Meet the Team

Drivers

Eugene O’Connor
Delivery Driver

Eugene drives our delivery vehicles from our Telford depot.

Gary Baxendale
Delivery Driver

Gary drives our delivery vehicles from our Lake District depot.

Jeff Davies
Delivery Driver

Jeff drives our delivery vehicles from our Telford depot.

Chris Brooker
Delivery Driver

Chris drives our delivery vehicles from our Okehampton depot.

Chris Owen
Driver and Chipper Operator

Chris drives our delivery vehicles and chippers.

Dariusz Misiag
Delivery Driver

Darius drives our delivery vehicles from our Telford depot.

Gus Nicholson
Delivery Driver

Gus drives our delivery vehicles from our Liverpool depot.

Mick Bradley
Driver and Chipper Operator

Mick drives our delivery vehicles from our Telford depot and operates our chippers.

Phil Baker
Delivery Driver

Phil drives our delivery vehicles in the Devon area.

Simon Criddle
Delivery Driver

Simon drives our delivery vehicles from our Gloucester depot.

Steve Jenkins
Delivery Driver

Steve drives our delivery vehicles from our Stockport depot.

Service

Ben Innes
Service and Maintenence Manager

Ben is our service and maintenance manager based at our Telford office.

James Grisewood
Service Engineer

James is one of our service engineers based in Shropshire.

Mike Castle
Service Engineer

Mike is our service engineer based in the south west.

Stephen Sumner
Service Engineer

Steve is one of our service engineers based in the midlands.

Customer Team

Bella Craddock
Customer Account Manager

Bella is customer account manager based in the south west.

Ben Goh
Regional Manager

Ben is regional manager and looks after customers in the West Midlands and Wales.

Bob Osborne
Transport Manager

Bob takes care of the Forest Fuels fleet of delivery vehicles.

Cathy Holland
Compliance Co-ordinator

Cathy takes care of all compliance matters throughout the operations.

Chris Durrant
Transport Manager

Chris looks after the planning and scheduling of customer deliveries from head office.

David Newman
Head of Sales & Business Development

David looks after new business development in the south of the country.

Dee Drew
Orders and Logistics Team

Dee is based at head office and looks after customers and telephone enquiries.

Grant Miller
Customer Account Manager

Grant is customer account manager based at our Liverpool depot.

Jason Gallagher
Regional Manager

Jason is regional manager looking after customers and customer account managers in the north.

Laura Banyard
Customer Account Manager

Laura is customer account manager based in the Blandford depot.

Lee Traynor
Customer Account Manager

Lee is customer account manager based in North Yorkshire.

Mark Coghlan
Business Development Manager

Mark looks after business development in the north of the country.

Martin Cooper
Transport Planner

Martin looks after the planning and scheduling of customer deliveries.

Sophie Williams
Operations Administrator

Sophie is based at head office and takes care of customer’s telephone enquiries.

Stephen Nattrass
Customer Account Manager

Stephen is customer account manager based in Cambridgeshire.

Consultancy

Allison Stewart
ESCo Manager

Allison looks after Energy Supply Contracts and ensures they run smoothly.

Gill Alker
Head of Consultancy

Gill runs the consultancy and service teams-seeking out better biomass solutions and enhancing efficiency for customers.

Production

Dan Upton
Production Manager

Dan is production manager based at our Blandford depot.

Darren Card
Depot Supervisor

Darren is depot supervisor at our Blandford depot.

Dave Sefton
Production Foreman

Dave looks after production from our  Barnsley depot.

Howard Towns
Senior Production Manager

Howard looks after production to ensure the right wood fuel is in the right place at the right time.

James Bellman
Depot Operative

James is our depot operative based at our Blandford depot.

Richard Ashton
Production Supervisor

Richard is our production supervisor based in the south west.

Simon Brayford
Production Supervisor

Simon takes care of production at our Dorfold depot in Cheshire.

Tom Walters
Production Manager

Tom is our production manager based at our Telford depot.

Finance

Rhod Hughes
Finance Team

Rhod works in the head office finance team based in Okehampton.

Paul Dyett
Finance Team

Paul looks after purchase ledger in our head office finance team at Okehampton.

Adrian Mew
Stock Controller

Adrian takes care of our stock control functions based at Okehampton head office.

Barbara Askew
Finance Team

Barbara works in the head office finance team based in Okehampton.

Graham McNicholl
Financial Controller

Graham heads up the finance team at head office.

Jacqui Bond
Finance Team

Jacqui works in the head office finance team based in Okehampton.

Jo Spink
Finance Team Leader

Jo is a team leader in the finance team based in Okehampton.

Martin Jarman
Management Accountant

Martin produces the company accounts from head office base.

Sue Kaczanow
Finance Team

Sue works in our head office finance team based in Okehampton.

Managers

Ben Goh
Regional Manager

Ben is responsible for the customer account managers in the midlands and the South.

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Dave Myatt
Marketing & Communications Manager

Dave is responsible for telling the Forest Fuels story to the widest possible audience.

Howard Towns
Senior Production Manager

Howard looks after production to ensure the right wood fuel is in the right place at the right time.

Jason Gallagher
Regional Manager

Jason is regional manager looking after customers and customer account managers in the north.

Mark Close
HSQE Manager

Mark oversees all Health and Safety plus quality and environment aspects of the business.

Mick Cruddas
North East Operations Manager

Mick looks after our depot and activities in the North East region.

Richard Lawes
Systems & Integrations Manager

Richard brings all of the back office systems together to operate in perfect harmony.

Tony Vick
National Logistics Manager

Tony manages the complete logistics and coordination nationally.

Directors

Peter Solly
Managing Director

Peter leads the overall business and has been managing director since 2010.

Mark Appleton
Commercial Director

Mark is a director, responsible for commercial and operational aspects of the business.

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Kevin Smith
Sales and Marketing Director

Kevin leads the sales, customer and marketing teams.

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A selection of our awards and commendations