Meet the Team


Jon Michaelis
Managing Director

Jon Michaelis is the Managing Director and founder of Neater Solutions Ltd. A chartered engineer, he is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers with a first class honours degree from Imperial College, London.
Jon has always been active in the field of Appropriate Technology and now promotes High Tech solutions to the world’s problems.
He has two children (a teacher and an engineer) and a wife (a retired special needs teacher) who has three grown-up children.
Jon likes family time, skiing, unicycling, good food and dancing to live music (he co-founded the Dazzley festival).


John Foster
Neater Consultant

John is the demonstrator and trainer for the North and Midland region. He has worked for Neater Solutions since 2007 and is our resident expert on the Neater Arm Support. John enjoys climbing, cooking, turtles and travel.


Stephen Hill
Business Development

Stephen has been working with Neater Solutions since 2001 and provides client demonstrations in the south of England. He is also responsible for the company’s marketing and business development in Europe and the international markets. Stephen loves travel, learning new languages, singing and cooking.


Jasmine Coates
Office Manager

Jasmine has worked at Neater Solutions since February 2016. She manages the office day-to-day and oversees order processing, assembly and dispatch. Her hobbies include cooking, playing video games and spending time with her husband, cat & dogs.


Joseph O'Brien
Technical Support Manager

Joe has been with Neater Solutions since September 2015. He is our resident technician. He assembles equipment and helps with design. He likes video games, having a project and his dog.


Mike Hart
Packing and dispatch assistant

Mike has been with us since Dec 2019. He assembles and packs orders to the highest standard. He is an amateur musician and when he isn’t playing the electric guitar, he’s out hiking somewhere; probably listening to music on headphones.