CLM Group

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      CLM Group represents the epitome of industry leadership and innovation. Spanning multiple sectors including Fireproofing, Fire Testing, and Fire Consultancy services, our subsidiaries are united under a commitment to excellence and high standards. Each branch operates with unparalleled technical skill and a forward-thinking approach. Our group's ethos centres on raising industry standards and pioneering new practices. Join us at CLM Group, where expertise meets innovation.

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The UK’s industry leading fire protection group

At CLM Group, we define excellence in fire protection expertise. Our comprehensive range of services is a testament to our unwavering commitment to quality and compliance, backed by advanced technical skills and a spirit of innovation. We continuously elevate industry standards, delivering outstanding solutions and ensuring compliance at every step.

Our Pillars

Our Pillars

Turnkey Solution

Turnkey solution incorporating all aspects of fire protection from passive installation, fire testing and specialist consultancy. Our solution encompasses a comprehensive array of fire protection services, seamlessly integrating every facet of fire safety into a cohesive and effective strategy.

Quality, Innovation and Compliance

At CLM Group, we pride ourselves on our unwavering commitment to innovation, quality, and compliance. With a relentless pursuit of cutting-edge technologies, we continuously push the boundaries of fire protection solutions to ensure that our clients and partners receive the most advanced and effective solutions available. Our dedication to quality is evident in every aspect of our work, from the meticulous selection of materials to the rigorous testing procedures we employ to guarantee reliability and performance.

Golden Thread

CLM Group are compliant with the golden thread, from BIM in predesign to digital record-keeping of all site activity. This ensures our works are auditable, transparent and accessible. Our adherence to the Golden Thread principle guarantees that key information, such as design intent, materials used, testing reports, and maintenance schedules, is readily accessible to all stakeholders, facilitating informed decision-making and promoting long-term fire safety resilience.

About Us

About Us

The CLM Group is a privately owned group of companies offering Passive Fire Protection, Fire Testing and Fire Consultancy services across the United Kingdom.

Board of directors

David Billinghurst

Executive Director

David Miles

Executive Director

Clive Miles

Chairman

Tom Gilbert

Group CEO

CLM Group

David Miles

Executive Director

Stephen Tough

Group CFO

Tom Gilbert

Group CEO

Mark Taylor

Executive Director

David Billinghurst

Executive Director

Our Board

We place paramount importance on the collective expertise of our industry-recognised Board of Directors. With decades of combined experience in the
construction industry, our board members bring invaluable insights and strategic guidance to every aspect of our operations. Their deep understanding of fire
safety regulations, innovative technologies, and emerging trends ensures that CLM Group remains at the forefront of safety and compliance, constantly evolving to meet the needs of our clients and partners.

Founder & Chairman

Clive Miles

As both the Chair of CLM and The ASFP, Clive drives industry best practice, ensuring compliance and championing innovation. Clive identifies and implements new processes and technology to increase efficiency and deliver service excellence to our customers.

Chief Executive Officer

Tom Gilbert

As well as driving the groups overall vision, Tom works with the team to develop our existing clients and introduce new ones whilst also identifying and developing new service offerings. He utilises his extensive network to promote CLM as the UK’s leading fire protection group.

Executive Director

David Miles

David ensures the smooth running of every project, overall operations and manages all aspects of CLM’s contracts. He ensures CLM invests in innovative new technology, as well as learning and development opportunities for all members of staff.

Executive Director

David Billinghurst

David brings years of business experience in management and business growth to enable CLM to consistently deliver and stay ahead of the industry. He oversees changes and executes management, whilst keeping abreast of the latest technological developments.

Heads of Service

From devising comprehensive fire prevention strategies to implementing cutting-edge solutions, our team is the cornerstone of our commitment to excellence and the assurance of top-tier service delivery to our customers and partners. The heart of our operations lies in the dedicated expertise and leadership of our Heads of Service. Each department is led by experienced professionals who bring a wealth of knowledge, diversity and a passion for fire safety to their roles.

Through their strategic vision, meticulous planning, and proactive problem-solving, our Heads of Service play a pivotal role in upholding our company’s reputation for reliability, innovation, and superior service in the fire protection industry.

Executive Director

Mark Taylor

Mark is responsible for designing and implementing CLM Group’s long-term growth development strategy and developing new tools and processes to empower the company and its employees, as well as supercharging the brand exposure in the marketplace.

Chief Finance Officer

Stephen Tough

Stephen has a critical role in the strategic leadership, risk management operations and financial stability of CLM Group. Stephen leads the Finance Team, applying considerable construction finance directorial experience, having both technical expertise and business acumen alongside strong analytical skills.

Digital Transformation Director

Charlie Blanke

Charlie manages the Groups technological infrastructure, ensuring seamless operations and robust security measures. With a deep understanding of both the intricacies of fire protection systems and the latest advancements in information technology, he plays a crucial role in optimising efficiency and enhancing safety measures. 

Head of Marketing

Maddison Sands

Maddison plays a pivotal role in amplifying our brand presence and fostering meaningful connections within the industry. With a keen understanding of the unique needs and challenges of the fire protection sector, she develops strategic initiatives to showcase our expertise and is responsible for all events, communications, tenders and partnerships.

Head of Human Resources

Helen Tesfamichael

Helen fosters a culture of engagement, excellence, and growth. With a keen understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities within our industry, she plays a vital role in recruiting, retaining, and developing top talent. She is champion of employee well-being, ensuring that our team members are equipped with the resources and support they need to thrive.

Our Vision / Purpose

Our Vision / Purpose

The aim is to maximise the performance of the CLM Group of Companies and ensure they continue to be high-performing and agile businesses.

  • We have created a group structure that not only accelerates our target growth but also enhances efficiency for both our existing and new operational businesses.
  • We demand greater cross-functional collaboration, enabling our teams and stakeholders to work seamlessly together.
  • Our structure aligns our resources with the evolving needs of our clients.
  • We have created an environment that encourages innovation, where ideas are welcomed and valued.