Eric Gardener

FSC & PEFC Chain of Custody Consultant

01622 721684
Area of expertise:

Eric has developed a deep knowledge of both the FSC & PEFC Chain of Custody Systems and is able to both quickly identify where there could be a potential issue and then works proactively with both our client and certification body to ensure that on the day there are no surpises and certification is achieved.

About Eric Gardener

Eric has worked in a wide range of managerial roles in the printing industry and has extensive practical experience of commercial systems.

Since starting with 2SB in 2010 Eric has under taken FSC and PEFC Chain of Custody projects in all the sectors that handle woodfibre and has established a strong reputation for his thoughtful, constructive and professional approach.

Previous experience

Eric's core skill is that of a print estimator and in his career has priced a vast range of print projects from simple greetings cards to national projects valued worth over £1 million. He has also worked in a wide range of management positions including as a night shift production manager, ensuring that the production processes are coordinated to meet the very tight deadlines for the distribution of sequential time sensitive magazines.

He has also held a number of senior management positions in print businesses and understands the pressures that all Directors face in leading a business during challenging times.

Relevant training

Eric key training in recent years has been learning from both clients, FSC Certification Bodies and the changing Chain of Custody Standards to create effective and professional implementation plans.

When not at work...

Eric is very proud of his allotment and if contacted during a day when not working on a Chain of Custody project will often be working on his allotment with his ex work colleague and long term friend Alan.

He has also been on a number of sailing adventures with Chris!

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