OUR TEAM

Gerrard Harkins

Business Unit Leader

Gerry was part of the team who launched Premier Buying Group and Premier Pet Care Plan in 2010. His main responsibilities are to guide the strategy for the group, enhance member rebates, assist in the growth of membership and help the team deliver the highest standards of customer service.

Gerry's interests outside of work include rugby, cycling, boxing and the theatre.

Chris Lewis

Commercial Manager

Chris has been in the Animal Health Industry for over 10 years, holding sales and management positions at area, regional and national levels. He joined Premier Buying Group in May 2016, and working closely with the team focuses on new business development and supporting our existing members all over the UK.

Outside of work Chris enjoys reading, watching Boxing and is a huge fan of the NFL and the New England Patriots from his time spent living and working in Boston Ma. Chris is a proud husband and father to his wife Joanna and his daughter Emily.

Svetlana Jones

Accounts Administrator

Svetlana joined the business in April 2012 and has had various duties over the years, from processing financial documents and information to reconciling UK & International accounts. Svetlana's main role has always been to assist in calculating and processing rebate payments and has now taken full ownership of the rebate payment process for the Buying Group.

Svetlana loves coffee and long distance running and is a member of a club who often go on trips away to socialise and run long distances spanning across various terrains.

Lauren Wiseman

Member Sales Executive

Lauren has worked in the Animal Health Industry for the last nine years. Previously working for online animal pharmacy’s as a qualified SQP, Pharmacy Assistant and then in Digital Marketing, Lauren has a great knowledge of products as well as animal health and the industry. Lauren joined the group in May 2019, her role is to support our members as the main point of contact for any account queries and day-to-day guidance.

In her spare time Lauren enjoys baking, reading, socialising with friends and the occasional trip back to Suffolk to see her excitable 8yr old Staffy, Cody.