Meet the Family


Alf Powell | Director

The "Al" in Jual founded Jual back in 2006 with business partner and niece Julie. Alf's main role is dealing with all of our suppliers to make sure we work together to ensure our customers receive quality products. Alf also enjoys travelling to furniture shows on the hunt for new designs that our customers will love. Outside work Alf enjoys gardening, playing bowls and watching rugby!  




Julie Powell | Director

The "Ju" in Jual founded Jual back in 2006 with business partner and uncle, Alf Powell. Julie looks after all the finances and manages the social media pages. She also loves cheking out new designs and has a keen eye for whats hot and whats not. Julie is also hands on when it comes to sales and enjoys visiting trade shows and meeting customers. Outside work Julie loves spending time with family, shopping and fine dining.  


Jayne Powell | Customer Service Manager

Jayne has been an ever present since Jual started in 2006. Helping to set up the company with husband/director Alf Powell and niece/director Julie Powell. These days Jayne, alongside Kathie look after the customer service side of the business. Helping to make sure we provide the best possible service to all of our customers. Outside work Jayne loves nothing more than going on holiday or relaxing at home with her favourite soaps and box sets. 


Carol Stephens | Customer Service & Administration

Starting in early 2010 Carol has been a valued member of the Jual family for over 8 years. Carol looks after our customers orders, making sure their beautiful furniture arrives on time. From time to time Carol helps Jayne and Kathie with customer service and works closely with all of our couriers to make sure our logistics run like clockwork. Outside of work Carol loves spending time with her granddaughter and catching up with her favourite soaps.


Kathie Thomas | Customer Service

Kathie started in September 2015. With her great sense of humour Kathie slotted straight in and it soon felt like she had always been here. Kathie looks after all of our customer service enquiries. Whether that's helping someone find a local stockist or dealing with your everyday queries. Kathie is also responsible for assisting our online retailers with anything and everything. Outside work Kathie loves to spend time at her caravan with her family.


Kristian Crocker | Product Developer


Graduating with a BSc in Product Design, Kristian joined the family in February 2019. Kristian's main role is to work closely with Director Alf and our suppliers to design and develop new products. He also works closely with our Warehouse Manager to ensure our products meet our quality standards. As well as his main roles, Kristian is also involved with Marketing & Sales and enjoys attending exhibitions. Outside of work, he enjoys playing many sports and represents his country in Bowls.



Paul Lewis | Warehouse Manager

Paul joined the Jual family back in 2012 as our warehouse manager. Paul looks after the quality inspections as well as making sure our customers furniture is shipped on time. He takes pride in kitting out our show van for our Sales Agents and enjoys occasionally swapping his overalls for a suit for the odd furniture trade show. Outside work Paul loves to watching local rugby, trips to his caravan and playing bowls. 


Gary Wilks | Warehouse

Gary has been a part of the family since 2013. Gary helps Paul with all the warehouse duties. Gary helps Paul looks after the quality inspections as well as making sure our customers furniture is shipped on time. Gary loves nothing more than hitting the gym, which comes in handy when it comes to picking orders or unloading containers! In his spare time Gary loves spending time with his young daughters and playing Rugby and Football. 

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