SAE – Senior Management Team
SAE’s strength lies in its team of people, all of whom have been employed for their unique skills and talents, working together to ensure that SAE always go that extra mile for your business.
Richard Bousfield set up SAE over 40 years ago. Richard has grown SAE substantially over the years, recruiting an expert team, including sons Nick and Chris, to provide continuous growth and expertise. This family business is based on a foundation of exceptional team and client relationships and has a reputation for flexibility and reliability.
Managing Director, Richard has a real passion for logistics. Straight talking with a wealth of expertise, his customers have been benefiting from this passion for over 40 years. Richard’s ethos is simple – customer service should be at the heart of SAE. No request is too big and Richard prides himself on finding solutions to every business problem. Richard’s personal investment in his customer’s success is infectious and he leads a motivated and expert team.
Outside of SAE you will find Richard on the terraces at Stamford Bridge, travelling around places of architectural interest and researching family history. >>Read more
Operations Director, Nick heads up the operations team. Cool, calm and always in control, Nick draws on 20 years of experience across the logistics sector. Nick’s expertise spans the full range of services from storage & inventory control right through to routing management of multiple destinations for complex loads. He ensures that customers experience a logistics service which goes above and beyond standard practice. With an eye for detail and meeting industry standards, Nick ensures the seamless operation of SAE.
Controversially (to Richard), when not spending time with his wife and 3 children, Nick is an avid Arsenal supporter. At the polar extreme ends of the sporting spectrum, Nick also enjoys fishing and watching Formula 1. >>Read more
Operations Director, Chris is crucial in ensuring the smooth-running of SAE. He is at the front-line of all daily operations including transport, warehousing, logistics and stock management activity. Chris is critical in managing the operations team to ensure they deliver the highest possible level of customer service. With a background in rehabilitation and support services, Chris brings his exceptional people skills and expertise in problem solving to provide SAE clients with a unique experience of logistics professionalism.
Despite a harmonious and supportive working relationship at SAE, Chris likes to keep sibling rivalry alive at London derby time, tactically siding with Richard in his support of Chelsea. Chris also enjoys spending time with family and live music. >>Read more