Meet the team

  • Derek Bamford

  • Managing Director

With over 35 years in the industry, Derek oversees the team at Grafton. Derek is also is Finance Director of the NEMO Group and Vice Chairman of CHA-UK.

  • Steve Austin

  • Operations Manager

Steve has over 20 years experience, working for Grafton for over 15 and has been helping customers in his current role at Grafton for over two years.

  • Teresa Austin

  • Sales Manager

Teresa has worked for Grafton for over 25 years and oversees the sales team and sales strategies, always taking pride in her work.

  • Bev Wane

  • Major Account Executive

Bev joined Grafton in 1992. Bev manages major accounts for Grafton, making sure her customers always get great service and the best prices.

  • Sandra Matthew

  • Customer Support

During her 27 years working for Grafton, Sandra has built up an array of enduring friendships with customers that she has assisted over many years.

  • Mel Plant

  • Customer Support

Mel has been with Grafton for over 20 years and is always ready to help customers with any request with her vast knowledge base.

  • Yvonne Pratt

  • Retail Manager

Yvonne has over 20 years experience with Grafton and now heads up the retail shop and oversees Grafton Crafts, a specialist craft supplier company.

  • Jay Cooney

  • Distribution Manager

As the Distribution Manager, Jay is responsible for making sure customer orders are delivered on time in an efficient and effective manner.