BiKBBI Brochure 2018

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The Board

Damian Walters Chief Executive

Stephen Metcalfe MP Patron

John Peerless Non-Executive

Vince Linnane Non-Executive

Founder of the BiKBBI

Member of Parliament for

Former Chairman of The

Vince is a high-profile

concept in 2005, Damian has

Basildon & Thurrock, Chair

Trading Standards Institute

consumer insurance specialist

worked tirelessly to develop

of the Science & Technology

and a current Trading

based in the City of London.

the organisation since its

Committee and Vice-

Standards Practitioner,

His specialist area is within

launch. An experienced retail

President of The House

John Peerless is a consumer

the construction industry,

installation specialist, Damian

of Commons Debating

champion with over 40 years’

underwriting consumer risk

has worked with a number

Committee, Stephen Metcalfe

experience operating at the

for over 25 years. With

of blue chip KBB brands,

MP is a proactive politician

highest level. Non-Executive

a por tfolio of blue chip

both in the UK and overseas,

and a loyal suppor ter of The

Director at The Furniture

retailers and respected

suppor ting the development

Institute. Stephen hosted

Ombudsman, John works

trade associations, his career

of their respective B2C

our Parliamentary event in

tirelessly protecting consumer

has been devoted to the

installation propositions.

2016 and is a governor at

rights and is suppor ting

improvement of financial

our Centre of Excellence

the development of KBB

protection for consumers.

at Prospects College of

installation Apprenticeships.

Advanced Technology in the South East.