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Richard WestRWA

Event Host

Richard West has become a recognised figure within the Catering Equipment Industry having initially delivered a keynote session at the 2008 ceda conference he has hosted a number of the annual ceda Conferences and Grand Prix Awards and Technical Conferences over the past decade. Having spent many years working in international motorsport and in Formula One® in particular with the Williams, McLaren and Arrows Teams with drivers such as Michael Schumacher, Niki Lauda, Ayrton Senna and Mark Webber he now works internationally as a business performance coach, keynote speaker and conference facilitator. In addition to hosting the conference Richard will provide his usual unique insight into a global opportunity that has been grasped with amazing outcomes in just four short years.

Martin DagnallCombico

Technical training update

Martin joined the commercial catering industry nearly 30 years ago working for Masters and Andren Ltd, initially training as an electro-mechanical engineer working mainly in the City of London. In 1999 Martin decided to move his family from West London and relocate to the Republic of Ireland, where he took on the newly appointed roll in Ireland of Service Manager for Rational. He proceeded to develop service levels as well as technical training and support for engineers in Ireland before setting up Rational Technical Services Ireland. In 2015, with his family now grown up and returned to England Martin followed and joined First Choice to take charge of Combico-UK Ltd the newly acquired training arm of the group where, working closely with the industry’s trade associations, he has developed the services on offer to our industry’s engineers to include initial gas training, ACS accreditations and re assessments as well as electrical and equipment training. Martin will give us a brief update on what is available to association members’ engineers.

Wayne Terry

Review of TR19 and the Ventilation Hygiene Elite Programme

With a career built around compliance and certification, Wayne brings a wealth of experience to the field of standardisation in the building engineering service sector. BESA, through its independent certification subsidiary BESCA, have recently introduced a new self certification scheme for the cleaning of ventilation systems in commercial kitchens based on BESA TR19.

Starting life in the gas industry back in the seventies, Wayne has worked both nationally and internationally. As the previous Head of NICEIC Certification, Wayne has represented Certification Bodies at the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), and also represented the UK on behalf of BSI on ISO 17024 & 17027 standards committees.

Wayne has extensive knowledge of the electrical and energy markets, having hands-on experience of carrying out electrical safety and energy audits in India, as well as Product Certification (ISO 17065) in China.

Keith WarrenCESA

Regulation and Policy – What’s alive and kicking!

CESA provides a range of services for companies who supply and service commercial catering equipment including technical and policy representation and support. Keith joined the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association (CESA) as its director in 2001. His role also includes the chairmanship of the technical committee of the European Federation of Catering Equipment Manufacturers (EFCEM) which represents eight leading national associations and three company members. Combining these responsibilities places the organisation in a unique position from which to represent the industry and influence UK, EU and International policy makers and legislators. Keith will update us on the key drivers influencing policy, E.U standards/regulations and developments that will impact on our industry in the near future.

Ian BartleNobel Fire Systems

Current Kitchen Fire Suppression and future direction for protection

Ian is Managing Director of Nobel Fire Systems. With over 28 years of experience in the design, manufacture and installation of Special Risk fire suppression as well as serving as an operational Firefighter. His experience is on active fire suppression systems ranging from small mobile plant to Nuclear installations. Nobel have manufactured the K-Series kitchen fire suppression system for over 20 years with Ian playing a role in the development not only of the product but that of future standards around kitchen fire suppression.  He will give us an update on current systems and future direction.

Richard HakeemUKLPG

Seminar leader - UKLPG COP24 Part 3

Richard is a Chartered Engineer and is the Director of Safety and Technical Policy at UKLPG.  Richard is responsible for the provision of safety and engineering good practice guidance for the UK LPG industry and is custodian of UKLPG Codes of Practice and other LPG technical publications. Richard is responsible for engagement with UK Policy Makers and Regulators to ensure new EU directives and domestic regulations are fit for purpose and cost effective, and that they have a mature understanding of LPG and its applications.  Prior to joining UKLPG, Richard was head of Operations and Engineering in a Joint Venture with Calor Gas & Shell Retail UK. He later assisted the Shell ‘Centre for Excellence in Global Engineering & Design’ to develop LPG (Autogas) design and operational standards for Shell International in order that they can apply a consistent approach.

Richard will explain the new code of practice relating to LP Gas installations for mobile and temporary catering facilities.

Peter Rogers and Dan Franklyn

Seminar leaders - Ventilation

Peter Rogers is the author of the revised BESA DW172 document which was published earlier this year.  Peter is well known to the catering equipment industry and although now retired from his own business DPL Ventilation Ltd who were a major supplier to many ceda members, he still works as a consultant,. He was also instrumental in the production of DW144 Specification for Ductwork and represents BSI on various European Committees.  He will be commenting on feedback to the new DW172 as well as discussing the relevance of the new EU standard EN16282. He will be joined by Chris Jarman-Brown Global Development Manager of Purified Air to explain what guidance is now available or planned following DEFRA’s withdrawal of its publication “Guidance on the control of odour and noise from commercial kitchen exhaust”

Derek Maherceda Director

Surgery - SSIP

Whilst Derek is best known as the industry expert on all aspects of warewashing, he is also very knowledgeable in the field of Pre-Qualification and a keen advocate of SSIP (Safety Systems in Procurement) as a means of reducing the burden of prequalifying for tenders.  He has sat on both sides of the fence as senior project engineer and buyer for Hawker Siddeley and Lesney Industries and now as a contractor as MD of Crystaltech.

Paul MillardWRAS

Surgery - Water Regulations

Paul joined WRAS in August 2012 to provide technical liaison and support the water industry and other external organisations. Prior to this he worked for Anglian Water as Water Regulations Manager responsible for the Company’s enforcement of Water Fittings Regulations. He is involved with national standards on behalf of the water industry.

Steve James MinstRFirst Choice Catering Spares

Surgery - Refrigeration

Steve heads up the commercial refrigeration division of First Choice Catering Spares where he has overseen the company’s entry and growth into the commercial catering refrigeration and air conditioning spares market. Steve boasts a wealth of experience in the commercial refrigeration field, originally trained at Phillips Commercial as an engineer. He also provides technical support to the ceda TSG.

Andrew BanksGas Safe Register

Surgery - Gas Safe Register

I am Andrew Banks I have been in the gas industry since 1971 starting as an apprentice with British Gas.

I am currently employed as a Regional Investigations Officer/Training Support Inspector with Gas Safe register, my role involves carrying out investigations into reports of non-registered gas work both within the domestic and non-domestic sector.

As part of these investigations we have to compile fully detailed technical reports which we then forward onto the HSE, to assist them in taking any action they may deem necessary with the non-registered individual.

I work very closely with all Government agencies, HSE, Trading Standards, and Environmental Health officers, I have also carried out numerous awareness days with local EHO officers giving then an overview of things that can be wrong in the commercial catering environment.