A fellow of the Institute of Refrigeration and a director of the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry Board, Malcolm Thomson is a former chairman of the BESA South Midlands Regional Branch and vice chairman of the Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Group, and a member of the Membership Committee.
He was elected vice president in July 2014, and president elect in July 2015.
Malcolm Thomson succeeded to the presidency of BESA at its annual general meeting on Thursday 7 July 2016.
At the same meeting, Tim Hopkinson of Hargreaves Ductwork became president elect, and Giuseppe Borgese of Bouygues E&S FM UK was elected vice president. Jim Marner of Interserve Engineering Services will serve during 2016/17 as immediate past president.