Meet the Team

SIG Design & Technology is a growing company with an expert team whose job it is to meet and look after enquirers and customers across the UK, providing plenty of expert roofing advice.

We have a dedicated team of Specification Managers who provide knowledge on our core range of products; single ply, hot melt and liquids. We also have specialist teams who can advise you on hard metals, SIGnature bituminous membranes and slate.

Sitting alongside our Specification Managers we also have a team of experienced Area Field Technicians who support our DATAC contractors both on the roof top and in the training academy. To support our growing liquids market we have also set up a team of Area Field Technicians who focus on Hydrstop AH-25, Vulkem and SIGnature PU liquids.

Specification Team

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The team are always out and about meeting architects, specifiers and main contractors. Click on the interactive map to identify which specification manager covers your area and get in touch with them direct via Linkedin, telephone or email.

Sitting alongside our National Specification Managers we also have teams who provide specialist knowledge on Hard Metals, SIGnature Bituminous Membranes and Slate. Here we introduce you to them.

You can find which specification manager covers your area by clicking here on our interactive map or search the list below for detailed information about your local advisor.
 
 

Sales Management Team

Ross Finnie Meet the Team Web Page ImageRoss Finnie, Sales Director

Ross leads the sales team.  You will also have seen him writing on our blog and he also put together our CPD Seminar ‘A Structured Approach to Roof Specification and Design’. As flat roofing options become more complex, the CPD addresses how to achieve the right balance of performance, aesthetics and cost for each project.

Email: rossfinnie@sigdandt.co.uk

Connect with Ross on Linkedin here.
 
 

SIGnature ProfilesRob Edwards, Natural Slate and Core Specification Sales Director and Specification Manager – North West of England and  North Wales, Midlands

Rob leads our Natural Slate team and the Specification Managers for our core products. He also looks after our specifier and contractor clients in North Wales, Lancashire, Merseyside and Cheshire.

Email: robedwards@sigroofing.com

Connect with Rob on Linkedin here.
 
 

Andy Meet the Team Web Page ImageAndy Bright, National Business Development Manager – Liquids

Andy is National Business Development Manager for liquids.

Andy contributed to our blog post about re-roofing in action – Replacing a Supermaket Flat Roof in 3 minutes.

Email: andrewbright@sigdandt.co.uk
 
 
 
 
 

SIGnature ProfilesIan Dryden, SIGnature National Business Development Manager and SIGnature Specification Manager – Midlands

Ian is SIGnature National Business Development Manager.

SIG Design & Technology has launched a website specifically for schools, called FixMySchoolRoof.com. The website provides advice and information about school roofs, and explains how schools can obtain grant funding for repairs and replacement.

Email: iandryden@sigplc.com

Connect with Ian on Linkedin here.

SIGnature ProfilesCameron MacAndrew, Specification Manager – Scotland

Cameron heads up our team of core product Specification Mangers. He also looks after our clients in the whole of Scotland and Cumbria .

Cameron was involved in the Re-roofing a building when in use: Vue Cinema Doncaster.

Email: cameronmacandrew@sigdandt.co.uk

Connect with Cameron on Linkedin here.

 
 

Design & Technology Regional Coverage

Lisa Morris, Specification Manager North East of England

Lisa looks after our specifier and contractor clients in Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, Durham, Yorkshire, Humberside and Greater Manchestser.

Email: lisamorris@sigroofing.com

Connect with Lisa on Linkedin here.
 

SIGnature ProfilesIan Hayward, Specification Manager – South Wales and South West of England

Ian is out on the road across the Mid and South Wales, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire. He also covers the South West of England down into Bristol, Somerset, Devon, Cornwall and Wilshire.

Email: ianhayward@sigdandt.co.uk

Connect with Ian on Linkedin here.

 
 
 

Ryan Welsh, Specification Manager South of England and South London

Ryan looks after our specifier and contractor clients in Kent, East and West Sussex, Hampshire and Doreset. He also covers South London.

Email: ryanwelsh@sigroofing.com

Connect with Ryan on Linkedin here.

SIGnature ProfilesChrista Coe, Specification Manager – South of England and South London

Christa visits our clients across the Shropshire, Staffordshire, the Midlands, Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire. She also covers North west London and the Channel Islands.

Christa was involved in the Guildford Crematorium project where the copper roof was replaced with a PIB membrane coloured with real flakes of copper.

Email: christacoe@sigdandt.co.uk
Connect with Christa on Linkedin here.

SIGnature ProfilesSam Holt, Specification Manager – East of England and North East London

Sam covers the Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, and Essex. Sam also visits our clients in the North East of London .

Email: samholt@sigroofing.com

Connect with Sam on Linkedin here.
 
 
 
 

Major Projects

SIGnature ProfilesAndy Wells, Business Development Manager – Wates

Email: andywells@sigplc.com

Connect with Andy on Linkedin here.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SIGnature ProfilesNeil Sprackling, Business Development Manager – Supply Chain

Email: neilsprackling@sigplc.com

Connect with Neil on Linkedin here.

 

 

Natural Slate Regional Coverage

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As the largest supplier of Natural Slate in the world, we have built an enviable reputation for quality and consistency. Since our inception in 2005, SIGA Slate has sought to bring simplicity to the market through the clarity, consistency and efficiency of our products and services. We have been able to build long-lasting relationships with our customers thanks to the transparency we offer through test certificates for contractors and architects.

Find out which slate specification manager covers your area by clicking here on our interactive map or search the list below for detailed information about your local advisor.

 
 
 
 

SIGnature ProfilesRob Edwards, Natural Slate and Core Specification Sales Director

Rob leads our Natural Slate team and the Specification Managers for our core products.

Email: robedwards@sigroofing.com

Connect with Rob on Linkedin here.

 
 
 
 

SIGnature ProfilesAlex Grant, Specification Manager – Scotland

Alex (pronounced Alec) has many years of experience in the Natural Slate industry, having worked for both Welsh and Spanish quarrying groups, he covers the whole of Scotland.

Email: alexgrant@sigroofing.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SIGnature ProfilesChris Biddick, Specification – Manager North of England and North Wales

Chris worked for a British quarry for many years and looks after Natural Slate for the North of England and North Wales

Email: chrisbiddick@sigroofing.com

Connect with Chris on Linkedin here.
 
 
 
 
 
 

SIGnature ProfilesTerry Fearfield, Specification Manager – South West of England

Terry has over 30 years’ experience in the roofing industry including quarry experience. He covers Natural Slate in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Avon, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Oxfordshire and Hereford and Worcester, and South Wales as well.

Email: terryfearfield@sigroofing.com

Connect with Terry on Linkedin here.
 
 

SIGnature ProfilesRoy Clarkson, Specification Manager – London, Anglia and Midlands

Roy is an extremely experienced specification manager having worked within the roofing industry for 25 years and has spent the last 15 years focusing specifically on Natural Slate.  He covers Natural Slate for North London, East Anglia and the Midlands.

Email: royclarkson@sigroofing.com

 
 
 

Daniel Madell, Specification Manager South of England and South London

Daniel covers Natural Slate for the South of England and South London.

Email: danielmadell@sigroofing.com

Connect with Daniel on Linkedin here.

Zinc & Copper Regional Coverage

Find your local hard metal advisor

SIG Zinc & Copper have assembled a rich portfolio of hard metal roofing and cladding from proven suppliers to help you choose the perfect metal roofing and cladding system. A comprehensive range of aesthetic, durable and high performance products and systems are available.

To find your local hard metal specification manager click here on our interactive map or search the list below for detailed information.

If you are looking to specify hard metals on your project visit our dedicated Hard Metals Microsite where you will find details of all the products, manufacture and installation.

Simon Walker, Category Manager Zinc & Copper

SIGnature ProfilesCategory Manager Simon Walker looks after our specifiers across the Midlands and North Wales.

He also contributes to our blog posts including this one about Zinc shingles on a unique cliff house in Salobrena. He also put together our CPD ‘Specifying Hard Metals: Choosing the Right Product for the Project’.  As the popularity for hard metal products grows, this CPD equips the specifier with better knowledge of hard metal roofing and cladding systems.

Email: simonwalker@sigplc.com
Connect with Simon on Linkedin here.
 

Paul Cousins Meet the Team Web PagePaul Cousins, Business Development Manager

Paul is our hard metals Business Development Manager and visits our clients across the South of England and South Wales. Paul also supports our specification managers on hard metal projects.

Paul was involved in the project at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital, Guernsey. Click here to see a time lapse video showing the replacement of the tiled roof with a zinc standing seam metal roof.

Email: paulcousins@sigroofing.com
Connect with Paul on Linkedin here.

Paul Cousins Meet the Team Web PageMark Simpson, Operations/Assistant Specification Manager

Paul is our hard metals Operations and Assistant Specification Manager. He regularly visits our clients across the North of England and Scotland.

Email: marksimpson@sigplc.com
Connect with Paul on Linkedin here.

Area Field Technician Regional Coverage

Find your local area field technician

Find your local liquid area field technician

 The job of SIG Design and Technology’s team Area Field Technicians is to support our DATAC contractors, both on the roof top and in the Training Academy. We also have a specialised team of Liquid Area Field Technicians.  They visit sites to monitor and inspect workmanship; and as they’ve all been installers in their day, can offer timely advice on a raft of issues as they crop up.

To find your local Area Field Technician click here on our interactive map or to find your local Liquid Area Field Technician click here on our interactive map or search the list below for detailed information.

Paul Jacobs Meet the Team Web Page ImagePaul Jacobs, Technical Support Manager and Area Field Technician – East Anglia

Paul is our Technical Support Manager, he supports the team in assisting contractors on-site and delivering after-ales technical support. He is also Field Technician for East Anglia.

Email: pauljacobs@sigdandt.co.uk

Mobile: 07976 517418
 
 
 
 

Billy McNiven, Area Field Technician – Scotland

Liquid Area Field Technician – Scotland

Email: billymcniven@sigdandt.co.uk

Mobile: 07810 815818
 

Billy Lavender, Area Field Technician – North of England and Northern Ireland

Liquid Area Field Technician – North of England and Northern Ireland

Email: billylavender@sigdandt.co.uk

Mobile: 07872 156565

 

Nigel Fields, Area Field Technician – Midlands and North Wales

Email: nigelfields@sigdandt.co.uk

Mobile: 07850 710276
 

SIGnature ProfilesJordon Hughes, Area Field Technician – South Wales and South West England

Email: jordonhughes@sigdandt.co.uk

Mobile: 07920 848229

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SIGnature ProfilesJamie Dunsmore, Area Field Technician – South East England and London

Liquid Area Field Technician – South East of England

Email: jamiedunsmore@sigdandt.co.uk

Mobile: 07769 361706

 
 
 
 
 

SIGnature ProfilesDanny Meadows, Liquid Area Field Technician – North Wales, Midlands, East of England and London

Email: danielmeadows@sigdandt.co.uk

Mobile: 07776 476957

Management Team

SIGnature ProfilesMike Crook, Trading Director

Mike has P&L responsibility at SIG Design & Technology and his role is to grow the business for all stakeholders – suppliers, investors, employees and customers.

Connect with Mike on Linkedin here.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ross Finnie Meet the Team Web Page ImageRoss Finnie, Sales Director

Ross leads the sales team.  You will also have seen him writing on our blog and he also put together our CPD Seminar ‘A Structured Approach to Roof Specification and Design’. As flat roofing options become more complex, the CPD addresses how to achieve the right balance of performance, aesthetics and cost for each project.

Connect with Ross on Linkedin here.
 
 
 
 

SIGnature ProfilesRob Edwards, Natural Slate and Core Specification Sales Director and Specification Manager – North West of England and  North Wales, Midlands

Rob leads our Natural Slate team and the Specification Managers for our core products. He also looks after our specifier and contractor clients in North Wales, Lancashire, Merseyside and Cheshire.

Email: robedwards@sigroofing.com

Connect with Rob on Linkedin here.

 

SIGnature Profiles

Dave Schofield, D&T Operations Director

Dave’s new role as D&T Operations Director will see him overseeing all commercial operations in the company including order capture for all categories. He will be working more closely with hauliers, but continue his good relationship with the branches to ensure as Design and Technology grows further we maintain our excellent relationship for customer service.

Connect with Dave on Linkedin here.

Get in touch

Our managers are active on Linkedin, and the team are also on Twitter at @SIGDesignTech. Feel free to get in touch with us when you are in need of specialist roofing advice. You can also follow our Linkedin Company Page.