John Stevenson – Managing Director

John is the Managing Director and owner of Sunlight Lofts. Established in 1986, John has developed the company into one of the largest and most successful loft conversion providers in the North London area.

John oversees the running of all loft conversion contracts taken on by Sunlight Lofts. He handles the scheduling of work, organises tradesmen and makes regular visits to the sites to ensure complete customer satisfaction. He makes sure that the worries the client has are taken care of quickly and efficiently. Prior to Sunlight Lofts, John ran a successful property renovations company.

Paul James – Project Manager

Paul joined Sunlight Lofts in 1994. As Project Manager Paul takes on key roles, such as meeting with clients to discuss potential loft contracts, preparing quotations and sketch plans, undertaking and supervising the party wall procedure and arranging viewings for clients to see previous lofts.

Before joining Sunlight Lofts, Paul served a carpentry apprenticeship with an Enfield-based company from 1977-1985. From there he went on to work for a number of local loft companies before starting at Sunlight Lofts.

Steve Carter – Loft Surveyor

Steve is the Surveyor for Sunlight Lofts, and joined the team in 2001. Steve’s key role is to provide detailed plans for our teams to work from. Once a client has decided to go ahead with a loft conversion, Steve will survey the property before drawing up a set of full working plans and submitting them to the local authorities.

Prior to joining Sunlight Lofts, Steve studied for a BSc sandwich degree in Building and a BSc in Management. In 1982 he joined London Borough of Enfield Building Control Services as Trainee Surveyor, progressing to Principle Building Surveyor.

Leanne Burling – Office Administrator

Leanne is the Office Administrator, and insures the smooth running of our North London office. Joining Sunlight Lofts in 1998, Leanne is often the first contact for potential clients, and assists John with the organisation of the contracts. She also deals with invoices, arranges the various permits, licenses and paperwork connected to the council and deals with Sunlight Loft’s accounts and customer queries.

Before joining Sunlight Lofts Leanne worked for several years as a Managerial Assistant at NatWest Bank.


Sunlight Lofts employ a workforce of approximately twenty tradesmen, most of whom have been with the company for many years.

Please contact us for more information about a loft conversion in North London