On 1st August 2017, the National Insulation Association appointed Derek Horrocks as Chair of the NIA Strategic Board.
Derek, who is chair and owner of Sustainable Group (UK) Ltd and PermaRock Products Ltd, had previously served as Vice Chair of the Strategic Board. He takes over from Tony Hardiman, former Managing Director of Dyson Energy Services.
The new Vice Chair will be Mike Easdon, an existing NIA board member and Managing Director at InBuild Solutions.
Commenting on his appointment Derek said: "I am delighted and honoured to take over this role. I look forward to working with all the board members and all other stakeholders to build on the NIA's impressive track record of supporting its members. I firmly believe that we need to engage effectively with the whole membership, working together to ensure our collective voice is heard and acted upon. The NIA has invaluable expertise to which our government, our industry and a broad range of policymakers should listen. We have a vital role to play in ensuring a sustainable future for us all."