Vertec is a privately owned Roofing and Cladding Company

At Vertec we are fully committed to safely delivering a wide variety of roofing and cladding solutions, always maintaining a strong focus on customer service, quality, cost and programme.

Formed in 2012, Vertec has built a solid reputation within the refurbishment sector of the roofing and cladding industry and have grown rapidly in recent years. We aim to continue improving our service in this area and with our recent recruitment growth, expand to offer more “New Build” solutions to both new and existing clients. We utilise the most up to date products from the industry’s leading suppliers and manufacturers which ensures our clients benefit from a wide range of options offering the most robust and cost effective solutions possible.

Our design team focus on producing working drawings, always ensuring that industry best practice is carried out in the installation of our work and that quality objectives are achieved. Operations are carried out diligently by trained operatives who are all CSCS accredited. Further training includes, First Aid, IPAF, Manual Handling, Fire Safety and Asbestos Awareness. Our aim is to ensure that client’s health, safety and environmental requirements are consistently met. We received full CHAS accreditation in 2016 and are fully committed to delivering the objectives laid down by the organisation whilst working towards achieving IS0 9001 and ISO 18001 accreditation.

Based in Central Southern England we are ideally located to service a wide geographical area from Birmingham to Southampton, Avon to Kent although we can undertake projects nationwide

With over 40 years on site practical experience in roofing and cladding we feel we can offer you an unrivalled service and 100% satisfaction. Further details of our team and the services we can deliver can be found within this site but should you need anything further any of our team would be happy to discuss so please get in touch.

Meet the Team

Aaron Bloxham

Managing Director

Aaron started in the construction industry after leaving school, he gained a knowledge in Roofing and Cladding from on-site experience and founded Vertec in 2012 along with former Director Mick Williamson.

In his younger days he used to play for his local rugby team but has now reached the age to hang up his boots and admittedly doesn’t miss the aches and pains suffered for the following days, weeks, months!.

Aaron still aims to grow Vertec further and relishes the challenge of doing so. He likes to think that everyone in the company has the same goal and makes sure there is a healthy balance between work and family for all to enjoy

Alex Robinson

Operations Director

Alex started in the roofing and cladding industry over 30 years ago and has gained an extensive knowledge of the industry. He joined Vertec as a Director in 2015 and has watched the company grow in size and strength. Alex concentrates on the re-furb side of the business and has a strong team he has developed over the years.

When not at work he now has 2 horses to occupy his time which he would argue is another full-time job!. On the odd occasion he has a spare minute he does enjoy going to watch his favourite football team (Fulham) with the hope of them not conceding too many goals!

Dan Seymour

Technical Director

Dan has worked in the roofing and cladding industry for 20 years, starting as a trainee designer, he gained a huge amount of technical and design knowledge working with architects and engineers who inspired him to gain two degrees whilst working, the first being a BSc (hons) in Construction Management, the latest being a PgD in Façade Engineering. He joined Vertec as a Director in 2018.

Passionate about the environment he rides a bike to work (not very far), loves hiking, playing tennis and learning how things work. He also enjoys traveling and discovering other cultures.

Mick Hooper

Construction Director

Mick started work in the construction industry in 1988 spending around 10 years installing a variety of roofing and cladding systems for a range of companies before taking up a supervisory role with one of the country’s leading envelope contractors.

This led to a role in project management, held for a further 14 years, delivering a number of prestigious projects across a variety of sectors including schools, hospitals, airports and the Olympic Park. Mick joined Vertec as Construction Director in 2016.

Mick has a wealth of experience in project delivery, whilst maintaining a strong focus on customer satisfaction, Health, Safety and Quality.

Pastimes include football, cricket, and golf regretfully now, only participating in the latter.

Sara Goddard

Accounts Administrator

After being a ‘stay at home’ mum for several years Sara was asked to help a friend with some Admin within their Pub Company for 6 weeks. She fell into helping them with their accounts and ended up being there for 2 years, only leaving to go on Maternity leave with twins.

During her time off she decided to gain some qualifications and took up a course with the AAT. Sara completed a Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting as well as gaining ‘Qualified Bookkeeper’ status.

Once her twins started school, she was ready to return to work and in December 2018 joined Vertec which has given her the opportunity to use all her knowledge and challenged her to learn new skills.

Sara is currently working towards her Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting and hopes to achieve this in the near future

Ashwin Bhoobun

Operations Manager

Ashwin joined Vertec in March 2017 with an existing roofing and cladding background, he works in the refurbishment sector of the business, he thrives on building relationships with new and existing customers

In his spare time Ashwin enjoys bike riding and eating all types of cuisine

Neil Lodge

Senior Estimator

Neil has been in the construction business since he was 18. He has covered many roles in the years, all of which lead him to where he is now. He started as a labourer to site supervisor to site manager and now to Senior Estimator. He joined Vertec in August 2017.

His hobbies include Rock climbing, cooking and photography and is currently studying part time for a NEBOSH in Construction.

Richard Boulton

Buyer

Richard was briefly employed in the roofing and cladding industry after graduating from University.

Richard started employment at Vertec in January 2018 and is responsible for purchasing and trying to ensure our Project Managers’ spending is kept in check and within budget. Logistics, co-ordinating machines and equipment on hire and compiling operating & maintenance manuals are also part of his remit.

My colleagues & suppliers I have worked with for the last two years will confirm that I like an e-mail to avoid any ambiguity in the process of ordering material!

His spare time is filled running the local youth football team – where he is informed he is more Mike Bassett than Pep Guardiola……………

Susan Hanley

Estimator

Susan is an accomplished business and project manager with 15 years’ experience in the financial and construction industry sectors.

Prior to working at Vertec which she joined in June 2016, she held management positions with a Commercial Lending Bank and a Financial Services Company.

Susan has a BA (Hons) degree in Business Studies from the Dublin Business School as well as certificates in Business German from the Goethe Institute and Dublin City University.

Bryn Whicker

Estimator

Bryn started work for Vertec in 2015 ‘on-site’ where he gained his knowledge of the roofing and cladding trade. In 2018 he took an office-based role in Estimations.

Before working for Vertec Bryn worked for 4 years as a driving instructor then decided to look for a new challenge, Bryn already had friends at Vertec and had previously worked in the construction industry so a move to Vertec seemed a logical path.

Bryn loves spending time with his family and played a lot of sport growing up, mainly Rugby. These days he may get his boots on very occasionally and generally settles for watching, but is really looking forward to the day he can take his son to rugby and get involved with the coaching on Sunday mornings!

Ieva Dudaite

Designer

Ieva comes from a creative background having studied History of Art and enjoys life drawing classes, singing and has recently started learning the piano. She joined Vertec in June 2017 as a Trainee and has learned a lot on the job in the last few years. Ieva’s creative flair helps her in finding inventive solutions to design problems and she takes great pleasure in seeing her drawings materialise into objects for people’s use. Traveling, experiencing new cultures and nature are some of Ieva’s passions as she is always planning her next adventure in the UK or abroad.

Jamie Bell

Designer

Jamie has worked in a few different design-oriented sectors including explosion protection, combined heat and power, drylining & ceilings before moving into roofing and cladding design when he joined Vertec in 2017.

Jamie puts emphasis on detail, quality and suitability for purpose and is keen to find and implement improvements and to reduce wastage. He is also focuses on building good working relationships with colleagues, manufacturers and clients.

He has a Mechanical Engineering BTEC HNC.

In his spare time Music is his main interest – write, perform and record songs and instrumentals alone and with friends.

Jamie Foskett

Quantity Surveyor

Jamie joined the Vertec team full-time as a Quantity Surveyor in March 2018 after spending a few years working with Vertec and providing there I.T requirements. Jamie has several years’ experience in I.T. and finance roles and is currently working towards becoming a RICS Chartered Surveyor. With his love of gadgets and computers Jamie has become Vertec’s resident tech guru and is often the first port of call for all IT related issues.

Millie Hooper

Programmer

Amelia joined Vertec as a ‘Project Planner’ at the beginning of August 2019, this is her first full time position since graduating from the University of East Anglia with a 2:1 in July of this year.

In her spare time, she loves to socialise and has a keen interest in learning and education, she enjoys the new challenges that she is presented with at Vertec and within the construction industry

Adina Fawdon

Quantity Surveyor

Adina is an enthusiastic, confident and reliable Quantity Surveyor at Vertec Ltd, with thorough experience managing costs and budgets of complex projects.

Effective communicator and negotiator, Adina has strong interpersonal and analytical skills, driving for detail and accuracy. Graduated with an MBA from Phoenix, Arizona and trained under the RICS in London, Adina is now looking to gain her accreditation as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor. Adina is a nature and animal lover, spending her free time reading and walking her French bulldog. She dislikes cheese and fantasy films.

Steve Shurrock

Contracts Manager

Steve has worked in the building industry for over 35 years, Steve has spent the last 20 of them specialising in the roofing and cladding industry Amassing an encyclopaedic knowledge of all types of building work, he joined Vertec in 2016. Steve is a family man who enjoys all types of sport, especially athletics, a keen runner in the past having run many 10ks and half marathons and still manages to plod round the streets now and again. Steve loves to get his hands on the tools and always has a DIY project on the go.

Barry Mitchell

Project Manager

Barry has been in the construction industry for over 30 years, mainly in the curtain walling and cladding sector, he joined Vertec in the middle of 2018. Barry thoughts on Vertec are – “it makes a refreshing change to work for a company that holds family values at heart, it’s just a shame it has taken me so long to find them”!

Ali Sylejmani

Project Manager

Ali is a Project Manager with over 15years experience of managing large- and small-scale commercial projects. Ali started his employment with Vertec in the Summer of 2017. He enjoys building relationships with clients and his team ensuring great work is delivered.

In his down time, Ali enjoys running, cycling and spending time with his family.

Leonard Empson

Project Manager

Leonard is a dependable hard-working employee with 14+ years’ experience working in the roofing and cladding construction industry. Throughout the years he has worked on challenging and enjoyable projects working with a wide range of construction materials and equipment. With each project he is given he gives a professional, high standard finish that Vertec requires.

Outside of work he would be occupied with his young family with trips out to farms, parks, woods etc… He enjoys keeping active by going for runs, gym and occasionally playing rugby for his local rugby club.

He likes travelling and visiting famous land marks around the world and looks forward to his next trip wherever it maybe.

Ian Robinson

Project Manager

Ian joined Vertec in June 2018 as a Project Manager, he has an extensive knowledge of Roofing, cladding and glazing gained from industry experience over the years, he enjoys building relationships with sub-contractors and Main Contractors as projects progress.