Our people

Our world-class team

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


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.

Andy Raglan

Managing Director

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.

Leighton Gobbett


Leighton joined EWL in 2016 and is based in Bangkok as Director of EWL Thailand. 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.

Myles McGeown

General Manager Vietnam

Myles joined EWL in 2014 and has 6 years import experience working across both reefer and dry cargo. Having worked as a key account import co-ordinator in the UK for 4 years, he is now based in our Vietnam office with a focus on helping to grow and develop business in this region.

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