Philippa Smith DipFDGeneral Manager
Philippa has worked in the funeral profession for 35 years, gaining her Diploma in Funeral Directing in 1991 and later qualifying as an embalmer in 1996. Philippa has previously been an area manager for the Co-operative Funeral Service and several Independent funeral homes. In 2006 Philippa established her freelance embalming business before joining Mears of Aylesbury as General Manager.
Lisa McDetmott DipFAAManaging Director
As Managing Director, Lisa is the most senior member of the team and is responsible for the entire funeral business and many other departments within the Steven Mears Group. Lisa has worked with Steven for over 16 years sharing his vision and setting the high standards to which the 11 branches in South East London, East London and Buckinghamshire work.
Steven Mears DipFDGroup CEO
Steven is a third generation Funeral Director and founder of the Steven Mears Group. He oversees all aspects of the business and is passionate in his quest to offer funerals at the highest standard for a reasonable cost. Steven also has a funeral business in Cheshire, with branches in Runcorn and Warrington, that has the same ethos. His International Repatriation business, Mears Repatriation, is one of the largest in the UK.