Meet the Team
Adam Pedersen - Managing Director
Adam has been working at Topstak since the company first began, and he uses his 19 years of experience to ensure that the business continues to thrive. He continually researches products so that Topstak can be the exclusive dealer for leading manufacturers and is proud to introduce new products into Topstak’s showrooms. Adam also oversees the wood fuel production and sources raw materials, whilst managing the workshop, warehouse distribution and general day to day management. Incredibly hard working and motivated, Adam has a passion for design gaining a first class honours in product design and has since launched chimney components such as the Flueboss chimney cleaning system patented worldwide and now distributed in over 25 countries. Adam loves setting himself challenges and then achieving these professional goals.
When Adam isn’t working he enjoys going on bike rides with his two sons, snowboarding in the French Alps or trying to improve his golfing technique.
As Sales Director at Topstak for nearly 15 years, Richard is in charge of the Retail & Trade Sales Team and ensuring that the showroom and trade accounts are in order. His breadth of experience and approachable attitude means that he is able to deal with a variety of people, including installers, stove companies and our customers in the showroom. He also has extensive knowledge about Topstak’s products and has helped many of our customers to find the right stove for their home.
Although Richard is always kept busy at Topstak, he enjoys playing cricket, golf and attending rugby and football matches in his spare time.
"We love it, it's so efficient and easy to use. Huge thanks to Richard and all at Topstak. We couldn't recommend them highly enough."- Louise Evans
Christian has worked at Topstak for 10 years and his role includes Sales, coordinating projects and working on kitchen designs. For customers looking for a new kitchen, Christian will be on hand to help with advice as he has carried out many home visits for kitchen installations. He also deals with Neptune Kitchens and has built a great relationship with this manufacturer. Christian is extremely hard working and sociable, particularly enjoying the fact that his jobs means he gets to meet lots of different people through his variety of projects.
Outside of work, Christian enjoys listening to music and spending time with his children.
"In the showroom and during the on site survey Christian Brookfield made some excellent suggestions on how to integrate the fire with our existing fireplace."
Phil is friendly, hardworking and approachable, which means he is the perfect fit for a job in sales. He has worked in this role for over 5 years and thoroughly enjoys meeting customers in the showroom and helping them to purchase their ideal stove. The journey from understanding the customer’s needs to seeing the finished installation is Phil’s main motivation, and he is passionate about excellent customer service. Phil’s role also involves site surveys and working on Topstak’s website and social media, so he is able to interact with customers online and offline.
Phil enjoys staying active and can be found playing football, rock climbing and swimming in his spare time.
"Phil Owens was thoroughly professional and a pleasure to deal with."- Mike & Elicia Lake
As a Sales Advisor at Topstak, James’ daily responsibilities include dealing with customers in the showroom, guiding them to the stove that best suits their needs, as well as venturing out to customers’ homes where he can do a site survey and assess what they need installed. James is hardworking, friendly and helpful and particularly enjoys seeing jobs from start to finish, and the transformation from what was there to the finished article. He’s also taken a keen interest in learning about and working with the Big Green Eggs.
When he’s not hard at work along with the friendly bunch at Topstak, James enjoys spending time with his family, watching sport such as rugby and football, and playing golf and darts when he can find the time.