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Our Staff

Graeme Horobin

Site Manager

Graeme joined the Westerleigh group in 2021. Having spent his working career in retail, he is new to the industry but fundamentally, he understands the importance of exceptional care and uniquely personal service, which are core values of Westerleigh Group. He lives in Poole, Dorset and is looking forward to working with his new team to provide the best possible service to families in the area.




Crematorium Assistant 

Kyle joined the New Forest team just before January 2022. He emigrated to the UK in 2013 from Townsville in Australia and has spent his time here working in retail technology. He has a passion for delivering first class customer service and his experience with looking after customers puts him in a great position when dealing with bereaved families. He lives in Hampshire with his wife Donna, two children and two dogs, called Rufus & Ellie.

Paul Webb

Crematorium Assistant 

Paul joined the New Forest team in March 2022. He has over 12 years industry experience working with Funeral Directors in various roles including being a bearer and limousine driver. He has vast experience helping bereaved families with compassion and empathy. Paul has lived in the New Milton area for over 40 years with his wife Becky and their children.


Site Groundsman 

Cliff recently joined the team at new Milton as the site groundsman. He has worked in the horticulture industry for the last 20 years on various projects, mainly in London and has recently relocated to New Milton . He is very much looking forward to developing and maintaining our new site and providing a peaceful, reflective environment for our families.  

Amanda Lavene

Crematorium Assistant

Amanda was an obvious choice for the position as crematorium assistant, she has most recently worked for a local funeral director and prior to that she was in customer services for a number of years.  She is dedicated to helping the bereaved at a difficult time, working alongside funeral directors to ensure the whole process is as seamless as possible.  She has lived in Dorset for the last 8 years with her three children and various pets! In her spare time she enjoys running, knitting and weight-lifting.