Meet the Team


Spatial Office Environments Head Office Interior
  • Spatial Office Environments Management Team

    Spatial Office Environments has a strong management and leadership team which collectively have over 50 years worth of experience in the office design, fit out and furnishing business.

  • Phil Simmonds, Managing Director of Spatial Office Environments Ltd

    Phil Simmonds

    Managing Director

    • Office Nickname: Mr Wolf / The Whirlwind
    • Work Passion: Getting it right by paying attention to details. I have very high standards and if the finish is not good enough for me, it’s definitely not good enough for my clients.
    • Personal Passion: My kids; My boat; Wales and the sport of the gods, rugby.
    • Hidden Talent: Holding pound coins in my dimples.
    • Dinner Party Guests: Split a chicken with Genghis Khan
    • Music or Film: Music
    • Greatest Achievement: Still working on it
  • Paul Eatock, Sales Director

    Paul Eatock

    Director of Sales

    • Office Nickname: Poly Truck
    • Work Passion: I’m all about the People. I get a buzz from getting it right first time and seeing the customers face light up when we’ve delivered on our promise.
    • Personal Passion: I’m all about the People. If I was a butterfly, I’d be of the Social variety.
    • Hidden Talent: I’m a secret goalkeeper at the weekends
    • Dinner Party Guests: David Copperfield, Jim Carrey, Jason Roberts, Nathan Ellington
    • Music or Film: Music
    • Greatest Achievement: Playing over 100 games of football at Unibond League level
  • Elliott Pace - Design Director

    Elliott Pace

    Design Director

    • Office Nickname: Bunty
    • Work Passion: I’m a perfectionist, after spending a lot of time and effort in every detail of a customers office layout, my passion is in seeing the end results come to fruition.
    • Personal Passion: My amazing little boy; Hot Dogs and Good Design
    • Hidden Talent: I’m a Karaoke King.
    • Dinner Party Guests: Alex Ferguson, Ray & Charles Eames, Kevin Bridges, Frankie Knuckles
    • Music or Film: Music
    • Greatest Achievement: My amazing little boy;
  • Christina Belkacem - Head of Design

    Christina Belkacem

    Head of Design

    • Work Passion: I love building relationships with clients to create something that is unique and in tune with how they work
    • Personal Passion: As dull as it sounds…interior design! I also enjoy running, music, travel and hanging out with my little boy
    • Hidden Talent: I can make all my money disappear (although, I’m not sure this is really considered hidden or a talent)
    • Dinner Party Guests: George Harrison, Tove Jansson, Wes Anderson, Mies Van Der Rohe, Johnny Marr, Bob Mortimer
    • Music or Film: Music, cant go anywhere without it.
    • Favourite Piece of Music, Film, Book or Play: Too many favourite books to list (I’m a bookworm) but the ones i always come back to are the Tales and the City chronicles
    • Greatest Achievement: My Son
  • Julie Platt - Office & Accounts Manager

    Julie Platt

    Accounts Manager

    • Work Passion: Making sure I get a job done to the very best of my ability.
    • Personal Passion: Running, running, and some more running. The longer, the better!
    • Dinner Party Guests: Donald Trump, his hair and his lips.
    • Music or Film: Music.
    • Favourite Piece of Music, Film, Book or Play: I’m Scottish, so obviously it’s The Proclaimers
    • Favourite Place to travel: The Lake District
    • Greatest Achievement: So far, taking part and completing The Comrades Marathon – an ultramarathon of approximately 89km (56 miles) which is run annually in the KwaZulu-Natal Province of South Africa between the cities of Durban and Pietermaritzburg. It is the world’s largest and oldest ultramarathon race.
  • Jeni Jervis

    Business Development Manager

    • Work Passion: I love seeing the reaction our clients have to their new workspaces that we’ve created for them. The design process is really important to me and I thoroughly enjoy collaborating with our designers when specifying.
    • Personal Passion: Spending time with my friends and family – preferably somewhere where I can get a cocktail!
    • Dinner Party Guests: Russell Brand, Lily Bollinger, Eddie & Patsy
    • Music or Film: Music – I have a playlist for everything
    • Favourite Piece of Music, Film, Book or Play: Film – The Godfather; Music – Far too many to choose from. My favourite songs range from Drake to J-Lo to Van Morrison
    • Favourite Place to travel: Paris – as the saying goes “Paris is always a good idea”