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Meet the PCA Team

Interested in getting to know the faces behind the Property Care Association team? Scroll down to meet the staff members that run the day to day operations of our association.

Sarah Garry - CEO - PCA

Sarah Garry - Chief Executive

Sarah joined the PCA in November 2023 after spending 20 years working with membership and trade associations; including for construction trade bodies and in the international medical sector. 

Prior to PCA, Sarah led the British Society of Soil Science (BSSS) where she was Company Secretary and responsible for the day-to-day management of all of its activities including delivering the annual strategy, operational and staff management. She led the delivery of the multi-award winning World Congress of Soil Science 2022, and was a trustee of the company set up to manage the delivery of the event.

In previous roles, Sarah was active in the construction industry’s response to the issue of competence following the Grenfell Towers tragedy and represented construction as a member of the Department for Education’s On Site Construction T Level Panel, the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Card Management Committee and the Greater London Authority (GLA) Construction Skills Group. 

Sarah has a keen interest in skills, training and policy and led the development of a Soil Science apprenticeship and has worked with organisations to engage policymakers and provide evidence, which support decision making. Whilst with BSSS, this included registering BSSS as a Non-Governmental Organisation with the UN and actively participating in UNFCCC COP Summits.

Sue Uttridge - Company Secretary - PCA

Sue Uttridge - Company Secretary

Sue joined the PCA in June 2007 when the Association relocated to Huntingdon. Sue provides support to the Board as Company Secretary, leads the team and has responsibility for the production of financial information. A role Sue very much enjoys is the organising of the AGM, Ventilation, Preservation, Structural Waterproofing and Invasive Weeds Conferences along with the Best Practice Awards Dinner.



Hannah Clarke  Mmbership  PCA

Hannah Clarke - Membership Manager

Hannah has been a part of the PCA team since 2007 and has experience across all areas of the Association. Hannah is currently the lead for Membership Services including recruitment, membership applications and the member audit process. As well as overseeing the membership process, Hannah is also conducting research into the possibility of the Association adopting a new CRM (Customer Relationship Management) system approach as the Association continues to grow in numbers and complexity.



James Berry - PCA Staff Member

James Berry - Deputy CEO

James joined the PCA team as Technical Manager in 2016 and later became Head of the Technical Department. He is a graduate of the University of Plymouth, where he achieved a BSc (Hons) in Applied Geology but some of his earliest work experience is in the world of preservation, and has held various roles within an industry he now feels proud to represent. James is the lead on the Residential Ventilation Group sector of the PCA and is hugely enthusiastic about the need for improving standards for dampness and ventilation within existing buildings.

In 2023 he joined the senior management team following his promotion to Deputy Chief Executive and is thrilled to begin this next chapter and help drive the association forward into 2024 and beyond.


Andy Ferguson - PCA Staff Member

Andy Ferguson - Head of Communications

Andy joined the team in November 2018 after working as a marketing and communications specialist within the industry for the last 12 years.

After studying and graduating in marketing, and later being awarded MCIM status through the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), Andy went on to work for General Electric (GE) and then the ‘University of Paisley’ within sales and marketing-oriented roles before settling into the property care industry where he has helped shape and grow multiple large brands.

Andy is passionate about marketing and in his own words a self-confessed ‘geek’ when it comes to technology. In his new role, he is here to manage and ultimately improve all marketing and communications from both a traditional and digital perspective to ultimately help grow the PCA brand.

Daniel Docking - PCA Staff Member

Daniel Docking - Technical Manager

Daniel joined the PCA team in 2022 with a wealth of practical experience and knowledge, gained by working within the invasive weeds sector as a remediation professional. Daniel has been part of a variety of remediation projects from large scale infrastructure to small domestic properties, where he undertook surveys, herbicide treatments and excavations for a variety of invasive species. Daniel has gained several key qualifications including: CSJK for surveying, SSSTS for excavations and PA1, PA2 and PA6W for herbicide treatments. Daniel is an advocate for safe practices within the industry, especially around the use of herbicides, the growing concern of how they affect users, the environment and biodiversity.

Lisa Nieddu - PCA Staff Member

Lisa Nieddu - Marketing Executive

Lisa joined the Association in September 2017. Lisa has held marketing roles within the travel, manufacturing and print industries for almost 20 years and brings a wealth of experience to help grow the marketing function. In her new role, Lisa will support all aspects of marketing, especially the communications sent from the PCA to both members and external audiences. She will assist with the management of the PCA website ensuring it is kept up to date and help develop new content. Lisa will also help support the delivery of the ever-expanding programme of PCA conferences and attendance at external events.



Jade Stocker - PCA Staff Member

Jade Stocker - Training Manager

Jade joined the PCA as our apprentice in January 2014 and following the completion of her NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration and City and Guilds Book Keeping and Accountancy, is now a fully-fledged administrator. Jade has also taken on the responsibility for the management of the Training and Certification function. She has recently successfully achieved the CMI Level 5 Management and Leadership qualification as part of her professional development with the PCA.



Jo Orlebar - PCA Staff Members

Jo Orlebar - Senior Training Administrator

Jo is the team’s Training and Certification Administrator. Jo assists in the running of all PCA training courses and examinations, including facilitating course bookings, liaising with course lecturers and delegates, organising course materials, invigilating examinations and maintaining the exam registers and issuing certificates.



Amber Topham - PCA Staff Members

Amber Topham - Training & Certification Administrator

Amber Topham joined the team in April 2018 as our new apprentice. Following successful completion of her Apprenticeship, Amber accepted a full-time position within the Training Team. As Training & Certification Administrator, she will be providing much-needed support to the busy PCA team, in order to continue delivering a high service level to members.



Harry Webb - PCA Staff Members

Harry Webb - Apprentice

Harry joined the team in November 2021 as our new administration apprentice. In his new role, Harry will be providing much-needed support to the busy PCA team, in order to continue delivering a high service level to members. We look forward to watching Harry progress in his role.



Emily Fletcher - PCA Staff Member

Emily Fletcher - Marketing Assistant

Emily joined the PCA team in April 2023 as our Marketing Assistant, providing much needed support to the marketing team across social media, weekly email and much more. Emily will also lend a helping hand to the training team, delivering monthly training comms to PCA members and non-members.



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