Meet the Board


Kay Rose – CEO

Originally from a music background with a degree in music, plus performance and teaching diplomas in classical guitar.

Kay drastically changed career direction 20 years ago by moving to the construction industry.

After working within a National builders Merchants (Jewson) and a block and beam Flooring manufacturer (Cemex), Kay joined Axter Ltd as a commercial Manager in 2005 and promoted to Operations Manager (Commercial Division, UK and Ireland) in 2015.

Kay successfully completed the IOR Management and Technician course in 2015 with flat roofing Reinforced Bitumen Membranes as her chosen discipline. Having achieved three distinctions and the top mark, Kay was awarded the Institute of Roofing’s “Student of the Year”.

In 2017, Kay then joined EagleView to help launch their business into the UK Roofing market.

Kay has been a member of the IOR Board for four years, and previously acted as Vice Chair from 2018 to 2020.

Until becoming the CEO of IoR, Kay was the Regional Manager for NFRC, London and Southern Counties Region and is passionate about supporting people within the roofing industry to train, learn and professionalise our industry.