IN THE HOTSEAT

 IN THE HOTSEAT

JAMES HINKLEY

Married/Children? Not married and yes I have a little boy.

Position/Company: Account Manager – Landguard Point

Previous Employment: RAF

What do you consider the main issues affecting the fencing and landscaping industry? The unprecedented demand experienced during the lockdown for landscaping and fencing material. It has put intensive pressure on sawmills both at home and abroad causing longer lead times.

What’s been your best idea? Becoming a timber trader for Landguard Point all those years ago!

And you’re worst? Not moving to New Zealand when I had the chance.

What do you like about Fencing and Landscaping News? It’s a useful tool to gain a better understanding of the direction the market is going, and also a great way to get to know others in our industry.

Favourite film: Legend

Beer or Wine: I will have a beer please.

Favourite Food: Roast Chicken with all the trimmings.

Favorite saying: People in glass houses should not throw stones.

If you were stranded on a desert island, what 3 things would you take with you? My mobile phone so I can contact my family and customers, a deck chair and a male and female chicken.

Newspaper you read? I go online.

Favourite sport: Rugby, the real man’s game.

Pound or Euro: Pound every time.

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