Mr Sharp has worked in the controls industry for over 35 years and is an associate at NDA Consulting, the specialist BEMS and energy consultancy practice.
His previous experience includes a number of UK and European leadership positions for Johnson Controls, as well as roles as sales and marketing director for Sontay and product marketing manager for Satchwell Control Systems.
Mr Sharp re-joined the BCIA Management Committee in 2017 and his depth of experience and expertise has already helped the BCIA bridge the gap between manufacturers and installers. He is expected to bring a rounded perspective to the challenges faced in today’s building management systems (BMS) industry.
BCIA president Jon Belfield said: “I am delighted to welcome Terry as the BCIA’s vice president. Having worked alongside him with the BCIA for a while now, and having known him as a long-time industry colleague, I know that his strong leadership skills and his hands-on approach will bring us huge benefits as we continue our work.”
Mr Sharp added: “It is a great honour to accept this role and I am looking forward to steering the work of the association to help influence the uptake of control technologies and shape this fascinating and rewarding sector for the future generations of engineers.”