Meet The Team

Ian Reilly (Managing Director)            


Ian graduated in 1986 with an BSc (Hons) in Physics from Nottingham University. After many years working in the field of optical coatings as a Development Engineer and Production Manager, he decided to start Vortex in 2008. Originally Technical Director, Ian now holds the position of Managing Director. He has been instrumental in building the foundations of a successful business with exports all over the world.

Neil Stanley (Head of Sales)            


Neil graduated from Reading University in 1989 with a M.Sc. in Optics. Since then, he has worked consistently in the Optics arena working for several industry leaders in this sector. Neil is excited to be part of the Vortex team as Head of Sales and is looking forward to exploring how we can further expand the supply of our high quality, diverse product to the industry.

Ben Reilly (Head of Operations)            


Ben is new to the industry but brings that fresh perspective that every business needs when they want to grow. His principle responsibility is the ‘day to day’ operation of the business and making sure that our customers are happy with quality and delivery of our products.