Meet The Team

/Meet The Team
Meet The Team 2016-10-28T15:36:02+00:00
Steve Hardiman
Steve HardimanDirector
Position- Director
Role- Strategic planning, Finance, New product development
From- Sydney, Australia

• Lindores Cranes and Rigging – Apprentice steel fabricator
• Sydney NSW – Rigging Supervisor – tower cranes
• Tower Crane services – Crane rental company – Owner / CEO
• Hardiquip – Equipment rental company – Owner / CEO
• Samson Equipment Ltd – Co Owner / Director

Hobbies / Interests– Military history, Organic Farming


Residing in Sydney, NSW with his wife Jane and dog Alex, Steve’s passion for cranes and lifting began at an early age and has developed into a successful career that shows no sign of stopping.

His naturally inquisitive mind has led him to constantly come up with new ideas relating to the lifting and shifting of materials on construction sites and he brings this passion for developing new and innovative products with him to Samson Equipment .

Jason Sudborough
Jason SudboroughDirector
Position – Director
Role – Site surveys, Product manufacture, On-site Installation and Training
From – Leeds, England

• British Army – Combat Engineer
• DBM – Coded welder / steel fabricator
• Taylor Woodrow – Tower crane erector / welder
• Cranetech – Tower crane services – Owner / Managing Director
• Cranetech Construction Solutions – Equipment rental company – Owner / CEO
• Samson Equipment Ltd – Co Owner / Director

Hobbies / Interests – Long distance swimming, shooting.


Jason lives near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire with his wife Shelley and children Ben and Chloe. He shares Steve’s passion for finding or inventing the best possible lifting solutions for high rise construction.

His ‘hands on’ approach to problem solving together with his vast experience of lifting operations lends itself ideally to the management of on-site activities for Samson Equipment.