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Our People

Alan Edge

Alan founded the company having joined the industry at the advent of containerisation in 1969. He held senior positions with major shipping lines prior to establishing EWL. With a wealth of in depth knowledge of cost reduction and increased efficiencies Alan is ideally positioned to head our consultancy arm.

Philip Edge
Managing Director

Philip joined EWL having previously worked in corporate finance for a leading global investment bank. His focus is on business development and closely monitoring operations at key port locations to ensure a consistently high level of client service from origin to destination. Philip graduated from The University of Manchester with a BA (Hons) in International Business, Finance and Economics.

Jim Postles

Jim has worked in the shipping industry throughout his career and joined EWL shortly after its inception. He is head of our chemicals division, having worked in-house with some of the world’s leading chemical companies. Jim is able to offer export advice and tailor-made logistical solutions to best suit specific customer needs.

Susan Edge
Director of IT & Infrastructure

Susan joined EWL in late 2002 as Director of IT and Infrastructure. Prior to joining the company, Susan worked mainly in supply chain management. Susan started her career in Information Technology as a computer programmer. Susan has worked in various senior roles within the IT sector ranging from Programming, System Analysis and Design, Business Analysis and Project Management with companies such as Co-op and Fujitsu.

Stephen Henry
Managing Director of EWL Thailand

Steve has enjoyed 35 years in International Freight Forwarding. Beginning work in Australia, he has also previously lived and worked in the Pacific Islands, Europe, China and Hong Kong. Prior to joining EWL Thailand Limited, Steve held the position as the Managing Director of DSV Air & Sea Thailand. Steve’s main expertise is sea freight, combined with sound experience in Project Traffic. Whilst working in Australia he has managed warehousing / CFS activities and operated a specialised transport company for a period of 3 years.

Phil Hanson
General Manager

Phil has over 30 years of experience working across multiple areas of the logistics industry. He is head of our reefer division and has a broad knowledge of the complex supply chain and documentation issues involved with this, particularly in the foodstuffs category. Phil has also worked to fully integrate our customs and warehousing process.

Andy Raglan

Since joining EWL in 1997 as an Office Junior, Andy has worked in various departments within EWL gaining extensive knowledge in Import, Export, Sales and Customer Relations Management. Andy has acquired a wealth of knowledge of international logistics and a rounded understanding of supply chain management

Adrian Sullivan
Group Finance Manager

Adrian is a Chartered Accountant who joined EWL in October 2012 having spent the majority of his career in accountancy practice. At EWL Adrian oversees the finance function with particular focus on Management and Statutory Reporting, Treasury Management Operational Finance and overseas subsidiary accounting.

Leighton Gobbett
Head of Global Business Development

Leighton joined EWL in 2016 and is based in our Bangkok office. Having worked in the Logistics industry since leaving school he enjoyed 10 years in the UK before working in Australia. Leighton brings a wealth of knowledge which covers Air and Sea Freight Forwarding, International Courier, Exhibition Logistics, E-Commerce and Wholesale Freight to the EWL team. Leighton’s focus is to develop new overseas opportunities and grow the EWL agent network.