Meet the Team

Jonathan Ford – Managing Director

Jonathan set up Afterwood with the primary focus of supplying biomass fuel. After years of wanting his own business and enjoying several roles as a buyer of commodities he realised there was a big opportunity to enter a market in it’s infancy. He is very proud of the achievements of Afterwood and is still keen to keep growing.

After work Jonathan enjoys playing and watching sports. He is a keen tennis and squash player and invites anyone to come and have a game. He also likes to keep an eye on the property and stock markets

Emma Gale – Senior Account Manager

With over 20 years experience in the timber industry, Emma brings her experience in managing accounts to Afterwood. Emma provides the daily contact to all our customers and supports transport on planning our fleet of wood pellet tankers. Emma also manages our regulatory information on FSC, BSL and ENPlus for the sustainability of our products.

Emma enjoys an active lifestyle walking her 2 Labradors along with swimming and scuba diving. Emma has an eclectic taste in music and enjoys regularly attending concerts from artists past and present.

Vivienne Brown – Office Manager

After working over 30 years at a local timber operation, Vivienne brings experience to the team on financial matters.
Vivienne manages invoicing, accounts payable and other daily tasks in managing the finances for Afterwood. Vivienne is also a qualified HGV driver and can be seen lending a hand on deliveries.

At home Vivienne likes to live “The Good Life” as per Tom & Barbara from the famous series with her menagerie of animals.
A passionate motorcyclist Vivienne also enjoys the NFL as a supporter of the Denver Broncos.

David Clark – Yard Manager

David enjoys the variety of work which makes no two days the same in his role as Yard manager. In his spare time enjoys watching football (Leeds United) also enjoys long walks with his dog, DIY, cooking and history

Richard Needham  – Class 2 Driver

With 38 Years driving experience Richard Joined the Afterwood team in December 2016. Richard will be seen doing his deliveries in the 6 Wheeler.

Simon East  – Class 2 Driver

Simon is our newest member, he has lots of experience driving, but only quite recently on the HGV side. When he isn’t up and down on the motorway delivering pellets, he is up and down over obstacle courses, as Simon is an avid tough mudder and runner too.

Contact us

Afterwood Ltd.
Moor Farm
Clifton Lane
Thorney
Newark
Notts
NG23 7DG

Tel: 01522 703647
Email: contact@afterwood.co.uk

Latest News

  • Afterwood celebrate 10 years of service and trading within the Biomass world
    Afterwood celebrate 10 years of service and trading within the Biomass world
    Celebrate over 10 years of trading with Afterwood As a special thankyou we are offering special deals on all our products and services. Existing Customers and new customers feel welcome to call for a quotation or better still come in and see the team. As you can...
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  • Does quality matter
    Does quality matter
    Most pellets in the UK are sold as ENPlus, but are all ENPlus pellets the same? It is fair to say that this is the quality mark for wood pellets sold in the UK as heating fuel, and by ensuring you have this standard, will ensure you...
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  • Staying safe and warm through lockdown
    Staying safe and warm through lockdown
    Lockdown   The UK is in another national lockdown, fortunately our service is classed as “essential” therefore we would like to confirm to customers and suppliers that we will remain open for for business, still delivery quality ENPlus and Woodsure approved quality fuels, in order to ensure...
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