Meet the Team!

Meet the TeamOver the next couple of editions we will be introducing the Woodsure team. To start things off we are introducing our directors and Project Development Officer. Many of you will be familiar with Helen who has been with Woodsure since we started in 2011, here we introduce some of the newer faces since Woodsure joined up with HETAS.

Helen Bentley-Fox – Director

Helen is a Woodsure Director and has been with us since the start and came with a strong background as a consultant specialising in greenhouse gas emissions, mitigation and renewable energy. Many of you will have met Helen over the years and Helen continues to audit fuel quality through both Woodsure and ENplus audits. Helen is also the Head of licensing for Grown in Britain.

Andrew Hopton – Director

Still working with HETAS but focusing on Woodsure and introducing the Ready to Burn scheme,  Andrew continues to work pro-actively in the industry (Government, NGO and other organisations) influencing agreed areas of policy, legislation review and standards development. Andrew sits on a number of industry committees such as The Biomass Suppliers List, BSI standards committees, Wood Heat Association, MCS Working Groups and the UK ENplus committees.

Bruce Allen – Director

Bruce has been at the helm of HETAS for over ten years now, having built a wealth of experience of running the registration scheme at CORGI. Bruce has been instrumental in the growth of HETAS, now the leading body in the industry. Bruce has a wealth of experience in working with stakeholders and at Government level and has been working hard at policy level to push the importance of quality assured wood fuel.

Amanda Marshall – Project Development Officer

Amanda is a first point of contact when you call the Woodsure office, she brings with her a HETAS background and has vast knowledge of the industry.  She oversees the administration of the Woodsure and Ready to Burn Schemes including laboratory testing, processing of audit reports, renewals etc.  Currently Wood Schemes Development Officer, Amanda will be your go to person for Woodsure, Ready to Burn and ENplus enquiries.

Amanda is also proud of her Blue Peter badge that she holds for building an igloo on the show.

Click here to get in touch with the team on call us on 01684 278188. Alternatively come and meet the team at our Ready to Burn launch event.