Meet the Team

Anthony Colman

Anthony Colman

Group Chairman

Anthony is now the Group Chairman having been Managing Director for 32 years up until 2012. Anthony oversaw the development of the business through from a traditional litho print business into the diverse, but complimentary, Group that the business is today.

When out of work Anthony spends time on the Norfolk Broads with his boat and is also is also a keen Norwich City supporter cheering on the Canaries at all their home fixtures.

William Colman

William Colman

Managing Director

William is the 5th generation of the Colman family to run the business and has been Managing Director since taking over from his father Anthony in 2012. Prior to this William had worked within the business getting to grips with all aspects of its customers, products and processes. Since taking over as Managing Director William has taken the business forward with the development of its own Owlbrand range of products, more than quadrupling product lines and capacity in this area whilst developing the digital print offering that the Group now provides to its customers.

Outside of work William is a keen golfer and Norwich City supporter actively pursuing both when family life and the business permit him the time.

Gordon Knott

Gordon Knott

Group Financial Controller

Gordon is the most recent addition to the team joining the business just over 2 years ago. Gordon has worked in senior finance roles within the insurance, distribution / retail and construction sectors helping these businesses grow sustainably adding value for all stakeholders. Together with these roles Gordon has experience within the Private Equity market assisting completion of several deals. As well as being a qualified account Gordon holds an MBA and a Diploma in Management Consulting.

Outside of the office Gordon is keen triathlete and golfer being a member of local clubs Tri-Anglia and the Royal Norwich Golf Club.

Tanya Clark

Tanya Clark

Operations Manager

Tanya has been with the Colman Group for over 25 years and is the longest serving member of staff. Through this time she has gained vast experience of products, customers and processes and what Tanya doesn’t know about what we do probably isn’t worth knowing! Tanya specialises in the Wholesale side of the business together with the Simply Cards arm of the Group. If you want a range of stationery and cards pulling together that will exactly fir your requirements Tanya will be able to tell you everything that is available to meet your requirements, and probably a bit more besides.

When Tanya manages to get a bit of time away from the office she spends much of that time with her family and trying to get away holidays whenever possible.

Robert Colman

Robert Colman

Non-executive Director

Robert is a non-executive Director of the business and is also a partner in a Commercial Law firm where he specialises in all aspects of mergers, acquisitions and commercial investments. Robert has been a partner in the firm since 2010.