Meet the Team

Neil Sampson

Neil Sampson - Green Gate Access Systems

Founder and managing director Neil Sampson started Green Gate with his wife Hannah in 2006 – initially operating out of a bedroom in the family home.

A recognised name in the industry, in 2014 Neil was announced as Chairman of the Door and Hardware Federation (DHF) ‘Powered Gate Group’, formed in response to requests from the Health and Safety Executive.

Neil graduated from the University of Sussex with an honours degree in Biochemistry and Industrial Marketing and started his career in sales and marketing before making the switch to secure access systems.

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Quickfire Q&A

1. What’s your favourite part of your day?


2. What makes you laugh the most?

My children

3. What has been your biggest challenge to date?

Again, I’d have to say my children!

4. What object could you not live without?

My car

5. Who would be your dream dinner guest?


6. Favourite film?

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

7. If you could have attended any event in history, what would it be?

Discovery of DNA by Watson & Crick

8. What’s your favourite motto?

If you start to live in the solution, the problem goes away.

9. Who would you choose to play you in a film about your life?

Richard E. Grant

10. Sum yourself up in three words

Committed, hard-working, unconventional

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