Meet the Property Care Association Board


Hudson Lambert

Company: Safeguard Europe Ltd
Hudson entered into the building preservation industry in 1995, when he joined the family business, Safeguard Europe. Initially taking on a technical role in the laboratory, Hudson has now progressed to Managing Director. In the 22 years he has worked in the industry, Hudson has gained a wide knowledge of waterproofing and building repairs and works closely in the development of new products. In July 2017, Hudson became PCA Chairman.




David Burgess

Deputy Chair
Company: Premier Preservations (Bradford) Ltd
David has worked in the preservation industry for over 25 years and is currently a surveyor at Premier Preservations (Bradford) Ltd. Since joining the board in 2007, David has taken his directorship very seriously.





Les Miekle

PCA Honorary Member
Les entered the construction industry as a trainee Quantity Surveyor before moving into the Building Preservation industry. Les was given the opportunity to join a national preservation company as a surveyor, and progressed through the ranks to Group Marketing Director and until recently ran his own company, Wise Property Care.




Peter Reay

Company: Advanced Preservations Ltd
Peter has worked in Preservation/Structural Waterproofing Industry for many years and is currently Managing Director at Advanced Preservations Limited. Peter chaired the Structural Waterproofing Group for a number of years, and has recently been re-elected onto the PCA Executive Committee.




Paul Hamilton

Company: Hamilton Associates Surveyors Ltd
Paul’s experience in the remedial industry spans some 40 years. He started as a remedial technician at the age of twenty, and in 1992 started his own remedial company. This company is still operating today. Paul became a freelance surveyor in 2001, and in January 2007 he became the first freelance surveyor member of the PCA.




Jacki Wright

Company: Shaw Preservations Ltd
Jacki has been involved in the preservation industry since 1997 and owns and runs Shaw Preservation Ltd. Jacki was our first elected female board member in April 2013.






Andrew Bradshaw

Company: RTC (Remedial Treatment Consultants)
Andrew has been involved in the industry for 30 years and is a founding partner of RTC, a remedial company based in Blackpool, Lancashire. He passed his first industry qualification in 1989 at the age of 20 and has since become fully qualified holding CSRT and CSSW qualifications.

Heavily involved with the association for a number of years, he has been a PCA Board member since 2007, completing a period as Chairman in 2017. Andrew remains a proactive Board member as well as being a driving force within the Property Repair Organisational Panel (PROP).



Annabelle Webster

Company: South East Timber & Damp Ltd
Annabelle runs South East Timber & Damp with her husband Dean Webster CSRT CSSW, based in mid Kent. The company has been in business for 13 years, and they became PCA members as they wanted to be amongst the best in the industry. Annabelle is passionate about doing things right, being the best and providing outstanding service to their clients. She strives to be authentic, honest and transparent in everything she does and she has a drive to build relationships and network regularly. She is called by business colleagues a “powerhouse” due to her ability to makes things happen.



Mark Edwards

Company: Timberwise (UK) Ltd
Mark is Chairman and Director at Timberwise, a preservation and waterproofing contractor member of the PCA that operates throughout England and Wales. He has been a director in a number of different companies in a variety of industries over the last 30 years giving him wide business experience and knowledge. He has served as a director and chairman of the Property Care Association in the past and by returning to the Board he will bring new ideas, good leadership and sound guidance to the executive team. He is looking forward to making a difference and to helping the Association achieve its objectives.



Richard Schofield

Company: Phlorum Ltd
Richard has been an environmental consultant for over twenty years. He started as a contamination specialist and then developed as an environmental manager. Richard co-founded Phlorum in 2003, which became a key player in the knotweed control industry.

Richard’s invasive species experience includes providing specialist advice and services to treat a range of non-native invasive species, including expert witness services for several legal cases. Richard has contributed to the working groups that produced the knotweed guidance for the RICS and numerous documents for the PCA. He also assists with the marking of examination papers for the PCA Japanese knotweed courses.


Stephen Hodgson

Company: Property Care Association
Steve has worked for the Association for a number of years starting out as technical specialist. He has progressed through the ranks and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in October 2012.





Sue Uttridge

Company: Property Care Association
Sue has worked for the PCA since the move to Huntingdon in 2007. In 2010 she was appointed Company Secretary and tasked to provide administrative support to the Board of Directors, a position she still holds.