Gowercroft Managing Director takes on key Industry Role

Andrew Madge, Managing Director of Gowercroft Joinery, with Helen Hewitt, Chief Executive Officer for the BWF.

Andrew Madge, Managing Director of Alfreton based timber window and door specialist, Gowercroft Joinery, has been appointed to the Executive Board of the British Woodworking Federation (BWF), the trade association for the UK woodworking and joinery manufacturing industry.

The appointment of Andrew comes after two years of working within the British Woodworking Federation Council, which allows member organisations to guide the future direction and work of the BWF. During that time, he has been instrumental in raising the profile of the woodworking sector and highlighting how it can support the construction economy.

“This is a great opportunity and I look forward to taking on a more active role in the strategic direction of the woodworking industry, building on the excellent work of those within the Board and its Executive team,” said Andrew.

Helen Hewitt, Chief Executive Officer for the BWF, said: “Andrew has shown great drive and commitment to furthering the use of British joinery as a durable, sustainable and innovative design solution as well as inspiring the next generation to enter the industry.  We look forward to his active contribution in the future.”