers their local boat trips and experiences. When I am not working, I like to spend time with my family, and enjoy cruising up and down the Thames on our boat".

Lisa is trained in Health and Safety, First aid, Fire Safety and River Safety and is a Certified Marina Manager.

Sarah McMillen
Sarah McMillen Assistant Marina Manager

I joined Shepperton Marina as a Customer Services Advisor in September 2019.  Over the years I have progressed to assist the Marina Manager with the day-to-day running of the Marina.  I have many years’ experience in the Incident Management and Business Continuity Industry. My love of boats started 20 years ago in the Solent, then progressed to the Thames where I have gained good knowledge of the river, facilities and attractions.

Sarah is trained in Fire Safety.

Vaughan Browne
Vaughan Browne Boat Sales

"Shepperton Marina is prized for its tranquil location, quality facilities and close proximity to historical landmarks like Hampton Court, the hustle and bustle of Richmond and Kingston and is only three locks away from the tidal Thames. I started boating on the Thames in the late ‘60’s and have been in the marine business ever since. As well as the Thames I have experience of waters around the UK and the Mediterranean. I look forward to meeting and advising both new purchasers and owners alike. Our mission at Shepperton Marina is to ensure that we have a wide selection of well presented boats available for sale that will satisfy even the most discerning clients. We look forward to welcoming you to Shepperton in the near future".

Vaughan is trained in River Safety.

Bob Bates
Bob Bates Senior Dock Master

I started work as weekend Dockmaster in July 2019. You will see me monitoring pontoons and boats on daily rounds, serving fuel, supporting moorers and visitors or trying to manage our guano.  In contrast, when not in the Marina,  I support IT Infrastructure Resilience and Recovery.  With over 10 years of boating experience I am currently on my second motor boat and forever learning. It’s always great to share experiences with our visitors and moorers alike.

Bob is trained in First Aid and Fire Safety. 

Mikey Barker
Mikey Barker Dockmaster

I joined Shepperton Marina in early March 2023 as a Dockmaster. After spending 15 years in the Yacht Charter industry in Thailand, working in various roles, from Skippering and delivering boats within South east Asia to teaching the joys of independent sailing. I have now come back to the UK to start a new chapter in my life, within this beautiful region of Surrey and, of course, the amazing team we have at Shepperton Marina.

 ‘This is where I want to be’ has never been more true.

Michelle Thompson
Michelle Thompson Administrator

I joined the administration team in July 2023 having spent over twenty years as a Custody Officer.  As ‘front of house’ I am here to meet and greet you when you visit the Marina office, whether that is for support or purely to say ‘hello’.  I do not have a Marine background but wanted a change of career and an opportunity to develop new skills. I have learnt so much about the River already and enjoy researching about different makes and models of boats.

Steve Gibbs
Steve Gibbs Head Groundsman

Steve joined the Shepperton Marina team in November 2019 having previously spent over 16 years in retail.  His love of the outdoors in particular horticulture led him to his new position.  He is responsible for maintaining the grounds, developing green areas and ensuring they are clean and safe for moorers to enjoy. Steve loves to talk about how the team manage our grounds and our future plans whilst hearing moorers experiences both on the River and whilst visiting the Marina.

Steve is trained in First Aid and Fire Safety.

Darryl Leonard
Darryl Leonard Marina Services Operator

"I have worked for Shepperton Marina since April 2008. Before that I worked on the river at Gibbs Marine and at Walton Marina. My role within Shepperton Marina is Marina Services; I deal with the day-to-day running of the marina including dealing with the craning department and the hard standing. I have worked on or around the River Thames for the past 25 years; I love everything about the river, from being on it or sometimes in it"!

Darryl is trained in First aid, Fire Safety and River Safety.

Aaron Beard
Aaron Beard Marina Services Operator

I started working on the river when I was 16 for the River Authority, now known as the Environment Agency as a ‘mate on the tug’, working my way up to become the salvage and dredger master for the lower Thames division.

I was then hired as a crane operator / yard supervisor stand-in at a marina further up the Thames until I jumped ship to Shepperton.

I look forward to meeting with our customers and discussing your crane requirements.

Outside of work, I like to spend time with my family and my dog!

Aaron is trained in First Aid and Fire Safety.

Warren Spring
Warren Spring Marina Care Taker

I joined the Shepperton Marina team in January 2022 as Marina care Taker. I previously worked in schools in the same position but I am really enjoying the change of scenery and working within a different but very friendly environment. 

I have enjoyed meeting many of our customers whilst carrying out my maintenance duties! 

Warren is trained in First Aid and Fire Safety. 

Mike Hone
Mike Hone Marina Maintenance

"I took early retirement from the Met Police in 2013 and joined the Shepperton Marina team. I have been involved with boats since I was 18 working on the police boats. My wife and I bought our first boat over 25 years ago and have had one ever since, it's an addiction. My other passion is motorcycles, and touring around the world on motorcycles when I can. I enjoy working at Shepperton Marina and meeting the like minded boating customers, providing the service to them I would expect myself".

Mike is trained in River Safety.