BCIA Announces New Vice-President
The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has appointed Graeme Rees, Digital Energy Marketing Manager for Schneider Electric UK and Ireland, as its new Vice-President.
Graeme, who has been involved in the building controls industry for more than 30 years, replaces Terry Sharp who has taken over from Jon Belfield as the association’s President.
Starting his career as a Project Engineer at Lidworth Ltd, Rees moved on to Bristol Management Systems before spending 19 years at Trend Control Systems where he worked his way up from Regional Field Services Manager to Marketing Director.
In 2019, he was elected as a member of the BCIA’s Management Committee, and will now utilise his experience to support the President in building on the BCIA’s position as a leading driver of industry standards, professionalism and innovation.
Commenting on his appointment, Rees said: “Having served on the management committee for more than a year, I have seen the vital work the BCIA does for its members, helping them to tackle the huge range issues they face. As an assocation, we must continue to innovate to meet the challenges ahead and attract the next generation of professionals. I am very proud be appointed Vice-President and I look forward to help Terry Sharp drive forward an ever-evolving industry.”
Terry Sharp added: “It gives me huge pleasure to welcome Graeme as Vice-President. The industry experience he has built up during an impressive career will be of great benefit to the BCIA as we look to carry out our key objectives.”