BITA consultants

Two specialist consultants supply deep industry expertise to underwrite BITA’s important activities in Technical Policy and Statistics.

Bob Hine - IEng MIMechE Bob Hine IEng MIMechE
Technical Consultant

Bob Hine is a qualified engineer with 37 years’ experience in the Materials Handling industry, including a senior postion with Linde Materials Handling UK Ltd where he managed the UK and overseas Service Product Support Team. Bob also represents the British Standards Institute as a Technical Expert in standards-making activity for both Europe and Worldwide.


David Miller - BA(Hons) MMRSDavid Miller BA(Hons) MMRS
Chairman, BITA Statistics Committee

BITA is the UK’s sole provider of industrial truck sales statistics, supplying its members and industry watchers with accurate and up to date information on the state of the fork-lift truck market. David has been involved with the BITA Statistics Committee since 1994 when he joined the industrial truck industry to work at BT Rolatruc Ltd, now Toyota Material Handling UK.