Meet The Team

Our people make the difference. We are proud to employ only highly-skilled and cross-trained Orthotic technicians, working to the highest standards.

Lee Evans

Managing Director/Lead Technician

Lee has worked in orthotics his entire career and boasts more than 30 years' service with the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, which is where he started in 1985 as a 16 year old trainee Orthotic Technician. Lee moved from Trainee to Technician, through to Orthotics Supervisor and then Production Manager, delivering outstanding service and quality to the NHS for several decades, including the many highly complex cases refered to the RNOH. Over the years, Lee has gained extensive knowledge and experience in manufacturing TLSO'S, AFOs, KAFOs, specialising in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis corrective spinal braces. As Managing Director of Ortholese, Lee oversees all aspects of Ortholese’s operations but remains involved in the day to day managing the team of technicians.

Samantha Evans

Director/Business Development

Samantha has more than 30 years’ experience working for international and national UK manufacturing companies, where she held a business development and commercial role including Key Account Management, National Account Management and National Sales & Business Development Manager. Professional and knowledgeable, Samantha has experience of training, overseeing staff and UK sales teams. Here at Ortholese, Samantha overseas all the administration, customer service, human resourses, marketing and accounts departments and personally looks after all existing and new clients.

Lorraine Horan

Digital Manager

Lorraine is responsible for all things digital. With a background in advertising and having studied photography, Lorraine has an eye for design and is responsible for Ortholese's online brand and social media presence. In her own time, Lorraine loves to keep fit and is known for running marathons to raise funds for charity.

Nicola Brown

Head of Finance

A chartered accountant, Nicola oversees all financial aspects of the business. Nicola has worked in finance her whole career and in her role brings governance and accountability to the Ortholese organisation, ensuring we are sustainable and can continue to offer the best service.

Miriam Drahmane

Head of Marketing

Miriam is a Chartered Marketer, having gained her Masters level post-graduate qualification with CIM. She is also an Honours graduate in Marketing, French and German and has had an international marketing career spanning multiple sectors for the last 20 years. A strategic marketer with expertise in both traditional and digital marketing, Miriam’s role within Ortholese is to ensure correct and timely communication with our clients and stakeholders.

David Smith


David has worked in orthotics his entire career and boasts more than 30 years experience and knowledge. Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital trained, David has gained extensive knowledge and experience in manufacturing TLSO'S, AFOs, KAFOs. In his spare time David plays tennis and loves fishing.

How We Work

We work directly with each Orthotist to produce the most effective custom-made Orthotic products available.

How We Work


If you have any questions or would like more information about the services and products we offer, please contact us.