The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) has declared its CEO Tony Gleeson, M.AIRAH, will be stepping down in early 2023.
Appointed to the posture of CEO in 2016, Gleeson has overseen a amount of big achievements such as the enlargement and digitisation of AIRAH’s awareness property these as the Design and style Application (DA) guide series, thriving advocacy for the obligatory registration of engineers, marketing ladies in STEM, developing AIRAH’s membership of Benchmarks Australia, setting up and chairing the $18M Innovation Hub for Cost-effective Heating and Cooling (i-Hub), and being a top voice on indoor air high quality, especially through the pandemic period.
AIRAH President Paul Jackson, F.AIRAH, thanked Gleeson for his leadership and determination to AIRAH’s associates and the HVAC&R sector during extremely challenging occasions. Jackson says Gleeson’s substantial practical experience and future-centered eyesight have shipped fantastic results for the organisation and for the broader group functioning in the designed environment.
“Tony is leaving AIRAH in a posture of excellent power, immediately after doing the job carefully with the board to set a bold, formidable agenda for strategic transformation, and for personally leading financial commitment in staff society and practical experience,” Jackson says.
“Although the board and his workforce will skip him enormously, we know Tony will continue on to be a aspect of AIRAH’s local community and a top voice throughout all aspects of the job. In the near expression, Tony will participate in a key function in making certain a smooth handover and onboarding procedure for the new CEO. This is a fantastic option for a new chief to add to building an Australian HVAC&R field that is really qualified and skilled, safe and sound, sustainable and environmentally powerful,” Jackson claims.
AIRAH will now begin the approach of recruiting a new Main Govt Officer.