Electrical engineer and businessperson takes on leading role at industry association
A highly respected businessman and electrical engineer – Malcolm Crofts of DH Crofts Limited – has become ECA President. Mr. Crofts has held a variety of roles at DH Crofts Ltd and has been managing director since 2000.
Malcolm began his career as an apprentice at Crawley College in West Sussex, and worked as an electrical engineer for 15 years before moving up to run what has become a growing electrical engineering business.
New ECA President Malcolm Crofts commented:
“I am delighted to become ECA President, and to be an industry champion. The industry faces a range of challenges ranging from prompt payments and retentions, to ensuring that Brexit works for our sector.”
Malcolm takes over the Presidency from Mike Smith of SES Engineering Services, who has played a key role in bringing together many of the industry’s bodies. This included a number of leading electrotechnical bodies who are now sharing Rotherwick House, London with ECA.
ECA CEO Steve Bratt added:
“We are very pleased indeed that Malcolm Crofts, a great advocate of our industry, has become ECA’s new president. The ECA team look forward to working with Malcolm to further enhance the status of ECA, and the wider engineering services sector.”
The full ECA presidential team for 2018/19 is now as follows:
- Malcolm Crofts (DH Crofts Ltd) – President;
- Jim Pridham (J.R. Pridham Services Ltd) – Senior Vice President;
- Gary Worrall (Lorne Stewart Engineering) – Vice President;
- Mike Smith (SES Engineering Services) – Immediate Past President
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