Published On: Tue, Apr 17th, 2018

Jon Vanstone, new Chair of Certass

Jon Vanstone has been appointed new Chair of Certass, the specialists in installer certification for the building fabrics industry.

Jon joins Certass with a wealth of industry knowledge and he holds several positions in trade bodies and associations. He is chair of the Trade Association Forum (TAF) and the Competent Persons Forum (CPF), Trustmark Director and RoofCert Delivery Director.

Jon says: “Certass as an organisation appealed to me because it champions the local installation companies that are dedicated to great workmanship and best practice. Going forward, we want to continue to promote members and grow our services to ensure that Certass membership offers real value to home improvement companies.”

As well as growing Certass’ current offering, Jon will work with the team to plan ahead for future regulation and best practice improvements. His existing industry positions mean that Certass members will be some of the most well-informed tradesmen in the UK, helping them to prepare their businesses for exciting opportunities that lie ahead.

Jason Clemmit, Managing Director at Certass says: “We’re really pleased to have Jon on-board as part of the Certass team. We’re focussed on using our combined industry and technical knowledge to create new ways to help installers get even more out of their membership and grow their businesses.”

With schemes covering more than 2.5 million installed products, Certass specialises in installer and product certification for a wide range of home improvements including glazing and solid conservatory roofs.