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NBF boosts technical support

Tristine Hargreaves technical manager NBFThe National Bed Federation has appointed a full-time technical manager, who will provide technical advice to members as well as informing them about changes in standards and legislation

Tristine Hargreaves has over 25 years’ experience in quality assurance and compliance in the industry including representing the UK on European and international technical committees and has employers have included Silentnight, Next and FIRA.
She has also previously supported the NBF in developing its Code of Practice and carrying out audits.
‘This new role suits my background perfectly as I’ve been involved in standards development from the start of my career. I have a technical and investigative background, ensuring companies are following good practice and making high quality consumer products,’ she said.
‘We are delighted Tristine is joining us. She is well-known and highly respected in the bed industry for her extensive knowledge and expertise in testing, compliance and quality assurance. We are committed to helping our members improve standards and having Tristine on board will boost the support we give to enable them to be pro-active about new guidelines and laws. Tristine will help us build on our achievements to date and take our technical support and expertise to a new level,’ said Jessica Alexander, NBF executive director.