Our Team

Bastows Roofing/Our Team

Meet The Team

Dan O'Donoghue MCIOB

Managing Director

Dan has been instrumental in establishing and defining Bastows Roofing, taking the idea from inception to reality with his customary vision and commitment to quality.

He is well positioned to lead the team, graduating with a First Class Honours degree in Construction Management and attaining Chartered status with the Chartered Institute of Building in 2017.

As the Managing Director of Bastows Roofing, Dan drives our development towards becoming the busy London property manager’s roofing contractor of choice.


Niki McGrane Chartered MCIPD

People and Marketing Director

Niki has designed and implemented systems encompassing accreditations, HR, training and communications.

She attained Chartered Member status of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development in 2011 and has completed training to a Certification in Digital Marketing.

She is committed to the development of our position in our market, and to supporting and celebrating the great work done by colleagues on project sites.

Steve 'Archie' Gemmell MIoR

Contracts Director

Steve (known fondly by all as ‘Archie’) is a member of the Institute of Roofing and is an approved installer for several liquid waterproofing systems.

He is SMSTS qualified and has over 17 years’ experience in roofing, including the application of cold liquid systems, bitumen felt, asphalt and waterproofing systems.

As Contracts Director, Archie manages project site operations and ensures the safe delivery of quality work, on schedule and on budget.

Neil Tibbs

Contracts Manager (High Performance Felt and Asphalt)

Neil has over twenty years experience in roofing, and specific expertise in asphalt, felt, slate and liquid waterproofing systems.

He has recently started overseeing projects as Contracts Manager. With a positive, organised and methodical approach, Neil looks after varied projects of all sizes, and keep clients, residents and contracting partners informed and happy with progress.

He is a verified installer for the Westwood Wecryl, Kemper and Centaur systems, and has been instrumental in attaining our Safecontractor and CHAS accreditations.

Grant Gemmell

Contracts Manager/Estimator (Cold Applied Liquid Roofing)

Grant is NVQ qualified in liquid waterproofing systems, and a verified installer for the Westwood Wecryl, Kemper and Centaur systems.

He is currently working towards approved installer status for Sika roofing systems and is keen to encourage and support new talent into our industry.

He has been heavily involved in our accreditation as an Approved Member of the Confederation of Roofing Contractors and has great enthusiasm and a natural talent for overseeing the estimating side of the business.

John Dixey

Contracts Manager (Pitch Roofs and Lead)

John has many years of experience in all aspects of specialist leadwork and plumbing. He completed a City and Guilds apprenticeship and is keen to encourage new talent into the industry.

John is proud to have consulted on lead restoration work to Dover Castle, Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London.

He is a keen golfer and rugby union fan. We are delighted to have his expertise on the Bastows Roofing team.

Frank Bastow


As Chairman of our sister company Bastows, Frank has been instrumental in the setting up of Bastows Roofing- and brings considerable business expertise to the team.

He’s a keen traveller and sportsman and is always at the heart of charity and community projects our team support- usually leading from the front as we cover 20 mile walks or tackle a trek up a mountain!

He has developed several other businesses in industries as diverse as coaching, software development and music.

Aimee Cooper

Head of Procurement

Aimee ably manages the Procurement and Buying side of the business.

She has completed research and training to enhance her natural abilities, and implemented effective systems to reduce overheads and save money- meaning we can pass the benefits on to clients.

Aimee is a gifted artist with a great eye for presentation and detail, and she incorporates her creative flair within her work. She is effective, organised and friendly and greatly enjoys building relationships with colleagues and clients.

Nirvana Bharadia

Business Administrator

Nirvana has joined Bastows for a year as part of her ongoing studies towards a BA in Business Management at the University of Bournemouth.

She is working to achieve a good understanding of all elements of a business, with a special interest in people management and marketing.

We are delighted to have Nirvana on board and know she will bring the same commitment and enthusiasm to her work as she does to her studies.

Harvey Rosenbaum

Business Administrator

Harvey joined us with a great background in administration for major national retailers, and brings a wealth of skills and knowledge that will support strong, positive relationships with colleagues and clients.

He is also a qualified Teaching Assistant, having worked with children with severe autism and other special needs.

His commitment to development and training will support our aims as we grow our team and he is dedicated to promoting inclusion and diversity in our industry.


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