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Our Team

Mark Deacon

Mark Deacon

Founder / Director

Mark started the company in 1986 on his fathers farm in a converted pig shed. He now oversees the agricultural machinery servicing, fabrication and machinery collections and deliveries. Mark has over 40 years experience in the Agricultural machinery industry.

Anthony Deacon

Anthony Deacon

Managing Director / Sales

Son of Mark, Anthony showed an interest in the business from a very young age. He joined the company from school and has overseen the whole of the ATV/ UTV business growth. He is now in charge of all new and used sales as well as managing all departments.

Alf Deacon

Alf Deacon

Farmer / Caretaker

Alf is the father of Mark and grandfather of Anthony. Alf is always on hand to ensure everything is in order, including the staff.

Colin Gleghorn

Colin Gleghorn

Business Development

Colin is well known in the automotive industry for his experience in aftersales training. Colin works closely alongside all departments to ensure they are operating profitably, efficiently and providing the best customer experience.

 
Bedford Team

Benn Shields

Benn Shields

Sales

Benn joined us from the power equipment industry where he previously worked as a product specialist for Honda ATV's and Lawn & Garden machinery. He has fantastic product knowledge and he is very passionate and confident with the machines he sells.

Bryan Rouse

Bryan Rouse

Parts Manager

Bryan joined us from the motorcycle industry where he previously worked in the parts departments. He has a great mechanical knowledge helping him to locate any part from a vast range of suppliers.

Jason Hollick

Jason Hollick

Service Manager

Jason joined us from the automotive industry, he brings many years of experience of running service departments for some of the largest most successful car dealerships in the country. Jason is responsible for ensuring we deliver the most efficient high quality service from our Bedford branch workshop.

Alison Gammons

Alison Gammons

Office Manager

Alison heads up our accounts department, she oversees all accounts and administration duties for both our Bedford and Bury St Edmunds branches.

Paul Dunning

Paul Dunning

Groundcare Machinery Specialist

Paul's background is in service and machinery operation. Paul previously managed a fleet of ground care operators, this has helped him understand the importance of offering top quality work and a very reliable aftersales support.

Ryan Warwick

Ryan Warwick

Head Technician

Ryan has recently completed a 3 year Suzuki ATV Technician development programme to become a fully qualified ATV/ Motorcycle technician. Ryan has also completed ATV specific training with Yamaha, Kawasaki and Honda.

Steve Walton

Steve Walton

Delivery Driver/Technician

Steve’s experience is in machinery, he has spent all of his working life on a farm where he has built an exceptional knowledge of operating and maintaining machinery. Steve is responsible for the collection and delivery of all new, used and serviced ATV’s, UTV’s, equipment, garden and compact machinery. He is not afraid to get his hands dirty and helps out in our workshops in between driving duties.

Natasha Smith

Natasha Smith

Apprentice Parts Advisor

Natasha joined our team mid 2020 and is currently completing a Honda apprenticeship programme for a parts advisor. She is very excited to begin her journey with MKM and bring her equine knowledge, gained from looking after her horse Sandy, to the team.

Laura Wicks

Laura Wicks

Office Administrator

– Laura previously worked in the Airline industry where she developed key organisation and administrative skills. Laura works alongside Alison at our Bedford HQ and assists with all accounts and administration duties.

Carl Devonport

Carl Devonport

Technician

Carl completed his 3 year apprenticeship program with us where he was trained at the Bosch/Suzuki training facility in Doncaster, this is a specialist course for ATV/ UTV technicians, Carl’s duties now include servicing, repair and fault diagnosis on the full range of ATVs and UTVs.

Richard Adderson

Richard Adderson

Technician

Richard joined us from the motorcycle industry where he previously completed his Honda apprenticeship at a Honda motorcycle dealership. He has a keen interest in motorsports and hopes to bring his experience to the service department.

Gill Perkins

Gill Perkins

Marketing

Gill works part time and is responsible for our marketing activities including social media and our monthly newsletters.

 
Suffolk Team

Keith Collins

Keith Collins

Bury St Edmunds Branch Manager

Keith has over 20 years’ experience in our industry. He joined our company December 2018 where he oversaw the development and opening of our Bury St Edmunds branch which opened its doors on 1st March 2019. Keith is Branch Manager and oversees all activities within the branch.

David Humphrey

David Humphrey

Sales

David’s background is in sales, he has a passion for using garden machinery and uses his passion and knowledge to deliver a first class sales experience to customers who visit our showroom. David is responsible for the sales of all our ATV, UTV, garden and compact machinery at our Bury St Edmunds branch.

Kieran Collins

Kieran Collins

Technician

Kieran’s role includes managing the daily workload in the workshop and carrying out servicing, repairs and fault diagnosis of all ATV, UTV and garden machinery.

Simon Davies

Simon Davies

Technician

Simon joined us from the military, during his time served he developed his skills in engineering and a great technical understanding of a broad range of machinery. Simon’s duties include the servicing and repairs of the full range of ATVs, UTVs, garden and compact machinery.