Trevor Nash will be retiring as Chief Executive of ABCB at the end of 2018, after nine years.  He will be replaced by Wayne Terry who will take over on 1 January 2019.

Wayne brings with him extensive experience of conformity assessment as well as working at Director level in a major trade association. Wayne’s experience in conformity assessment includes holding senior management positions in GASTEC (now KIWA UK), Zurich Certification, NICEIC and NQA.  During this period he was involved in the operation of personnel, product and management systems certification.  Wayne has worked within accreditation and regulatory standards, both in the UK and internationally.  He has been a member of various national and international standards and certification committees, including holding the position of secretary to the IAF ISO/IEC 17024 Working Group and representing the UK on ISO CASCO WG 30 that developed the 2012 revision of ISO/IEC 17024 and developed ISO/IEC 17027:2014.  He is a current member of the ISO/IEC 17024 Maintenance Committee

Wayne’s most recent role has been as Membership Director of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), the premier trade association in the built environment sector, where he was responsible for all member services for circa 1000 members ranging from sole traders to multinational organisations.  This included developing a new strategic direction and personalising the value proposition, whilst providing selected and valued services to support and enhance the association’s members.