Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees consists of 7 members:

  • An Independent Trustee serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees (elected for a 4 year term)
  • A second Independent Trustee (elected for a 4 year term)
  • Four Voting Member Trustees (elected for a 4 year term)
  • The Honorary Treasurer (elected for a 4 year term)
  • The Immediate Past-President serves an observer only role for a single yearly term

Board of Trustee Members

Nick Gale – Independent Chairman

Nick is currently serving his second term as Independent Chairman. He has held executive and independent non-executive posts in the industry at Board level for many years, including owner-managed companies that operated from the Far East.


Nick Jones - Honorary Treasurer

Nick is also serving his second term as Honorary Treasurer. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1980 and set up his own company in 2003.


Paul Massey – Independent Trustee

Paul is an Independent Member and was elected to the Board in June 2020. He served a plumbing apprenticeship and has worked for and led a number of industry manufacturers.


Geoff Westall EngTech MCIPHE RP

Geoff worked in the plumbing industry for over 50 years, and has served as Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer of CIPHE Lincolnshire Branch. National President 2017-18, Geoff dedicates time to supporting young people into plumbing and heating industry careers.


Kevin McCallister EngTech MCIPHE RP

Kevin joined the CIPHE in 1968 and was National President in 2014. He has represented the Institute on many external committees and assisted with the Trailblazer Domestic Plumbing & Heating Apprenticeship scheme.


Martyn Bridges EngTech MCIPHE RP

Martyn is Director of Technical Communications and Product Management at Worcester Bosch. He has been a member of the Institute since 1993. Besides being a member of the CIPHE Board, he is also Chairman of the Boiler Manufacturers Technical Panel for Energy & Utilities Alliance and a member of numerous industry related committees.



Peter was co-opted to the Board following the merger of IDHEE. He has considerable experience in the plumbing and heating industry, with a particular focus on the area of renewables.


EurIng Christopher Northey CEng FCGI FCIPHE RP– Immediate Past President Observer

Christopher was National President in 2019 and now sits as an observer of the Board of Trustees. He has a wealth of experience on the industry's impact on matters of public health.

Contact CIPHE Board of Trustees

For all matters relating to the activities of the CIPHE Board of Trustees contact, Executive Assistant, Lesley Church.


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