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Meet The Team

With a wealth of experience, earned over many years in the industry, our team is perfectly placed to give you the advice you need

Chairman

Wim Batist

Having set up the BCA Group Business in the UK in 1981, as Chairman he has over 50 years’ experience in the Caravan, Motorhome and Camping industry majoring in both the Manufacturing and Component supplies to the leisure industry.

Wim has seen year on year growth of the Company through continued research, development and designing of new products which in turn has through his dedicated and skilled team created efficiencies to be applied through the manufacturing process to all BCA Leisure customers.

Directors

Adam Slater

Managing Director

Joining the business in 2015 as Managing Director Adam has already served over 35 years in the Automotive Industry, with his track record in business expansion, budget management and people recruitment along with the strong management in the BCA Group he plans to continue develop the cross section of expertise and skills to deliver exceptional customer service.

Wayne Boyd

Sales & Marketing Director

Wayne joined the leisure industry in 1996 as retail manager at one of the biggest dealerships in the UK.  2001 saw a move to the wholesale company Pennine Leisure Supplies as a sales rep where he covered the West of the UK.

In 2011 Wayne was approached to move to the manufacturing division of BCA group and join the management team in the commercial department. Wayne’s current role of Sales and Marketing Director was awarded in late 2013 just before the October NEC show.

Dean Hans

Technical Sales Director

Dean joined the company in 1993, starting on the production line. He has worked his way up through the technical side of the business and is now the Technical Sales Director. He oversees the drawing office, R&D and the service engineers, as well as being a member of the NCC technical committee.

He is currently working on several exciting new projects that will appear in the coming seasons.

Technical Services & Design

Tony Gommersall

Tony joined us in September 2004 on the production line. His time served as a service engineer has helped him in his current senior role. Tony is now our technical and drawing office manager. 

William Batist

At the time of writing, William is the most recent addition to the technical team, having joined in September 2017. As a Technical Assistant he produces wiring diagrams for production packs.

IT, Support & Accounts

Stephen Lister

Stephen joined us in November 2015 as the Finance Manager after 26 years of accounting experience in the fabric Industry. He heads the accounts team.

Anne Pearson

Anne is our longest serving employee, having joined BCA in 1987. She was previously the warranty administrator between 2001-2014, before taking up her current post as Costings Assistant.

Sales & Marketing Team

Christine Janecki

Christine has been working for BCA since 1991. She started work on the production line, and is now in charge of sales order processing.

Chris Aston

Chris joined the BCA sales team in 2020. He brings with him a wealth of experience from the industry to his role as UK sales manager for BCA Motion. Chris has been key in bringing new converter harness business to BCA. 

Production Leaders

Tanya Allinson

Tanya joined the company in 2003, starting in production, then a move to the drawing office in 2006. She has been instrumental in adopting the automotive drawing software we currently use. In 2021 Tanya took her current role as production manager. 

Harrison Batist

Harrison joined BCA Group as a sales rep for Pennine Leisure in 2011 covering the south of the country. He moved to BCA Leisure in October 2015 and since then has been managing several major IT and infrastructure projects for Pennine Leisure Supplies and BCA Leisure.

Jackie O'Connor

Jackie is our Production Controller, and helps oversee manufacturing throughout the company. She has been with us since 1996.

Kerry Gallagher

Kerry has worked for BCA since 2006 firstly in production, then moving to the drawing and technical office in 2016. Kerry is now production controller for our new converter business – BCA Motion.

Quality, Warranty & Aftersales

Lucy Skellington

Lucy is our Assistant Quality & Warranty Manager, and deals with all of the enquiries and returns from the dealership network. She started working for the company in 2007, and started her current role in 2013.

Mick Mallinson

Mick has been with us for a long time, starting in April 1990 on the production line. He progressed through being a service engineer to his current position of Warranty/Quality Manager. He is responsible for production processes, overseeing testing of product and the maintenance of our ISO standards.

Development & Service Engineers

Omer Farooq

Omer is one of our electronics engineers and joined BCA in 2021. His skills help to innovate and improve new and existing products.

Damien Hughes

Damien joined us in 2004 on the production line. Since then he has been promoted to service engineer, and assists in the drawing office with the wiring diagrams.