Following a meeting of the TAF Board in September 2023, we are delighted to welcome new officers who will lead TAF over the coming year. The new officers are:
Richard Smith, Chair
Richard is the Managing Director of the Road Haulage Association, one of the larger members of TAF representing with more than 200 staff and 8,500 members, ranging from owner operators to those with fleets of over 1000 vehicles.
Richard has been elected in the Band D (49+ Staff) category of members and will serve a term until 2026.
Julia Garvey, Vice Chair
Julia is the Deputy Director General at British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), the trade association covering the entirety of the UK educational suppliers sector with more than 300 members.
Julia has been elected in the Band A (0-9 staff) category of members and will serve a term until 2026.
Tim Doggett, Treasurer
Tim Doggett is the Chief Executive Officer of the Chemical Business Association (CBA) which represents the UK chemical supply chain.
Many CBA members are SMEs and include manufacturers, distributors, traders, warehouse operators, logistics and transport companies, as well as service providers and suppliers who collectively are the main chemical industry interface providing products and services to virtually every sector.
CBA members contribute more than £4 billion annually to the UK economy and employ over 10,000 people nationwide, handling in excess of 27 million tonnes and making over 2.25 million deliveries of chemicals each year.
Tim has been elected in the Band A (0-9 staff) category of members and will serve a term until 2026.