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Alex O'dell VELUX

Alex O'dell

Market Director, VELUX

At Velux, Alex heads the company’s core residential window operations in the UK and Ireland. He is a seasoned leader with extensive knowledge and experience across various manufacturing and consumer industries both in the UK and overseas. He is passionate about promoting healthy homes through natural daylight and fresh air, energy conservation and sustainable building design.

Alex O'dell

Market Director, VELUX

At VELUX, Alex heads the company’s core residential window operations in the UK and Ireland. He is a seasoned leader with extensive knowledge and experience across various manufacturing and consumer industries both in the UK and overseas. He is passionate about promoting healthy homes through natural daylight and fresh air, energy conservation and sustainable building design.

Stuart Middle Bret Martin Daylight Systems

Stuart Middle

Head of Rooflight Technology, Brett Martin Daylight Systems

Stuart is a mechanical engineer with 26 years’ experience in the rooflight industry, mainly concentrating on the industrial rooflight market. He sits on the Rooflight Association’s Technical Committee as well as the European committee for the development of rooflight standards (TC128/SC9 working groups 2 and 3), he also represents us on the Advisory Committee for Roofwork.

Stuart Middle

Head of Rooflight Technology, Brett Martin Daylight Systems

Stuart is a mechanical engineer with 26 years’ experience in the rooflight industry, mainly concentrating on the industrial rooflight market. He currently chairs the Rooflight Association’s Technical Committee as well as sitting on the European committee for the development of rooflight standards (TC128/SC9 working groups 2 and 3), he also represents us on the Advisory Committee for Roofwork.

Chris Avery Hambleside Danelaw

Chris Avery

Managing Director & Vice-Chairman of Hambleside Danelaw Limited.

Chris has been with Hambleside Danelaw for over 35 years and nearly all of this time has been as Managing Director. He is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant. Chris is the long-standing Treasurer of the Association since he was first appointed back in 2008. In his spare time, he enjoys competitive sailing in both the Flying Fifteen and Finn classes.

Chris Avery

Managing Director & Vice-Chairman of Hambleside Danelaw Limited.

Chris has been with Hambleside Danelaw company for over 35 years and nearly all of this time has been as Managing Director. He is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant. Chris is the long-standing Treasurer of the Association since he was first appointed back in 2008. In his spare time, he enjoys competitive sailing in both the Flying Fifteen and Finn classes.

Jeremy Dunn Glazing Vision

Jeremy Dunn

Group Technical Director, Glazing Vision

Jeremy is a mechanical engineer with 38 years experience in the glazing industry, 34 of which have been working with rooflights. He sits on The Rooflight Association’s Technical Committee and represents us at Eurolux, the European trade association for rooflights and smoke ventilation. Jeremy currently chairs BSI Committee B/542/8 the mirror committee to CEN/TC128/SC9/WG2 where he is also a member representing BSI. He is a member of the CPR Aquis Sub-group 4 at the European Commission.

Jeremy Dunn

Group Technical Director, Glazing Vision

Jeremy is a mechanical engineer with 38 years experience in the glazing industry, 34 of which have been working with rooflights. He sits on The Rooflight Association’s Technical Committee and represents us at Eurolux, the European trade association for rooflights and smoke ventilation. Jeremy currently chairs BSI Committee B/542/8 the mirror committee to CEN/TC128/SC9/WG2 where he is also a member representing BSI. He is a member of the CPR Aquis Sub-group 4 at the European Commission.

Conor Logan Kingspan Light & Air

Conor Logan

Technical Director, Kingspan Light + Air

Conor has worked in the Smoke Control, Ventilation and Daylighting Industry since 1987. He was Chair of the Smoke Control Association for eight years and currently sits on: The Rooflight Association’s Technical Committee; BSI Committees for Fire Safety; and the board of the Construction and Building Services Division of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. He also contributes to Fire Engineering and Smoke Control Association Guidance Documents.

Conor Logan

Technical Director, Kingspan Light + Air

Conor has worked in the Smoke Control, Ventilation and Daylighting Industry since 1987. He was Chair of the Smoke Control Association for eight years and currently sits on: The Rooflight Association’s Technical Committee; BSI Committees for Fire Safety; and the board of the Construction and Building Services Division of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. He also contributes to Fire Engineering and Smoke Control Association Guidance Documents.

Jon Shooter Glazing Vision

Jon Shooter

Group Managing Director, Glazing Vision

Jon has been with Glazing Vision for 18 years. He’s worked on rooflight projects all over the world including Europe, Scandinavia, The Middle East, Asia and America.  A former Chairman of NARM, Jon now sits on the Rooflight Association’s Marketing Committee & represents us at the CPA (Construction Products Association). In his spare time, he’s a triathlete and enjoys competing.

Jon Shooter

Group Managing Director, Glazing Vision

Jon has been with Glazing Vision for 18 years. He’s worked on rooflight projects all over the world including Europe, Scandinavia, The Middle East, Asia and America.  A former Chairman of NARM, Jon now sits on the Rooflight Association’s Marketing Committee & represents us at the CPA (Construction Products Association). In his spare time, he’s a triathlete and enjoys competing.

Sioned Yates Whitesales

Sioned Yates

Marketing Director, Whitesales

Sioned Yates is Marketing Director at Whitesales and brings with her 25+ years’ experience in strategic product development and marketing of building materials. Sioned is a valuable director on the Rooflight Association’s Marketing Committee and continues to advocate for digital advancement and accessibility to appeal to all daylighting organisations and professionals.

Sioned Yates

Marketing Director, Whitesales

Sioned Yates is Marketing Director at Whitesales and brings with her 25+ years’ experience in strategic product development and marketing of building materials. Sioned is a valuable director on the Rooflight Association’s Marketing Committee and continues to advocate for digital advancement and accessibility to appeal to all daylighting organisations and professionals.

Ian Weakford Hambleside Danelaw

Ian Weakford

Sales & Marketing Director, Hambleside Danelaw

Ian has spent his career in manufacturing, primarily in the water and construction sectors, in both large international organisations and SMEs. For the last ten years, he has been with Hambleside Danelaw who service the roofing sector with rooflights for industrial buildings. Ian led the Association’s Marketing Committee before being appointed as Chair in 2022. He also sits on the CPA’s committee that has developed the proposed Construction Product Competence Standard.

Ian Weakford

Sales & Marketing Director, Hambleside Danelaw

Ian has spent his career in manufacturing, primarily in the water and construction sectors, in both large international organisations and SMEs. For the last ten years, he has been with Hambleside Danelaw who service the roofing sector with rooflights for industrial buildings. Ian led the Association’s Marketing Committee before being appointed as Chair in 2022. He also sits on the CPA’s committee that has developed the proposed Construction Product Competence Standard.