30 years of experience in the flat roofing industry with market leading roof system manufacturers has given Nigel a unique insight into both the UK and European markets. Relating to Fire, Nigel is currently an active member of the TC127 WG5 (Fire on Roofs) and its UK mirror FSH/22/-/8 as well as sitting on the Factory Mutual Advisory Council for Europe. For other flat roof related committees he is on various CEN TC254 Technical Committees in Europe and the UK BSI mirror B/546 Technical Committee, the NFRC Joint Flat Roofing and RBM Technical Committees and the Roof Suppliers Group, he is a long standing Chair of the SPRA Technical Committee and regular contributor to the LRWA Technical Committee.
Specification Manager - North
Simon Tucker is Xtratherm`s Specification Sales Manager for the North East and North West of the UK. His Role involves advising Architects, SAP Assessors and House Builders on the best ways to achieve Part L1A Compliance concentrating on analysing U value targets and cost -effective solutions to meet them.
Simon has held this position for nearly 3 Years and has 29 years within in the UK Construction Industry working with Architects, Local Authorities, Main Contractors, Housebuilders and Distribution partners.
In 2019 Simon became a qualified SAP Assessor with Elmhurst and ABBE as part of the City of Birmingham University SAP Course.
Simon Lives Near Last of the Summer Wine Country in Holmfirth, Huddersfield West Yorkshire and he is a member of the World Famous Barnsley Blacks Angling Team. And a winner of the Queens award for Industry and Enterprise.
Specification Sales Manager (Northern)
As Specification Sales Manager for the North, Maria is responsible for managing Bilco UK’s extensive client base across its diverse portfolio of roof access solutions, including access hatches, smoke vents and ladders.
Maria has over 15 years’ experience in senior sales roles for the construction industry, beginning her career at Wolseley UK as a Branch Manager where she then progressed to Area Sales Manager for the Wholesale division of the company.
Maria specialises in working with architects, specifiers, merchants and contractors to ensure successful specification across a diverse range of residential and commercial projects.
Keith Roberts is a chartered civil and structural engineer who has inspected and reported on the condition of more than 300 industrial, public and commercial roofs throughout the UK and Ireland. His investigations have focussed on wind induced roof failures, rainwater goods performance and the reliability of roof systems. He has taught roof design and has been writing Technical Notes for RCI since 1992. He has presented at conferences in Europe and North America and is currently Co-ordinator of CIB Working Group W83: International Committee on Roofing Materials and Systems.