The Board

CA Group was formed in 1983 and has grown substantially over the years to become one of the UK’s foremost metal roofing and cladding systems manufacturers, suppliers and contractors through it’s industry renowned operating divisions.

CA Group Board of Directors

Des Webster – Group Managing Director

Des-WebsterDes has over 25 years experience in manufacturing and complex project management environments. He joined CA Group as Finance Director in July 2006, as part of the plan to move the company into an Employee Benefit Trust (EBT). Des was appointed Group Managing Director in January 2011.



Neil Alderson – Managing Director – Building Products


Neil joined CA Group in 1997 and has extensive experience in the production, estimating and commercial functions of the Building Products’ Division. Neil was appointed Commercial Director (CA Building Products) in January 2011. He then became Managing Director for the CA Building Products Division of the group in May 2016.



Peter Rowe – Managing Director – Contracting


Peter has extensive experience of managing many complex and high profile roofing and cladding projects. He joined CA Group in 2005 and was appointed Contracts Director in January 2011. Peter was appointed Managing Director for CA Contracting Division in May 2016.



Martin Lowther – Supply Chain & Special Projects Director

Martin Lowther

Martin joined CA Group in 1985 and has held a number of managerial positions within the Building Products’ Division before being appointed Operations Director in January 2011. On 1st October 2015 Martin became Director of Supply Chain and Special Projects for the group.



Steven Forster – Sales & Estimating Director – Contracting


Steven has worked in the roofing and cladding industry for more than 28 years. He joined CA Group in 2001, and was appointed Sales & Estimating Director (Contracting) in January 2011.



Lee Davies – Technical Director


Lee has over 24 years experience in the roofing and cladding industry and joined CA Group in 2000. During his time as Technical Manager in the Technical Department Lee led many complex projects for CA Group taking them from initial conception through to implementation. Lee was appointed Technical Director in January 2014.


Stuart Brown – Development Director


Stuart has been with CA Group since 1999, most recently as Project Development Manager. During his time with the company, he has gained extensive technical knowledge of CA Group’s systems and products.  Stuart leads the Project Development Team in support of the company’s client base.



CA Group Board of Trustees

Henry Agnew


Henry was one of the original founders of the Group, and upon retirement became a Trustee of the CA Group Employee Benefit Trust. Henry retains an active interest in the company and is well-placed to share his many years of experience in the roofing and cladding industry.



Neville Colegrove


Neville was also one of the original founders of the Group and retired from the business in 2005, becoming a Trustee of the CA Group Employee Benefit Trust upon it’s creation in 2006. He is a well-respected figure in the roofing and cladding industry and retains a very active interest in the marketplace.



Noel Coward


Noel is a former Senior Partner of Merritt and Company, the CA Group company legal advisors, and has acted for the Group in all its major transactions since its formation. Noel was appointed as a Trustee of the CA Group Employee Benefit Trust upon its creation in 2006.



Brian Watson

Brian Watson

Brian joined CA Group in 1995 and, after 20 years in various customer facing roles, he moved to join the groups Board of Trustees in January 2016.

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016