Meet Our Senior Management Team


With RISA, you can be sure that whoever picks up the phone will be familiar with your business and your shipments. Meet our friendly, professional Senior management team whose freight forwarding expertise will give you the peace of mind to concentrate on other important areas of your business.

Sara Hutchinson

Managing Director


Sara is an International Trade expert, has travelled extensively overseas and has owned RISA (UK) Limited for 19 years. Sara’s proven ability to consistently deliver, efficient and reliable air and ocean freight services have given 100s of business owners the confidence to get on with their busy work schedules safe in the knowledge that everything around their shipping is being taken care of. Sara also enjoys property development, cycling and most importantly, being a mum.

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Samantha Fulton

Executive Assistant


Sam has now worked in freight forwarding for over 5 years and has built a career on organising! Whether you contact us via our blog, social media, or via one of our promotions, Sam will be able to help. She is owned by a pair of Siberian Forest cats, has a strange fondness for tariff headings and is usually fuelled by something containing salted caramel.

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Julie Smith

Customer Service


Julie has now been with RISA for over 2 years and is responsible for the Customer Service team. Customer interaction is key with her bubbly, friendly manner. She started as a Hairdresser after leaving school many moons ago, then worked in Retail Information/Operation Services for 14 years.
Whatever your query, large or small, Julie can resolve it.  Like a dog with a bone.

All she needs is  coffee on intravenous drip.

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Head of Security


Dusty is an invaluable member of the team and keeps us all safe from postmen and couriers. If you occasionally hear barking in the background of a call, don't worry! Its just Dusty, reporting for duty.

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