Join the Team

If you are ambitious, dedicated and can see yourself as part of a team that leads the world in flood protection then review our current roles available and email us on the email address below.

If your preferred role is not advertised right now then we would still pleased to hear from talented individuals.

Email: enquiries@aquobex.com

MARKETING INTERN – with the right candidate likely to be offered a permanent role

Meet the team

John Alexander

MANAGING DIRECTOR

John is one of the original founders of Aquobex and partnered with Gavin in 2010. Having worked alongside each other as suppliers and distributors on a huge array of projects, they discovered they shared the same goals for the flood market and John was able to bring in his experience of working across Africa, Asia and the Middle-East.

With huge potential in the flood protection industry, John continues to champion the raising of standards working with stakeholders and partners to help produce new consumer guidance and industry best practice.

John is heading up Aquobex's offering of IoT, big data and machine-learning tools to enable better management of all phases of the a disaster, and broadening the range of solutions to include earthquake, wildfire and other hazards apart from flood.

Gavin George

SALES DIRECTOR

After a near-miss on his own home in 2001, Gavin discovered that there was no industry for flood protection and little support for flood victims. With extensive experience in the sales, financial and marketing sectors, he joined forces with co-founder of Aquobex, John Alexander, to develop a new business model.

Helping to bring prominent product ranges such as Floodguard and Rapidam to the market, Gavin managed some of the first major property level flood protection schemes in the UK. He has since helped Aquobex evolve into the leader in the field of testing and integrating world-class flood products and systems.

Gavin is a passionate believer in product innovation and standards. He continues to play an industry-wide role including being the voice of the industry in the drafting of the new product standard BS851188.

MARTIN DOLAN

RESEARCH CONSULTANT

Martin joined as a KTP Oxford Brookes University to channel the expertise of the research and academia into the company. Leading Aquobex's research into the flood performance of building materials and building details, he is now one of the most respected experts in his field. He offers his unparallel knowledge and expertise to our clients in the insurance and architects sectors, and is our main participant in stakeholder engagement such as the development of the Property Flood Resilience Code of Conduct with CIRIA and others.

Having come to the business with prior experience in disaster management, Martin is now also prominent in the work to develop our range of technology solutions through Aquobex Technologies. This includes development of our i-REACT multi-hazard early warning system covering floods, earthquake, widlfire and other natural hazards.

Having worked in South America and Asia, Martin has enhanced the international focus of Aquobex.

Ron Whitehead

TECHNICAL CONSULTANT

Ron is a specialist in flood alleviation of properties and assets and has worked in this sector since 2001. He is now Technical Consultant at Aquobex providing guidance for all the surveying, design, installation and maintenance of a wide variety of schemes across the UK for utility and commercial sectors.

He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Fellow of the Association of Building Engineers and has sat on many steering groups and committee’s advising UK Government and key governmental bodies on flood issues.

He is the immediate past Chairman of the Flood Protection Association from April 2004 until August 2011. He has been a director of the Flood Protection Association since April 2004 until 2012.

Henry Clarke

CONSULTANT

As a chartered surveyor and property director, Henry has led national property portfolios for major corporations such as The Crown Estate and British Rail. His deep understanding of the risks and impacts to both life and property underpin his dedication to protect against the increasing threats of flooding.

Henry is passionate about raising awareness of the potential for flood damage and maintains an active role in moving the issue up political, personal and commercial agendas. With Aquobex a market leader in flood protection and property resilience, Henry supports its development of proven solutions across all sectors, from critical infrastructure to businesses and homes.

John Panczak

CONSULTANT

John’s extensive background in the financial sector gives him a unique ability to bring the ambition of rapidly growing businesses to fruition. As a PwC qualified chartered accountant, his experience at commercial director level has helped Aquobex gain its high end reputation and prestigious clients such as the Environment Agency, EDF/Spie (France), Carillion Amey, PwC, Essex County Council and many more.

Monitoring the achievements and expansion of Aquobex, John is responsible for maintaining close relationships with each of the respected partners in the business. Delivering principle advice and solutions to clients and affiliates, John utilises the most trusted knowledge and expertise from around the world.

Nick Richards

CONSULTANT

Having managed quickly evolving companies for over 30 years, Nick is an advisor and non-executive director at Aquobex and helps to meet the strategic goals of the company. His experience is predominantly in creating successful brands, forming significant joint ventures and building partnerships both domestically and across the globe.

Nick is committed to the company’s responsibilities of providing honest and knowledge-based consultancy and an outstanding level of service. From the earliest stages of the business, Nick has been continually impressed by Aquobex’s commitment to ‘do the right thing’ by insisting on industry-leading products and strategic partnerships with like-minded organisations.

Linda Blundell

PROJECT MANAGER, CONSTRUCTION

Linda is responsible for the project management and delivery of Aquobex installations across the UK. With significant credentials working alongside insurance companies, national house builders and warranty providers, Linda delivers multiple property repairs, refurbishment projects and complex construction jobs.

A key part of Linda’s role involves guaranteeing installations are completed to a high standard, on time and within budget. As a proven problem solver and team player, Linda’s strong people skills support her in providing excellent customer service.

Seeing first-hand the damage and devastation caused by floods, Linda is dedicated to working closely with home and business owners to provide flood resilience protection and prevent expensive repairs.

Charlie Parke

DESIGN ENGINEER

Charlie joined the Aquobex team in 2018 after 6 years developing his experience and expertise with a leading competitor.

His passion is in design of innovative solutions which break the mould such as passive flood barriers and level threshold flood doors. That Charlie can bring to realisation complex designs is testament to his talent.

Charlie has worked around the world to project manage for key clients ensuring the installation and testing steps run smoothly, and solving issues on legacy products. Whether up to his waist in water at the test facility or producing 3D desktop models, Charlie's hard work and dedication to quality epitomises why he is part of Aquobex's success.

Nic Ward

FOREVER PART OF OUR TEAM

With a background in the military and sub-sea engineering, Nic has worked in some of the most challenging environments on the planet. Developing radical and innovative solutions with strict health and safety protocols, Nic was among the first to test flood barriers on a global scale.

Having partnered with government, industry and stakeholder groups to guide them in developing a new sector, Nic has many years’ experience in the design and testing of best-in-class products. He is also an accomplished consultant who has worked on some of the biggest flood protection projects in the USA.

Known for his engineering brilliance within the Aquobex team, Nic is the inventor of world-renowned flood protection barrier Rapidam, awarded Best Invention of the Year on the BBC’s Tomorrow’s World.

Nic passed away in December 2018 and will be missed by the whole industry.

Claire Alexander

OFFICE MANAGER

Claire joined Aquobex at the beginning of 2014 to assist the business with its accounts and general administration work. Having experienced some fundamental progress within the company in the last year, Claire’s responsibilities are now focused on both office and HR management.

Thriving on the challenges that Aquobex meets on a daily basis, Claire supports the team’s headway as they develop new approaches to flood risk management. Following the growth of the company, Claire looks forward to its future innovations.

Davor Predavec

IoT PROJECT MANAGER

IoT domain of electrical engineering, with its extensive range of applicability is Davor's passion. Whether speaking about communication networks, HW/SW development, security, impact on the society, he will manage to get a detailed picture of the matter and strive to create a broader one in order to deliver the product or a service which serves the wide community.

As a responsible, but ready to play with state-of-the-art technology, Davor is devoted engineer and a hardworking professional always keen to use latter for connecting people, making information flow more fluent and broaden, and ultimately, making the world the better place for living. This is achieved through wide knowledge of ICT, but also psychology and philosophy of engineering, and integrating all the possible domains which one matter can converge to create a synthesis of a product or service.

People’s happiness is the most motivational fuel for Davor’s work. He sees technology as a perfect tool that can serve individuals or a community in technical aspects where there is a lack. Working as a call agent, Quality Engineer and later Manager of IoT, sales person and a rewarded student whose papers are published in known organizations such as IEEE, IHSI and many future others is a relevant fact which shows the great will to make a sustainable cities in future.