Lewis is well-known in the industry, having joined BAL in 2012 after an extensive career as a tradesman and then tiling lecturer. He gained his first experience in 1996 working for a family-run plastering business, specialising in wall and floor tiling.
He is also a qualified assessor and holds a Certificate of Education allowing him to teach tiling techniques. For five years, Lewis was a wall and floor tiling lecturer at Manchester College, working with the Offender Learning Sector. He developed the first ever tiling provision within HMP Haverigg.
Lewis joined BAL as a Product Support Technician (PST) before being promoted to manage the PST team in 2017.
He moved into a commercial role as an Area Sales Manager with BAL and ARDEX in 2019 – working with distributors, contractors and specifiers to deliver key projects across the North of England and the Scottish Borders. In 2022, Lewis was promoted to National Training Manager for ARDEX UK and Building Adhesives.