The British Aggregates Association Assessment of Operating Standards Scheme is managed by the Assessment Panel. Members of the panel are:
Steve Cole is the Chairman of the Panel. Steve has spent more than 45 years in the quarrying and recycling industry . Now retired from the Raymond Brown Group he runs his own consultancy business Emerald Development & Consulting.
Chris Wainwright has been a member of the Panel for for the past ten years. Chris holds a MSc in Engineering from the University of Birmingham as well as obtaining his NEBOSH qualification with distinction. Chris is the Operations Director of Longcliffe Quarries Limited and brings a wealth of talent and experience to the Panel with over 30 years operational management experience covering quarries, asphalt, precast concrete & logistics.
Andrew Harker works for Cloburn Quarry Company. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Quarrying a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Environmentalist with 43 years experience in opencast coal , hard rock and sand and gravel in both operations and planning. In addition to many quarry management appointments he has been an Area Operations Manager and a Regional Engineer.
Roy Bush FIQ was retained to handle the Scheme for BAA in June 2018 and is now BAA Director of Health & Safety . Roy has been in the quarrying industry for over 40 years both in quarry management; and latterly as an HSE Quarries Inspector for 25 years.