Board & Management

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Howard Barry Gold

Life President

Main Board Directors

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Jeff Baryshnik

Non-Executive Chairman

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Thomas Edward Hayes

Financial Director

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Keith Soulsby

Group Operations Director

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John Holroyd

Non Executive Director

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Steven Mark Roberts

Chairman Emeritus

Managing Directors of trading subsidiaries

Keith-Muldoon

Northern Bear Roofing

Keith Muldoon, Managing Director

Keith has over 30 years’ of experience in the roofing industry and heads up the Northern Bear Roofing division after fifteen years as Managing Director of Springs Roofing.

northernbearroofing.co.uk
keith@northernbearroofing.co.uk

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A1 Industrial Trucks

Stuart Dawson, Managing Director

Joined A1 Industrial Trucks in 2018 following a successful career in sales including over 20 years selling fork lift trucks.

www.a1industrialtrucks.co.uk
sales@a1industrialtrucks.co.uk

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H Peel & Sons Ltd

Russell Crowther, Managing Director

After 27 years of dedicated service  at H Peel & Sons, Russell was appointed as Managing Director in 2021. 

www.hpeel.co.uk
info@hpeel.co.uk

John-Gilstin

Isoler Ltd

John Gilstin, Managing Director

Appointed managing director of Isoler Ltd in 2005, after having been contracts manager for some 15 years. With a background in engineering, John has over 40 years’ experience in the passive fire protection industry.

www.isoler.co.uk
info@isoler.co.uk

Martin-Briggs

Jennings Roofing Ltd

Martin Briggs, Managing Director

Appointed managing director of Jennings Roofing Ltd in 2018 after Graham Jennings stepped down to concentrate on the management of Northern Bear plc. Martin has worked at the company since 1992.

www.jenningsroofing.com
info@jenningsroofing.com

Nigel Shorney

J Lister Electrical Ltd

Nigel Shorney, Managing Director

Joined the business in 1998 as a qualified electrician. Nigel was appointed as a director in 2011 and as joint managing director in 2014. He became the sole managing director when the company joined the Northern Bear group in 2020.

www.listerelectrical-york.co.uk

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Matthew Charlton Slaters

Alan Chapman, Heritage Director

Joined Matthew Charlton Slaters over 40 years ago as an indentured apprentice before becoming a time served roof slater. Alan is a fellow of the Institute of Roofing and past Chairman of the Yorkshire and North East Region of the National Federation of Roofing Contractors, as well as Chairman and Regional Director of the North East Roof Training Group.

www.matthewcharltonslaters.co.uk
alan@matthewcharltonslaters.co.uk

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MGM Ltd

Phil Burridge, Managing Director

Appointed managing director in 2020 bringing 40 years of experience with him to the company. Phil is a well-known figure in the North East with a vast knowledge of the construction industry. 

www.mgm.ltd.uk
info@mgm.ltd.uk

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Northern Bear Building Services Ltd

Neil Jukes, Managing Director

Joined the Northern Bear Group in February 2011. Neil has worked in the construction industry for more than 20 years with experience in major projects, refurbishments, extensions and a variety of reactive and planned maintenance contracts across all sectors.

www.northernbearbuildingservices.com
enquiries@northern-bear.com

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Northern Bear Safety Ltd

Jason Harrison, Managing Director

Appointed managing director of Northern Bear Safety Ltd in November 2009. Jason joined Northern Bear plc in 2008 as group safety manager and was instrumental in establishing Northern Bear Safety as a stand alone consultancy.

www.northern-bear-safety.com
jason.harrison@northernbearsafety.com

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Springs Roofing Ltd

Matty Rowley, Managing Director

Joining the organisation in 2005, Matty was appointed Contracts Director in 2008 and then Managing Director in 2021.

www.springs-roofing.ltd.uk
mail@springs-roofing.ltd.uk

Jason-Harrison

Survey Drones

Jason Harrison, Managing Director

Appointed managing director of Survey Drones in 2014. Jason joined Northern Bear plc in 2008 as group safety manager and was instrumental in establishing Survey Drones as a stand alone consultancy.

www.survey-drones.com
info@survey-drones.com

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Wensley Roofing Ltd

Steven Luke, Managing Director

Steven joined Wensley Roofing in 2007. He was appointed Joint Managing Director in 2018 and took sole charge in 2020.

www.wensleyroofing.co.uk
info@wensleyroofing.co.uk