Management Team

With ASI, you know that you are getting the very best industry experience; from Technical to Sales to Operational delivery, we employ experienced professionals. 

With backgrounds in internationally recognised companies such as Lafarge Tarmac, Nynas & Kraton,  ASI has over 170 years of directly relevant experience of the asphalt, bitumen and PMB business.

Dr Howard Robinson

Managing Director

Howard has been invoved with the road maintenance industry for over 30 years having held senior positions with RSTA, Tarmac Group, Wimpey Minerals and Nynas Bitumen over this period. He is a recognised industry expert on road maintenance and is a regular speaker on the industry conference circuit.  He was made a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation in July 2013.

Andrew Ingram
Finance Director

Andrew joined the company in April 2007, becoming Finance Director in 2014. Andrew had previously worked in the retail and leisure industry with such names as Whitbread and Argos, and in the logistics industry as part of ICL/Fujitsu. Andrew is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and is responsible for Finance, Supply Chain, and the back office functions.

Paul Acock
R & D Director

Paul joined the company in January 2011 as Technical Director. Paul has worked within the Asphalt Construction and Bitumen industry for the past 27 years in the areas of Research & Product Development, including Mobil Oil, Nynas UK and Colas within the bitumen industry, Tarmac and Eurovia for the Asphalt Construction Industry, before joining ASI. A Member of the Chartered Institute of Highways & Transportation

Magdalena Machura
International Sales & Marketing Director

Magdalena joined the company in March 2016, bringing 16 years of experience in bitumen modification within the paving and roofing industry. Previously she worked for leading manufactures of high shear mixing equipment, BWS Technologie GmbH and polymers at Kraton Polymers, gaining experience in various roles, covering both technical and commercial responsibilities in management and leading positions.

Neil Thomas
Operations Director

Neil joined the company in February 2014, having previously been with Tarmac for 23 years in Senior Technical Management roles within the Product Development, Asphalt, Aggregates, Contracting and Recycling businesses. His field of expertise is in cost effective Pavement Engineering, Construction and Maintenance. Neil is Chair of the RSTA Preservation group and brings his wide knowledge and experience of providing client solutions to this evolving sector of the industry.

Craig Marshall
Commercial Manager

Craig has joined the company in April 2016 bringing 30 years experience in the Asphalt and Road Construction Industry. His roles at Tarmac and Aggregate Industries have included both Technical and Commercial management, creating bespoke solutions to maximise customer and client value.

Hew Huang
Regional Manager

Hew re-joined the company in November 2016 to drive the business growth in the area of Greater China. He holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London and has 7 years of experience within the Road and Asphalt products Industry.

Phil Eadon
Head of Technical Services

Phil joined the company in August 2015, having previously worked for Tarmac for 25 years as a Senior Technical Manager for their Asphalt, Aggregates and Contracting businesses. His field of expertise is in Pavement Design, Construction and Maintenance. Phil is a committee member of the Institute of Asphalt Technology and assists clients in exploring innovative asphalt pavement maintenance solutions.