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Introducing our new Technical Competency Manager

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Natalia Thomas Alvarez has been appointed Technical Competency Manager for Premier Guarantee.

Leading warranty and building control provider Premier Guarantee are delighted to welcome Natalia to their growing building control team.

The focus on competency in our industry has increased recently ahead of the enforcement of the Building Safety Act.


Read our interview with Natalia


Natalia will play a key role in providing surveyors with an array of learning and support, enhancing Premier Guarantee’s trusted expertise.

"I’m really proud to be working with Premier Guarantee in this role," said Natalia. "It highlights the company’s commitment to the competency reform."

"Having this role in place not only signifies the level of resources being given to the competency plan but shows how seriously this is being taken."

"Premier Guarantee are extremely serious about training and learning, which is what attracted me to work with the company. The technical training and learning development teams are second to none."

Gary Cass, Managing Director for Building Control at Premier Guarantee, echoed Natalia’s enthusiasm.

He said: "I’m delighted to welcome Natalia to our growing team here at Premier Guarantee. This important time in our industry warrants dedicated preparation and Natalia's appointment shows our commitment to enhancing our expertise further."

"Building this framework allows our staff to demonstrate their competency and provide added comfort to our customers."


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Every care was taken to ensure the information in this article was correct at the time of publication (April 2023). Guidance provided does not replace the reader’s professional judgement and any construction project should comply with the relevant Building Regulations or applicable technical standards. For the most up to date Premier Guarantee technical guidance please refer to your Risk Management Surveyor and the latest version of the Premier Guarantee Technical Manual.
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