Meet the Team

Meet the English Woodlands Timber team and find out who we are and what we do.

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Tom Compton

Owner & Joint Managing Director

Whilst Tom’s heart is firmly rooted in the Forestry business, his head is keenly focused on the Timber business. With …

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Ian McNally

Owner & Joint Managing Director

Ian’s dynamism is a great boost to the company’s collective energy and his expertise in areas of manufacturing, retailing, internet …

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Sarah Jane Farmer

Marketing Leader

Self confessed woodcentric, Sarah is our digital thinker. Next to Tom, she’s the longest serving member of the team and …


Chris Luffman

Head of Sales

Chris is our Sales Office timber guru. Ask, and ye shall receive the answer and probably in about 60 seconds …

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Donovan Mangold

Operations Director

Donovan’s journey in timber began here in November 2021, Having worked the ropes in large scale production facilities he scaled …

Nick Lewis

Board Sales

Nick is a passionate woodfan with a fine artists heart. He is devoted to our customers and has high ideals …

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Julie Kelly

Office Admin

The doyenne of the database, the siren of the stationery cupboard, Julie is at the heart of our office administration …

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Tim Farley

Timber Deliveries

Meet Tim. If you’ve booked a timber delivery with us this man may well have been the bearer of your …


Wayne Racey

Timber Selection Leader

He’s been in timber for ever and really knows his stuff. He’s our qualified Visual Grader for structural timber and he’s an expert …


James Woodward

Sales & Ecommerce
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Jill Parry

Book-keeping & Accounts

Jill & her dog Tilly are our resident nature-loving, book-keeping department, keeping our numbers organised and our decimal points in …

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Grant Prudente

Timber Sales & Transport

If Timber stock is your game, he’s your man but we think this is just the beginning for ‘office’ Grant …

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JJ Banasco-Zaragoza

Structural Timber Sales
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Matthew Scott

Timber Selection
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Gavin Carter

Wood Machining Workshop
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Luke Banasco-Zaragoza

Timber Selection

Luke has been in the timber Industry for the past four years, a journey which all began with a trip …

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Paul Bellinger

Goods In & Despatch Control
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Ben Sharman

The Timber Rack
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Dan Racey

Timber Selection
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Kerry Hill

Equipment, Plant & Facilities Maintenance

Kerry’s day job involves keeping us all shiphape , fully functioning, and toeing the maintenance line.

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Harry Newman

Stock Control

Don’t let that mild manner and serene smile fool you. Harry is full blown creative whirlwind meets zen data master. …

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Richard Uhlik

Beam Yard Operations

Andrew Komorowski

Wood Machining Workshop