Former apprentice Stacey Ward has been promoted to Membership Manager at BSRIA.

Ward joined BSRIA's instrument solutions laboratories in October 2001 as an apprentice technician, while studying at Bracknell and Wokingham College. He joined the BSRIA Instrument Solutions sales team two years later as a sales technician.

In 2008 he became a thermographer and Part F ventilation tester – developing in these roles to take up the challenge of Sales Manager, managing a team of nine.

Tim Page, BSRIA Marketing Manager, said: “Stacey brings with him both experience and enthusiasm. We see his promotion as an essential step in our continued development for the strategic direction BSRIA is taking for 2018 and beyond. This role is crucial for the building and maintaining of BSRIA member relationships.

"Stacey is a shining example of where an apprenticeship can lead, a career path which BSRIA is strongly in favour of.”

Ward said: “I am very excited about my appointment into this role and the opportunities therein to enhance BSRIA’s reputation and support its members and client base, both nationally and globally.

"For 2018 and beyond – BSRIA is leading the way and has a critical role to play in supporting and enabling industry to deliver buildings and associated performance that the full spectrum of investors, occupiers and society needs. Indeed, BSRIA and its members are shaping the future of the industry.

"I relish the challenge, look forward to working within the membership and marketing department and to the journey ahead.”