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BSRIA Board 2023/24

Non-executive
Chris Harty (Chairman)
Tina Pringle (co-opted)
Tom Smith
James Clarke (co-opted)
Georgina Penfold
Adrian Hull
Torben Lund Andersen
Adam Selvey                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Executive
Julia Evans OBE (Chief Executive)
Krystyna Dawson
Tom Garrigan                                                                                                                                                                                                              

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BSRIA Advisory Council 2023/24

BSRIA Advisory Council Chair
Tina Pringle - Director of Information, NBS

Building Owner Operator
James Inglis, Head of Capital Planning, Belfast Health & Social Care Trust

Consulting Engineer
Shaun Hoppins, Managing Director, Services Design Solution
Vince Ugarow, Design Director, Hilson Moran  

Contractor
Stephen Gathergood, Head of Engineering, Vinci Construction (UK)

Manufacturers of Equipment 
Richard Ryland, National Specification Manager, Switch 2 Energy
Rob Clemson, Technical Director, Flamco  

Other Ordinary Member
Paul Reeve, Director of CSR, ECA
Tim White, Managing Director, Marquis & Lord
Joanna Harris, UK Hard FM Ambassador, Sodexo Group




BSRIA Advisory Council Chair

Tina Pringle - Director of Information, NBS

Tina Pringle joined NBS – a global leading technology platform for the  built environment  in 2014 where she is Director of Technical Information. She is responsible for technical information  on a global scale, with a focus on the definition, alignment and delivery of information and structured data for digital construction and the  built environment. 

After qualifying in International Business and Information Technology, Tina started her career in project management with focus on the design and development aspect of construction.  Since then she has gained over 25 years’ experience in construction, built environment consultancy, master planning, through to major capital project development and asset management.  Tina now focuses on the digital dimension of the built environment – working with platforms, products and customers  to deliver the digital construction information and data requirements of the future.

As well as being a  global technical information specialist for the digital construction, Tina is also a  member of  several built environment industry panels and working groups. She is also a passionate promoter and mentor in  STEM subjects with schools,  highlighting  opportunities that the technology and construction industries offer to young people.

Building Owner Operator

James Inglis, Head of Capital Planning, Belfast Health & Social Care Trust

James is Head of Capital Planning for Belfast Health & Social Care Trust, one of the largest integrated Trusts in the United Kingdom. He is a Chartered Engineer (CEng) and a member of the Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management (IHEEM). James has worked in the Belfast Trust for more than a decade, initially in the Estates Services department with responsibility for specialist engineering areas such as pharmaceutical manufacture and surgical instrument sterilisation. James currently works on delivery of major capital infrastructure projects, including engineering infrastructure upgrades at regional acute hospital sites, and new build hospital construction schemes.  

James worked for several private sector engineering consultancy firms before joining the Belfast Trust team. He has a broad understanding of the challenges involved in delivering quality outputs from large scale construction projects, and the implications when this is not achieved. James is a keen advocate of adopting robust quality assurance processes early in the project lifecycle to help make our buildings better, particularly in the healthcare sector. James is also a registered European Engineer (Eur Ing, Engineers Europe), PRINCE2 Practitioner and a Member of the Association for Project Management (APM). He believes firmly that excellence can be achieved when teams with the necessary skills, knowledge, and experience work together towards a common goal. Nihil sine labore.

Consulting Engineer

Shaun Hoppins, Managing Director, Services Design Solution 

Shaun is a Chartered Electrical Engineer who started as a trade apprentice in 1987, spent 15 years working in contract management for a major Services contractor and is now the Managing Director of Services Design Solution Ltd, a medium-sized Building Services Consulting Engineers.

As an experienced professional in building services engineering, Shaun is enthusiastic about the industry, the impact that can be made on the transition to a zero-carbon economy, the benefits of digital transformation and the career opportunities the industry provides.

He is passionate about Social Value and community support and has led SDS in being awarded several industry accolades, including a Queen's Award for Sustainable Development, the Construction News Award as Consultancy of the Year, and the Social Value Portal SME Organisational Leadership.

Consulting Engineer

Vince Ugarow, Design Director, Hilson Moran 

Vince is a Design Director at Hilson Moran and sits on the company’s Management Executive Board. Vince leads the company’s design philosophy, shaping the organisation’s culture and promoting new design thinking in the built environment, focusing on sustainability, health & wellbeing and the protection of the wider environment. 

He is also responsible for leading design teams on high-profile UK and international real estate projects, promoting passive environmental design strategies, low carbon energy efficient MEP systems and intelligent use of smart technologies. He has a particular interest and expertise in high rise building design.

Vince is one of the founding committee members of the UK Chapter of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat and also sits on the Customer Advisory Board for a major global digital technology company. He has presented at many international conferences, seminars and universities, sharing his wealth of knowledge and experience gained through over 35 years of working in the industry.

Contractor

Stephen Gathergood, Head of Engineering, Vinci Construction (UK)

Having entered the world of the built environment in the mid 80’s Stephen pursued a course of study resulting in an Honours degree in Building Services Engineering which opened numerous doors to getting involved in the design, operation, and maintenance of buildings. During his career he has worked in engineering consultancy, client-side property, and estate management and more latterly within facilities management and maintenance across a wide variety of sectors, to include commercial, retail, pharmaceutical, data-centre environments and more recently Healthcare. 

Enthusiastic about ensuring that best practice is properly captured and shared throughout the industry, he has supported both BSRIA and CIBSE on various committees and working groups to assist in the production and peer review of best practice information and guidance. Through CIBSE, Stephen is also an assessor for membership applications and registrations with the Engineering Council. Stephen currently holds the position of Head of Engineering for Vinci Facilities, Vinci Construction (UK).

Manufacturers of Equipment

Richard Ryland, National Specification Manager, Switch 2 Energy

Richard has over 20 years’ technical experience in the built environment, spanning areas including; performance motorised solar shading, domestic and commercial heating, communal heat and heat networks. Predominantly now focused on communal heating, his broad technical industry knowledge now puts him in a strong position to support and contribute to the strategic approach of BSRIA.

Originally with a controls and mechanical background he has extensive experience working with both renewable technologies and traditional heating solutions, with everyday involvement in engineering projects throughout the project lifecycle, delivering technical and commercial support. Having worked for several market leaders, including: Somfy, Drayton Controls, Worcester Bosch, and Switch 2. He believes it’s important that as an industry we get the basics covered, while also embracing and educating on new technologies. It’s also apparent at industry meetings that there is still a real issue around the availability of datasets for various areas of building performance. The ability to anonymise, collect and share data in the industry is still a barrier, something that needs addressing urgently as we move towards regulation.

 Additionally, for several years he was an active Local Educational Authority Governor. Undertaking this role in his spare time. In the position for eight years, as a result, becoming Chair of the Governing Body and various subcommittee groups. Also responsible for working with the local authority to appoint a new headteacher towards the end of his term of office. Through this experience he gained valuable experience in strategic planning, collaboration and leading a group.

Manufacturers of Equipment

Rob Clemson, Technical Director, Flamco

Rob is a Chartered Engineer with 29 years’ experience in engineering management, design, manufacture, and technical support. He has expanded his skillsets over the years, adapting to the changing face of the industry, to include strategic management and a qualification in training. Rob’s experience, has allowed him to embrace different regional approaches to tasks, developing new skills to get the best from people. Training and development are an area of focus for Rob. Rob is passionate about engineering as a career and find joy in developing elegant solution to problems.

Other Ordinary Member

Paul Reeve, Director of CSR, ECA

 Paul is Director of CSR at leading engineering services body ECA. He is a Chartered Environmentalist and Chartered Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, IEMA and IOSH. He has some 35 years' experience in a variety of senior trade body roles within ECA and Make UK (formerly EEF), and he is on the BM Trada impartiality advisory committee. His recent professional activity has centred around progressing with Net Zero Carbon and supporting CSR and sustainability performance in the engineering services sector. Paul also has long standing communications experience and has been a judge for the British Journalism Awards.

Other Ordinary Member

Tim White, Managing Director, Marquis & Lord 

Tim White is Managing Director of Marquis & Lord, a firm of consulting scientists, he is a chemist by training who specialises in water quality in the built environment. His technical interests are the management of open water systems for the protection of public health. He advises on the management of risk posed by opportunistic pathogens such as Legionella, Pseudomonas and Mycobacterium. Tim also works with the management of water treatment in closed heating and cooling systems and has extensive experience of the forensic investigation into the causes of corrosion in such assets.

Other Ordinary Member

Joanna Harris, UK Hard FM Ambassador, Sodexo Group 

 Jo works for Sodexo, a Global Facilities Management company and one of the largest in the UK. Her role is developing best practice Hard FM in the UK&I region. Responsible for promoting, programme managing and embedding best practice in maintenance and technical services.

She has a long history of working in the Built Environment that includes technical author of industry guidance and working with BSI supporting the development of Facilities Management standards. Her areas of expertise are facilities management, asset management, project management, building services operation, building controls, smart technology, maintenance strategy, statutory maintenance, health and safety, Soft Landings, wellbeing and building performance.

She is passionate about closing the gap between construction and operations, delivering best practice maintenance, and embracing technology to increase asset reliability and availability.

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