UK: Graeme Fox, current head of UK F-gas certification body Refcom, has been appointed as BESA’s new head of technical.
A former president of European refrigeration and air conditioning contractors group, AREA, Fox previously served as a member of BESA council. He is also currently a director of ACRIB and on the council of the Institute of Refrigeration.
“As head of technical, Graeme is taking on a wider remit that covers the full technical support and output of the Association while also retaining his vital role providing technical and regulatory support to Refcom members,” explained BESA chief executive David Frise.
Graeme Fox said he was delighted to be taking up his new position “at an exciting time for the industry”.
“The building services sector is facing multiple challenges on several fronts including achieving our low carbon commitments against a background of increased demands for proof of competency and compliance prompted by the Hackitt Review,” he said.
“I look forward to driving the technical agenda for our members ensuring their expertise is sought and their voice heard. We must also strengthen the relationship between the various trade and professional bodies so our industry can speak with a strong, unified voice.”
Graeme Fox is a chartered engineer with over 30 years’ experience of building services engineering. He previously ran his own refrigeration and air conditioning contracting business for more than 25 years.