Rebecca (NEE GRAVEN) is the 6th generation to be Managing Director of James Graven & Sons Ltd. Rebecca worked for Lloyds Bank Bank for 5 years before joining family business in July 1993 shortly after she married Jonathan. Rebecca was responsible for all the company’s administrative rolls. This consisted of HR, Health and Safety, Payroll, producing monthly management accounts along with the managing the company’s rental Properties, before taking over when her father Tim retired. Jonathan came to support Rebecca with the running of the business in January 2000 some six months after the birth of their daughter Emily. Together they are a formidable team and they have successfully brought James Graven & Sons through an exciting transition from Forecourt petrol stations to Convenience Retailing, winning a number of prestigious awards along the way. Rebecca is still involved with all decision and succession planning of the business, and she now has a happy work balance between the company and looking after their two children Emily and Joshua.