Our Team

Welcome to the Our Team page, where you will meet some of the faces behind Alucraft Systems. These are the innovators and visionaries that make Alucraft Systems leaders in architectural glazing and design today.

In all successful companies, you need a strong, unified team working together to deliver for its clients. Below you can read about those that strive always to be top of their field.

Our Executive Team

John Foster CCO The Clarison Group

John was appointed Acting Managing Director of Alucraft Systems on 10 January 2022. He is also Chief Commercial Officer UK of The Clarison Group since July 2021, responsible for all work winning and pre-contract award activities in the Group’s UK businesses, Alucraft Systems and EAG. He previously held the role of Commercial Director in Alucraft Systems since August 2019. John has over 28 years of experience in the construction industry, including 22 years in the façade sector. He has a proven track record in business growth and M&A, bringing a great wealth of industry experience to the Group.

John Foster

CCO UK and Acting Managing Director, Alucraft Systems

Richard Bacon Finance Director Alucraft Systems

Richard joined in August 2019 as Finance Director for Alucraft Systems, moving out of Tier 1 contracting background where he worked for Balfour Beatty, Kier, Morgan Sindall and Skanska. Richard has over 25 years’ experience within major construction businesses in regional and project-based roles. He was also a critical Divisional lead throughout the Balfour Beatty recent transformation programme and will implement the best practices to support future business growth. Richard is currently accountable for all Finance, Procurement and Quality activities.

Richard Bacon

Financial Director

amine Marzougui Design and Technical Director Alucraft Systems

Amine joined Alucraft with 13 years of façade experience, 10 of which were spent solely on unitised projects. He led the design on complex unitised facades, including KAFD 2.11 (Saudi Arabia), Shard Tower (London), Mobius Tower (Brussels), La defence CBX Tower (Paris), Infinity Tower (Luxembourg) and Zenit Royal (Luxembourg). Amine has undertaken training at Permasteelisa Academy for Design and Material Science, Schüco (Unitised Systems) and Hueck (Unisited Systems). He has a wealth of knowledge and training in building physics and structure related to unitised design and the thermal behaviour of the façade.

Amine Marzougui

Design Director

Nick Ramset Construction Director Alucraft Systems

With 28 years of façade industry experience, Nick brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Alucraft Systems. He has worked on many complex and unitised projects and has undertaken extensive system supplier training in multiple façade systems. Nick leads our operational teams.

Nick Ramsey

Construction Director

Our Senior Management Team

Richard Chapman Commercial Sales Manager Alucraft Systems

Richard was appointed Head of Business Development in July 2021. He is responsible for sales, business growth and strategic direction within Alucraft Systems. He initially held the position of Commercial Sales Manager. Richard has been in the façade industry for over 22 years and brings a great wealth of industry experience to Alucraft Systems

Richard Chapman

Head of Business Development

Jason Ceairns Estimating Manager Alucraft Systems

Jason joined Alucraft Systems in 2014, where he currently leads the Estimating team. He is a qualified Building Surveyor and has fifteen years of experience in the construction industry, with eight of those in the facade industry. He is committed to providing Alucraft Systems customers with industry-leading estimating service.

Jason Ceairns

Head of Estimating

Andy joined Alucraft Systems in November 2019, bringing with him 20 years of construction industry and façade sector experience. Andy manages and implements procurement processes and supply chain agreements with key external stakeholders and has a proven track record for cost savings across our projects.

Andy Lane

Procurement Manager

Rebecca Kirkham Head of Business Process Management Alucraft Systems

Rebecca joined Alucraft Systems in 2020 after previously holding similar roles at Saint-Gobain’s Glassolutions & within SIG PLC’s Energy Management sector. Rebecca has fifteen years of experience in the construction industry, of which twelve years have been in a business improvement capacity.

Rebecca Kirkham

Head of Business Process Management

Richard Hatton-Airey Health, Safety & Environment Manager Alucraft Systems

Richard joined Alucraft Systems in 2020 as the Health, Safety & Environment Manager. Richard previously worked for seventeen years with Saint-Gobain, spending the last ten years in management roles within factory and transport.

Richard Hatton-Airey

Health, Safety and Environment Manager

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