Key Contacts

Managing Director

Lee holds overall responsibility for the IBA Division and is a founder member and Treasurer of MIBAAA (Manufacturers of IBA Aggregates Association. He directs and controls all operations and gives strategic guidance and direction to ensure that we achieve our mission and objectives.

Lee has over 25 years technical and commercial experience in mineral processing and 10 years IBA experience. He is instrumental in process design, efficiency and development and also drives all commercial activities. He is accountable for all contracts and key client relationships and strives to be the partner of choice.

Commercial Contracts Manager

“Simon is responsible for the commercial strategies and for leading and developing commercial contracts to support the business growth plans.  Having started his career working for Tarmac in an Estate’s Management role for their quarry division, Simon has subsequently worked in the waste management and energy from waste (EfW) sectors for a number of years, along with extensive contact network.”

Operations Manager

Terry is the operational lead in developing the business opportunities on behalf of Fortis.  Terry has an MSc in Business Marketing & Leadership and has over 20 years’ of technical, commercial and operational experience within the sector.  His knowledge and expertise has successfully ensured specification approvals and project implantation and uses his leaderships skills to focus the business on efficiencies.

Terry works closely with our partners and clients to ensure the education of recycled materials to future clients, local authorities and end users.

Commercial Manager

Sarah joined Fortis as Commercial Manager in 2017 and is responsible for developing key partnerships and opportunities within the industry.  She has 20 years experience in relational management and strategic development.

Sarah supports both the sales and customer service teams to ensure we deliver solutions which exceed expectations.

Unit Manager

Martyn has over 15 years experience of working within the recycling and mineral processing industries. He oversees the operational teams within Fortis and holds responsibility for managing the processing whilst delivering full compliance to health, safety, environmental and quality legislation, whilst ensuring production and recovery targets are met. Martyn is continually looking to develop the existing IBA facilities, as well as any new opportunities for Fortis.


Ben Jacobs HSQE Manager

Ben leads the health and safety, technical and environmental functions for Fortis and has worked with IBA Aggregate since joining the industry in 2011, after graduating with a BSc in Geography with Environmental Studies. He is a member of IOSH and has passed the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

Ben spends the majority of his time on our sites, engaging with our staff to keep them healthy and safe. He has been closely involved in a number of research and development projects involving IBA Aggregate, and frequently liaises with industry colleagues, authorities and customers to ensure that the environmental and technical benefits of it are fully realised.

Sales & Environmental Coordinator

Jo joined the Fortis business in November 2017 as an Administrator until being promoted to the role of  Sales and Environmental Co-ordinator in April.

Jo supports the sales team, liaising with customers and co-ordinating CPD days, as well as ensuring the business follows environmental processes thoroughly.