About Us

Meet the Team

Hungerford Profiles- Telephone 01488 662100

James Dundas

James Dundas

Co-founder and owner of WPD, James set up the business in 1994. From small beginnings the company has grown into one of the most respected wedding list companies in the country. The emphasis has always been on providing a totally bespoke wedding list service, offering an unparalleled range of products within a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

Favourite WPD present
Schott glasses that go in the dishwasher day after day without clouding.

Lifetime's ambition
to lead the England cricket team out at Lords

Favourite place in the world
the north Cornish coast

Tricia Jacob

Tricia Jacob

Tricia has been with WPD since almost the very beginning and has an encyclopaedic knowledge of couples who have lists with us and their various choices over the years. Tricia is mainly responsible for ordering all your lovely presents and knows the business inside out.

Guilty Pleasure
cashmere jumpers

Favourite WPD present
Brics Rodeo Life Holdall

Favourite place in the world
temples of Angor in Cambodia

tricia@weddingpresentsdirect.co.uk

Saffron Cable

Saffron Cable

Having joined WPD in 2004, Saffron decided to really test the service for herself by getting married a year later. She now has many responsibilities around the office but is especially the person to speak to if you are interested in shipping your presents abroad after the wedding. She works on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Lifetime ambition
to see the Northern Lights

Interesting fact
winner of Great Burbage Bake-Off

Guilty Pleasure
Sunday morning lie-in

saffron@weddingpresentsdirect.co.uk

Helen Saxton

Helen Saxton

Helen joined our Hungerford team as maternity cover in 2006. Since then she has taken her own maternity cover twice but, luckily, both times decided to return to work. She has a multitude of jobs around the office that are vital to keep everything ticking along smoothly and efficiently. She works on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Favourite place in the world
backstage in a theatre during a show

Interesting fact
she writes and performs murder mysteries

Guilty Pleasure
Agatha Christie's Marple and a glass of wine

helen@weddingpresentsdirect.co.uk

Sarah Hay

Sarah Hay

Anyone calling our Hungerford office on a regular basis will be used to the cheery sound of Sarah's voice. She is also the one to speak to if you receive a present that needs returning or replacing.

Favourite WPD present
her Annabel Pope 'On My Heels' print

Guilty Pleasure
wine and boot shopping

Favourite place in the world
beech woods in autumn

sarah@weddingpresentsdirect.co.uk

Helen Hulme

Helen Hulme

Since joining us in 2014, Helen has become an invaluable part of the Hungerford team. Always positive, always smiling, Helen will often be the voice you hear answering the phone, or the person responding to your email enquiries.

Lifetime Ambition
To have her garden in the National Garden Scheme Yellow Book

Favourite place in the world
Cefn Sidan Beach, Pembrey, South Wales

Interesting fact
Caught on television watching the World's Strongest Man in Malta

hh@weddingpresentsdirect.co.uk

Guy Morrison

Guy Morrison

Guy has been the warehouse manager at WPD since 2000 and in that time has been responsible for unpacking, sorting, storing, re-packing and despatching literally hundreds of thousands of presents. Contact Guy to arrange delivery of your own presents.

Interesting fact
he finished 5th in a charity horserace at Newbury in 2005

Favourite WPD present
Baron suitcase

Ambition in Life
to become a professional jockey

guy@weddingpresentsdirect.co.uk

Chris Hall

Chris Hall

A favourite with newly married couples, Chris is the one who actually delivers your lovely new presents to your door. Despite supporting Liverpool FC, he always delivers the presents with a cheery smile and a helping hand.

Lifetime ambition
to win the Open golf championship

Favourite WPD present
his Weber BBQ

Interesting fact
In 2012 he climbed the 3 Peaks in under 24 hours

chris@weddingpresentsdirect.co.uk

London Showroom- telephone 020 7622 6300

Laura Stone

Laura Stone

Laura has been charming couples in our London showroom since she joined the team in 2008. Owner of the office dog, Edith, Laura saw our service from the other side when she put her own wedding list together for her wedding in 2013.

Favourite WPD present
her yellow Magimix

Interesting fact
she's a trained pilot

Guilty Pleasure
Rio Ferdinand

laura@weddingpresentsdirect.co.uk

Pip Dawes

Pip Dawes

Joined WPD in 2010 and put her own wedding list together in 2013. Pip has a serious passion for interiors, and all things creative. She loves nothing more than getting her hands on new samples and re-arranging the showroom.

Interesting Fact about Pip
she once worked as an assistant location manager on the Harry Potter films

Favourite WPD present
her Tamara von Schenk 'Leopard' tray

Lifetime ambition
to become a pro surfer

pip@weddingpresentsdirect.co.uk

Anna Foy

Anna Foy

Since 2010 Anna has been an invaluable part of the London team. She has a special love of soft furnishings and has even created her own range of bespoke cushions that she sells through WPD.

Guilty Pleasure
pickled onions

Interesting fact about Anna
she's a qualified ski instructor who never skis

Favourite WPD present
Snow leopard faux fur throw

anna@weddingpresentsdirect.co.uk

Tors Proctor

Tors Proctor

Along with Lucy Petre, Tors joined the London team in 2001. Despite now living in Surrey with her husband and 2 children, Tors still manages to get to London whenever she can to help yet more couples put together their perfect wedding list.

Guilty Pleasure
Turkish Delight

Favourite WPD present
Sandstorm Picnic Bag

Favourite place
Millbrook Inn, Devon

showroom@weddingpresentsdirect.co.uk

Lucy Petre

Lucy Petre

Lucy joined WPD in 2001 and must have helped more couples put their wedding lists together than virtually anyone else. With a husband and 2 young sons, she manages to juggle a busy family life with still finding time to share her wisdom and enthusiasm with engaged couples in our London showroom.

Favourite WPD present
Mauviel Roasting Dish

Lifetime ambition
To complete the Cresta run

Interesting fact
she represented her county in the long jump

showroom@weddingpresentsdirect.co.uk

Becca Higgins

Becca Higgins

Becca joined the showroom team in 2011 after using the service for her own wedding in 2009 and now is another who juggles a busy life of wife and mother with time spent helping engaged couples create the perfect wedding list.

Guilty Pleasure
A lie-in (which doesn't often happen with a young family!)

Favourite WPD present
400 thread count cotton bedlinen

Favourite place in the world
On top of a mountain in the Lake District on a clear day

becca@weddingpresentsdirect.co.uk

Edith - the office pug

Edith- the office pug

Edith doesn't have the same encyclopaedic knowledge of wedding presents as the other members of the London team, but she's still greatly admired.

Favourite place in the world
Anna's lap

Interesting fact
her middle name is Lucille

Ambition in life
to rule Battersea Park

showroom@weddingpresentsdirect.co.uk

Norfolk Showroom- telephone 07956 487989

Sarah Power

Sarah Power

Sarah was the first wedding list consultant employed by WPD back in 1998. Then in 2005 she saw a gap in the market and set up the WPD Norfolk showroom, offering the same unique personal service and range of products throughout East Anglia.

Favourite place
a deserted beach in Greece

Guilty Pleasure
a glass of very good red wine

Favourite WPD present
a personalised wedding invitation tray

norfolk@weddingpresentsdirect.co.uk