Meet The Team

Name James Ormerod
Job Title Aliva UK MD
Time with Aliva Established GruppoIVAS UK
Overall sector experience 22 years
Qualifications Sales and Marketing BA Hons, MA, DipM, FIDM, FCIM
Name Ben Edmondson
Job Title Technical Director EWI Systems
Role at Aliva External Wall Insulation / ETICS systems
Geography covered UK-wide
Overall sector experience 21 years
Qualifications BS (Hons) Architectural Technology
Name Tarvinder Katavada
Job Title National Business Development Manager EWI
Role at Aliva To further grow our External Wall Insulation proposition for the refurbishment and new build markets.
Geography covered UK-wide
Overall sector experience 17 years
Qualifications BS (Hons) Business Management.
Name Emma Roberts
Job Title Architectural Technician
Role at Aliva Estimating, cost analysis and pricing system solutions, providing technical support and coordination to support the pricing process
Geography covered UK-wide
Qualifications BSC (Hons) Architectural Technology
Name Joanna Lachendro
Job Title Accounting and Operations Manager
Role at Aliva Accounts management and finance, sales, purchasing and delivery coordination
Geography covered UK-wide and Ireland
Overall sector experience 9 years
Qualifications AAT, ISO Internal Auditor
Name Paul Sutton
Job Title Consultant
Role at Aliva EWI brick slip systems and cladding
Geography covered UK-wide
Overall sector experience 27 years
Name Oliver Fox
Job Title Technical and Estimating Consultant
Role at Aliva Pre-construction design/estimating – EWI, cladding and SFS
Geography covered UK-wide
Overall sector experience 17 years
Qualifications BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying
Name Laurence Bailey
Job Title Project & Specifications Manager
Role at Aliva Specification and project management of EWI/Brick and Rainscreen Façade systems
Geography covered London & South East
Overall sector experience 16 years
Qualifications HNC in Civil Engineering
Name Tony Masters
Job Title Specification Manager
Role at Aliva Specification and Project Management of EWI/Brick and Rainscreen
Facade Systems
Geography covered The North and Scotland
Overall sector experience 33 years, nine years B2B agency account management working with construction product manufacturers, four years business development with contractors, 20 years specification sales, operations, new product development with facade/EWI manufacturers.
Rich Dowie
Name Rich Dowie
Job Title National Development Manager Training & Compliance
Role at Aliva Technical and practical training for EWI and rainscreen systems, using his experience within the installer sector, whilst providing site assistance and a design input to assist clients, installers and main contractors.
Geography covered National
Overall sector experience 20 years facade/EWI/Envelope – Tier 1 Level Subcontractor. Throughout his career covered installation, technical, operations, procurement, estimation and bid management.
Name Jan Astall
Job Title Regional Sales Assistant
Role at Aliva Provides support to the sales team, runs the northern office
Geography covered Northern office – Warrington
Overall sector experience 4 years
Name Carrie Hemmings
Job Title Post Sales Management, Purchasing and Logistics
Name Sarah Channell
Job Title Office and Finance Administration Assistant
Name Andrei Spiridon
Job Title Post Sales Management, Purchasing and Logistics

Italian Team

Name Federica Bartolini
Job Title Civil Engineer
Overall sector experience 12 years
Qualifications Calculations and design
Name Ruggiero De Giorgio
Job Title Engineer
Overall sector experience 26 years
Qualifications Structural calculations, design and project management
Name Luca Simonetti
Job Title Sales Director Gruppo Ivas
Overall sector experience 19 years
Qualifications Instructor at the Master G school (Gruppo Ivas ETICS application school)
Name Daniele Mancini
Job Title Technical Solutions UK and USA
Overall sector experience 20 years
Qualifications HND Industrial Engineering