Meet the team

The Apollo Roofing team are always willing to go the extra mile for you. Find out more about each of them below.

Management

Ian Cornelius

Managing Director

Ian joined Apollo in 1994 and was promoted to Sales Manager in 2000. He became Sales & Marketing Director in 2011, playing a pivotal role in leading our growth in the flat roofing sector and company as a whole.

Appointed Managing Director in 2015, Ian has since enhanced our strategic approach. Under his leadership, his focus is to ensure the Apollo Roofing brand is positioned to provide solutions to key industry issues, allowing for continued sustainable growth.

Ian has a HNC in Polymer Technology, and is a member of Vistage.

When Ian is not working you will find him running, walking or taking photos.

Ian Cornelius

Managing Director

Jon Saunders

Chairman

Jon is the son of our founder, Robert Saunders. After joining the company in 1989, Jon has held numerous key roles across the business. With his vast knowledge and experience, Jon became Managing Director in 2008 and successfully implemented a growth strategy focused on solving customer needs.

Jon became Chairman in 2015. He guides Apollo and ensures we always follow our core values of Safety, Care and Trust. Family is important to Jon. He strives to create a family environment in the workplace and at home. As a result, there is nothing more satisfying to Jon to see families enjoying each other’s company.

When Jon is not working, you will find him with his boys sailing, cycling and watching them play hockey.

Jon Saunders

Chairman

Sales

Mark Lloyd

Business Unit Manager

Joining in 1991, Mark has been at Apollo for 30 years. Spending his early years in the Technical department, Mark moved into Sales in 1999. His chemistry background has proved invaluable to customers.

Mark has specialised in our roofing division for over 10 years. Both his adhesive expertise and extensive flat roofing knowledge make him a prominent figure in the flat roofing industry. Promoted to Business Unit Manager in 2015, Mark is always happy to discuss your flat roofing and adhesive technology requirements, as well as assist with site trials. His aim is to ensure the successful completion of your projects.

Qualifications: ONC & HNC in Polymer Technology.

When Mark is not working you will find him watching Wolves play football or watching any sport, walking his dogs and spending time with his family.

Mark Lloyd

Business Unit Manager

Joe Mogg

Account Manager

Joe joined Apollo Roofing’s Sales department in 2017, with previous experience in managing customer relationships. Since, Joe has built up vast knowledge and experience of our adhesive technology and the flat roofing market, which enables him to fully understand your needs. This ensures you have the most appropriate adhesive technology. As with Mark (above), Joe’s aim is to ensure the successful completion of your flat roofing projects. He is always happy to assist with site trials.

Relevant courses: BMS Performance Selling, BMS Account Management, BMS Negotiation Skills, LRWA Specialist Applied-Skills Programme.

When Joe is not at work you will find him playing football for a local midlands team as well as racing motocross bikes.

Joe Mogg

Account Manager

Guy Cooper

Director of Sales

Guy has been a part of our Sales department for over 15 years and was Sales Manager for more than 10 years. Recently, Guy was appointed to Director of Sales. He joined Apollo with a technical background and many years’ experience of selling adhesive products.

As head of sales, Guy has played a key role in the development of our roofing strategy and growth in this market, as well as the company as a whole. Guy’s focus is to ensure the businesses is positioned to meet the needs our roofing customer, now and in the future.

When Guy is not at work you will find him watching rugby and being dad’s taxi! Life revolves around his kids, and he enjoys lunch out with his wife on a Saturday.

Guy Cooper

Director of Sales

Donna Colclough

Sales Support Advisor

Donna has been in a customer support role at Apollo for over 30 years. Her experience combined with her knowledge of our systems and processes mean she is best placed to assist you with your orders and any questions you may have. Donna is certainly known by our customers for her willingness to go the extra mile.

When Donna is not at work you will find her doing housework, cooking and spending time with her teenage son.

Donna Colclough

Sales Support Advisor

Marketing

Sharon Veronica Lovett

Director of Marketing

Sharon joined Apollo 10 years ago as Marketing Executive. She became Marketing Manager in 2013 and is now Director of Marketing.

Since 2011, Sharon has played a key role in helping to shape the flat roofing strategy and introducing the Apollo Roofing Solutions brand. Sharon often attends flat roofing trade association meetings and visits customers to ensure our strategy and products are in-line with industry and customer requirements.

Her team is responsible for market research, new product introduction, overseeing customer artwork and literature, as well as producing product information and thought-leadership pieces for customers and industry.

Sharon has a degree in Journalism, Masters Degree in Marketing and her Postgraduate Diploma (Chartered Institute of Marketing).

When Sharon is not working, you will find her running, at the gym or doing yoga. She also enjoys travelling and spending time with family and friends.

Sharon Veronica Lovett

Director of Marketing

Hasnae M'Hamdi

Marketing Executive

Hasnae joined Apollo over 6 years ago as Marketing Administrator. She has held various roles within the Marketing Department, giving her a breadth of experience. Hasnae is now Marketing Executive and leads our new product introduction process and changes to private-label/branded packaging.

More than happy to help, Hasnae will oversee design and coordinate regulatory approval processes to ensure your branded labels and packaging are fully compliant and representative of your brand. Hasnae puts customer experience at the heart of everything she does.

Hasnae has a degree in Marketing and Management, as well as a Masters Degree in Marketing.

When Hasnae is not working you will find her exercising, going for walks, going to the cinema and spending time with loved ones.

Hasnae M'Hamdi

Marketing Executive

Ben Whitehouse

Marketing Communications Coordinator

Ben joined Apollo nearly 6 years ago in late 2015, as Marketing Administrator, before being promoted to Marketing Assistant and then Marketing Communications Coordinator.

Since his time at Apollo, Ben has played a key role in shaping Apollo Roofing’s communications. He is able to quickly grasp product and market information to combine this with his communication skills to write thought-leadership blogs, emails and articles. You will have seen much of his work. He also produces our social media content, and the content and videos you see on this website is a result of Ben’s work!

Ben has a degree in International Management (Bsc) and his Digital Diploma in Professional Marketing (Chartered Institute of Marketing). He has also completed a range of copywriting, social media tools/tactics, video production/editing, google analytics courses.

When not at work, you will find Ben spending time with his friends, at the pub, going for a walk or watching a good tv series.

Ben Whitehouse

Marketing Communications Coordinator

Technical

Darrell Tibbins

Director of Technical, Quality & Compliance

Darrell joined the Apollo Technical department 34 years ago as a Laboratory Assistant and has achieved various promotions since. He is now Director of Technical, Quality and Compliance.

With a wealth of knowledge and expertise of adhesive technology and adhesive application for flat roofing, Darrel has been instrumental in bringing innovative products to the market. The most well-known include spray-applied canister MCPUs and primers. These products have helped to revolutionise application techniques and have helped industry initiatives, such as Safe2Torch.

When Darrell is not working, you will find him spending time with the family, running a youth cricket team, cycling and playing golf.

Darrell Tibbins

Director of Technical, Quality & Compliance

Steve Pitt

Product Manager (Roofing - Polymers)

With a strong adhesive development background and over 16 years in Apollo’s Technical department, Steve has extensive knowledge of our adhesive technology and the flat roofing market. He has enabled many customer adhesive and primer requirements come to life.

Steve plays a key role in our ongoing product developments and is responsible for the suitability testing of your substrates. He also helped many customers meet regulatory requirements, with a focus on product performance. Steve is always available for support or to provide product training, in the classroom and onsite.

When Steve is not at work, you will find him spending time with his family.

Steve Pitt

Product Manager (Roofing - Polymers)

James Follows

Compliance Manager

James has been part of Apollo’s Compliance department for over 26 years. With vast in-depth knowledge of adhesive regulations, James is a prominent figure in the adhesive industry and involved with key trade associations. This ensures James is best placed to advise on product developments and requirements.

He is the Chairperson for the ‘Health & Safety Working Group’, ‘Vice Chairperson for the Environment and Sustainability Working Group’ and a member of the ‘Technical Working Group’ for the British Adhesive & Sealant Association (BASA). He is also the UK BASA representative for the European Adhesive & Sealant Industry (FEICA) ‘PU Training Implementation Task Force’.

James’ team is responsible for helping you to ensure all your labels and packaging are compliant from a regulatory perspective.

His qualifications include a BEng (hons) in Polymer Science and Technology and Nebosh Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.

When James is not at work, you will find him spending time with the family, learning to play the guitar, trail running and pursuing outdoor activities.

James Follows

Compliance Manager

Technical Helpline: For any technical enquiries, please call 01827 54281 or email ApolloTechnical@apolloroofingsolutions.co.uk to speak with one of our dedicated team members.