MAGNUS - Key Persons


Andrew Burton

Job Titles:
  • Head of Accounts Read Profile
Andrew keeps on top of the figures as Magnus Group's success grows. His work allows the management team to make the most informed decisions to benefit the business and its customers. With over ten years of experience with an international soft commodity trading organisation, Andrew brings analytical skills and strategy to Magnus Group, accounting for revenues and spending across the business. From a leisurely round of golf to the fast-paced action in motorsport, he is a keen sports fan who loves spending time with his young family.

JOHN VINCENT STRINGER

Job Titles:
  • DIRECTOR

KEVIN PARKER

Job Titles:
  • DIRECTOR

Mark Oakley

Job Titles:
  • Director and COO Read Profile
Warehousing is a significant growth area for Magnus Group, and Mark ensures clients get a best-in-class service. He oversees efficient movement and storage of goods while protecting the health and safety of his team. He brings added value to the business with years of experience in logistics, explicitly warehousing. He has worked in key account management and operations for some of the world's largest third-party logistics (3PL) companies. Mark is a rugby fan outside of work but now restricts his sporting prowess to a weekend round of golf. He loves spending quality time with family and friends.

Martin Gomersall

Job Titles:
  • Director and Head of Transport Read Profile
Martin builds close and lasting relationships with customers so that he understands their vision and needs. He then applies his transport strategy and operations skills to deliver Magnus Group's most efficient and results-driven service. With many years of experience as a senior transport professional, Martin has a focussed and innovative approach to the industry. He continually develops and refines the company's transport operation. With many years of experience as a senior transport professional, Martin has a focussed and innovative approach to the industry. He continually develops and refines the company's transport operation. He enjoys keeping fit through walking and running, and also loves to travel.

Matt Hope

Job Titles:
  • Director and Head of Freight Read Profile
Matt oversees freight and logistics, ensuring clients enjoy the best customer service while benefiting from supply chain efficiencies. Matt's energetic team has a can-do attitude, helping to grow the business. Formerly a majority shareholder in a freight and logistics company in Felixstowe, Matt has years of experience, building an enviable network of contacts throughout the UK and abroad. Keeping fit and football is a big part of Matt's life away from the office. He is co-chairman of Felixstowe & Walton United FC, and an Ipswich Town season ticket holder.

MICHAEL JAMES PATTINSON - Secretary

Job Titles:
  • Company Secretary
  • DIRECTOR

Olly Magnus

Job Titles:
  • CEO Read Profile
Olly has overseen a rapid transformation of Magnus Group into a leading player in transport, warehousing and freight forwarding. He leads from the top but places considerable emphasis on building a team and empowering them to grow with the business. He has decades of experience in the sector. Following the death of his father, Paul, Olly sold his own successful business to buy shares in Magnus Group and take the company back under family control. A family man who also enjoys socialising with friends, Olly is a keen follower of cricket and Ipswich Town FC.

Paul Magnus

Paul Magnus started a shipping agency in Felixstowe in 1973. The business went on to become Magnus Group. After Paul's death in 2018, his son Olly sold up his own business to buy shares in Magnus Group and bring the business back under family ownership.