BARRY M JACKSON FIoR
Barry Jackson has worked continuously in the roofing industry since 1968 with experience having been gained in both practical and technical aspects of the industry.
He began his career training in 1968, working for 7 years with one of the world’s largest Roofing Companies, Robertson UK. During this time he was trained in Estimating, Drawing Office, Technical Support and was appointed as one of their Technical Representatives before moving to Export sales.
He has studied Roofing and Cladding Techniques in the UK, Holland, Sweden, Finland, Germany and France and been involved in virtually all aspects of the industry, directly managing Estimating Departments, Drawing Offices, Technical Departments and have wide site experience.
He was Technical Director of a roofing subcontractor and worked for them for 14 years in various roles.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Roofing, and has completed NVQ Assessor Training.
He is currently Chairman of one the Industry’s primary trade bodies, the Metal Cladding and Manufacturers Association (MCRMA).
He has addressed several conferences for the MCRMA, Corus and other bodies, as well as in house training to some major Contractors and Surveying Practices
Barry Jackson Associates was formed in 1993 and has operated since then as an independent Roofing and Cladding Consultancy. We carry out over three hundred inspections a year specifically on profiled roofing systems for industrial, retail, commercial and leisure complexes. We do not undertake work involving slating, tiling, felt or asphalt roofs. Our specialism is therefore advising in relation to industrial roofing and cladding.
He has been involved in the successful testing of Cladding Firewalls, structural tests and curtain walling test programmes and worked closely with the late Professor Alex Hardy Professor of Building Science at Newcastle University, in the field of condensation in industrial roofs.
He has acted as an expert in arbitrations, adjudications and in Court, which have included dilapidation claims and failures.