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Thursday 24th April, 2014

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The Champion Group Management Team

Barry Champion – Champion Group Managing Director
Barry founded the Champion Group in 1981. With over 30 years experience in the construction industry, Barry is responsible for all aspects of the Champion Group.

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Perry Champion – Champion Brickwork Director

With over 27 years experience, Perry is responsible for all aspects of the award-winning Champion Brickwork, ensuring that we always measure up to our high standards. He is also a qualified first-aider. 

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Kevin Croombs ACMA, CGMA – Champion Group Accountant
With over 10 years experience in the accounting profession, Kevin qualified as a member of CIMA in 2010. Previous experience includes private practice and manufacturing organsiations. Since 2007 he has been working with the Champion Group to provide a stable business model to ensure consistent growth and financial stability. Kevin and his accounts team are responsible for all financial matters including purchase ledger, sales ledger, treasury functions and all operational matters.

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Dean Harrison – Champion Brickwork Commercial Manager
Dean is a qualified bricklayer with over 30 years experience in the construction industry. Dean holds the full Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) certificate and is a member of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme. He also holds a certificate in effective people management. Dean has recently passed the 'Asbestos Aware' training course and been acredited as a qualified trainer in the 'Make Safety Personal' process. He is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of Champion Brickwork.

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Scott Edwards – Champion Scaffolding Commercial Manager
A qualified Quantity Surveyor with nearly 30 years experience in the scaffolding industry, Scott has been with the Champion Group for over 20 years. He is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of both the technical and production sides of Champion Scaffolding. Scott is our representative with the National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) of which we are established members and has built up an enviable list of contacts within the access industry over the years.

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Kirsty Champion Bsc– Champion Build Commercial Manager
Kirsty joined the Champion Group from college as a Trainee Surveyor and holds a BSc Degree in Quantity Surveying. She is also a member of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme and has over 10 years experience in the industry, Kirsty is responsible for all aspects of Champion Build works.

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Rob Burling – Champion Scaffolding Contracts Manager
With 28 years in the Scaffolding industry, Rob has been an advanced scaffolder for 10 years. He is also a Qualified Scaffold Inspector. He is an FP4 Equipment Inspector of fall arrest equipment and holds a Construction Site Supervisors Safety Certificate (SMSTS).

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Mick Richards – Champion Scaffolding Contracts Manager
With 30 years in the scaffolding industry, Mick has spent 10 years as a supervisor and the last five years as Contracts Manager. He is a qualified Scaffold Safety inspector. He is an FP4 equipment inspector of fall arrest equipment and also holds a Construction Site Managers Safety Certificate. He also holds a certificate in effective people management.

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Russell Bowles - Champion Scaffolding Contracts Manager
With over 20 years in the scaffolding industry, Russell is the newest member of our scaffolding Contract Management team. An advanced scaffolder, Russell has recently completed the full 5 day SMSTS course and is a key part of the team responsible for delivering Champion standard service to our scaffolding clients. Russell has recently completed his SITS Scaffold Inspection course.

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Andy Batten – Champion Group Haulage Manager/Scaffolding Contracts Manager
With 20 years within the Champion Group under Champion Scaffolding, Andy has progressed within the Group and has achieved OCR Level 3 Certificate of Professional Competence in National Road Haulage Operation. He is also a key member of our scaffolding contracts management team and holds the full 5 day SMSTS training certificate.

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Paul Kent – Champion Build Senior Contracts Manager
Paul is a City & Guilds qualified carpenter and joiner with over 25 years experience in the building industry working on a variety of Listed and new buildings. He joined the Champion Group in 2004 as a site manager and has worked as the Senior Contracts Manager for Champion Build for the last 2 years. Paul holds a Construction Site Managers Safety Certificate and is a member of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme.

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Adie Bedwell - Champion Brickwork Contracts Manager 
With over 20 years experience in the building industry, Adie has progressed through the Group and has recently become part of the renowned Champion Brickwork management team. Adie has achieved full SMSTS certification as well as PASMA qualification. He is a Thin Joint Building System specialist and has been a key part of our success in this method of construction.

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Darren Eaton - Champion Brickwork Contracts Manager

Darren has over 20 years experience in the building industry and, like Adie, is part of the Champion Brickwork team which successfully manages our operatives on site. Darren holds the industry acclaimed NEBOSH certificate for H&S management and will be undertaking the 5 day SMSTS training course in the new year. 

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Andy Jackson - Group Operations Manager

After 4 years of running Martins Tool Hire, Andy has joined the management team at Champion House. He is responsible for all operational areas across the group including HR, training, fleet management, procurement and the strategic management of Martins Tool Hire. Andy will also be looking at ways to improve our corporate relations ensuring that the Champion Group remains at the forefront of our industry.

To contact Andy click here