Geraint John elected to IAKS Hall of Fame
October 29, 2015
We are delighted to announce that Populous Senior Adviser Geraint John has been elected to International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) Hall of Fame, as one of its inaugural members.
Geraint is able to draw on a lifelong passion and enthusiasm for the design and creation of buildings for sport and leisure. His international experience and expertise includes service as the Chief Architect and Head of the Technical Unit for Sport at the Great Britain Sports Council, as well as being Honorary Life President of the International Union of Architects’ (UIA) Sports and Leisure Programme Group. In 2014 he was awarded the International Olympic Committee’s Pierre de Coubertin medal in recognition of his outstanding services to the Olympic Movement; the first Briton to be recognised with this award.
Along with his practice work, Geraint is a visiting Professor at the Universities of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, and the Universidad Camilo Jose Cela in Madrid. He has written numerous articles for professional journals, and has spoken at countless conferences and seminars, both in the United Kingdom and overseas.
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