• Mark Hobbs
    Director

    With over 10 years of experience in the industry Mark has worked with a large variety of clients through different industries in the UK and Europe. Creativity is at the core of his approach, he can advise and specify based on taking detailed client briefs while always striving to help companies reach their goals.

    Throughout his career he has had exposure to nearly every discipline of the procurement process and leans on this experience to manage the selection, procurement and delivery. Being with Tribe since its inception in 2016, he believes quality of service and passion for design turns the dial when working with a varied client base.

    Outside of work he enjoys taking part in several sports such as running, climbing and gym training. His focus primarily being Brazilian Jiu Jitsu which he has studied for 9 years which he believes gives him further capacity for overcoming challenges, problem solving and maintaining a calm measured approach. Travelling, discovering new music and food also ranks pretty high on his priority list!

  • Andreia Araujo
    Project Director

    Andreia has over 5 years of experience working as an Account Manager within the contract furniture industry. She has worked with a number of corporate clients from the financial, media and property sectors. She has extensive knowledge of the furniture solutions available and prides herself on being able to select the correct products to exceed client expectations in terms of design and price.

    Outside of the office she is passionate about travelling, loves Scandinavian and Japanese design and can regularly be found at restaurants, the cinema or enjoying her pilates and barre classes.

  • Vinaya Tubagere
    Project Manager

    With a Masters degree and over 4 years’ experience within architecture, India born and Sydney raised Project Manager Vinaya moved into design and project management after her time with Australia’s leading developers, Meriton. Identifying that her strength and passion sat within interiors and project coordination, Vinaya moved to the UK to gain experience on an international scale and brings with her a wealth of knowledge and passion.

    When she isn’t in the office, you’ll find her travelling Europe and finding new places to eat and drink with friends.

  • Anya Hartgroves
    Senior Project Manager

    Anya has been in the furniture industry for 7 years with experience with both manufacturers and dealers. From joining in 2019 up until today, Anya has developed a great understanding of the detail that goes into a project from the initial meeting right the way through to the end result (which usually looks something like a shiny new workplace for our clients!). In Anya’s current role as Project Manager her attention to detail is second to none, and the sense of pure enjoyment and satisfaction from completing a project is yet to fade.

    In her spare time Anya can be found in the gym, out for a run or in the pub – finding the right balance is always key.

     

  • Saskia Watson
    Project Director

    Our Furniture Consultant Saskia joined Tribe fresh out of uni, after studying Politics and Sociology in Newcastle. Although not a design led degree, it gave Saskia invaluable experience to build relationships with clients and added confidence when pitching.

    Having this ability to build instant relationships with clients allows us to gain wider knowledge of them and their personalities, as well as their likes and dislikes at an early stage in the process to kick off projects in the best possible way.

    Currently specialising in Landlord based work, specifically Cat A+ plug and play schemes, Saskia has mastered the ability to hit tight deadlines and use her relationship building skills with clients to ensure a smooth and successful delivery every-time.

    Outside of work you’ll find Saskia around her home of Balham, visiting the V&A or discovering new food markets and pubs across London.

     

  • Charlotte Ruddock
    Project Manager

    Being a self-confessed people person, Project Manager Charlotte has an honest and upfront approach with clients and she handles projects with precision and care.

    With a varied and valuable background, she is naturally inquisitive and her love for interiors and furniture means her attention to detail when finishing and handing over a project always results in success.

    Outside of work, you’ll find Charlotte at her home in Kent, enjoying bottomless brunch with friends or tackling a DIY project of her own at home.

  • Besi Kolarova
    Operations Manager
  • Przemek Platek
    Project Manager

    Meet Przemek, a passionate furniture expert with over a decade of experience in the industry. His journey began in 2013 and since then he has explored different areas of the industry. Through hard work and dedication, he quickly transitioned into the delivery team and gained valuable insights into the logistics of furniture projects.

    Today, Przemek serves as a Project Manager for Tribe, utilising his broad range of skills to bring his clients’ furniture dreams to life. With a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of the industry, he works tirelessly to ensure that every project is completed to the highest standard.

    In his free time, you can find Przemek out and about on his trusty bicycle, enjoying the thrill of the ride and exploring new places.

  • Hilary Fitzhugh
    Project Consultant

    Hilary joined the industry in 2018, she started in commercial furniture manufacturing and moved over to project consulting. Due to her background in manufacturing she has great knowledge of the industry, its processes and the several factors that make up the commercial furniture world.

    Hilary also has a degree in Fine Art, which she likes to utilise in her everyday work, by selecting the best furniture for the client and the space. She enjoys finding products which are practical as well as stylish which the client would also love.

  • Marion Armand
    Senior Project Consultant

    Marion has over 9 years of experience in the Design industry. She started her career in the residential sector before joining the contract industry where she has been working on various projects in the UK and across Europe. Thanks to her passion for furniture, positive attitude and enthusiasm, Marion prides herself in exceeding client’s expectations by specifying suitable furniture solutions in line with the design vision, budget, and programme. Passionate about Architecture, Furniture and French pastries, Marion can be found at the weekends visiting galleries or exploring London’s street food markets and of course bakeries.

  • Lucy Evans
    Project Consultant

    After completing her studies in Interior Architecture, Lucy joined the furniture industry in 2019. She worked as an Account Manager for high-end workplace, education, and government projects. Servicing a wide range of Designers and Architects, she enjoys developing meaningful relationships with her clients and seeing projects through to completion. Recently having relocated to London from Australia, Lucy joins the team as a Project Consultant. With a keen eye for detail and a love of all things furniture, she utilises her background in design and passion for sustainably sourced items to deliver exciting new projects in the workplace sector.

    Outside of work you’ll find Lucy at a pub, park, netball court or exploring art galleries and museums in London!