Meet our team

At Edge Worldwide, our team is a dynamic blend of creative minds, strategic thinkers, and technical experts. With a shared passion for innovation and a commitment to delivering exceptional solutions, we work collaboratively to push boundaries and provide you with cutting-edge services that drive your success.
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 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.
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.
Operations Director
Jim has worked in the shipping industry throughout his whole working career and joined EWL shortly after its inception.
As Operations Director, Jim works closely with the whole EWL Team to ensure the smooth day to day running of the business and fulfilment of our customer’s needs. Jim can offer a wealth of export advice and tailor-made logistical solutions to best suit customer’s International requirements.
Toby Cottis
Toby's system has brought immense benefits to Edge Worldwide and its clients. The system has significantly reduced processing times, eliminated manual errors, and enhanced communication across different stakeholders. It has also enabled better inventory management and cost control, resulting in substantial savings for the company and its customers.
Commercial Director
Emma joined EWL in 2019. Emma is a highly experienced and respected Head of Sales with an impressive 3-decade long career in the logistics industry.  As the industry evolves and challenges arise, Emma’s expertise and wealth of experience prove invaluable as she navigates complex sales strategies.
Adrian Sullivan
At EWL, I lead the finance function, overseeing Management and Statutory Reporting, Treasury Management, and Operational Finance. Amid rapid growth, my focus is on ensuring financial accuracy via a new system, aligning overseas office reporting, and enhancing processes. Before EWL, I gained experience in Audit, Rescue & Recovery, fund raising, and senior industry roles. Outside work, I prioritize family, sports, movies, reading, and travel.
Director (Thailand)
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.
Paul Cleves
Director (Vietnam)
Paul has lived and worked in Vietnam since 1995, joining EWL as a Consultant in 2019 and now sitting as a Company Director. Paul and has a wealth of knowledge in multiple sectors from seafood, garments to furniture and energy and has been conducting and advising on business deals in Thailand, Vietnam and Hong Kong since 2009. Paul has served on the Board of the British Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam for ten years and sits on the Energy Working Group so has a strong network of business associates within Vietnam and the broader South East Asian region.”