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Patron

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Stephen Metcalfe MP

Member of Parliament for Basildon & Thurrock and Chair of the Science & Technology Committee, Stephen Metcalfe MP is a champion for SME businesses and understands the need for positive change within the KBB industry.

 

CEO

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Damian Walters

Founder of the BiKBBI concept in 2005, Damian has vast retail installation experience to include management within some of the UK’s most respected KBB brands. Additionally, Damian has worked as an industry consultant, supporting the set-up of installation models for several high-profile businesses, both in the UK and overseas.

 

Board members

JohnPeerlessC DIGI

John Peerless

Former Chairman of Trading Standards Institute and current Principal Trading Standards Officer, John is a consumer champion with over 40 years experience. John is a key addition to the board and a particular supporter of improving standards and driving out rogue elements of the home improvement industry.

VinceLinnaneC DIGI

Vince Linnane

Joining the board in February 2016, Vince has specialised in the risk management and underwriting of risks in the construction industry for over 25 years. He has a particular interest in protecting retail cistomers for some of the largest bluechip retailers as well as national organisations that raise standards within their respective industries.

 

Head Office Team

LynseyEasomC DIGI

Lynsey Easom

Membership Manager
Lynsey joined the team in 2013 and is responsible for new member accreditation.

ClaireWaltersC DIGI

Claire Walters

Operations Manager
Responsible for administrative operations, Claire has been with BiKBBI since 2012.

ChristineMassonC DIGI

Christine Masson

Compliance Manager
Chrissie joined the team in 2014 and is responsible for member document compliance.

NicoleMercerC DIGI

Nicole Mercer

Communications Manager
Nicole is responsible for all outgoing communications, including our social media and digital platforms since 2016.

NatashaPrajapatiC DIGI

Natasha Prajapati

Inspection Manager
Natasha joined the team in 2016 and is responsible for the management of our specialist network of inspectors.

 

Inspectorate

GeoffJackson DIGI

Geoffrey Jackson

Chief Inspector & Development Manager
Goeff joined the team in 2015 and is a former Metropolitan Police officer. Geoff is responsible for the development of our field team of specialist inspectors.