Our Team

The Lanka Kade team is small, in total there are just eleven of us. Two are warehouse based, two are designers and the rest of the team attempt to cover everything else in between. 


With years of customer service experience, Sharron works with Jo and processes orders, answers customer enquiries as well as reviewing our new account applications. 


A friendly voice at the end of the phone, Jo works with Sharron to process orders, answer customer enquiries and so much more! 


Hardworking and efficient, Paula is our dedicated warehouse operative and responsible for ensuring orders are efficiently packed and despatched. 


The neatest member of the team, Mark works with Paula in our warehouse to pick, pack and despatch orders whilst helping unload shipments and helps keep our warehouse in tip top tidy shape. 


Our company manager, Jason oversees the Lanka Kade team whilst being the go to for all things export. Well known from his appearance on East Midlands today. 


Skilled in all things technical and master of spreadsheets (every office needs one), Steve is responsible for stock control and logistics. 


From digital marketing to photography, to new product development and social media; Millie is our go to for our in house marketing. Never without a fluffy pen. 


Since 1997 Anne has been our in house designer and responsible for the creation of the entire exclusive Lanka Kade range. An amazing talent, Anne is incredible for bringing ideas to life. 


Helen comes from a talented illustrative background and works closely with Anne to design new toys for the Lanka Kade range. Her artistic influence and original designs are beginning to appear. 


Founder and Director of Lanka Kade, Upul is native to Sri Lanka. He is our direct connection to our artisans and is fiercely passionate about his country, our suppliers and the company. 


Founder and Director, Diane is the back bone of Lanka Kade. She is a fountain of knowledge and ensures Lanka Kade stays true to its founding beliefs and values.