Married/Children? Divorced, I have a 14 year old son

Position/Company: Business Director UK, Koppers

Previous Employment: I worked in the construction industry for twenty years in various management roles prior to joining Koppers.

What do you consider the main issues affecting the fencing and landscaping industry? The main issues would be around the ever-changing regulatory outlook on timber treatment, and more recently the availability of timber in the UK due to high demands and higher pricing.

What’s been your best idea? Buying my own house.

And you’re worst? So… to this I could also say buying my own house, but probably it was buying my first car against my father’s advice. he spent most of his time under the bonnet fixing it.

What do you like about Fencing and Landscaping News? It has a great reader base within our client sector, and is at the forefront of issues that are important to the industry

Favourite film: The Godfather

Beer or Wine: I love both, but a good red wine probably has the edge

Favourite Food: It has to be a Steak (medium rare) for me

Favourite saying: Great leaders don’t set out to be a leader, they set out to make a difference.

If you were stranded on a desert island what 3 things would you take with you: Swiss army knife (never leave home without it), Box of Yorkshire tea bags and the latest Lee Child book.

Newspaper you read: Daily Mail

Favourite sport: Football & Golf

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