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.  



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.




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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