Name: Richard Borland

Division: Industrial

How long have you been with Thorn Baker

16 years (23 in the industry)

Tell us something about yourself that would surprise us.

I have 4 kids between the ages 14 & 22 and I’m often told I only look late 30’s Lol

What do you like most about Thorn Baker?

Everybody is hands on from the Directors down

If you could do another job for just one day, what would it be?

Train Driver

What is your proudest moment at Thorn Baker?

Promoting my staff makes me proud.

What is on your bucket list?

East coast to West coast trip across America by Road & Rail

Why would you recommend working at Thorn Baker to someone?

Whether you are looking for a role to start or progress your career Thorn Baker is the place to do this. The training & development programme have been developed over the years. The rewards & recognition schemes are great and they definitely reward hard work. Everyone from the Directors downward are very approachable and there is a friendly atmosphere throughout the many branches.

If you were a cartoon character who would you be?

Desperate Dan I love a good Steak / Pie & I look a bit like him