Meet the team
  1. Richard Angel leaning on wall whilst smiling Co-Founder & CEO
    Richard Angel
    From the moment Richard qualified as a Chartered Surveyor, his roots have been in bricks and mortar. He’s worked at Chestertons, Foxtons and Cluttons. Lived and worked in the Middle East tracking money from Bahrain and the UAE into the UK’s commercial and residential sectors. Valued, examined and consulted on super-prime property for The Crown Estate and UHNWIs in Britain, North America and Asia. And today, of course, he co-owns the multi-award-winning interior design studio, Angel O’Donnell.
  1. Ed O’Donnell Sitting smiling at camera Co-Founder & Creative Director
    Ed O’Donnell
    After a year studying Fine Art at Kingston, Ed was champing at the bit to get out into the world and monetise his creativity. As luck would have it, he landed a job right off the bat at a lovely boutique interiors studio. His first assignment was assisting the Creative Director in the design and install of Madonna’s Mayfair townhouse. He drove vans, lugged furniture, shadowed the team and learned on the job. It was a game-changing experience that led to a 25-year-strong career and the culmination of Angel O’Donnell.
  1. Elizabeth Kelly - Project Manager Project & Procurement Manager
    Elizabeth Kelly
    Unflappable and unshakeably determined, Elizabeth has encyclopaedic knowledge of the heritage sector having spent several years working with the Royal Borough of Chelsea and Kensington on the development of listed properties. She also has experience project co-ordinating the build of 60ft sailing yachts for Discovery at the 2018 Southampton Boat Show. No stranger to meeting deadlines under pressure, Elizabeth leads the procurement across all our design packages as well as managing subcontractors and suppliers.
  1. Niamh O'Sullivan leaning on side table whilst smiling Stylist
    Niamh O’Sullivan
    Before joining our team, Niamh designed luxury accessories at Louis Vuitton and Alexander McQueen. With a background in Fine Art and a little black book packed with the names of artisans from all over Europe, Niamh is a great asset assisting Elizabeth onsite as well as sourcing and curating beautiful curios for our schemes.
  1. Ali Hassno leaning on side table whilst smiling Interior Designer
    Ali Hassno
    After graduating from the London Met School of Art, Architecture and Design, Ali worked at Liaigre where he developed a passion for exceptional craftsmanship rooted in centuries-old traditions. This passion would continue to grow at Chelsea Textiles where he immersed himself in a world of residential interiors and furniture design, adapting 20th century classics for 21st century sensibilities.
  1. Profile image of JP Banks, Brand Manager at AOD Brand Director
    JP Banks
    In an advertising career spanning 20 years, JP has led the rebrands of Sloggi and my John Lewis Rewards, raised £millions for Cancer Research UK, NSPCC and Dogs Trust, and conceptualised, written and produced TV and radio ads for Persil and Post Office. Now he writes about our designs for major titles around the world, manages our website, social channels, CRM programme and awards submissions, and helps across all pitches and presentations.
  1. Profile image of Amy Crook, Executive Assistant at AOD Executive Assistant
    Amy Crook
    Amy is a born organiser with 20 years’ administrative experience to her name. Before joining our team, she dedicated 12 years to Savills across their Planning, Development and London Residential Development teams, providing PA and EA support to Directors, Heads of Office, Managing Directors and CEOs. Today, she’s our eyes and ears, reporting into Richard and Ed, managing our CRM systems, and providing invaluable Marketing and PR support.
  1. Ben Axton - Director of Sales Director of Sales
    Ben Axton
    Ben is a sales stalwart. He spent 14 years in prime residential sales at Knight Frank, Goldschmidt & Howland and Hamptons International. He then spent a further seven years leading sales in London and the Home Counties for a large interior design practice in Berkshire. And now, he works alongside Richard seeking out exciting new business opportunities for our studio.

Our trusted suppliers

We work closely with a lively array of worldwide talent: furniture makers, oil painters, sculptors, art curators, embroiderers, design archivists, plant specialists – the lot.

These craftspeople help us to create bespoke joinery, specially commissioned artworks and statement furniture that are every bit as unique as you are.

Installation experts

We have it covered: collecting, storing and installing valuable FF&E for chalets in Chamonix, farmhouses in Tuscany, retail spaces in Selfridges, and hotel refurbishments across De Vere, Novotel and beyond.


We’re looking for two FF&E Designers – Senior and Midweight – to join our brilliant team.