The BITA Staff
James has been BITA's Secretary General since 1999, following 31 years of experience with two blue chip companies in the food industry. James acts on behalf of BITA to carry out the policies of the Management Board, and maintain day-to-day operation of the Association, including financial control. James manages a staff of three Administrators and two Consultants at BITA's offices in Sunninghill, near Ascot, and holds several Directorships representing BITA interests.
Administration Support (Secretarial/Publications)
Julie has worked for BITA since 1989 and is responsible for the sale of BITA’s publications & guidance notes, including despatch of booklets from our printers to customers, maintaining stock control. Julie is also in charge of subscription invoices and membership enquiries, as well as tackling general administration tasks including the preparation of agendas and minutes etc. Additionally, Julie plays a key role in the administration of Consolidated Fork Truck Services (CFTS), BITA’s joint-owned Thorough Examination provider.
Administration Support (Secretarial/Technical)
Amanda joined BITA in February 2009 to ensure the efficient running of all aspects of the BITA technical administration following almost 20 years experience as a Secretary/Administrator. This involves liaison with all BITA technical committees, as secretary and the central point for the distribution of documentation and working very closely with Bob Hine, BITA Technical Consultant. This also involves close liaison with Health & Safety Executive (HSE), British Standards Institute (BSI), Federation Européenne de la Manutention (FEM), International Standards Organisation (ISO) and
European Committee for Standardisation (CEN).