AEEBC Press Release: European building experts elect new president
Kevin Sheridan, is the newly elected President of the AEEBC (European Association for Building Surveyors and Construction Experts)
Kevin Sheridan takes over from Professor Trevor Mole who was elected as Secretary General of the AEEBC. Jacob Ravn Thomsen from Denmark was elected Vice president. Kevin Sheridan paid tribute to his predecessor Professor Mole and praised his enormous contribution to the strategic focus of the association.
“One of our primary objectives is to secure a level playing field for professionals through the establishment of the EurBE Professional Card, " said Sheridan. Professor Mole praised Mr Sheridan’s role in the professional Development Committee and looked forward to working in his new role in the committee with Kevin Sheridan.
Kevin Sheridan is a former President of the European Council for Building Professionals and was a signatory at the formation of the International Association for Professional Management of Construction in Washington, (Washington Accord)
The AEEBC is a community of Pan-European professionals working in the Construction & Property industry in twelve countries spread throughout Europe.
It was established in 1990 and represents over 350, 000 building surveyors and construction experts who are professionally qualified in the technological and management processes. The organisation was formed to facilitate the promotion of the building surveying and construction professions in Europe, and the exchange of experience and information between professionally qualified building surveyors and construction experts.
Its expertise includes building pathology, asset protection, design and specification of new buildings and conservation of existing buildings.
The EurBE professional card is at a very advanced stage and is designed to facilitate recognition of professional qualifications and experience and to promote transparency between different education systems so as to enhance professionals mobility in Europe and worldwide. "The European construction environment is very challenging in the current climate and I am honoured to be chosen by my colleagues to advance the many strategic initiatives with a very talented and committed team” he added.
Pictured at the AEEBC General assembly in Lisbon (from left to right ) are:
Professor Trevor Mole, BSc, FRICS, Past President AEEBC, now Secretary General.
Kevin Sheridan, MSc, CEnv, FCIOB, FRICS, FSCS, FBEng-President AEEBC,
and Jacob Thomsen, Vice President, Director International ( Konstruktørforeningen, Denmark)
AEEBC Monday April 27, 2009