Officers of the Board

At each Annual General meeting a Chairman, a Vice Chairman, a Secretary, a Treasurer and other such Honorary Officers are elected by Corporate member representatives.

Kevin Mitchell BGA

Kev Mitchell - Chairman

Kev Mitchell started in the geomembrane industry in 1989 when he joined Monarflex as a sales engineer, a qualified mechanical and production engineer, he spend 5 years there before moving to Landline Ltd where he stayed for 21 years before moving to Butyl Products Group to set up Butek Landline in 2014, he is currently Butek UK Technical Manager and has sat on a number of industry committees and working groups notably the NVQ L2 group and the C735 committee. A long time attender and supporter of the BGA he was approached to take on the role of Chair 3 years ago and has striven to develop the association by providing transparency and seeking to improve engagement both internally and with external associated bodies and organisations. Residing in Central Scotland Kevin is heavily involved in Mountain Rescue being Team leader with Ochils MRT for 14 years and he is the current Vice Chair of Scottish Mountain Rescue and has been fortunate to climb all over the world, he enjoys motorsport and is currently rebuilding a classic rally car.

Peter Henderson - Vice Chairman

Peter Atchison

Peter Atchison - Treasurer

Peter Atchison is a degree qualified engineer with 40 years’ experience in the geosynthetics arena specialising in geomembranes. Involved in the area of standards setting since the early 1990’s Peter has helped develop National, European and International standards as well as countless advice documents in the sector. Currently Running PAGeo companies across Consulting, Supply & installation/contracting; Peter maintains his involvement across the whole sector.

Neil Davies

Neil Davies - Secretary

Neil has 30 years’ experience in the geosynthetics industry, working as Sales Director for NAUE Geosynthetics in Asia and UK for the last 9 years, and for CETCO in Europe, Africa and Middle East for the previous 20 years. Neil began his career as a geophysicist in Oil Exploration, spending 12 years running field seismic crews throughout EAME.

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