Personnel

 

 Director    
     
Bee_Amin


 
  Bee Amin is the Director for Gates MacBain Associates with overall administration control. She is responsible for managing and running the daily aspects of the company. Her job involves registration and certification of students, co-ordination of internal and external verification and liaising with awarding bodies. Bee has a number of years’ experience in the administration and organisation of businesses, having run a number for a period of over 30 years.
     

 
   
 Associates    
     
 Ron_Gatepain  

Ron Gatepain TD, BSc, MPhil, MEd, MBEng, FCIOB, MRICS, FASI, MCMI, FIfL, PGCE, LCG is a Chartered Surveyor, Chartered Builder, Corporate Building Surveyor, Corporate Building Engineer and a Chartered Construction Manager. He has lectured for the British Army on management courses and for Nottingham Trent and Loughborough Universities in Construction Technology, Management, Economics and Project Evaluation and Development. In addition he was for over 25 years the Managing Director of a Property Development Company. Prior to becoming a director of Gates MacBain Associates Ltd Ron lectured at Lincoln College in Building and Civil Engineering Studies and was responsible for the development of new programmes and courses for their School of Construction. He has also developed Distance Learning courses and acted as a personal tutor for them and on-line training programmes. The author of several books and numerous magazine articles he is the Technical Expert Author Advisor and Editor to the constructionsite the national e-learning and resource website for Higher and Further Education Institutions. Ron is experienced in the assessment of training requirements and the design of training courses in educational institutions, industry and the armed forces; having been a Lieutenant Colonel with the Royal Logistic Corps. He has over 25 years experience in construction education and training and is experienced in NVQ assessing and in internal verifying for construction and civil engineering courses and was involved with the development of the criteria for Incorporated Engineer status through the Institute of Highway Engineers. A former member of the CIOB East Midland Regional Committee, he has also sat on their Strategy and External Relations Committee and now acts as a Regional Ambassador. He is an Architectural Historian and a visiting lecturer at Bishop Grosseteste University Lincoln, where he lectures on Heritage courses; he also carries out engagements as a subject expert guest speaker on Architectural History for cruise ships throughout the world. He is the founder and contributes to and manages the Famous Historic Buildings website. In 2010 Ron was recognised in the Individual Award Category of the National Training Awards for his outstanding achievements in training and development and the benefits that had provided to others.

 
 
 
   
 Chris   Christopher Bean BA, MEd, MCIOB, MBEng, FIfL, Cert Ed is a Chartered Builder, Corporate Surveyor, Corporate Building Engineer and a Chartered Construction Manager who was responsible for the Technician, Professional and Craft courses within the School of Construction at Lincoln College before forming Gates MacBain Associates Ltd. He has first hand experience in many of the jobs within the construction industry having progressed from craftsman to the construction manager of a large multi-disciplinary building contracting firm before moving full time into education. Having served on the committees of several of the professional institutes he has also acted in the capacity of examiner for institute’s professional entry examinations and as an external examiner. Chris is a former member of the CIOB East Midland Regional Committee and has also sat on their Events and Best Practice Committee. Experienced in NVQ assessing and internal and external verifying for construction and civil engineering courses he is an approved mentor for the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) to guide candidates through to Incorporated and Chartered Engineer status and is involved with the development of the criteria for Incorporated Engineer status through the IHE. He has over 35 years experience in construction education and training and 20 years of leading and managing CIOB courses.
 
 
   
 John_Cobley  
  John Cobley BA, MSc, MCIOB, MIMgt, Cert Ed is a Chartered Builder who is currently Lead Verifier for the First and National Construction Programmes for Edexcel and is experienced in NVQ assessing, internal and external verifying for construction and civil engineering courses. Having started on the tools John held a number of positions at craft and managerial level before qualifying as a teacher and moving from the construction industry into education to become a Principal Lecturer, Curriculum Manager and Deputy Head of Construction at a number of colleges of Further Education. He has worked with Ofsted carrying out a large number of inspections before starting his own Consultancy business.
 
 
   
 
Beth_Devlin
  Beth Devlin MCIOB is a Chartered Builder with over 20 years’ experience at management level in the Private Sector of the construction Industry. Beth specialises in the commercial and retail sectors and has worked as contracts manager and CDM Coordinator for major retail organisations before establishing her own Company involved in retail project management. Having gained practical experience in qualifying and assessing NVQs she also holds the A1 Assessors qualification enabling her to assess construction NVQs.
     
 
 
   
     
     
     








 
 
 
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