Meet the Team

Hit a Print Predicament or Design Dilemma? Need help with your Visual Communications Conundrum? Then the FASTSIGNS Super Heroes are here to help!

Meet our dedicated team, with a combined knowledge of over a century of print experience, they have the skills and power to tackle your challenges and get them designed, printed, finished and installed, faster than a speeding bullet!!

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    Paul Allison

    Director



    Q. What was the most memorable FASTSIGNS project you’ve worked on and why?
    A. Chesterfield Football Club’s new stadium, we helped them with their re-branding, producing directional signs, safety signs etc. It should be there for a while and I pass it regularly.
    Q. What do you feel is your greatest personal achievement?
    A. Owning and running my own business for 22 years whilst bringing up 3 kids.
    Q. What do you like to do outside of work when you’re not creating stunning signage solutions?
    A. Watching and playing football, snooker and darts (I’m the Team Captain!). Also walking and spending time with my family.

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    Garth Allison

    Director



    Q. How long have you worked in the print industry?
    A. Almost 25 years!
    Q. What is your favourite holiday destination and why?
    A. Currently Mexico having just returned from a Winter break. It was complete relaxation, sun and great food and drinks.
    Q. What do you feel is your greatest personal achievement?
    A. Jumping out of an aeroplane at 2,500 feet solo, for my one and only parachute experience!

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    John Brunt

    Production Team



    Q. If you could choose, what would your Super Hero name and power be?
    A. I’d be the Invisable Man so I could avoid Jo and her camera, I hate having my photo taken!
    Q. What’s your favourite holiday destination and why?
    A. Definitely the Eagle’s Nest in Austria, amazing scenery, but I’m partial to a bit of caravanning too!
    Q. What do you feel is your greastest personal achievement?
    A. Raising my kids and grand kids, they mean the world to me, maybe I should be Super Grandad instead?!

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    Jonny Oates

    Graphic Designer



    Q. What is the most memorable FASTSIGNS project you’ve worked on and why?
    A. The design and manufacture of a drum skin for John Newman’s live performance on ITVs The Real Full Monty.
    Q. What’s the most eyecatching project you’ve worked on at FASTSIGNS?
    A. Sheffield Doc Fest – the world leading festival celebrating art and business across all forms. The event runs throughout Sheffield and attracts over 25,000 festival goers, including 3,500 industry delegates from 55 countries.
    Q. What do you like to do outside of work when you’re not creating stunning signage solutions?
    A. Hiking with Oz the Standard Schnauzer, eating out, cinema, cosy nights in with family and nights out with friends. Oh and winding John up too!!

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    Jason Wilby

    Production Team



    Q. What is the most memorable FASTSIGNS project you’ve worked on and why?
    A. We produced a large sign to sit above the large screen on Devonshire Green in Sheffield for England Semi Final in the World Cup 2018, I’m football mad!
    Q. If you could chose what would your Super Hero name and power be?
    A. I think it would be Laid Back Man because the wife says I never get stressed about anything!
    Q. What do you feel is your greatest personal achievement?
    A. Like I said I’m football mad so me and my son play and watch matches most weeks so my greatest achievement is getting the ‘Goal of the Season’ trophy in 2001.

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    Jo Boyd

    Account Manager



    Q. Tell us about your skills and experience?
    A. I’ve worked in Graphics, Estimating, Account Management, Print Management and I love writing content for Social Media and Blogs.
    Q. If you could chose what would your Super Hero name and power be?
    A. Glitter Girl! So I could attract all things shiny! Love a bit of bling.
    Q. What do you feel is your greatest personal achievement?
    A. Braving the white water rapids in the Dominican Republic, Paragliding in Tenerife and raising my little boy Daniel, who was 7 weeks premature but is fit and well and full of beans now!