Christine Wilde
Managing Director

As the Managing Director of Securiclad and our sister brand Isoclad, Christine leads the teams across the business whilst developing major projects, managing our products and growing the business.

Formerly the Managing Director of Catnic, Christine has spent nearly all of her working life in manufacturing and 35 years in the steel industry. Christine has a strong passion for developing people and spent her early days in the business building a strong executive team to lead the business to its next stage of growth.

Cefyn Leadbitter
Commercial Director

Cefyn (MBA MCIOB) is Securiclad’s Commercial Executive with a history of working in the construction industry. His skills in technical sales, design, business development, quantity surveying and leadership ensure he leads the team in all commercial projects for our clients.

Cefyn takes a keen interest in all elements of the business, from initial enquiries with the sales office, through to the raw material management and production organisation.

This allows him to identify best practice and share his wealth of knowledge across several touchpoints in the business.

Robert Palmer
Finance & Supply Chain Director

Having worked within finance in property, hospitality, health & wellness, manufacturing, marketing, retail, charity, financial & third sectors, Rob’s extensive history across various industries brings a wealth of finance experience to the Securiclad team.

In addition to his finance input, Rob is also heavily involved in the product and materials side of the business, responsible for managing the supply chain. Working with the production and materials team, he ensures that the best quality products are purchased for the best price and are here to fulfil orders for clients.

Alison Rodda
HR Director

Alison is an experienced Human
Resources professional who has
worked with a vast array of small,
medium and large enterprises.

Alison deals with Talent Management,
HR Consulting, Personnel Management,
Employee Engagement and Graduate
Recruitment to ensure that Securiclad’s team
is always at the forefront of excellence.

With a passion for people development
and investment, Alison ensures all staff
are given the training and opportunities
they strive for within the business and
is currently completing another degree
herself in Business Management.

Gavin Rees
Operations Director

Gavin is a board level leader with a strategic outlook and a focus on execution and deliver.

Gavin’s unique career combines accelerated development through a large multi-national company from a diverse background in the Education sector. This has propelled him to be a skilled communicator with the ability to motivate, instruct, guide, support or discipline as needed.

Gavin welcomes difficult conversations, internally and externally, that inspire and lead to growth and improvement.

Craig Cheshire
Engineering Director

Craig is an experienced mechatronics engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the building materials industry.

Skilled in Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement, Craig is a strong engineering professional with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) focused in Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering from University of South Wales.

Craig is currently working with Securiclad to help the executive team develop, revolutionise and progress the manufacturing function, product and efficiency.

Mike Higginbotham
Technical Sales Engineer

With a background in Architectural Technology and computer-aided design, Mike brings his experience working on projects for the likes of the NHS and water treatment industry to Securiclad and mainly deals with internal sales while promoting the full portfolio of physical security products offered.

Mike is passionate about helping his clients secure their assets in the most efficient and aesthetically pleasing way possible, and is fluent in his understanding of the facings, profiles and features of the Securiclad products, advising customers on the customisation options available using our bespoke in-house Customclad service, and will be happy to help with any technical queries you may have.

Andy Palmer
Technical Sales Manager

Andy has been on the road as Securiclad’s Technical Sales Manager for more than ten years.

He brings a wealth of expertise to the role with in-depth knowledge in security rated composite panels thanks to his seven-year apprenticeship in civil engineering and later his role as project manager.

Overseeing the manufacture and installation of some of the largest composite panel projects, Andy is perfectly positioned to offer impartial, expert advice on applications to all industries, including data centres, cold storage, pharmaceutical and food manufacturing for both Securiclad and sister company, Isoclad.

Neil Kirkpatrick
Technical Sales Manager

With over 21 years experience in the composite panel industry, Neil has seen the development of the industry, product and manufacturing processes first hand.

Neil has a plethora of experience in terms of composite panel applications and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to client meetings both pre and post project completion both in the UK and around the globe.

As one of Securiclad’s on the road sales managers, Neil is in the front line of our customer contact team and is there to help with queries, quotes and project briefs.

Amy Allison
Business Development Manager

With a sound background in business development and customer care, Amy looks after all of our new enquiries while taking her time to increase awareness of Securiclad’s range of products throughout the UK.

Creating the best possible experience for those in the modular build sector, Amy is passionate about sharing the benefits, uses and flexibility of Securiclad’s products to contractors, end users and clients in a variety of sectors across the UK.

As Business Development Manager, Amy is responsible for visiting and presenting to prospective clients to educate and enlighten with the Securiclad portfolio. Working across sister business Isoclad, Amy is well placed to explain the differences and benefits of both product lines.

Steven Taylor
CAD Engineer

Steven is a qualified Computer Aided Design (CAD) engineer with over 18 years’ experience in the manufacturing and construction industry.

As CAD engineer, Steven produces fabrication and layout drawings to support the design process and further enhance Securiclad’s service offering to contractors and end users.

With a good understanding of working within the LPS 1175 and CPNI security standards, Steven checks and approves production drawings whilst producing detailed fabrication drawings and layout and installation drawings for clients.

Behrouz Parsee
Solidworks Designer

Behrouz is our mechanical design engineer working on automation within our design and manufacture processes, and is a BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering graduate.
As an integral part of the design and technical team, Behrouz ensures that clients get their drawings translated correctly every time so projects are always successful and thoroughly designed.

Anil Kuriakose
CAD Engineer

Anil is one of Securiclad’s Computer Aided Design engineers and brings more than 24 years’ experience in this field to the role, most of which has been in the Marine/Offshore sector.

With Anil as part of the Securiclad team, he will be working with clients to produce project specific layout and installation drawings and produce detailed production drawings, which support the design process and enhance the service offered to contractors and end users.

Owen Scott
Project Engineering Apprentice

Owen is currently completing his Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Engineering at TDR and works in the design office alongside Steven and Anil.

Owen is responsible for producing Plans, Layouts and elevation drawings for customers to meet their requirements, whilst being responsible for producing the fabrication and trims drawings for manufacturing.

Monmouth Production Team

Sion Carstensen

Production Team Leader

Luke Fletcher

Systems Integrator

Lukasz Barcikowski

Production Operative

Phil Davies

Production Operative

Richard Evans

Production Operative

Ricki Remnant

Production Operative

Jordan Daddow

Production Operative

North Shields Team

Neil Kipling

Internal Projects Manager

Neil has over 20 years experience in a manufacturing environment, with skills and knowledge in NPD processes, Planning & Logistics. Neil is responsible for planning and overseeing projects to ensure they are completed in a timely fashion. Neil plans and designates project resources, monitor progress, and keeps stakeholders informed the entire way.

Neil is responsible for managing projects for both Securiclad & Isoclad from start to finish, creating manufacturing paperwork for projects to suit customer specifications. Neil is also responsible for managing plans and managing customer expectations.

Joe Barr

Project Coordinator Apprentice

Joe is currently completing his Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Engineering, and has recently completed his Level 3 NVQ in Business Administration. Working alongside Neil in the Project Management Department, Joe is responsible for managing specific project for Securiclad from start to finish, creating manufacturing paperwork for projects to suit customer specifications. Joe is also responsible for managing plans and also managing customer expectations alongside the design and sales teams.

Sonam Sherpa

Technical Manager

Prior to joining Securiclad, Sonam has worked in the façade industry for over 5 years, providing design and consultation service on the structural elements of the façade components.

As Technical Manager, Sonam is responsible for managing and developing the technical functions of the company and providing technical support and assistance to the sales department and customers. Also responsible for management of the product offer, preparation and filing of standard technical documents and CAD drawings, assisting in product testing programs, and assisting in continuous improvement of products, technical services, and customer experience.

Greg Urwin

Technical Advisor

Greg has been interested in testing and design engineering from a young age and it’s this passion that has driven Greg to understand the product from the inside out.

Greg studied Mechanical Engineering at university, and is now the customer contact for all technical enquiries. In addition to this, Greg carries out various testing and provides our manufacturing and design teams with technical calculations and documentation they require.

Jonny Hailstone

Systems Manager

As our resident IT expert, Jonny ensures our computer systems run smoothly to avoid any issues or delays.

With 20 years experience in his field, Jonny brings a wealth of knowledge to this role with his experience ranging from VOIP telephone systems to Windows Server installs, as well as DMS and ERP systems. His knowledge is proving invaluable during the  current implementation of the Epicor project.

Lauren Miller

Marketing Manager

As a marcomms specialist with experience in account management, customer success and advertising, Lauren has experience of marketing to a diverse audience type.

Beginning her career in a full service agency and having worked in several sectors including finance, retail and medicine, Lauren is embracing the opportunity to use both a digital and traditional marketing mix to promote Securiclad’s products and services in the construction industry and beyond.