IN THE HOT SEAT – ADRIAN HOWDEN

Married/Children
Long term partner and our two wonderful Girls aged 9 and 6

Position/Company
Head of Sales – Woodbank Timber

Previous Employment
Began in the timber trade over 25 years ago, I have had the privilege of working within both
Importing and UK sawmilling industries – providing a healthy overall appreciation of challenges and
opportunities for the timber trade.

What do you consider the main issues affecting the fencing and landscaping industry
Overcoming the unclear representation of the comparative efficacy of timber treatment chemicals coupled with the misrepresentation of information on the suitability of non-permeable timber species for in-ground applications.

What’s been your best idea      
To have children

And your worst
Stopping going to the gym!

What do you like about Fencing and Landscaping News
It is a fantastic forum to engage with the up to date news within our industry

Favourite film
Groundhog Day

Beer or Wine
Neither, tea

Favourite Food
Sushi

Favourite saying
A good soldier never looks behind.

If you were stranded on a desert island what 3 things would you take with you
A Hammock, a Kindle fully loaded with a mix of genres, and a charged satellite phone just in case I eventually wish to be rescued!

Newspaper you read
BBC Online

Favourite sport
Boxing and Moto GP

Pound or Euro
No need to discriminate – it’s money.