Sales Director and co-owner

Roger Kelman

Roger studied broadcasting at Aberdeen College but joined the family business in 2000 when the team urgently needed a van driver! He went on to spend time working in every Waverley department to build up an encyclopaedic knowledge of the business and sector before becoming co-owner with sister Kirsty in 2015.

Roger is married with two sons and two dogs who keep him fit, as does hill walking and going to the gym.

Operations Director and Co-Owner

Kirsty Burrows

Kirsty is a music graduate from The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, but returned to Aberdeen in 2009 to join the family business. She started out working in stores, handling orders and learning in intricate detail all about Waverley’s extensive product range. She became co-owner with brother Roger in 2015. Kirsteen is married, she’s a keen hill walker, and is also kept busy at home with two young children and Rosie, the Labrador.

Angela Kelman

Accounts payable/Purchase Ledger

Angela works part time as a member of the Waverley finance team and handles accounts payable.

She is married to ‘the boss’ — Sales Director Roger Kelman — and they have two young sons and two Scottish terriers.

Johnny Adams

Delivery Driver/warehouse Assistant

Johnny has been with Waverley since 2009 and delivers orders to clients across the north-east of Scotland. He loves his job and is often heard singing as he goes about his work. He is a devoted grandad who spends much of his time away from work with his grandchildren. Jonny is also a first-class darts player and enjoys watching football.

Chris Langworth

Technical Sales Engineer

Chris joined Waverley in 2011 and has 12 years’ experience in the cutting tool sector.

He knows the business inside out and as a project engineer is a key link with Waverley’s clients who look to him for guidance and view him as an extra member of their own teams.

Away from work, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife on their allotment. They are both passionate gardeners and enjoy growing a wide range of vegetables. Chris is also well known for his home-brewed wines and beers.

Chris Norrie

Sales and Procurement Coordinator

Chris’ role includes sourcing and supplying a wide range of machine shop consumables to Waverley clients, including PPE, lubricants, cleaners, and abrasives.

He joined Waverley in 2017, quickly felt he was part of a large family, and was immediately impressed by the company’s focus on customer service.