Tant Laboratories

Management Team

Reporting to the board are a knowledgeable, well trained management team with long standing experience within their fields.

Here are some of the team:

Neil McFarlane – General Manager

Responsible for the day to day running within the company and with 22 years at Tant his experience within this busy production environment is second to none.

Mark Roberts – Production Manager

Mark is responsible for the efficient running of production and is one of the founder technicians that started glazing on the site 27 years ago. He has wealth of Technical experience and knowledge and is a highly skilled technician, through his commitment to quality he has risen to lead and train our skilled production team.


David Bell – Quality Control Manager

David is a product of the Groups internal training culture and has benefited from his apprenticeship with WCSM. With 5 years Management experience, David has worked in all Areas  developing his all round technical Knowledge and is committed to ensuring excellent quality to our customers.



Alan Larke – Logistics/Dispatch Manager

With over 30 years’ experience at Tant, Alan has seen and worked through fantastic progression and change throughout the industry and Tant. Extensive knowledge in conventional surfacing techniques and quality assurance Alan offers support across all areas of the business.


Carmel Searle – Customer Care Manager

A dedicated Tant Customer Care team member for 17 years, constantly learning and working her way up to Manager.


Ian Rosie – Sales Manager Midlands & South

Ian has been in optics since leaving school and obtained his SMCTech whilst working in the retail sector, before beginning a 14 year career at Sinclair Optical. Prior to joining the Lenstec Optical Group Sales Team he held a UK Sales Manager position at The Norville Group.