FIS Board

FIS is governed by an elected Board of Directors which sets its policy and direction. Elections are held annually when nominations are invited from the membership.

The role of the FIS Board is to set the strategic direction of the organisation and ensure delivery of agreed targets.  By joining the board you have the chance to use your knowledge and experience in the finishes and interiors sector to influence the direction of the Association and support our mission to improve safety and quality, minimise risk, enhance productivity and drive innovation in the sector, ultimately ensuring that membership and guidance are reflected in all relevant specifications.

The Current Board

Helen Tapper, President

Helen Tapper, President

Fianance Director, Tapper Interiors (Contractor)

Andrew Smith, IPP

Andrew Smith, IPP

Managing Director, OWA (UK) (Supplier)

Lydia Sharples, Vice President

Lydia Sharples, Vice President

Group Marketing and Communications Director, Nevill Long (Supplier)

Jim Brennan

Jim Brennan

Joint Managing Director, Nova Plasterboard Systems

Alan Brown

Alan Brown

Sales Director/Co-owner, Forza Doors (Supplier)

Phil Brown

Phil Brown

Managing Director, Meronden (Contractor)

Jonathan Cherry

Jonathan Cherry

Managing Director, Saint-Gobain Ecophon, UK and Ireland (Supplier)

Richard Grimes

Richard Grimes

Managing Director, Grimes Finishings (Contractor)

Will Hart

Will Hart

CEO, Taylor Hart (Contractor)

Jonathan Riley

Jonathan Riley

Managing Director, Locker & Riley Fibrous Plastering (Contractor)

Stuart Roberts

Stuart Roberts

Key Account Director, CCF (Supplier)

Ian Strangward

Ian Strangward

Managing Director, Architectural Wallsz

For more information on the role and workings of the FIS and the Finishes and Interiors Sector and to find out if you may be eligible to join click here

If you are a member of the FIS and interested in getting involved through the FIS Board or one of our Working Groups, don’t hesitate to contact us via info@thefis.org or telephone 0121 707 0077. 

If you would like to stand for election please complete the nomination form.  Nominations must be received by 17 September 2021.  Election results will be announced at our AGM in November.