Head Butler Trainer
Mark started his career in the service industry over 33 years ago. His vocation has seen him progress from hotels to serving Royalty, as well as teaching. Mark was the programme leader for a prestigious catering college that supplied Butlers to Royalty and Embassies around the world.
Having worked for many different Royal families throughout his career, Mark is now the Company Butler for Exclusive Household Staff working in the private homes of Ultra High Net Worth Individuals, Royal families and Heads of State, travelling the globe taking on various assignments.
Lyndon was welcomed to the Exclusive Butler School as a Trainer after a long, distinguished career spanning all areas of the Butler field. Beginning his career working at high-profile events in London, he also had the good fortune to work for the Royal Household serving esteemed guests at State Banquets in both Windsor Castle and Buckingham Palace.
In addition to his experience as an Events Butler for UHNW clients and as a Royal Butler, Lyndon also possesses nearly a decade’s worth of experience in the corporate field at one of the most prominent global banks. His most recent position was working for a seasoned politician, not only as a Butler, but also as a cook and chauffeur. All in all, Lyndon, with his burning enthusiasm to teach, is excellently placed to deliver world-class training, with his vast breadth of knowledge a valued asset to the Butler School.
David is an experienced Travelling Butler who has spent the past 30 years working for an HNW family in Los Angeles responsible for all aspects of the family’s travel, ad-hoc and seasonal.
David is also experienced within the aviation industry, both the private and commercial sectors, and has worked overseas in Africa, the Far East, Middle East, and Europe.
The past couple of years David has been specifically working as a Butler Trainer on private yachts, Royal Palaces/Embassies, private households, as well as private aviation.
Andrew started his career in the 90’s working for the British Ambassador in Paris where he spent almost 4 years looking after the British Ambassador and his family, as well as hundreds of VIP guests. Andrew then returned to the UK to work as a Butler to the American Deputy Minister in London, running his private home for over 2 years. In the subsequent 15 years or so he has worked for Brocket Hall, Ashridge Management College, BMW and a private household in Hertfordshire, as well as looking after VIP’s as Butler at major sporting and private events across the UK.
Andrew joins our team of highly experienced Butler Trainers at the Exclusive Butler School.
Ronja grew up in the small town of Rendsburg in northern Germany, close to two well-known yacht building shipyards and the Kiel Canal. This led to her involvement in yachting and shipyards starting in 2008, building a career in yachting and hospitality ever since. During her career Ronja has worked, amongst other positions, as operational chief stewardess both at sea and in the shipyard, attending to a variety of high-profile guests including UK and other Royal families.
More recently Ronja worked as Butler at The Savoy Hotel. Her experience and expertise span from shipyard refits, to housekeeping, valet service, silver service and butler service to name a few. Ronja's passion lies in providing the best service possible for guests and clients, and she has always enjoyed sharing the knowledge she gained over the years, passing on information, sharing experiences, and seeing junior crew learn and grow.
Dan possesses over 15 years’ hospitality and private service industry experience. Dan initially studied Catering at Thanet College, before moving on to work as Footman/Butler at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, followed by the British Embassy in both Washington and Paris. Dan then spent a few years as the Private Butler to a high-profile Swiss family serving royalty and highly esteemed guests all over the world.
Prior to joining Exclusive Household Staff, Dan was the General Manager for over 6 years of a family-owned Boutique Seaside Hotel and Restaurant in Kent.
Dan manages the Temporary desk alongside Emily our Junior Consultant. They specialise in offering temporary high-calibre private staff. The service extends to Housekeepers, Butlers, PAs, Domestic Couples, House Managers, Gardeners, for short term needs. With a focus on excellence, Dan ensures that clients receive skilled, experienced professionals to manage household needs or enhance private events, on a temporary basis.
Overseas Butler Trainer
Justyn is an educated professional Butler with over 25 years’ experience in private service. Working for UHNW Individuals and Middle Eastern Royalty internationally. Expertly trained in formal table and valet service, he is fully adept in providing seamless operations around a principal to very high standards.
Justyn joins our team of highly experienced Butlers as Overseas Butler Trainer.
The founder of Exclusive Butler School, John Pettman, started his career at Buckingham Palace followed by the British Embassy in Paris. John has worked at many prestigious households and has managed multiple properties and staff worldwide for high profile families.
John also set up Exclusive Household Staff, which is an established domestic staff agency providing staff worldwide and is recognised as the global market leader.
Project & Training Coordinator, Exclusive Butler School
Megan joins our team specifically to look after the Exclusive Butler School, coordinating all aspects of the 2-Week Butler Course and Bespoke Training. In addition, Megan will be managing and running the Butler School social media platforms.
Megan graduated from the University of Kent after studying Media and Communications. During her studies, she gained a wealth of knowledge, and is looking forward to applying it to The Exclusive Butler School helping to continue the development of our worldwide brand.
Before joining us, Megan travelled worldwide competing in a Unique Equine sport at an international level where she was lucky enough to represent England for 7 consecutive years and attend Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th Birthday at Windsor Castle.
Nason joined the Exclusive Butler School after a long and prestigious career in the Civil Service. His current role as Company Chauffeur makes him the friendly, welcoming face of EBS who will meet you upon your arrival in the UK.
Nason ensures that all training kit is delivered to the appropriate locations as well as dealing with airport pick-ups and transporting our Butler Students to the correct training location. Nason is always on hand to help students have a hassle-free experience and enable them to immersive themselves within our intensive training course.