Meet the team who work tirelessly to produce our high quality Golf, Landscape and Wildflower Turf and provide exceptional customer service throughout the UK and Europe.
With extensive experience in the sports turf industry, Simon’s businesses encompass turf production, golf course and sports pitch construction, specialist earthworks and shaping and groundcare machinery sales. Leading by example, he’s hard working, motivated and his hands-on nature and enthusiasm helps to drive our unique and innovative approach to turf production. With a friendly and approachable manner he sets high customer service standards from initial quotation to after sales care.
Group Operations & Technical Director
Wayne has worked at the highest levels of elite sport for almost two decades, helping to deliver and manage some of the biggest and most unique stadium projects in multi-use event management and elite football stadia. Also, part of UEFA’s selected pitch consultancy team he has helped with tournament support for euro 2020 delivering performance quality standards across Europe.
Along with Simon, Wayne will help lead the group’s operations and day to day management. With a degree in sportsturf science & management and a self-proclaimed perfectionist, he prides himself on attention to detail and knows exactly what it takes to deliver quality consistently.
In his free time, Wayne enjoys long walks around the countryside with his young family and puppy Springer Duke, but most of all a nice holiday in the sun.
During his 20 years at Tillers, Alan has amassed an extensive knowledge of our farm land. Vastly experienced, he organises seed bed preparation, chemical and fertiliser applications, mowing, irrigation and still finds time for daily field checks. Away from turf production he enjoys spending time with his wife, two sons and grandchildren.
Stuart has recently joined Tillers after over 20 years of Arable Farming and Contracting management on three continents. Stuart is well-placed to ensure the efficient and smooth running of our extensive fleet of Tractors, Harvesters and Mowers. He has a wealth of experience with production techniques and machinery and is a keen advocate for more environmentally friendly farming practices.
Away from turf, he enjoys coaching his son’s junior rugby team and pastry baking.
Tom organises the harvest team and allocates where they need to be to fulfil the many orders Tillers receives. Tom also heads up the quality and order control, ensuring the right products go on the correct hauliers to get where they need to be, supervising the quality control of what goes out to keep a high standard within the industry.
Outside of work, Tom prioritises time with the family with his wife and two daughters. Tom can also be mountain walking, seeking good food, partaking in field sports and competitive shooting.
Specialist Turf Manager
Matt is our highly skilled Specialist Turf Manager at Tillers Turf, where he takes meticulous care of our HTPro and specialist turf. With his expertise and attention to detail, Matt ensures that our turf maintains its pristine condition. When he's not tending to the turf, Matt enjoys quality time with his family, engaging in activities like playing golf and exploring theme parks on weekends.
Matt is our Stores Manager with over two decades in the turf industry, with roles varying from operating to repairing the vast fleet of equipment, tractors and vehicles. Matt's knowledge and skills support the production and operation of the farm running smoothly.
Away from the stores/workshop, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife and chocolate lab George, also in his man cave pottering, repairing and designing/making creations with his favourite tool, the 3D printer.
Steve Everatt is a Harvest Manager here at Tillers Turf who is responsible for organising the harvest team, ensuring order fulfilment and maintaining quality control. With his years of experience in the industry, Steve has developed excellent leadership skills and is known for his ability to manage a team effectively. He works closely with his team to ensure that the harvest is completed efficiently and to the highest standard.
When he's not at work, Steve enjoys spending time with his family and pets. He has two kids and two dogs named Biscuit and Blue. On weekends, he enjoys taking them for walks and spending time outdoors.
Specialist Pitch Supervisor
Dylan Thompson is a highly skilled Specialist Pitch Supervisor at Tillers Turf, entrusted with the care and maintenance of our HTPro turf. With an impressive background as the former Head Groundsman for Doncaster Rovers, Dylan brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his role. On weekends, Dylan finds pleasure in watching football matches, hitting the gym, and embarking on refreshing long walks.
Danielle has a range of experience across the transport industry from customer service to planning to compliance. As our Operations Manager, she’s meticulous and organised. Helping to ensure your turf delivery is on time and the running of the day-to-day here at Tillers is at maximum efficiency. Her beloved dog Reggie lies next to her desk each day, with her cat, Blue, waiting at home. Outside of work she spends time with her husband and son.
Orders and Logistics Coordinator
Jenny, part of the busy sales team at Tillers, takes phone enquiries, provides quotations and processes orders. As the day progresses she carefully plans our domestic haulage to ensure your turf is delivered on time. Another animal lover, she brings her three dogs Lulu, Willow and Moss to work each day.
Customer Orders and Logistic Coordinator
The newest member of the sales team, Jane works with Jenny and Danielle working the phones, providing quotes and processing orders. Her attention to detail and customer care ensures that your order will go smoothly.
When out of the office, Jane takes care of her two cats, Sox and Oscar. She also has a passion for cooking and trying out all the latest restaurants.
Depot Manager, Bagshot
Craig manages our Bagshot depot and provides an outstanding service to his landscape and domestic customers. Following his time in the army he spent a number of years managing the grounds of a large private estate in Surrey. His spare time is spent with his wife and four children, often clambering over toys strewn around the house.
Golf and Technical Manager
Richard joined us after 20 years as Course Manager at Boston West Golf Club, and with over 35 years experience in the golf and turf industry he is well placed to offer advice and technical support for our highly specialised golf and wildflower turf products. He’s passionate about biodiversity on the golf course and is a former Conservation Greenkeeper of the Year and winner of the Lincolnshire Environmental Award. In his spare time you’ll most likely find him down at the waters edge pursuing his passion for angling.
Richard is also currently Chairman of the Turfgrass Growers Association.
Group Finance Director
Becky is responsible for the accounting operations across the group. With both practice and commercial experience she is well equipped to manage the finances of our four companies. Away from the numbers and when not looking after her beloved cats Coco and Maya, she enjoys hiking, gardening and visiting RHS shows.
Pat assists with entry and updates to financial systems and maintaining the farm management system, tracking the wide range of turf production at Tillers.
A dog lover at heart, he has a love/hate relationship with the family cat. Outside the office, he is a fair weather cyclist, enjoys messing around in the garden and taking in museum and art exhibitions.
Communications and Media Manager
Pete is responsible for producing photography and video content for the company's website and social media channels. His attention to detail and creativity bring a unique perspective to the content he produces. In addition to content creation, Pete also manages the company's website, ensuring that it remains user-friendly and up-to-date. Outside of work, Pete is an accomplished photographer who enjoys pursuing personal projects in film, football, live music, and festivals.