Brief: Dr David Tanner

Dr David Tanner has finished a 2-year mandate as President of AIRAH (The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating). Dave has paid tribute to Jennifer Pelvin (Chief Executive) and her staff and highlighted the following achievements: implementation of AIRAH's current focus on sustainability, the cold chain and commissioning, development of a new constitution, launching of the Graduate Certificate in Air Conditioning, an ongoing flourishing conference programme, strengthened links with the Australian government and development of the Australia/New Zealand Refrigerant Handling Code of Practice in conjunction with New Zealand stakeholders. Dave was Australia's Delegate to the IIR until recently. The IIR expresses its gratitude to Dave for his major contributions to AIRAH and the IIR and welcomes Dr Stephen White who is now Australia's Delegate, and Grant Hall, President of AIRAH. Dave remains President of the IIR's Commission D1.