NADC Secretariat

NADC Secretariat
Mike Ockenden
Head of Secretariat

Mike worked for Barclays Bank for 28 years of which 18 years were spent overseas in six different countries.
He ran Barclays Mortgage business in UK in the 1990’s and then became Director of Direct channels setting up Barclays on-line banking service and centralising the back office for the UK Bank.
In 2001 Mike became a founder shareholder and Director of the Move Factory a centralised conveyancing business trading as MyHomeMove which is now the largest transactional business in the country.

NADC Secretariat
Jayne Neale
NADC Account Executive

From 2000 Jayne ran her own beauty therapy business until 2009 when she began working in a hotel as head house keeper.

Jayne joined Thornby Associates in October 2011 and is the main contact for NADC enquiries.

Jayne is also a Director of Thornby Developments. Jayne’s main hobby is playing golf, she was the Lady Captain for 2014/15 at Cold Ashby Golf Club.

Drain Clearance

Drain Unblocking, Drain Cleaning & Drain Descaling

When your drainage goes wrong, it can be very inconvenient; blockages, gurgles, slow water draining or bad smells can all make it very inconvenient for you. The best way to get rid of the issue(s), is to call in an NADC certified expert.

If you are in need of a drainage contractor to carry out drain unblocking, drain cleaning or drain descaling, be sure to only use an NADC certified member company.

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Our Mission

  • To drive more business both as a direct result of being a member in the region you operate and by creating new channels.

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Our management board

The NADC Board

The NADC management board is drawn from professionals within the industry covering every level of responsibility. Read More

Technical Training Committee

Benefits of Training

  • Training improves the quantity and quality of the workforce. It increases the skills and knowledge base of the employees.
  • It improves upon the time and money required to reach the company’s goals.

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Environment and Waste Committee

Liquid waste disposal has some serious challenges, it needs to be completed correctly requires much effort, coordination and capital investment to promote effective strategies and procedures. Read More

NADC Secretariat

Trade Association and professional bodies secretariat services
Thornby Associates offer a very flexible approach to Trade Associations and professional bodies tailoring the services provided to the needs of the individual association. Read More

Drain Lining

Damaged drains and sewers can lead to costly damage to your property. An entirely new drainage system can be fitted to eradicate these issues, but you might prefer something a little more cost-effective and less invasive. Read More

Home Buyers Drain Surveys

In recent times Home Buyers Drainage Surveys have become common place across the UK and Ireland. Read More