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.

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.