Architectes´Council of Europe ACE
SAFA on ollut jäsenenä vuonna 1990 perustetussa EU:n jäsenmaiden ja siihen hakevien maiden arkkitehtiliittojen yhteistyöjärjestö ACE:ssa vuodesta 1995. ACE edustaa kokonaisuudessaan noin 450 000 eurooppalaista arkkitehtiä.
ACEn englanninkielinen tiedote 15.12.2011:
Ian Pritchard appointed new Secretary General of the ACE
The Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE), which is the representative organisation for the architectural profession at European level, is delighted to announce the appointment of Ian Pritchard as its new Secretary General.
Mr. Pritchard will join the ACE from the Royal Institute of British Architects where he served as Director International Relations and Regulation with responsibility for monitoring EU policies and responding to consultations on new legislation both from the UK Government and the European Commission.
Starting his new position at the beginning of January, Mr. Pritchard will represent the ACE, supporting the development and the implementation of the ACE policies, campaigns and advocacy strategies. He will also be responsible for leading and managing the ACE Secretariat in Brussels.
Speaking at the ACE General Assembly in Brussels after the ratification of his appointment, Mr. Pritchard said: “I will do my utmost to deserve the confidence the architectural profession has shown in me. We are currently facing many challenges, both economic and regulatory, and it is vital that we increase our level of activity, in order to pursue not only our own priority objectives but to also be alert and responsive to external pressures which impact on the future of our profession”.
The ACE President, Selma Harrington, welcomed the new Secretary General saying that: ”Ian Pritchard has a long-standing experience and involvement in the ACE acting in the past as a delegate from our member organisations and was active in several work groups launched by the Executive Board. We are delighted that he will be joining our team in the beginning of January and look forward to our fruitful collaboration.”
The ACE President Selma Harrington re-elected for 2012-2013
The Architect’s Council of Europe (ACE), which is the representative organisation for the architectural profession at European level, at its General Assembly held on the 25th and 26th of November 2011, in Brussels, has re-elected Selma Harrington as President for the second term and the two-year period 2012-2013.