Meet the Team
Rob has a life-long career in engineering/fluid controls and over 26 years in senior positions in trade associations - 17 as CEO of the Association in its ‘BVAA’ era. He leads all aspects of the Association and its work, including overall responsibility for resources and operations, P&L, support for the Board, members, and various external bodies and contractors, including the technical and business development functions.
Karen Webb - General Manager
A career in project management and NGOs, Karen has ten years with BVAA, and is responsible for all matters pertaining to membership and the general management of BVAA and its in-house team. Karen has direct oversight of BVAA’s marketing, events, training and accounting teams and is the first point of contact on management issues in these areas.
Barbra Homer - Training Co-ordinator
Barbra is first point of contact for all training bookings and administration. She is additionally responsible for meeting room bookings as well as providing support and office administration.
Laura Martin - Marketing Co-ordinator
Laura is first point of contact for all our marketing activities, including the ValveUser magazine editorial and advertising, sponsorships and other advertising on our various platforms, social media, websites, etc.
Rob Boycott - Business Development Consultant
Rob is tasked with developing contacts with EPCs and major users with the aim of securing desktop exhibitions (bookings are via the Secretariat). Rob is also tasked with specific, targetedmember recruitment.
Martin Greenhalgh - Technical Consultant
Martin is first point of contact for advice on standards and technical regulations, etc. He’s also our Chairman of the BSI Technical Committee PSE/18 and our representative to CEN, ISO and other standards and related meetings.
Peter Dix - Technical Consultant
Peter is Chairman of the BSI PSE/18/1 committee responsible for ‘Basic Standards’ and the representative to its mirror committees in CEN and ISO. He’s also a valued member of the BVAA Lecturing team.