July 8, 2019

BPEC Chairman George Thomson recognised with Merit Award

BPEC Chairman, George Thomson, has received a SNIPEF Merit Award. The award recognises outstanding contribution to the plumbing industry. George was presented with his award at SNIPEF’s recent AGM.

SNIPEF, the Scottish & Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation, is the principal trade association representing plumbing and heating businesses based in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

George, a member of the SNIPEF Edinburgh & District Local Association, served as SNIPEF National President in 2007, before going on to champion the importance of apprenticeships and skills.  A second-generation plumber, he has worked in the plumbing industry for over 40 years, taking on a number of leadership roles and has represented the industry on the national and international stage. George has been BPEC Chairman since December 2015.

SNIPEF CEO Fiona Hodgson said:

“I’m very proud to present George with the SNIPEF Merit Award. He is an extremely deserving recipient who has made an enormous contribution to the industry, and continues to do so. His passion for the industry is evident, as is his dedication and commitment to sharing his knowledge and working to improve the industry. This award recognises the high standards and professionalism he has maintained throughout his career.”

Introduced in 2009, the SNIPEF Merit Award is awarded to individuals or organisations who have given exceptional service to SNIPEF and the wider plumbing industry.