Robin Clark – In the hotseat

Married/Children?
Yes to Anika, one daughter Lily-May, Age 4.

Position/Company
Director, Batsford Timber Ltd

Previous Employment:
Spent a year as a Carpentry Apprentice

What do you consider the main issues affecting the fencing and landscaping industry?

Confidence in treated timber. If end users lose faith in timber treatments then other materials will start becoming more popular even though timber when treated and installed correctly is the most environmentally sustainable material in my opinion.

What’s been your best idea? Updating the companies computer system

And you’re worst?
Trying to fix some machinery on my own in the dark whilst there was a power cut.

What do you like about Fencing and Landscaping News?

Topical and keeps me up to date on things happening in the industry.

Favourite film?
Star Wars

Beer or Wine?
Don’t mind either but prefer cider

Favourite Food?
Roast dinner specifically beef

Favourite saying?
“When you assume, you make an ass out of u and me.”

If you were stranded on a desert island what 3 things would you take with you?
Tablet, Solar Powered Charger and a Swiss Army Knife

Newspaper you read?
Daily Mail

Favourite sport?
Rugby Union

Pound or Euro?
Pound