OCS’s Paul Thrupp is elected as Deputy Chair of the British Cleaning Council
Paul Thrupp, OCS Director of Operational Excellence, Destinations and Venues, was officially elected Deputy Chair of The British Cleaning Council (BCC) at its recent AGM. Paul (pictured far right) represents the Federation of Window Cleaners on the BCC Council. This appointment is a strong testament to Paul’s reputation and standing within the wider industry, as a professional who has consistently delivered cleaning excellence throughout his career.
Paul has worked for OCS for more than 26 years and led the successful mobilisation of the NEC soft services contract. Commenting on his appointment, Paul said: “I feel honoured to have been elected Deputy Chairman of the British Cleaning Council. I look forward to continuing to support the great work carried out by the Council and all its members by coordinating the affairs of the industry and our responsibilities at home and abroad”.
Stan Atkins, the Chief Executive of the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc), and new BCC Chairman, commented: “I am greatly looking forward to working with Paul as our new Deputy Chair. With the support of Paul, Pat Wherton, the BCC Secretary General and all of our member associations, I am confident the BCC will go from strength to strength. By working closely together we have a great opportunity to continue to build the reputation of the UK cleaning sector as a responsible and professional industry”.
Established in 1982, the BCC is the voice of the cleaning industry and represents over 20 national trade associations linked to the UK’s cleaning, hygiene and waste management sectors.