Steven Mears DipFD

Group CEO

Office 020 3455 0305

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.

Lisa McDermott DipFAA

Managing Director

Office 020 3455 0305

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 12 branches in South East London, East London, Hampshire and Buckinghamshire work.

Gary Hart

Group Commercial Director

Office 020 3026 3126

Gary has over 15 years of experience across all aspects of the funeral profession and is responsible for the commercial and operational activities of the entire Group. He is also responsible for managing and developing trade partnerships with other funeral directors, trade associations and industry partners for our funeral fulfilment and international repatriation services.

Melissa Goodwin-Field

Sales Director

Office 020 3455 0305

Melissa has over 7 years of experience of sales, marketing and operations within the funeral industry. Melissa is responsible for overseeing the marketing activities and sales strategy for the group, taking the lead on memorialisation alongside our sister company Nationwide Memorials.


Sarah Spence DipFD CertFAA

Funeral Operations Manager

Office 0203 455 0305

Sarah is responsible for the operation of all funerals we conduct, ensuring that our vehicles and staff are at the right place at the right time. She controls our fleet of over twenty vehicles and thirty staff.

Reece Pearson

Operations Supervisor

Office 0203 455 0305

Reece is our Operations Supervisor and principal funeral conductor, leading our team of funeral operatives who are responsible for delivering our local funeral services. He also has responsibility for the care of our ever increasing ceremonial fleet, ensuring each vehicle is maintained to a ‘showroom’ condition.

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