An accomplished patternmaker, inventor, innovator, manufacturer and businessman.
Founder and owner/MD of Flood Technologies Ltd.
As a patternmaker, in April 1979, honoured by the Lord Mayor and became a Freeman of the City of Coventry.
As a highly-respected engineer in the field of flood defence technologies, in 2016, he was honoured to receive ‘The Manufacturer Top 100’ award for his outstanding contribution to UK
In 2001 he manufactured and bought to market his own invention; a patented range of demountable aluminium flood barrier systems, designed specifically for residential and commercial property level protection.
Supplied 1,000s of flood barrier systems across the UK and Internationally, directly and via distributors and installers.
Customers include Water Authorities, Environment Agency, Pub Chains, Port Authorities, Housing & Council Authorities, major Construction Companies, MoD, Supermarket Chains, Nuclear & Electricity Companies
Highly respected amongst flood risk surveyors, product & installation distributors and contractors right across the flood industry.
Took forward Flood Technologies to secure a place on the current Environment Agency Framework for 2018-2022.
Worked with BERG (Business Emergency Resilience Group) headed by Prince Charles.
Involved in the development of the proposed new flood industry ‘Codes of Practice’