Meet the Team

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Dave Thomson

Training Manager

Dave designs and develops our training courses and assessments, as well as delivering them around the world. He is course tutor for LMP & OTC e-Learning students.

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Robert Wilson

Head of Member Engagement Services

Robert manages our Member Engagement Services and oversees all membership matters, including applications, audits and events.

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Isabelle Martin

Office Manager & Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive

Issi manages the business administration for LEEA as well as acting as the Executive Assistant to our Chief Executive.

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Richard Money

Chairman

Richard is Managing Director for Sahm-Splice, who design, manufacture and distribute complete systems for the mechanical swaging and testing of wire ropes.

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Ben Dobbs

Head of Technical Services

Ben manages technical interpretation of legislation and standardisation, provides technical support and best practice guidance, and represents member interests on standard bodies.

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Ross Moloney

Chief Executive Officer

Ross is our CEO. He develops LEEA's business strategies and builds relationships with our stakeholders and industry partners, amongst other things.

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Stacey Lewis

Senior Administrator

Stacey works as a deputy to the Office Manager and EA, ensuring that all areas of the business support team are actioned on a day to day basis.

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Andrew Wright

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Andrew works closely alongside our CEO to implement strategies and manage business operations.

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Kat Moss

Vice Chairman

Kat represents Catena Inspection & Engineering Services Ltd, a supplier of lifting equipment, proof load testing and statutory inspections in the Midlands.

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Amro Hassan

Member Engagement Services

Amero works with members in the Middle East.

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Dave Tucker

Senior Training Specialist

Dave travels extensively delivering LEEA training courses. He is the course tutor for e-Learning students studying LMM, RCS and North American versions of FOU and LEG.

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Bernie Winter

Technical Services

Bernie provides technical support internally and to our members.

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Scott Barnes

Training Specialist

Scott delivers LEEA training courses worldwide. He is the course tutor for our Foundation e-Learning students.

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Justin Boehm

Member Engagement Services

Justin is the LEEA representative in Australia and New Zealand.

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Keith Tonge

Technical Services

Keith provides technical support internally and to our members.

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Derek Buck

Chairman of the Technical Committee

Derek is the Managing Director at Delmark Lifting Equipment, who specialise in bespoke lifting solutions.

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Hannah March

Business Support Administrator

Hannah deals with training administration, which includes processing course and assessment bookings, TEAM cards, preparing training and assessment materials, and handling enquiries.

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Marie Vertigan

Finance Officer

Marie manages our operational finances, working closely with the Deputy CEO and our accountants.

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Tracey Rhodes

Business Support Administrator

Tracey deals with membership administration, this includes issuing certificates following renewal, processing new applications and issuing membership offers as appropriate. Tracey also processes publication orders.

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Duncan Barrier

Technical Engineer

Duncan provides technical support internally and to our members.

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Robert "Rory" Rorison

Member Engagement Services

Rory provides support to members in Scotland, Ireland, the North West of England and North Wales.

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Chris Towne

Learning and Development Committee Chair

Chris has been the Director of Towne Lifting and Testing since 1975. Currently engaged in delivering Lifting and Slinging Training particularly to do with Lift Planning.
Chartered Member of IOSH and Fellow of the Nautical Institute

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Paul Fulcher

Past Chairman

Paul is the owner and Managing Director of Rigging Services (formerly LGH Rigging), a specialist service provider to the Events Industry.

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Steve Bowron

Member Engagement Services

Steve looks after our members across the whole of Africa, India and mainland Europe.

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Adam Chipperfield

Project Officer

Adam drives and oversees all of LEEA's major project work, working closely with project leads to plan, implement and deliver projects across the association.

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Dave Cormack

Board Member

Dave is the Managing Director at Delphini Ltd.

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Marcus Curry

Board Member

Marcus is Managing Director of George Taylor Lifting Gear, one of the UK's leading brands of lifting, hoisting and mechanical handling products.

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Oliver Auston

Board Member

Oliver Auston is Managing Director of Checkmate Lifting & Safety Ltd, an innovator, designer, and manufacturer of lifting and height safety equipment. He is also Chief Innovation Officer at the Pure Safety Group.

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Yassin A. Al Hussain

Board Member

Yassin is owner and CEO of Central Plant Services Arabia CO, a provider of overhead lifting equipment and related services, based in Saudi Arabia.

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Martin Halford

Board Member

Martin is Managing Director and owner of Dynamic Load Monitoring (UK) Ltd, who specialise in the Design and Manufacture of Load Cells and Load Monitoring Equipment, as well as a Director at Vulcan Offshore Ltd who specialise in Engineering services to the Offshore Industry.

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Steve Flint

Board Member

CEO and Co-founder of The Rigging Shed, lifting and rigging equipment specialists in Perth, Western Australia

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Erik Lissola

Board Member

Erik represents Certex Denmark A/S and is Digital & Marketing Director for Axel Johnson International who has 23 companies specialising in lifting equipment, steel wire rope and services.

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Ashley Hall

Board Member

Ashley is an Area Sales Manager for The Crosby Group in the UK, and has been in the lifting industry for 28 years. As a Crosby authorised trainer, Ashley is often out on the road with Crosby's Rig Safe Rig Smart trailer, delivering toolbox talks and supporting LEEA's ethos of safe lifting.

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For technical advice on lifting equipment matters, email our Technical Services team. This service is free to members and we will reply within 48 hours.

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