BSRIA has announce that Chris Monson of Trend has been awarded honorary membership of BSRIA.
This is the eighth time the honour has been awarded in the 58-year history of the association and the award is made to recognise an extraordinary contribution to the association and the independent promotion of best practice in the building services industry.
After helping to develop and run the BEMS Centre at BSRIA, Mr Monson joined Council in 1989, and then the BSRIA Research Panel.
He was recruited to the board and served uninterrupted from 1994 till 2010; in 1999 Chris took on the role of chairman and served the association with distinction.
Commenting on the award, BSRIA marketing director Anne King said: “I have worked with Chris throughout the time of his association with BSRIA.
“He has always been an excellent supporter of the association and a fantastic colleague on all the boards and committees where he has served.
“He is highly respected by everybody associated with BSRIA, as is demonstrated by his nomination for this award by his peers from across the industry at the BSRIA Council.”
Trend managing director Arman Saeidnia commented: “This is an amazing achievement for Chris and I speak on behalf of all his colleagues here in congratulating him.
“He is a true ambassador for the industry and is always striving to find new ways to enhance the vital role of building controls.
“His knowledge and experience are greatly valued at Trend and I’m delighted that he has received wider recognition through honorary membership of BSRIA.”