Peter came to the Isle of Wight in 1968 when his father took a job with Britten Norman.
He studied Economics at the London School of Economics, and then joined Procter & Gamble. Over the next sixteen years he progressed through the company, holding a variety of posts in sales, marketing and general management, spending his final 5 years with them based in the Middle East.
He decided to "retire" from P&G and return to the Island in 1996 for family reasons.
Peter started to build a residential and commercial property business (which continues today) but in 2007 decided to take on a new challenge when he bought Betapak from the previous owners who were leaving the Island, beginning a period of dramatic expansion for the company.
Although Betapak takes the majority of his time, Peter is MD of several other diverse businesses on the Island. He is actively involved in the Chamber of Commerce as a main board director. He founded and chairs the IW Landlords Forum and is an active member of St Thomas of Canterbury Church in Cowes.
Jon was raised and worked in South East London, moving to the Isle of Wight in 2006 with his family.
His background 1998 - 2007 before joining Betapak was working in specialist recruitment and IT sales with local, national and international businesses.
He joined Betapak in 2007 as a sales person and was promoted to Sales Manager in 2008, then Group General Manager in 2009. Jon also supports Managing Director Peter Tomlinson with his other business and projects on the Isle of Wight.
Outside work Jon has managed and coached a youth football team on the Island from 2007 - 2012.
Jon has established himself on the Island and says "I love it here and would never go back. I'm extremely passionate about the Island community, businesses and lifestyle. I look to contribute every way I can each day".
Julian joined the small team at Betapak in early 2008 and hasn’t looked back since. He has actively taken on learning from all areas of the business, from answering the phones to making deliveries. In early 2010 he took on the management of the sales team and was appointed Sales Manager, whilst working to refine the message offered to the Betapak customers.
In 2013 Julian took up an opportunity to work on a new project, moving to Orlando to help with a business take over. With a better understanding and focus of business, he returned with a renewed passion, and a greater understanding of how Betapak fits with his life goals and aims. As Betapak's General Sales Manager to hopes to help the business grow and develop further.
Jade has been with Betapak since February 2008, joining the team as an Administration Apprentice. Prior to this Jade attended Sandown High School leaving in 2007 with GCSE's in French, English and Maths to name a few, and an AS level in Media Studies.
Since joining the company Jade progressed to Purchasing Manager and then Office Manager looking after the customer response team. Jade leads the development and management of her team and is also responsible for the overall management of the company's purchasing function.
Since joining the company Jade has gained two NVQ Level 3 Awards in Business Administration and Management and will continue towards a degree in Business Management over the coming years.
John was born and bred on the Island and apart from a nine year stint living in North Wales and time served in the Army, has lived all his life here. His varied background includes the armed forces, groundworks/landscape gardening, sales, management and warehouse/logistics work.
John joined Betapak in August 2007 and has progressed to Logistics & Engineering Manager overseeing a team of staff and managing three warehouses.
Outside Betapak, John runs youth and adult football teams as a UEFA B/module 2 FA coach. He used to play semi-professionally, finally hanging up his boots aged 46! He enjoys DIY, dog walking and playing in the Wight Diamonds marching band.