Meet The Team

Find out more about the CorkSol team who make everything we do possible.

Joff Ward

Managing Director

Joff has a background in international sales and founded CorkSol UK in 2013 after visiting a modular housing scheme in the Netherlands and he immediately recognised CorkSol SprayCork was fit for the UK market. Responsible for all employees from their recruitment to their health and safety and the day to day completion of their work.

His role in the business is to manage the:

  • Research and development
  • Supply chain
  • Finance

Jamie Orr

Commercial Director

Jamie has over 14 years experience in plastering and rendering, and understands the technical requirements for the application of spray cork. He has been at the forefront of setting up the Approved Applicator Training Programme, delivers the course, and is the driving force behind the promotion of the course, and the CorkSol SprayCork material.

His role in the business is to:

  • Develop sales of Approved Applicator Schemes
  • Manage a strong community of Approved Applicators
  • Work with the marketing teams to build awareness or CorkSol and the Approved Applicator and Architect Schemes

Richard Leach

Chairman

Richard has been Managing Director of a specialist fit-out company for over 20 years. Now branching out and helping CorkSol UK drive growth and plan for a successful future.

His role in the business is to:

  • Support behind the scenes with strategy and growth plans
  • Chair the key meetings and develop the top team
  • Ensure we get the big decisions right and that the company moves at pace

Pam Bales

Internal Sales Executive

Pam has 39 years’ experience in Customer Service & Sales in various industries. “In all those years, I haven’t dealt with a product which inspires me as much as SprayCork does. I’m very passionate about its sustainability and benefits.”

Her role in the business is:

  • Proactive recruitment of Approved Applicators and CPD course delegates
  • Customer Service
  • General office admin

Chanté Cayenne-Cox

Sales Administrator

Chanté is responsible for sales and customer interaction, as well as providing support and guidance to both customers and Approved Applicators.

Her role in the business is to:

  • Provide administrative support
  • Handle and redirect incoming calls
  • Manage customer referrals and liaise with the Approved Applicator network

Chris Heaton

Marketing Manager

Chris has a background in marketing, with a number of years spent in the construction sector. He is focused on promoting the environmental benefits of cork as a building material to help make the built environment more sustainable.

His role in the business is to:

  • Developing the marketing strategy
  • Raising awareness of the brand in the market
  • Continual development of a suitable UK product portfolio

Declan Forth

Marketing Executive

Declan has a background in animation, graphic design, and content creation. He loves how SprayCork comes from a green and sustainable background and wants to tell the story of it through social media, case studies, and video adverts.

His role in the business is to:

  • Tell the story of SprayCork and its environmental and sustainable origin
  • Make imagery for social media post, leaflets, and case studies
  • Create video content for both the customers and Approved Applicators

Daniel Smith

Operations Assistant

Daniel has experience working in warehouses and operation lines. He handles the warehouse shipping side of the company, as well as creating the different colours that SprayCork uses.

His role in the business is to:

  • Handles outgoing and incoming deliveries
  • Creates the colour pigments for SprayCork