Former chairman of the ECA's education and training standing committee Bob Hall named president

The Electrical Contractors Association has elected Bob Hall its new President for the period 2007-2008.

Hall was previously chairman of the ECA's Education and Training Standing Committee, and is a former chief executive of the Scottish and Southern Energy Contracting Group.

He took up the post at the ECA’s Electrical Industry Conference in Rhodes, and in accepting pledged to work with the Heating and Ventilating Contractors Association to meet sustainability and labour relations targets.

Hall said: "Tackling climate change is an enormous challenge but it is also an incredible opportunity for ECA and HVCA members… The challenge for us all is to make our industry fit for purpose for the next four decades. The ECA will lead on that."