Bob Tomes - Immediate Past President

Bob has worked for Colourful Coffins, an independent family owned business for many years. Bob has supported the FFMA as an executive member for the last 6 years.

Philip Halliday - President

Phil has been a Director at Wirral-based family firm Halliday Funeral Supplies Ltd since 1990. A Politics & History graduate from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Phil achieved his Master Degree (MBA) in 1997. Phil has been instrumental in attaining FSC certification for the Company, as well as Living Wage Employer status. Most recently he has been fully engaged with related acquisition, a process which is on-going. Married with three stepdaughters, Phil spends any spare time travelling the globe……or taking the grandkids to the caravan in Snowdonia.

Anthony Hill - Vice President

Anthony’s experience spans 16 years working within the funeral industry. During his time he has benefited from a large customer base of trusted relationships, supplying premium willow coffins and products under Somerset Willow England. He has observed many aspects of the industry including; UK and international trade fairs, the operations of crematoria, developed industry suited products and adapted his own company’s best practices to suit the needs of customers. Throughout his journey, he has enjoyed collaborating with other manufacturers and suppliers for the good of the industry.
In the future, he looks forward to providing support to the FFMA in its endeavour to work with a broader audience, to adapt and bring change where necessary.

Alun Tucker - Chief Executive

As Chief Executive of the FFMA, Alun is responsible for the day-to-day running of the organisation, including managing its finances, administering the Coffin and Casket Certification scheme and keeping members up-to-date with the association’s work.

David Crampton - Honorary member

David attended the Nottingham Textile School, and then followed 20 years in the hosiery trade. In 1980, he joined Vic Fearn & Co Ltd, Coffin Makers, and was made a Director in 1989. He has attended FFMA meetings for over 30 years, and has been President for 15 years. David is married to Lynda, has two sons and six grandchildren.

Adam Masters - Past President 2017 - 2019

Adam is the Managing Director of Tributes Ltd and become president of the FFMA following David Crampton stepping down after 15 years of service. Adam helped to steer the FFMA into a new direction and continues to serve on the Executive Committee.