Our senior leadership team

Meet the leaders guiding Storco into the future

Director | Operations

Jonathan Layton

Director | Business Development

Mark Layton

Chief Financial Officer

Jewell Patterson

Senior Manufacturing Manager

Allan Oswald

Construction Manager

Cédric Bézamat

Louis Funnel, Storco Sales & Marketing Manager
Sales and Marketing Manager

Louis Funnell

Director | Operations

Jonathan Layton

Jonathan directs Storco’s operations, having over 20 years of experience working within the self storage and manufacturing industry. He has contributed to Storco’s success by identifying new market trends and promoting new product development in order to ensure our customers receive the best products on the market.

His expertise in business, product development, and client engagement allow Storco to develop and manufacture products that offer long-term return on investment.

Director | Business Development

Mark Layton

Mark leads Storco’s business development team. His practical experience across every aspect of Storco’s operations, including manufacturing, estimation, business development, and project delivery, provides him with a unique perspective on the business.

Mark is recognised by Storco’s clients as an invaluable partner in the manufacture and installation of self storage fit outs. He has overseen the delivery of countless projects across Australia and New Zealand and is always focused on ensuring Storco products are manufactured precisely to specifications and installed on time, safely, and cost-effectively.

Chief Financial Officer

Jewell Patterson

As CFO, Jewell provides strategic leadership over Storco’s business and finance functions, as well as the management of its financial and capital resources. She has oversight of critical business functions including payroll, financial reporting, accounts receivable and payable, project accounting, international operations and financial systems.


As a Chartered Accountant, Jewell has over 25 years of experience spanning commercial finance, project execution and auditing disciplines within the global mining sector and financial accounting services industries. She is a proven change leader driving efficiencies across business processes, propelling growth initiatives, and an eye for detail. Jewell is highly collaborative across all functions to support the Storco vision to have a transformative impact on its business through continual innovation in identifying and executing opportunities to extract value and efficiencies.

Senior Manufacturing Manager

Allan Oswald

Highly adaptive and enthusiastic, Allan has broad management experience in many industries, such as pet food processing, human foods, mining and construction. He has worked across a variety of roles, including business development, manufacturing excellence, project management, operations development, industrial performance, and electrical maintenance. This diverse experience makes Allan uniquely suited to managing Storco’s variety of manufacturing lines.

Allan is highly successful in business performance, with a focus on strategic planning for investment and product sourcing. He has an extensive track record in preparing, implementing, and managing projects, focusing on analysis of new manufacturing facilities, complexity evaluation and simplification, working closely with all functions of a global company.

Construction Manager

Cédric Bézamat

Cédric’s skills, experience, and adaptability make him uniquely suited to leading Storco’s construction team. His experience across a variety of national and international projects has given him invaluable experience in project delivery, problem-solving, and budgeting.

Cédric has a deep understanding of construction management stemming from his years of experience and qualifications in civil engineering and public works. This allows him to ensure Storco’s clients can rely on him to see their projects delivered on-time and to the highest standards. He also proactively shares his experience and expertise with the construction team.

Sales and Marketing Manager

Louis Funnell

Louis’ broad range of local and international experiences has equipped him with a sharp strategic mind and a different perspective on the growth and development of Storco’s sales and marketing team. With a passion for empowering people and growing brands, Louis aims to deliver customer expectations & experiences through thoughtfully considered strategic implementation. 

He has a proven track record in commercial and residential construction, with his strategic direction instrumental in growing a construction franchise company to international success. This is balanced with Louis’ experience in creative execution and the cut-and-thrust of retail management.

With creative formative years and a track record of in-house success, Louis brings his expertise to the Storco leadership team, adding new innovative perspectives and working with key team members to achieve their goals through a different lens.

Made Here, For Here

Australia

  • 298A Clergate Rd, Orange NSW 2800 Australia

  • PO Box 8050, East Orange NSW 2800 Australia

  • +61 2 6391 2800

  • sales@storco.com.au

  • Mon to Fri 08:00-17:00
    Saturday to Sunday (Closed)

New Zealand

  • A 26 Springs Flat Rd, Kamo 0112 Whangarei, New Zealand

  • +64 212 253 141

  • sales@storco.co.nz

  • Mon to Fri 08:00-17:00
    Saturday to Sunday (Closed)