Ania Hampton

Ania Hampton has been elected president of the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating.

Ms Hampton is director of sustainable building engineering services firm Edefice and was formerly a senior ESD consultant with Cundall.

“In my role as president, I will focus on education, training and engaging with the HVAC&R leaders of tomorrow,” Ms Hampton said.

“I’m looking forward to the completion of the pilot Graduate Training Program and progressing it in future years. I would like to see AIRAH and its members engage with students at both tertiary and secondary level and inspire them with the terrific and vital work that we do. The PRIME initiative is a wonderful opportunity for our industry to work together to deliver real emissions reduction outcomes and I’m thrilled that AIRAH will continue to drive this forward.

“Improving our member services and diversity is also a big priority and the launch of the Women in AIRAH initiative is just the first step.

“It’s an exciting time to be part of AIRAH and I’m delighted to be president.”

Ms Hampton takes over from Nathan Groenhout, who served three years in the national leadership role.