Following the departure of Tony Hardiman, Chair of the NIA Strategic Board in June the NIA has appointed his replacement as Derek Horrocks, Chairman of the Sustainable Energy Group and previously Vice Chair of the NIA.
Commenting on his new role Derek said: "I am delighted and honoured to take over as Chair of the NIA and look forward to working with Mike, Neil and his team, other Board Members and NIA Members in building upon the success of the NIA in supporting its members.
“I firmly believe that we need to engage and interact with all of our members effectively going forward to our mutual benefit and ensure the combined voice of the NIA and its members is listened to and acted upon in ensuring a long term sustainable future for us all.”
The new appointment also means that a new Vice Chair has also been announced as Mike Easdon, Managing Director at InBuild Solutions and serving NIA Board Member.
Neil Marshall, Chief Executive of the NIA added: “I’m very pleased with the new appointments and would like to take this opportunity on behalf of myself and the NIA Board to thank Tony Hardiman for the first class job he has performed as Chair of the NIA for the past 12 years and wish him all the best for the future.”
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