UKATA Office Team July 2018

The UKATA Office Team

The UKATA Office Team

The UKATA office team consists of ten staff all of who are committed to supporting the Association in both maintaining and improving standards in asbestos training throughout the UK and beyond.

As UKATA goes from strength the strength, the team has become more departmentalised whilst at the same time retaining the personal service they are renowned for.

Craig Evans, UKATA's Chief Operating Office leads the team and takes on the strategic COO role working closely with the UKATA board in an advisory capacity to help the organisation achieve its membership growth aspirations and elevate UKATA’s reputation further within the industry.

To find out more about each team member, simply click on their picture.

Craig Evans
Chief Operating Officer
Senior Leadership Team
Craig Evans
Chief Operating Officer
Senior Leadership Team

Craig joined the Association in November 2011, prior to which he worked in the legal sector for 7 years.

Formerly the General Manager of UKATA, Craig’s appointment as Chief Operating Officer (COO) in July 2018 reflects the role he has played in developing the organisation since 2011.

Craig takes on the strategic COO role working closely with the UKATA board in an advisory capacity to help the organisation achieve its membership growth aspirations and elevate UKATA’s reputation further within the industry.

A former winner of Business Person of the Year at the prestigious Derbyshire Times Business Awards, Craig has more than 10 years’ experience in leadership and management roles.

Email: craig.evans@ukata.org.uk

Telephone: 01246 824437

Debbie Nixon
Operations Manager
Senior Leadership Team
Debbie Nixon
Operations Manager
Senior Leadership Team

Debbie joined UKATA in December 2008 following a 20 year career in Logistics, working for DHL as Operations Manager.

Debbie is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and is responsible for overseeing the provision of services, primarily within the membership department, ensuring a smooth efficient service that meets the expectations and needs of our members.

In July 2018, Debbie was presented with a 10 years' service award at the prestigious UKATA AGM & Excellence Awards held at Radisson Blu East Midlands.

Working Hours: Mon - 9am-1pm | Tue - 9am-1pm | Wed - 9am-5pm | Thu - 9am-5pm | Fri - 9am-5pm

Email: debbie.nixon@ukata.org.uk

Telephone: 01246 824437

Gill Lewis
Company Secretary
Senior Leadership Team
Gill Lewis
Company Secretary
Senior Leadership Team

Gill began working for UKATA in August 2008, 6 months after the inception. Gill previous worked in Local Government and has over 20 years experience in the Education Sector.

Gill is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and is responsible for ensuring the association complies with high standards of corporate governance. Gill provides day to day support to the Board of Directors, Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for HR.

In July 2018, Gill was presented with a 10 years' service award at the prestigious UKATA AGM & Excellence Awards held at Radisson Blu East Midlands.

Working Hours: Mon - N/A | Tue - N/A | Wed - 9am-5pm | Thu - 9am-5pm | Fri - 9am-5pm

Email: gill.lewis@ukata.org.uk

Telephone: 01246 824437

Jacqueline Peat
Brand Development Officer
Jacqueline Peat
Brand Development Officer

Jackie joined UKATA in June 2010, following many years in Local Government Academia, NHS and Legal Services.

Jackie is responsible for managing Brand Protection, Third Party Agents and oversees new and existing applications for Corporate Associate and Industry Associate status.

Working Hours: Mon - 10am-4pm | Tue - 10am-4pm | Wed - 10am-4:15pm | Thu - 10am-4:15pm | Fri - N/A

Email: jackie.peat@ukata.org.uk

Telephone: 01246 824437

Victoria Castelluccio
Events & Marketing Officer
Victoria Castelluccio
Events & Marketing Officer

Victoria joined UKATA in June 2015 from her previous role as a Social Media and Promotions Manager at an up and coming social networking app. Victoria also worked in the legal sector for over 10 years.

Victoria is responsible for overseeing the day to day running of events, marketing and social media aspect of the association.

Working Hours: Mon - 9am-5pm | Tue - 9am-5pm | Wed - 9am-5pm | Thu - 9am-5pm | Fri - 9am-5pm

Email: victoria.castelluccio@ukata.org.uk

Telephone: 01246 824437

Laura Evans
Membership & Finance Team Leader
Laura Evans
Membership & Finance Team Leader

Laura joined UKATA in November 2014 following several years working within the financial services sector.

Laura is responsible for the day to day management of the membership team and is a dedicated File Handler to over 100 members. Laura also oversees the day to day financials.

Working Hours: Mon - 9am-3:30pm | Tue - 9am-3:30pm | Wed - 9am-3:30pm | Thu - 9am-3:30pm | Fri - 9am-12:30pm

Email: laura.evans@ukata.org.uk

Telephone: 01246 824437

Sasha Brailsford
Membership Team Leader
Sasha Brailsford
Membership Team Leader

Sasha joined UKATA in March 2015 following several years working within the retail sector.

Sasha is responsible for the day to day management of the membership team and is a dedicated File Handler to over 100 members.

Working Hours: Mon - 9am-5pm | Tue - 9am-5pm | Wed - 9am-5pm | Thu - 9am-5pm | Fri - 9am-5pm

Email: sasha.brailsford@ukata.org.uk

Telephone: 01246 824437

Max Floyde
Membership Assistant
Max Floyde
Membership Assistant

Max joined UKATA as an apprentice in October 2017 from the Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire Chamber of Commerce.

Max is currently studying NVQ Business Administration Level 2.

Max is responsible for assisting the Membership Team Leaders with the day to day membership process for new and current members.

Working Hours: Mon - 9am-5pm | Tue - 9am-5pm | Wed - 9am-5pm | Thu - 9am-5pm | Fri - 9am-5pm

Email: max.floyde@ukata.org.uk

Telephone: 01246 824437

Saffron Spencer
Membership Assistant
Saffron Spencer
Membership Assistant

Saffron joined UKATA as an apprentice in September 2017 from the Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire Chamber of Commerce.

Saffron is currently studying NVQ Business Administration Level 2.

Saffron is responsible for assisting the Membership Team Leaders with the day to day membership process for new and current members.

Working Hours: Mon - 9am-5pm | Tue - 9am-5pm | Wed - 9am-5pm | Thu - 9am-5pm | Fri - 9am-5pm

Email: saffron.spencer@ukata.org.uk

Telephone: 01246 824437

Leonie Hibberd
Marketing Assistant
Leonie Hibberd
Marketing Assistant

Leonie joined UKATA as an apprentice in November 2017 from the Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire Chamber of Commerce.

Leonie is currently studying NVQ Business Administration Level 2.

Leonie is responsible for assisting the Marketing Officer and Brand Development Officer with the day to day brand protection cases and assisting with marketing events and social media.

Working Hours: Mon - 9am-5pm | Tue - 9am-5pm | Wed - 9am-5pm | Thu - 9am-5pm | Fri - 9am-5pm

Email: leonie.hibberd@ukata.org.uk

Telephone: 01246 824437