NCDA Board members / Key People

The NCDA board members are active and experienced members of the industry, responsible for driving the associations vision on behalf of its members. Connect with key people within the NCDA below and be part of the industrys story...

One Association | A Common Goal

Kevin Grey

Kevin Grey''s career in the courier industry started in 1972 with Mercury Despatch as a mere 17 year old, riding a Yamaha 80, registration number LUV 47K. He stayed with Mercury until 1975. He then defected to Point to Point and worked his way through the ranks until Suray`s sad death, when Kevin bought the company from his wife, and continues to run it today.Kevin says his greatest contribution to the industry has been his involvements with the National Courier Association. Kevin was Chairman for 3 years, and is now President of the association.Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

David Brown

David is the Managing Director of the Prestige Group. He has been with Prestige for 30 years apart from a 6 year break running his own business and living in France. Prestige has been providing London business with a courier service since 1982, and now has a successful passenger division as well.Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Darren Walmsley

Darren has been at Top Flight Couriers for over 10 years after completing a Business Management degree at the University of Surrey. Darren has helped the company diversify and constantly looks to provide added value services to their clients. He has been an active committee member since 2014 and has helped form partnerships for the association, including with the Haulage Exchange. Top Flight Couriers were awarded the Gold Award in early 2015 for Best Independent National Courier Company.Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Greg Page

Greg qualified as a chartered accountant and was previously employed at Price Waterhouse Coopers International, working extensively overseas in various commercial roles, for 20 years. He established his current company, Excel Couriers, in 1988 and has been treasurer for the NCA for over 15 years.Outside the courier industry, Greg works for a major holiday company that operates all over the world. In his spare time, Greg has a keen interest in various outdoor activities including skiing, mountain biking and climbing.

Steve May

Steve joined The Sameday Company as a founding Director in 2003 and is responsible for Sales & Marketing activities across all of their five Hampshire offices promoting the companies activities and raising the profile of the company within the courier industry. A qualified Electronics Engineer Steve began his logistics career in component distribution for a major German manufacture becoming the UK Divisional Director.Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kevin Edwards

Kevin Edwards is founding and Managing Director Road Runner Dispatch. Established in 1982 the Company was an early pioneer of the same day courier industry; it was one of the first same day delivery companies operating outside of London. They were the first provincial member of London of the Despatch Association and 4 years later were also founder members of NCA. He is particularly interested in re-establishing a lobby role for the NCDA and is keen to engender representation at local, national and European level. Kevin spends much of his leisure time either on or in the water as both keen windsurfer surfer and sailor.Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Robert Scott

Robert Scott is from GLH (Greater London Hire)
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Richard England

Richard is the Business Manager at The Courier Company Cambridge.
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Rob Andrade

Rob Andrade is the Director of City Quick Logistics Ltd

Derwent Jaconelli

Managing Director of Urgent Delivery Couriers since 1993.
Derwent began life in the courier industry in 1979. He was as a 16 year old drummer who ran parcels around London on his Lambretta to pay for band rehearsals.
By 1988 he had established himself as an integral part of the sales team at West 1 Couriers, before progressing to National Sales Manager for the Apollo Group of courier franchises in 1989.
With a wealth of knowledge and experience at all levels and a continued passion, Derwent opened his courier business in 1993 and to this day still uses a scooter to get around London.
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Claire May

Claire is the part time administrator for the NCDA.