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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

DAVID CHARMAN,

Managing Director of Parkfoot Garage Ltd

David is Managing Director of Parkfoot Garage Ltd near West Malling, Kent. 


The Spar convenience store on this single BP brand site has recently been extended and now features a butchery. Two state-of-the art jet and rollover car washes make David the ideal Chairman of the Car Wash Association (CWA). 

Winner of Convenience Retailer of the Year award 2014.

MIKE GARNER,

Director at Garner Group Ltd

Mike is Director at Garner Group Ltd. A Hampshire company operating 3 Jet and 1 Shell brand sites with Mace convenience shops. 


Mike is also Chairman of the PRA Technical Sub –Committee.

GRAHAM LAMBERT,

Managing Director at St Michaels Garage Ltd

Graham is Managing Director at St Michaels Garage Ltd in Swanage, Dorset. 


Graham has a Ford dealer franchise, garage workshops and BP brand forecourt on this single site.

ANDREW LAWRENCE,

Director at Lawrence Garages (London) Ltd.

Andrew is Director at Lawrence Garages (London) Ltd. Property interests in the Home Counties but now operating in East Anglia. 3 Esso branded forecourts.

JOHN RYELAND,

Managing Director- Retail at George Hammond PLC

John is Managing Director - Retail at George Hammond PLC. A Kent based family business involved with fuel retailing for more than 40 years. 


John now operates 7 large forecourts under the BP brand with Spar convenience stores and Subway franchises.

SHANE THAKRAR,

Chief Executive Officer of HKS Ltd

Shane is Chief Executive Officer of HKS Ltd. This acquisitive company now has 68 sites with 22 BP, 3 Jet, and 1 each Shell and Esso brands.

JOSEPH RICHARDSON,

Managing Director of Jos. Richardson & Son Ltd.

Joseph is Managing Director of Jos. Richardson & Son Ltd. 


The family run company own and operate five petrol filling stations and convenience stores, and two car dealerships in East and North Yorkshire. 

Joseph is the 5th generation to work for the family business.

Joe Brough,

Sales Director at Manor Service Stations

Joes has been with Manor service stations, a family run business, for sixteen years.

As a Sales Director Joe has particular focus on the shops and services.

They operate eleven forecourts in the North West with partners including BP, Texaco , Costcutter , Mace and Subway.

Sue Kembrey,

Owner at Stanshawes Service Station near Bristol

Whilst aviation was where Sue started work as an apprentice at British Aerospace, for the last 25 years she has overseen the day to day operation of a family built and managed site that has sold Shell fuel since being built almost 50 years ago in 1966. 

The Forecourt has a SPAR convenience store, located in a highly competitive area with an out of town shopping centre on the doorstep. The site also has a workshop and MOT facility.

Hemant Tandon,

Operations Manager for Park Garage Group Plc.

Hemant is an Operations Manager for Park Garage Group Plc. Park Garage is a family run business that has Texaco, Gulf, BP and Shell branded stations in its portfolio. 

Hemant graduated from Keele University and read Business Management and Marketing. Following university, Hemant joined the Supplier Payments team at Sainsbury’s to gain exposure into the retail industry. Having gained 2 years worth of retail experience, Hemant decided to join the recruitment sector to further his people and negotiation skills. Hemant worked with Modis, an American Recruitment Consultancy, for one year before joining the family business in February 2016. 

Hemant now works in the operational team at Park Garage and hopes to further enhance the family business, firstly focusing on the operations side and then moving into fuel.