Who Are Labman? 

Andrew Whitwell Labman MD managing director

Andrew Whitwell

Managing Director

Andrew Whitwell is the managing director of Labman Automation. Following a lifelong love of all things engineering and technology, Andrew took over Labman in 1998 and has since seen the company transform from a humble startup to a rapidly emerging leader in the field of automation. As well as running the company and sitting on the board of directors, Andrew takes an active role in many of the systems that Labman produces and is a keen advocate of the work/play ethos that Labman champions.


Ian Riley Technical Director Labman

Ian Riley

Technical Director

As Labman’s technical director, Ian is responsible for managing the specification, design, build, compliance and support of Labman’s automated laboratory systems and instrumentations. Ian is also responsible for Labman’s direction as a company day-to-day; including HR, project guidance and key customer accounts and sales. With a MEng in Mechatronics from Leeds University, Ian is experienced in instrumentation design and manufacture in both the laboratory and medical device field and is responsible for delivering products in line with EU directives with a detailed knowledge of the machinery, EMC, low voltage, medical device and IVDD directives.


Christine Smith Financial Director Labman Automation

Christine Smith

Financial Director

Christine has been with Labman since 1998, and as the company’s financial director, she keeps the company in order. Her wealth of knowledge in accounting, budgeting and forecasting mean that she plays a key role in reviewing and assessing the feasibility and viability of projects.



The Team

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Chris
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Harry
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Gary
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Matthew
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Anne-Louise
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Paul
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Tom
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