It has a small and dedicated team within which the technical and commercial personnel work closely together to produce long term lasting benefits for everyone we work with.

Mark Culley, Managing Director

Mark comes from a family who have grown top fruit in Essex for three generations and has been involved in fruit-growing all his life having grown-up on his family farm in Essex. Mark is a former Hadlow College student of commercial fruit production and has worldwide industry knowledge and affection for the UK top-fruit industry. Mark has worked for OrchardWorld since its conception in 1989 and is both Managing Director of OrchardWorld and Director of Poupart Produce.

Sales & Procurement

Ian Hall
Procurement Director
Ian brings with him a degree in Applied Physics and over 20 years worth of experience. He started his career with one of the big five UK retailers and now stands as our procurement Director.

Ian Hall

Sam Trebbick
Commercial Manager
Sam has been in the food industry for over 20 years, initially in chilled salads and ready meals, but the majority of this in fresh produce (vegetables and subsequently fruit). Sam’s experience lies in commercial and customer management and strategic business development.

Sam Trebbick

Alan Griffiths
Commercial & Procurement Exec.
Alan first joined the company in 1991, and has been involved with the UK Top Fruit industry for over 30 years. A former Hadlow College fruit student and some years working in both orchard and pack house production have allowed a depth of knowledge that bodes well with the company’s UK procurement operation.

Alan Griffiths

Jordan Samuels
Account Manager
Jordan came to OrchardWorld in 2015 and brings with him a degree in economics as well as a background in wine, beauty and fresh produce. Having started his career with one of the big four retailers he joined the business as an account manager across top fruit, stone fruit and citrus.

Jordan Samuels

Nicole Corrigan
Stock & Procurement Executive
Nicole joined the company in 2013 and brings over 23 years of sales, procurement and stock management to the fruit industry.

Nicole Corrigan

Mila Kurpeikiene
Packaging & Order Controller

Mila Kurpeikiene

Ana Lucia Suarez Lozano
Packaging & Order Controller
Ana joined OrchardWorld in 2017 and brings over three years experience in logistics as well as a degree in Industrial Engineering in Quality. Having previously specialised in the supply chain between Mexico and the United States, Ana has joined OrchardWorld as Packaging and Order Controller.

Ana Lucia Suarez Lozano

Logistics

Tina Sahota
Logistics Manager
Tina has been involved in the fruit industry for over 25 years and has been active in many roles including procurement, sales, logistics and administration. Prior to settling in to an office role in 1990, Tina picked and packed UK fruit for local South East growers. She joined OrchardWorld in 2000 bringing with her an all round wealth of experience with her.

Tina Sahota

Jonathan Cumming
Logistics Controller
Jonathan joined OrchardWorld in 2011 bringing with him over 13 years experience in world wide freight forwarding and logistics through out the United Kingdom and Europe.

Jonathan Cumming

Technical

Robert Skinner
Technical Manager
Robert studied Commercial Horticulture at Writtle College University. He joined Orchard World in 2017 with 19 years’ experience in the Fresh Produce industry working in products and countries around the world.

Robert Skinner

Simon Chiverrell
QA Technician
Simon has been part of our technical team since 2005 and has worked in the fresh produce industry since 2004, specialising in Top Fruit quality and specification systems. Having a Computer Science degree he is able to offer quality support in wide range of areas.

Simon Chiverrell

Monika Kazlauskaite
Quality Controller
Monika joined the company in 2017 as part of the quality team and brings over 4 years of experience working across top, stone and soft fruit

Monika Kazlauskaite

Jurgita Juskeviciene
Quality Controller

Jurgita Juskeviciene

Finance

Teresa Cox
Financial Controller
Teresa is a qualified CIMA Accountant. She has been with OrchardWorld since 2002. She currently manages the Finance team of five.

Teresa Cox

Julie Strutt
Management Accountant MAAT
Julie joined the company in 2010 and comes with 8 years of Accounting Experience in Petroleum Retail. She is qualified to AAT and is responsible for the production of the Management Accounts.

Julie Strutt

Jenny Hallam
Purchase Ledger Clerk
Jenny joined OrchardWorld in 1999, previously working for a company in the same industry for 12 years. As part of her role she offers exceptional customer service, being the friendly face for visitors as first point of contact.

Jenny Hallam

Melanie Ash
Purchase Ledger Supervisor
Melanie has got nine years’ experience working in accounts and joined the OrchardWorld finance department in 2015 as purchase ledger supervisor.

Melanie Ash

Rachel Fradgley
Sales/Purchase Ledger MAAT
Rachel joined OrchardWorld late 2016 and has previously worked in various accounts positions. She is studying CIMA to enhance future roles.

Rachel Fradgley