David Harrison

David Harrison

Managing Director

After qualifying as an accountant in 1983, David developed his career through a number of manufacturing businesses via finance. His first Director position was as a Financial Director in 1984, and first role as a Managing Director came in 1997.

David joined Structherm as Managing Director in January 2005 to develop and deliver a strategy for leading the business through strategic transition and growth.

In 2009, David became a Chairman of INCA and instigated and delivered reorganisation strategy “INCA, A Way Forward” as well as sitting on a number of Government, Trade, and Industry committees during the development of CERT/CESP and other Energy saving strategies.

Between 2012 and 2016, David started Insuletics Ltd from concept, incorporation and to operational business in the EWI sector.

David retired February 2016, and his achievements were recognised by the industry with the INCA Services to Industry Award in the same year, but returned to Structherm Ltd. in March 2017, to instigate a business recovery and development strategy.

Mark Harrison

Mark Harrison

Operations Director

Marks background is in production and quality management. He joined Structherm as Production and Quality Manager back in 2002 after previous roles within the machine manufacturing and automotive industries.

Aside from his day to day management responsibilities Mark was also tasked with obtaining ISO 9001 accreditation status for the business which was achieved two years later. Since then ISO 14001 and 18001 have also been obtained and integrated.

Mark was promoted up to Operations Manager in 2010 and then again to Operations Director in 2016.

Mark is a member of the Chartered Quality Institute and holds a NEBOSH Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

Julian Taylor

Julian Taylor

Technical Director

Julian is a qualified Structural Engineer (BEng Hons) who first became involved with Structherm back in 1996 as part of a 2 year Teeside University research program to develop the potential of the structural panel for use as a load baring panel.

After completion of the research program Julian was invited to stay on and joined the organisation on a permanent basis as Technical Manager. He was promoted to Technical Director in 2001.

Julian supported David Harrison in the development of Insuletics in 2012 but also rejoined the organisation in 2017.

Julian is well known and highly respected within the EWI industry and has chaired the INCA Technical Committee since 2012.

John Sparrow

John Sparrow

Sales & Marketing Director

John is the latest addition to the team, joining Structherm in January 2019 as Sales & Marketing Director.

He began his career in the construction market in 2001 when he joined Knauf Marmorit GmbH where, as National Sales Manager, he spent 6 years helping establish Marmorit in the UK renders and EWI market.

In 2007 John moved to Saint-Gobain Weber as Regional Sales Manager where he managed a team of sales and technical managers who were responsible for sales of renders and EWI throughout the Midlands, Wales and South West regions. In 2011 John was asked to set up and lead a national sales team who’s sole focus was to target the potential of the render only market in the UK.

By 2015 render sales had more than doubled and John was invited to become the Head of Specialist Sales – a role which gave him responsibility for Technical Mortars throughout GB, sales of all products into Ireland (North & South), Export sales worldwide and International Inter-Company sales and relationships.