Our Staff

Our professional team brings together several years of experience in product procurement, interior design and fit out with indepth knowledge of architectural solutions, quality suppliers and project management.

Bim Akin, Managing Director.

desmo teamBim has been the Managing Director at Desmo since its inception. He has over 20 years experience in the Curtain Wall and Interiors industry in Europe. As a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, he has managed multi-million pound projects in the UK such as HSBC in Canary Wharf, Wembley Stadium, Lloyds Register of Shipping, Moorhouse  with world famous architects.

Gianluigi Fillipi, Tile Expert and Consultant

desmo teamWith over 30 years of experience in the tile, marble, stone and granite industry, Gianluigi is our tile consultant. We call him the “ the man from Tilantis” because of his incredible ability to understand client needs and source the right tile for their needs. He has managed the biggest Porcelanosa shop/showroom in Italy for several years before joining the Desmo team in charge of finding floor finish solutions for clients.


Keno Ogbo, Marketing Consultant

Keno has been helping us with marketing advice and strategy, as well as managing our digital marketing platforms.

Stefano Marchi, Regional Sales Manager – Furniture and Interior Products

stStefano has over 22 years experience in sales. In particular export of furniture, kitchens, wardrobes etc to several large markets on behalf of Italian suppliers. His main market for several years was the United States and the Far East. He is a seasoned Logistic manager due to his export experience.


Tiziana DaRe, Project Coordinator, Interior Fit-out and Retail

tfTiziana has worked for over ten years managing the refurbishment of hotels and new build retail units. She is an extremely competent Project Coordinator and is particularly skilled in estimations, project development control, production control and site supervision.