GAI

Added international expertise brought to Guild leadership

  • 29 Oct 2020

Kaz Spiewakowski and Timothy Perry have been appointed to the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers’ (GAI) executive committee.

Kaz Spiewakowski, managing director at GEZE UK (pictured above), has been appointed as treasurer. He joined the architectural ironmongery industry in 2007 and was MD of Exidor for almost six years before moving to his current role at GEZE UK. He has served on the GAI executive committee since 2014.

Timothy Perry, architectural hardware consultant at Franz Schneider Brakel GmbH & Co (FSB), is the newest member of the executive committee. He has worked in the industry for more than a quarter of a century and is also on the GAI education committee.

GAI

Timothy Perry

He started his career in architectural ironmongery at the trade counter of a Lloyd Worrall and gained his GAI Diploma in 2004. Timothy then went to work in Germany for FSB before moving to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Singapore, writing international project specifications for Häfele.

Now back in the UK and back with FSB, Timothy is an architectural hardware consultant for American, British, European and Singapore standards for its global projects.

Julian Newman, president of the GAI, said: “Kaz and Timothy’s combined industry experience and commitment to their own professional development make them fantastic role models for the industry and they add yet further expertise to the GAI’s executive committee.

“We’re looking forward to utilising their knowledge and experience to deliver value to our members all over the world.”

Visit the GAI website

Leave a Reply

Latest news

Vandersanden

Vandersanden bricks are top class at University of London

Vandersanden bricks are a key ingredient in the success of the new home of the City, University of London’s Law School, designed by WilkinsonEyre.  

Posted in Articles, Bricks & Blocks, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls

Hush Acoustics

Hush: How to improve sound insulation in historic building conversions

If you are considering converting an historic building, it is vitally important to consider the common issues that Hush Acoustics outlines here…

Posted in Acoustics, Noise & Vibration Control, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Insulation, Interior Design & Construction, Interiors, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation

Kingspan

Kingspan Provides Tapered Roof Solution At Innovative Cambridge Offices

Situated at the heart of the prestigious North Cambridge Research and Design Cluster, the Maurice Wilkes Building offers five floors of Grade ‘A’ office space topped with Kingspan Thermataper TT47.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Insulation, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs

Vandersanden

Vandersanden chosen for award-winning Baptist Church

Hand-formed Crème bricks from high quality manufacturer, Vandersanden, are core to the design vision behind Westbourne Park Baptist Church.

Posted in Articles, Bricks & Blocks, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls