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Mick Claxton Director at Shelton Sportsturf Drainage Ltd

Mick Claxton - Director

Mick started in the drainage business in 1968 with one of Lincolnshire's largest agricultural drainage contractors. In 1975 he set up his own company to install drainage and irrigation systems for farmers in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire.

After selling his business in 1987 he continued to work as an agricultural drainage and irrigation design consultant until he joined Shelton in 1998.

Mick became a Director in May 2013 when he bought Shelton along with Richard Clark and he remains involved in all aspects of running the company including overseas sales, and development of new techniques and machinery. In this role he travels to the USA mainland Europe and Scandinavia where he has given presentations on all aspects of sports turf drainage.

Richard Clark Director at Shelton Sportsturf Drainage Ltd

Richard Clark - Director

Richard comes from a farming family and after gaining a BSc from Reading University in Agriculture he worked on several farms in Australia, Spain & England. Richard joined Shelton in August 2000 as UK and Irelands sales manager.

Richard became a Director in May 2013 when he bought Shelton along with Mick Claxton and he remains involved in all aspects of running the company including sales and development of new techniques and machinery. He has an in-depth knowledge of the Shelton range of equipment and has helped develop many of the machines from drawing board to manufacture.

Charlotte Poucher Finance Officer at Shelton Sportsturf Drainage Ltd

Charlotte Poucher MAAT - Finance Officer

Charlotte grew up working on the family farm and then went to Riseholme College, where she obtained a BTEC National Diploma in Business Studies and Finance in Agriculture. She started her career as PA to the MD at GW Padley Ltd but then returned to finance as the County Finance Officer for Pre-School Learning Alliance, a charity organisation, before joining Shelton in 2006. Charlotte then attended evening classes at college to study the AAT Accounting Qualification and, two years later, successfully qualified as an Accounting Technician. 
Charlotte deals with all the financial and administration aspects of the company; as well as looking after the guys in the office!