Mike Smith of SES Engineering Services has been named as the ECA’s new president.
He has held a variety of commercial roles at SES over the past 25 years and is currently the firm’s estimating and sector director. He has worked on projects totalling tens of millions of pounds and has helped the business grow its turnover significantly during his tenure.
Mike began his career as an electrical apprentice with Leeds-based R&I Harrison, joining the business straight from school, just before his 16th birthday.
He was previously ECA senior vice president and has held various roles within the association since 1999. He took over the presidency from Dave Kieft, who drove forward the ECA’s agenda across the sector and played a key role in bringing many industry bodies together in partnership.
The full ECA presidential team for 2017/18 is now as follows:
• Mike Smith (SES Engineering Services) – president;
• Malcolm Crofts (D H Crofts Ltd) – senior vice president;
• Jim Pridham (J R Pridham Services Ltd) – vice president;
• Dave Kieft (RDM Electrical and Mechanical Services) – immediate past president.