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 and 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 manufacture of orthoses and managing the team of technicians.

Samantha Evans

Business Development

Samantha has more than 25 years’ experience working across multiple sectors including 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 overseeing staff and UK sales teams. Here at Ortholese, Samantha looks after all existing and new accounts.

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.

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.

Margaret Dovies

Office Manager

Margaret has a wealth of experience managing the day-to-day running of organisations and at Ortholese she ensures all our administration and systems are kept up-to-date. Margaret acts as the point of contact between departments and in her role also oversees human resources, ensuring the welfare of the team.

Joe Denton

Orthotic Technician

Joe brings 17 years’ experience to Ortholese also having trained at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, where he rose to Senior Technician and Head of Metalwork. Cross-trained in plastics, leather and metalwork, Joe is a joint specialist and brings a wealth of knowledge to the team.

Mike Evans

Orthotic Technician

Mike is Lead Technician in Orthotics, and has more than a decade’s experience having trained and worked at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. With both NHS and private sector experience, Mike is cross-trained in plastic, leather and footwear.

How We Work

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

How We Work


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