Director : Tony Attard OBE OBE
A Freeman of the City of London, Tony Attard sits on the Board of NWT, Creative Lancashire and the General Assembly of Manchester University and is a past IoD Lancashire Director of the Year. He is currently the BCFA spokesman on design and export matters, and was awarded an OBE by Her Majesty the Queen in the 2010 New Year’s honours.
Tony is the founder and Group Chief Executive of Lancashire-based Panaz Limited, where he has spearheaded the design and technical advancement of flame retardant fabrics for the worldwide hospitality, leisure, cruise ship and healthcare sectors. Formed in 1986, the company today exports to 46 countries, operating worldwide through subsidiary companies in Europe and the USA and a global network of agents.