Oliver Madge. Chief Operating Officer. COO
Oliver has worked in the Pest Industry for over 20 years and in that time has seen a number of technical developments, changes in attitudes and legislation for the use of pesticides and has been involved with many projects to raise the understanding and awareness of the need to control and manage pests.
Oliver became an industry tutor during 2004, becoming a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) as well as NEBOSH qualified, for Health and Safety requirements. He is an RSPH examiner and Lantra Instructor. Understanding how knowledge and skills can be delivered, directly to those people who need to know, at the point-in time they need to know it, continues to be one of Olivers ambitions.
In 2006 he became Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the British Pest Control Association (BPCA) and continued his passion for raising the awareness and standards within the Pest Management Industry. Working with service companies, manufacturers, qualification/standards and sectors skills groups, high-profile end users and related national associations.
In addition Oliver was an Executive Board member for CEPA (the European Pest Management Association) and undertook the role of training rapporteur for Europe. Oliver was part of the team that delivered the Roma Protocol, the start of a pan-European drive to deliver unified standards for the management of pests and Oliver continues to sit on the UK mirror group of the new European standard CEN TC 404.
Oliver is also one of the professional advisor for many media sources, including Watchdog, Rogue Traders; Radio 4; The One Show; Countryfile and national newspapers.
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