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Meet the team

Our award winning team has a wealth of expertise in all areas of roofing and construction, ensuring every job is completed to the highest professional standards.

Frank Clarke

Frank Clarke
Managing Director

Clarke Roofing was founded by Frank Clarke Senior and Frank Clarke Junior started working for his father as a teenager out on site.  He is responsible for the overall running of the company and estimating, and works closely with architects and builders advising on technical issues. He is a committee member for the regional National Federation of Roofing Contractors and sits on the craft comitee of the worshipful company of tylers and bricklayers.Frank was awarded freedom of the city of London in 2015.
When he is not in the office he enjoys spending time with his family, and is a keen supporter of Brighton & Hove Albion.

Paul Strudwick

Paul Strudwick
Director

Paul has worked with the company for over thirty years and became a director in 2003.
He has overall responsibility for contracts and technical advice and works closely with clients and operatives to achieve the smooth running of contracts.
Having won the UK Craftsman Medal in 1990 he expects the same level of care from all our workers.

David Beer

David Beer
Director

David has been working for the company for over 30 years. He started as a labourer and has worked his way up the company ladder.
During his time on the tools he has gained a Heritage Skills Card in slating and tiling. Now a company director, David is head of estimating for pitched and flat roofing works. In his spare time he enjoys time with family, golf, dining out and socialising.

Lloyd Clarke

Lloyd Clarke
Pitched roof estimating surveyor

Lloyd has worked in the roofing industry for 17 years, starting as a labourer, progressing to an estimator for all aspects of pitched roofing.
He enjoys watching Brighton and Hove Albion, spending time with his family and the occasional round of golf or ski trip when time allows!

Karl Strudwick

Karl Strudwick
Contracts Manager

Karl started working for the company in 2004 as a trainee and has worked his way up through the company and is now a Contracts Manager.  If he is not in the office he can be found overseeing the operatives out on site.
In his spare time he can be found out and about with his young family.

Josh Clarke

Josh Clarke
Flat Roofing Estimator/ contracts manager

Josh started working for Clarke roofing 14 years ago. Josh started as a labourer and has progressed to an estimator. Josh now works in the flat roofing department as an estimator and contracts manager.
Outside of work he spends his time playing sports, socialising and spending time with his family.

Phil Clarke

Phil Clarke
Flat Roofing Manager

Phil joined Clarke roofing in 2012 to head up the flat roofing department.
Phil has been in the flat roofing industry for 35 years and brings a wealth of knowledge to jobs and clients.

Karen Emmitt Pearce

Karen Emmitt Pearce
Administration

Karen is an administrator and has been with Clarke Roofing for 4 and a half years. In her spare time she enjoy reading, running and socialising with friends usually dressed as a pirate at some festival or bonfire event as a member of Eastbourne Bonfire Society.

Lisa Beer

Lisa Beer
Contracts Administration

Lisa has worked for the company since 2010 and works in the Contracts Department assisting Contracts Managers, Paul Strudwick, Karl Strudwick and David Duerdoth, with booking and programming.  She works part time and is in the office Wednesdays and Thursdays. In her spare time she is a keen golfer and enjoys spending time with her family

Melanie Trott

Melanie Trott
Administration

Melanie joined the company in 2012 and is a key support to all departments.  Melanie is in the office Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. When she is not in the office she can be found at her local gym.

Ray Edwards

Ray Edwards
Quantity surveyor

Ray has worked for Clarke Roofing Southern Ltd for approximately 3 years, and is a qualified Quantity Surveyor BSc (Hons) graduating for London South Bank University 2010. He has over 30 years construction experience. My main interests extend to traveling, I have visited most countries in Europe, but enjoy Asia, the West indies and Australian the most.

Ian Pickard

Ian Pickard
Health and safety manager

Ian Pickard of IDP Safety Services started training the directors over 25 years ago when he worked for Llewellyn’s. When Ian started his own company, we employed his services carrying out health and safety from SSiP’s accreditations to site inspections. Delivering training over the last six years he has achieved the ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001. This year will be the 10th year milestone of winning the NFRC Gold health and safety award. Ian is a key member of the management team with over 30 years’ experience in the industry.

Dan Sweet

Dan Sweet
Construction manager/ surveyor

Daniel joined Clarke Roofing in 2013 working on site and estimating within the office.
This developed in towards becoming Construction Manager at Clarkes this involves Estimating, Surveying, Project Managing along with many other tasks incorporating the client’s needs.
With Pre – start meetings and Contracts meetings they ensure that work is completed on time and within budget.
Out of work Daniel enjoys Family time with his Wife and two young boys, when time allows he may be found behind his Fishing rods on a lake somewhere.

Sue Maynard

Sue Maynard
Contracts Administration

Sue started working for the company in 2018 and works in assisting with the day-to-day administration within the Contracts Department.  She works part time and is in the office Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays.
She enjoys spending time with her family when she is not in the office.

Lisa Pickard

Lisa Pickard
Business Development

Lisa has worked in the construction and roofing industry for over 20 years and looks after Business Development and Marketing. Lisa is also a fully qualified football coach and a season ticket holder for Brighton & Hove Albion. In her spare time she enjoys being part of a local music theatre company and spending time with family.

Jamie Skates

Jamie Skates
Quantity surveyor

Jamie has been with the company around 18 months having spent the previous 11 years in the commercial world of Main Contracting with the like of Wilmot Dixon, His skill set is based mainly around the contract side of the business.

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