Adaptavate has enhanced its Board with the appointment of Andy Williamson as Non-Executive Director. Andy is well known in the UK construction industry with over 20 years’ commercial and management experience within construction product manufacturing and distribution businesses, along with holding Director positions with a number of industry trade associations.
Designing low-carbon, high-performance construction products to facilitate healthier homes and to protect our ecosystem, Adaptavate is a globally unique technology business and has been acknowledged as one of the top 50 emerging climate tech companies in the UK in a recently released PwC report.
Prior to working as Commercial Director for one of the UK’s largest distributors SIG, Andy worked as Group Managing Director for IKO Group, a global leader of building materials. In addition, Andy has been a Master of The Worshipful Company of Builders’ Merchants – the most senior member of the Company playing a key part in the sector, promoting training and education for builders’ merchants and fundraising for a number of charities. Andy is recognised as being a forward thinking, active and progressive voice in the UK construction industry.
Thomas Robinson, Managing Director of Adaptavate said: “We’re so excited to appoint someone with Andy’s caliber, who is not only well connected in the industry but also brings vital commercial experience and passion to the company. Andy’s appointment will allow us to build and run our globally pioneering manufacturing facility, and help us achieve our overall aim; to be a global leader in low carbon wallboards of mainstream construction industry.”
Andy Williamson, Non-Executive Director said: “I’m delighted to be part of a company that is making a significant improvement to the future of building materials. The construction industry has a serious impact on our carbon footprint, and for some time I have been aware of the vital need to adjust how things are currently done with the use of more sustainable products. Having worked with the team at Adaptavate for a while, and learned more about their products and plans, it’s great to be able to help them be a leading part of that change.”