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Jen Vickers Named as Next BCIA Vice President

Jen Vickers Named as Next BCIA Vice President
13 December 2023

The Building Controls Industry Association has confirmed that its next Vice President will be Jen Vickers from Crown House Technologies.

BCIA has also announced three new additions to the management committee with Simon Ward of Distech, Clare Grams of Westminster Controls and Lewis Locke of BGES all being appointed. 


About Jen Vickers


Jen joined the BCIA Management Committee in January 2023 and will take up her position as Vice-President in March 2024. She has worked for Crown House Technologies, which is part of Laing O’Rourke, since 2015. More recently Jen has started to project manage the BEMS package on a number of projects. In April 2022, on behalf of the BCIA, she took responsibility for launching the BCIA Young Engineers Network (YEN) and delivered a programme of three YEN events before supporting the YEN to establish a more formal working group structure.

Jen commented: “I am delighted to be taking up the position of BCIA Vice-President. I am an advocate for skills development and will specifically focus on ensuring that the Building Controls industry builds a position as a ‘career of choice’ sector, particularly as we will soon see the first cohorts of apprentices on the BEMS Controls Engineer Trailblazer apprenticeship approach completion of their studies. I’m also keen to ensure that the BCIA becomes recognised as a trusted and expert voice within the political and policymaking space.”

Graeme Rees added: “Firstly I would like to congratulate Jen Vickers on being elected as our next Vice-President. Her wealth of experience in the sector has already proven to be a great asset to the Management Committee and it is fantastic to see the Young Engineers Network that she launched now thriving under its own steam.

“I would also like to welcome Clare, Simon and Lewis on to the Management Committee. Their diverse backgrounds are a tremendous advert for the many routes into the industry and I look forward to working with them as we continue to work towards our goals outlined in the Corporate Plan.”

Picture: a photograph of Jen Vickers. Image Credit: BCIA

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 13 December 2023


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