UK: Graeme Fox, the head of REFCOM, will be the next president of the Institute of Refrigeration after being announced winner of the member vote at today’s AGM.
Fox, whose term as a member of the Institute’s board of trustees came to an end today, now becomes president-elect, taking over from current president Mike Creamer after next year’s AGM.
A fellow of the Institute and former air conditioning contractor, Graeme Fox was appointed to head of technical at REFCOM in November 2016. Prior to that, he had been a director of AREA, the European contractors body for 17 years and president of the group from 2010 to 2014. During that time he formed a network of contacts across the UK, Europe and beyond which includes contractors, manufacturers, civil servants and politicians.
Fox is also a chartered engineer and an active member of CIBSE. Deeply involved with training, he is currently acting as the EU partner developing global minimum competency criteria for RACHP technicians in Article 5 countries on a UNEP project titled the Refrigerant Drivers’ Licence.
Board of trustees
In a separate member vote, Ana Catarina Marques, senior research fellow at London South Bank University, and Ian Fisher, technical sales director of Mattair Maintenance, were voted onto the board of trustees.
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