Meet the Team

Robert Candy

Robert established the association in 2011, and has since grown it to be the largest trade body in the scaffolding and access sector.

Russell Maxwell-Smith

Russell is Managing Director of Wellmax Scaffolding Limited, and was appointed as President of the association in 2017.

Nicole Albert

Head of Membership

Nicole joined the team in 2020 and her role is dedicated to processing new member applications, ensuring seamless renewals, and supporting with membership queries.

Stacey Underhill

Stacey joined the association in 2011, and is responsible for working with members and industry stakeholders to raise the profile of the association within industry.

Chris Seaton

Chris joined the association in 2021 and is responsible for developing the association’s policy position and building relationships with key stakeholders.

Sally Smith

Head of Marketing and Events

Sally returned to the association as Head of Marketing & Events Manager in 2024, from a background in the housebuilding and tourism industries. This role will focus on building membership and industry relations.

Trish Meyer

Trish joined the association in 2021 and works with Clients to demonstrate the value of including members in their supply chain, as well as managing our key partnerships.

Alison Hurman

Alison joined the team in 2019, and is now responsible for the development and production of AccessPoint magazine, and managing the associated digital platforms.