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 – Sales Administrator

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 matters financial.
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 providing a competitive edge in the office with David during the season.

Jason Housham – Transport Manager

Having gained his HGV licence almost 20 years ago, Jason worked in transporting timber as a driver before progressing to the operational side first as a planner then as manager at Afterwood. Jason played semi pro football and enjoys combining his love of travel with seeing a local football match, more recently attending the Camp Nou on his visit to Barcelona.

Steve Parker – Operations Manager

Steve joined Jonathan on day 1 when the company started in 2011. Steve worked in the transport industry for over 45 years included the shipping of timber across the whole of the UK. Steve’s enviable contacts across the industry ensure we maintain supply of fuel to our important customers.

Outside of the office Steve is a keen sportsman playing football, cricket and golf where he plays off a handicap of 12.
Steve enjoys gardening using our wood chip and mulch for landscaping.

Mark Welshman – Driver

Richard Needham – Driver

Scott Copley – Driver

Contact us

Afterwood Ltd.
Moor Farm
Clifton Lane
NG23 7DG

Tel: 01522 703647

Latest News

  • New 27T Delivery Truck
    New 27T Delivery Truck
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  • Team Training
    Team Training
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  • Myriad Relationship
    Myriad Relationship
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