BITA Staff

James Clark

Secretary General

BITA’s Secretary General since 1999, following 31 years of experience with two blue chip companies in the food industry, James enacts the policies of the Management Board, and maintains day-to-day operation of the Association, including financial control. He manages BITA’s administrators and consultants at BITA’s offices in Sunninghill, near Ascot, and holds several Directorships representing BITA interests.

Amanda Cook

Office Manager/PA (Secretarial/Technical/Publications)

Amanda joined BITA in February 2009 to ensure the efficient running of all aspects of the BITA technical administration following almost 20 years as a Secretary/Administrator. Her role involves liaison with all BITA technical committees, acting as secretary and the central point for the distribution of documentation, and working closely with BITA’s Technical Consultant, David Goss.

David Goss IEng MIET FCMI

Technical Manager

David is an experienced senior mechanical engineer with specialist knowledge of materials handling equipment, fluid power and engineering design. He is UK Principle Expert on Industrial Trucks at numerous standards groups, and chair of CEN Technical Committee TC150: Industrial Trucks – Safety. Prior to his appointment as Technical Manager of BITA, David was Vice-President of The Association of Loading and Elevating Equipment Manufacturers and Technical Director of Advanced Handling Ltd.

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