Based in Islandmagee, Co Antrim, the company was established in late 2008.   Our team has a combined experience of almost 100 years, but we are always learning!

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Ken Sives

Islandmagee Painting & Decorating is run by Ken Sives, who has a qualification in Decorative Finishing & Industrial Painting Occupations (Construction) from the CITB and holds a current Construction Skills Registration.   He has many years experience in the industry, working across both Scotland and Northern Ireland, and has also has completed courses in the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) and lately, a course in the prevention of Covid 19 (Coronavirus).  

Ken was also nominated as a Finalist in the 2021 Larne Business Excellence Awards.  


Jayne Sives

Jayne Sives is the Financial and Administration Director, being responsible for all preparation of estimates and invoices, advertising, online marketing and accounts.   As if that wasn't enough, she also manages the the daily running of the office and order of supplies/materials. 

Stephen Henry

Stephen Henry is a fully qualified and time served painter and decorator with over 40 years experience in the industry.  He has worked with the Northern Ireland Housing Executive, various private firms and as a self-employed decorator.  He has been a full-time member of our team since 2014 and is usually found hanging wallpaper for us! 

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Caolan McLaughlin

Caolán joined us in August 2018 and is a great asset to our team, keeping us all young!  He is becoming more and more experienced every day and is often found clambering on roofs or painting chimneys for us!  Caolán is excellent at picking things up very quickly, whilst also thinking of solutions to issues which may arise .  Caolan is currently working his way through formal industry qualifications, and is helping us expand into new areas.