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New B&ES president elected

The presidential team of B&ES for 2014/15 consists of: (l-r): Jim Marner, president elect; Andy Sneyd, president; Roderick Pettigrew, chief executive; Malcolm Thomson, vice president
The presidential team of B&ES for
2014/15 consists of: (l-r): Jim Marner, president elect; Andy Sneyd,
president; Roderick Pettigrew, chief executive; Malcolm Thomson, vice president

Andy Sneyd has been elected president of B&ES for 2014/15.

A chartered engineer and a fellow of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers with a Master of Science degree in building services engineering, Mr Sneyd has over 25 years’ experience of the sector.

Currently head of design for national contractor Crown House Technologies – a subsidiary of the multi-disciplinary Laing O’Rourke construction group – he manages the design and engineering aspects of mechanical, electrical and plumbing projects worth £300m
annually and controls a design budget of more than £20m.

Having worked in engineering consultancy and product manufacturing as well as in contracting, he brings to the presidency a profound understanding of a range of professional cultures, along with an ability to build and maintain complex stakeholder relationships, according to B&ES.

He was elected to the presidency at the annual general meeting of the Association, which was held in London on Thursday 10 July.

At the same meeting, Jim Marner of Shepherd Engineering Services became president elect, and Malcolm Thomson of Enigma Environmental Services was elected vice president. Bruce Bisset of Galloway Group will serve during 2014/15 as immediate past president.