Graeme Spencer has joined TRADA Technology Ltd as head of engineering, bringing with him 15 years’ experience of structural engineering.

In his new role he will lead the company’s engineering research, design and product development consultancy business and will also be responsible for the group’s CE marking and product certification business.

Mr Spencer joins TRADA from Pace Timber Systems Ltd where he was company engineer.

TRADA Technology managing director Andrew Abbott said: “Graeme’s sound engineering background and commercial experience will enable TRADA Technology to strengthen its engineering services and support the industry at a time when the demand for timber buildings and structures continues to rise.”