Slinger's In

Phil Slinger, Chief Executive of the Council for Aluminium in Building

FENSA, the industry’s top competent person scheme, has appointed Phil Slinger, Chief Executive of the Council for Aluminium in Building, to its Board.

The FENSA Board now has representation from all the trade bodies representing the framing materials in the industry. CAB joins the British Woodworking Federation, Steel Window Association and British Plastics Federation on the Board of the government-authorised scheme that monitors building regulation compliance for replacement windows and doors.

CAB is the preeminent body for the aluminium sector at both commercial (curtain walling) and domestic (windows, bi-fold etc) level. The organisation partners with The Installer's sister publication, The Fabricator, to bring an in-depth column to the industry every month.


 “It’s great to have Phil and CAB involved with FENSA. It’s a dynamic and diverse Board with one broad aim, to make things better for our industry.”

– Tony Smith 

GGF President and FENSA Chairman



Slinger adds: “Being relatively new to the industry it’s important that CAB is represented at industry meetings and that we work with other trade organisations for the benefit of our members and the wider industry.”

Chris Beedel, FENSA Director of Membership says: “Being the largest and longest standing competent person scheme in the fenestration sector, FENSA has stayed as the industry’s preferred choice because of its balanced working approach with all sides of the industry. We continue to work with organisations such as UKAS and Federation of Master Builders amongst others for the benefit of FENSA members and homeowners.”


That's Anda

Anda Gregory, Chief Development Officer for the GGF adds: “The culture within FENSA is one of collaboration. We work with partners and industry leaders to ensure the FENSA community have access to experts, products and services that help their business thrive. We’ll continue to drive forward change for the betterment of our industry and our members.”



The collaboration and wide representation seen at board level is replicated across the FENSA community that has more than 6,300 FENSA Approved Installers across England, Wales and Scotland.

Picture: Phil Slinger, Chief Executive of the Council for Aluminium in Building and the newest member of the FENSA Board.

Article written by Cathryn Ellis
09th September 2021


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