The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Kells as Technical Officer joining the current GGF Technical team.
With over 30 years’ experience working in the glass industry, Richard will complement the existing skills within the technical dpeartment at the GGF. In addition to his experience at upstream manufacturing plants, glass processing operations and most recently as a glass consultant, Richard is able to provide technical advice and support for a wide range of commercial and domestic architectural glass applications.
Particular areas of expertise Richard brings to the GGF are architectural glass strength, when glass is being designed to resist mechanical stresses; the solar/optical/thermal performances of most glass types, of which he has in-depth knowledge; and the sorts of visual and performance faults that glass may develop in service.
On Richard’s appointment, Steve Rice, GGF Director of Technical Affairs, commented: “I am delighted that Richard has joined the Federation as part of our technical team. With his solid experience, knowledge and skills, I am sure he will bring a huge amount to this very important role within the GGF. This appointment will not only allow us to maintain our high level of technical and regulatory support to GGF Members, but enhance it even further.”
On his new position, Richard commented: “I am very excited to have joined the GGF and look forward to supporting GGF Members from within the technical team.”