People bouncing around in a Trampoline park

Rebound Roadshow 2019
Reading and Sheffield
Speaker Profiles


Neil Adebowale
Neil is Director of Independents, the market leaders in business insurances for the UK health and fitness sector. Instrumental in the development of ReBound, Neil has built this market-leading proposition into what it is today. He is immensely proud to be the IATP’s UK Insurance Partner and looks forward to welcoming you all to ReBound Roadshow 2019.


Presentation topic
Neil welcomes everyone to ReBound 2019 and later comes back to deliver a talk on the ReBound offering.

Edward Finch
Ed Finch was appointed Managing Director of MRIB Group in 2008, and under his leadership the business has strengthened its position as one of the country’s leading Chartered Insurance Brokers and Financial Advisers.


Presentation topic
Edward extends a warm welcome from MRIB Group.

Peter Brown
Peter Brown is Managing Director for the UK and Europe for the Circus Trix Brand Freedome and is a founder member of the IATP UK committee and Vice Chairman of the association. He was the technical author of the standard in the UK and is technical expert for the New CEN ISO that is currently being written.

Presentation topic
Update on recent IATP developments and your chance to input on what you need from the trade body.

Kam Singh
Kam is an entrepreneur, with interests in leisure, retail and property. His business interests are heavily customer facing, so maintaining high standards is paramount. He founded WeCompli after finding a need for a solution that catered for the leisure market.


Max McCarthy
Max has helped develop the app for leisure markets in particular trampolining. Having worked as general manager of a national trampoline park operator, is valuable insight into the day to day operational challenges ensures that the app caters for the needs of trampoline parks.

Max is the Business Development Manager at WeCompli


Presentation topic
Discussing the importance of daily inspections and record keeping. Ensuring compliance from easy to use and user friendly systems and improve your defensibility against claims.

David Thompson
David is a solicitor from BLM working out of the Birmingham office.  He specialises in defending personal injury claims brought against businesses.  He is the nominated solicitor for all claims in the Rebound Scheme.


Presentation topic
An update following recent trial wins.  The trials will be analysed as case studies on claims defensibility.

Simon Wilkinson
Simon Wilkinson is a consultant to the trampoline park industry under the brand Absorb Park Support. He has worked in leisure for well over 15 years now. In June 2014 Simon joined one of the first trampoline parks in the UK and quickly started working with other park operators to establish what is now known as the UK Subcommittee of the IATP.

Simon now joins Portman Leisure Ltd as Managing Director where he leads Boost Trampoline Parks.


Presentation topic
Simon delivers a presentation on Sales to Safety: Training for Success where he will be taking a closer look at the role of training in developing sales and safety standards.

Steven Scales
Steven Scales is the Client Services Director of ukactive. ukactive exists to improve the health of the nation by getting more people, more active, more often. ukactive provides services and facilitates partnerships for a broad range of organisations, all of which support their vision and have a role to play in achieving that goal.


Presentation topic
Steven delivers a presentation on Capitalising on the Physical Activity Agenda including upcoming research for the trampoline park sector.

Mark John
Mark John is the Managing Director and Owner of Airparx by Airquee. He has been in the play industry for 17 years and since 2007 the Chairman of PIPA, the organisation for self-regulating the inflatable industry. Since 2014 he has also been on the European Working Group for writing and updating of the EN14960 standard, the international benchmark for inflatable manufacturing standards. Airquee is Europe’s biggest manufacturer of inflatable and soft play products with between 250 and 300 employees with offices in 3 countries and resellers in over 20 countries. They manufacture inflatables, soft play, trampoline parks and other play equipment.


Presentation topic
Mark gives a talk on Operating Inflatables Safely covering how inflatables can be successful additions to trampoline parks and delivering key information on inspections and safety

“Well thought out agenda, purposeful and impactful sessions and speakers. All sessions were useful and I would attend another event”

2018 Rebound Roadshow attendee