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About sbs Limited

Mission Statement: Pioneering quality, safety and innovation in the fire protection industry.


Key Management

Brian Michie
Managing Director

Brian has over 35 years experience in structural fire protection and has managed his own company for the past 30 years. Brian has strived to be the UK’s leading provider of fire protection and built System Building Services Ltd with an industry-leading team to deliver work of the highest standard. In recognition of his achievements and for his contribution to the industry he was made a Freeman of the City of London in 2010 and a Liveryman to the Queen in 2012.

Kledis Peraj
Commercial & Construction Director

Kledis has over 15 years experience in the industry. He started with Brian as an Operative and worked his way up to Director in 2014 having proven himself as a technical expert in the industry. Kledis provides both construction management and operational management.

Ivan Palashev
Projects Director

Ivan previously spent 7 years as a Project Manager at the largest Bulgarian construction company, GBS. He was awarded the Golden Badge for his management of the largest commercial sites in both Bulgaria and Russia including those for Gazprom. Since 2005 he has worked his way up to Director at System Building Services Ltd and provides site management, site supervision and supports the management of contracts.

Susanne Orsi
Sales Director

Susanne entered the construction market via waste to energy and has built up an enviable contact list of senior members of the industry. Susanne joined SBS two years ago to assist with developing the business in Greater London and the South.

David Sugden
Board Attending Consultant

David worked in the heavy duty coatings industry for 30 years with UK market leader W & J Leigh & Co finishing as Divisional Director of their Fire Protection Division. His board appointments include Chief Executive of the UK’s Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) from 1997 until mid 2002 and Chairman for 17 years of the Passive Fire Protection Federation (UK) formed as a liason point for U.K. and E.U. bodies on matters of fire safety legislation and their application to passive protection. He was also twice Chairman of the European Association for Passive Fire Protection and Chairman of the ASFP and has further served on the Fire Advisory Committee of the Steel Construction Industry Forum (SCIF) and as the ASFP representative at the Fire Industry Confederation and on the Fire and Safety Panel of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).