We're Jodie and Jordan, husband and wife owners of Tangier Wood and Tangier Wood Ltd.
Jordan is ex-Army, having completed a full 22year military service (2000-2022) In the Grenadier Guards.
He joined the Grenadier Guards in 2000 and in 2001, was selected to join the Reconnaissance Platoon where he spent the next seven years of his career.
He deployed as Patrol 2iC in the Reconnaissance Platoon, Kosovo 2003; Patrol 2iC Close Observation Platoon, Bosnia 2004; Section Commander, Iraq 2006; Section Commander Brigade Reconnaissance Force, Afghanistan 2007; and Company Sergeant Major in South Sudan 2018.
He was a Section Commander at Army Training Regiment Pirbright (ATR Pirbright) 2008-2010 and Colour Sergeant Instructor training Officer Cadets at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) 2013-2015. He had the privilege of being the Company Sergeant Major of The Inkerman Company 2017-2019.
2019-2022, he led with international capability and capacity building operations in the Middle East and South East Asia with overseas partner nations' military and police units.
Over his 22 years he has conducted overseas training in Norway, Canada, Chile, Jordan, Qatar, Germany, Brunei, Latvia and Kenya.
Jodie spent 18 years working in London leading corporate communications, stakeholder relations and events across the commercial, not-for-profit and charitable sectors.
She later worked with corporations to meet environmental and sustainability goals in line with the ambition to get the UK to Net Zero by 2050.
She has qualifications in Sustainable Woodland Management and Social Forestry.